Andrea Lo

Andrea Lo

Andrea Lo was a student at Venice High School and as well as the managing editor of the school newspaper, The Oarsman, where she was a staff member for four years, and was a reporter for LA Times' High School Insider. She is currently studying at MIT.
Two Olympians inducted into Coliseum Court of Honor

Two Olympians inducted into Coliseum Court of Honor

Olympians Joan Benoit Samuelson and Anita DeFrantz had their respective plaques unveiled at a ceremony at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during the morning of June 20. Benoit and DeFrantz are the second and third individual women to be inducted into the Court of...

Venice High Alumni Association to establish its hall of fame

Venice High Alumni Association to establish its hall of fame

The Venice High School Alumni Association is creating a hall of fame honoring notable alumni, with the inaugural induction ceremony set for homecoming week in November. A separate committee of the association is dedicated to the planning of this ceremony to honor 44...

A letter to those accepted, rejected, waitlisted, or waiting for college decisions

The wait for college acceptances

Dec. 14, 2016. I clicked "submit" on the Common Application for two schools. Smiling with relief, I leaned back in my chair. Then, I thought, now what? I have to wait for three whole months? Yes, many college application deadlines have passed. Now, like me, seniors...

A letter to those accepted, rejected, waitlisted, or waiting for college decisions

Exploring a major for college

A question that is on a lot of high school students' minds: What am I going to do in college? What am I going to major in? It's a question worth taking a lot of time to investigate. The journey always varies for every student. For some, they've already had a clear...

A letter to those accepted, rejected, waitlisted, or waiting for college decisions

Campus tour of Michigan State provides a lot of information

I went on my first ever college campus tour at Michigan State. Located in East Lansing, it was established as an agricultural college in 1855. The neighborhood around MSU was like a little community. Students had easy access to restaurants with any cuisine to appease...

A letter to those accepted, rejected, waitlisted, or waiting for college decisions

Is social networking just a big popularity contest?

Social networking is a totally different world from the world in which people interact face to face. Teens can quickly post a photo with a status, post, and wait while all of the likes fly in. To me, it looks like a popularity contest, where friends can instantly see...