Ariana Keshishian

Ariana Keshishian

Ariana Keshishian is a senior at Crescenta Valley High School, where she is News Editor for The Falcon newspaper. She also writes in Spanish.
Opinion: Bugs are essential to a more sustainable diet

Opinion: Bugs are essential to a more sustainable diet

According to the Public Broadcasting Service, 80 percent of the world’s population eats insects as a regular part of their diet. For centuries, insects have been essential to meals in several countries around the world such as Thailand and Brazil. In places such as...

Helping save the bees is easier than you think

Helping save the bees is easier than you think

In recent years, the mysterious, rapid decline of global honey bee populations has prompted widespread scientific debate and confusion. The crisis has drawn the public into the very real threat of a world where there are fewer bees pollinating the crops that we depend...

Parents’ group writes holiday letters for LGBTQ youth

Parents’ group writes holiday letters for LGBTQ youth

Perhaps the most heartwarming aspect of the holiday season is the love and cheer shared between families all around the world as they celebrate. For youth of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, and queer (LGBTQ) community, though, acceptance can be difficult to...

ESPN struggles with recent employee layoffs

ESPN struggles with recent employee layoffs

The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN), perhaps the most well-known global sports broadcasting company and self-dubbed “Worldwide Leader in Sports,” has dismissed nearly 600 employees over the past two years, in addition to cutting $250 million from...

Local spring 2018 concert lineup

Local spring 2018 concert lineup

Attending concerts has long been a popular pastime, especially in the months that lead up to summer. Luckily, some of today’s most relevant artists have scheduled several events near Los Angeles in 2018 for the spring. The tickets for these shows are currently on sale...

L.A. County formally replaces Columbus Day

L.A. County formally replaces Columbus Day

Each year in the Americas, the second Monday in October is named the Columbus Day holiday, a chance to celebrate Christopher Columbus’s initial arrival to the New World on Oct. 12, 1492. However, on Aug. 30, the Los Angeles City Council voted to join a new movement to...