Michael Meeks is a native of California’s San Fernando Valley, and attended high school at the quirky Valley Academy of Arts and Sciences. In the fall, he will attend CSUN and major in political science. A four year member of band, and the son of a freelance artist, Michael feels he has some stock in the Los Angeles arts scene. He does not consider himself a “social justice warrior,” but rather a civics minded, politically active human being. He occupies his days by blogging and talking of politics, but plans to chronicle the backyard punk scene in the San Fernando Valley this summer. Otherwise, and as part of his work for HS Insider, he is excited in pursuing and covering his broader interests in the arts and education.