Photography Exhibition: Eastside Blowouts: Through the Eyes of Chicano Media

Event date and time

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 5:00pm to Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 5:00pm


The University Library will feature an exhibit of historical photos, documents and community newspapers chronicling the 1968 East L.A. Walkouts, curated by Cal State LA alumnus Raul Ruiz. The display will include photos taken by Ruiz, who was a student, journalist, photographer and activist in 1968. Ruiz captured powerful images for the Chicano Student News newspaper, including school administrators trying to stop students from marching into the streets and police arresting protesters. Learn more at

An opening reception will be held on March 1 at 5 p.m.


University Library North, First Floor
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