Alena Nguyen

Alena Nguyen

Senior at Orange County School of the Arts in the Creative Writing conservatory.
Opinion: A singer for the voiceless — dodie

Opinion: A singer for the voiceless — dodie

"If I’m Being Honest", "When" I sat down to write this article, I was struggling on where to start. I have so many things to say about dodie. She writes in her place of darkness so she may shed light on those in their own place of darkness. Her beautiful and truthful...

Opinion: Finding your ‘Person’ — why being #2 is OK

Opinion: Finding your ‘Person’ — why being #2 is OK

I’ve never liked the main character in shows or movies I’ve watched. I always felt I resounded more to the best friend or sidekick of the main characters, such as Cisco Ramon to Barry Allen, Chandler Bing to Ross Geller, or my favorite TV show duo, Cristina Yang to...

Making dreams a reality: Carousel of Possible Dreams 2017

Making dreams a reality: Carousel of Possible Dreams 2017

Meet Shira Strongin-- a 17-year-old living with several rare conditions. She is the founder and chairwoman of We Are More, a charity that works to raise awareness and empower young people living with chronic illnesses. With every turn of the King Arthur Carousel at...