A Golden Age for Bicycling

In many ways, we seem to be living in a golden age for bicycling in Los Angeles. Since the city's visionary 2010 Bicycle Plan was adopted, dozens of miles of streets have received new, bicycle-friendly treatments. Bicycling culture across the city has blossomed in a similar way. Huge increases in ridership at bicycling events have been accompanied by …

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Picture This: Healing Trauma through Art

The creative arts therapies are uniquely effective in the treatment of trauma. Board certified art therapist Erica Curtis, a leader in the field of art therapy, offers reflections on the power of art therapy in addressing trauma. “It was like reaching into your insides and pulling them out”, “like a war zone”, “a downward spiral.” These words, from …

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Students Eat Well with the help of College Library’s Cookbook Collection

In April 2013, the College Library launched a community cookbook collection, an eclectic mix of books relating to food and cooking and curated by students. According to Danielle Salomon, the librarian in charge of the collection, “It is an opportunity to test a new model of student involvement in library collections, while supporting students’ growing …

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