Ellie Hidalgo

Ellie Hidalgo writes from Los Angeles.

The Kool-Aid Bandit

Rushing out the door on my way to work, I was stopped cold by large yellow spray-painted letters: F-U-C-K. The word screamed from the white…

Che in L.A.

Does Cuba’s revolutionary and pop icon Ernesto “Che” Guevara truly inspire those of us working for peace and justice in the 21st century? A recent…

Modern Day Martyrs

Summertime‚Ķand the living is on the go. This summer I headed south to El Salvador in Central America. It’s a breathtakingly beautiful land country, but…

The Other Side of Loss

Down for the count During his homily on World Marriage Day, the priest asked everyone who had been married less than a year to stand…