Opinion Street Beat West Edition

‘Should college athletes receive compensation besides their scholarships?’

Algin Anderson New Orleans “Yes, because I’m [an athlete] and I feel where athletes are coming from. Some don’t have money for food and dorms.” Kim Baylyff Los Angeles “No. … If they play on a NCAA team and they get additional funding outside of their scholarship, it could affect their eligibility for bowl games.” Read More…

Local News Opinion Street Beat West Edition

‘Do you think local government is doing enough for the homeless?’

STREET BEAT Dr. TaJuanna Starks View Park  “No, I feel that the problem is growing. From my observation, there are more and more homeless individuals amassing on the streets.”  Reginald Hill Los Angeles “No, not at all. They should allocate funds for the homeless people. With the rent steadily increasing, it’s going to make a Read More…

Opinion Street Beat

‘How can we reduce police brutality against African Americans?’

STREET BEAT Adrian Dove Leimert Park  “We need to create federal and state agencies to eliminate mass incarceration and abuse of police authority nationwide.” Nassali Kiggundu Leimert Park  “By police officers being convicted for their crimes, for them wrongfully using force like shooting instead of [using] a taser or a baton.” Jeffalyn Giles Los Angeles  Read More…