Anthony Gharib

Anthony Gharib

Anthony Gharib is an alum from Herbert Hoover High School in Glendale, CA. He was the sports editor for three years and the first junior Editor In Chief in his school's history at his school newspaper, The Tornado Times. Feel free to contact him at anthony.gharib@yahoo.com.
Change starts with teens

Change starts with teens

Throughout our country's history, some of the most influential movements have all had one thing in common: young adults. From the Vietnam War to the March For Our Lives, we have seen the fearlessness of teens and their strong desire to implement change. The importance...

Op-Ed: 19 years after Columbine

Op-Ed: 19 years after Columbine

In the year 1999, many of the students in high schools today were merely a thought. Our parents were too busy living their lives or dealing with our older siblings. And mass shootings at schools were the least of their worries. Until Columbine. On this fateful day 19...

The AB Squad: Trailer

The AB Squad: Trailer

Introducing the first youth-driven sports podcast piloted by interviews and opinions. Each week, HS Insider student leaders Anthony Gharib and Blake Atwell deliver a unique perspective from the youth about all things high school sports! You ready? I know we are! Let's...

Opinion: The Year of Trump

Opinion: The Year of Trump

From “covfefe” to “fake news” the first year of Trump’s presidency has been as eventful as an episode of The Apprentice. What began as a year of “this can not possibly get any worse” quickly turned into “what’s next?” We waited and hoped for things to get better. But,...

20 years of greatness immortalized with two jerseys

20 years of greatness immortalized with two jerseys

Dear Kobe, Please come back. On Monday, Laker Nation gathered around the TV and with all eyes on the great Kobe Bryant, we would witness both his numbers 24 and 8 being immortalized into Laker glory. As a kid growing up, Bryant’s impact was enormous. He was seen as...

Immigration & opportunity

Immigration & opportunity

Even though I was born here, I am no stranger to immigration. My family immigrated as Armenian-Americans in 2000, a year before I was born. I was well aware of the tough adjustment to this new life that they saw for both my brother and I. I was often reminded of why....

Opinion: Mass shootings in America are a problem

Opinion: Mass shootings in America are a problem

Another month, another mass shooting. At this point, it seems as if I write the same ledes about the same old boring and repetitive topic in America: mass shootings. There have been 392 mass shootings as I type these words. The number probably just went up by one as...

Hoover’s Ashkharian shoots for league title

Hoover’s Ashkharian shoots for league title

Five meters to the goal, the opportunity arises. Eyeing the goal, the outcome is certain. This is the moment of truth. Hoover High School junior David Ashkharian was born to play water polo. From starting on varsity his freshman year and notching a season high 85...

Column: Lonzo Ball is the future of the Lakers

Column: Lonzo Ball is the future of the Lakers

The future is here. The future is now. And Lonzo Ball is the future. Laker Nation could not help themselves as Ball ran his way through the Summer League. Throwing touchdown passes to Kyle Kuzma, launching rainbow threes, and most importantly leading the Lakers to the...

Column: It is time to sign Colin Kaepernick

Column: It is time to sign Colin Kaepernick

The blacker the player, the sweeter the juice. As Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned, we all seem to lose. The National Football League (NFL) is one of the most popular, if not most popular sport league in the world. It is also the most scrutinized league in the world....