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Reflection: Transition to college

Reflection: Transition to college

In three more days, seniors at L.A. River High School will graduate and begin their own paths to follow their dreams. Many are excited to follow their dreams while others are excited to start their new life and see what's ahead of them. I’m excited to go college but...

Lending a hand

Lending a hand

Homelessness has been a problem for the past centuries. But what are people doing about it? In my filmmaking class, we had to do a documentary of someone near our Northeast Los Angeles neighborhood. I decided to interview John Urquiza, a volunteer at All Saints...

Reflection: Transition to college

Opinion: Student protests over gender-equal dress codes

“Not A Distraction” is what students in many public schools are wearing imprinted in their shirts to protest. In a recent CNN news segment, students at Buchanan High School in Fresno went to school wearing clothes from the opposite sex for a whole a day. The students...

Reflection: Transition to college

Making a change for Valentine’s Day

“Happy Valentine's Day!” I’m pretty sure we all have that one friend who dislikes Valentine's because of one reason or another. They say things like “Valentine's Day is lame” or “I’m not dating anyone”. Maybe you are that type of person yourself. Well let me tell you...

Reflection: Transition to college

How I would invest my Powerball winnings

Everyone dreams about kicking back in a big house by a pool and having a good time. Unfortunately, not everyone has that type of luck. The Powerball has been stepping up their game in making someone like you win those $1.5 billion. Everyone has the hope they will be...

Pros and cons on Accelerated Reader (AR) Program

Pros and cons on Accelerated Reader (AR) Program

Accelerated Reader (AR) Program is a great opportunity for everyone. It helps students improve their reading and vocabulary. I personally did not like to read, but when I arrived to LA River School, they had the AR Program. I started reading books and now I love them...