Alejandra Aguilera

Alejandra Aguilera

Alejandra Aguilera graduated from Daniel Pearl Magnet High School in 2015. For two years, Alejandra had been Entertainment Editor of her school's newspaper, The Pearl Post. She is currently attending Los Angeles Pierce College and is majoring in journalism while also studying Korean language. Her Twitter and Instagram handle is @alewrites
Opinion: Barbie evolves with diverse beauty

Opinion: Barbie evolves with diverse beauty

When I was 8, my parents bought me a Barbie Dream House for Christmas but a doll wasn’t included. With money that I saved from allowances, I rushed to Target’s toy section perusing the pink aisles looking for the perfect Barbie to live in my new dollhouse. I wasn’t...

Working for the degree

Working for the degree

The college experience is priceless, but the tab is exponential. Knowing friends with and without financial aid, there seems to be two main goals when receiving higher education: 1) Graduating and 2) Graduating with the least amount of debt. A survey conducted by...

Campus crime: sexual assault

Campus crime: sexual assault

  On Oct. 11, a female student attending California State University, Northridge reported a sexual assault that occurred at 1:30 a.m. in the University Park Apartments. Filed as "Rape by act under false pretense" by campus police, the investigation is ongoing. On...

College hacks that’ll save your wallet

College hacks that’ll save your wallet

According to College Board, during 2014-2015 the average tuition and fees paid by college students were: $31,231 at private colleges $22,958 for out-of-state residents attending public universities $9,139 for state residents at public colleges Do not let your wallet...

Latino immigrants bring newer America

Latino immigrants bring newer America

Yesenia Rodriguez seeked a land of opportunity. It was 1981 and 7-year-old Rodriguez packed her vital necessities from her home in El Salvador. She packed lightly, keeping mobility in mind. With her younger sister and a group of strangers, Rodriguez crossed the U.S....

Creative grad caps of 2015

Creative grad caps of 2015

On June 4, the class of 2015 graduated from Daniel Pearl Magnet High. Here are some of the most creative caps at the memorable ceremony. 1. Catherine Escobar, Los Angeles Valley College bound, showcases her loyalty to Walter White with her "Breaking Bad" cap. Will you...