Bryan Canales-Flores

Bryan Canales-Flores

Opinion: Can gentrification help a community?

Opinion: Can gentrification help a community?

The word “gentrification” is not a negative word, yet it sends a shiver down the spines of many people, specifically low income communities that are affected. Gentrification is seen by some residents as having positive outcomes for its ability to bring in more income...

Opinion: Can gentrification help a community?

The Future of the Internet

We all believe we can start off this new year with a fresh start and leave old things behind.  One thing that none of us wants to let go, however, is net neutrality. Unfortunately, for us, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to remove net neutrality....

Opinion: Can gentrification help a community?

Opinion: Are kids exposed to technology too soon?

How old were we when we first started playing with our parents’ phones? Many of us would probably say when we were still very young. But there are children who now have their own tablet or phone because it helps parents keep their child distracted for a certain...

Opinion: Can gentrification help a community?

Op-Ed: This bibliography is gonna be yuge

I was born in Whittier Presbyterian Hospital on June 17, 2001, on Father’s Day to a Mexican American mother and a Salvadorian American father. I never crawled like other babies, instead I would crawl in a sort of military style crawl. My first language was Spanish and...

Opinion: Can gentrification help a community?

Opinion: How a gun can teach in class

Recently, a school shooting took place in the state of Florida that unfortunately involved the death of multiple students and faculty members. Due to this incident, and many others that like it this year, President Trump believes that teachers should be given the...

Opinion: How beneficial is testing?

Opinion: How beneficial is testing?

Testing — just the thought of hearing that word makes us hate it because we know that we might be trying to cram everything in the night before. Students see testing as a teacher’s way to see if we actually learned anything throughout the lesson. When we think of...

Opinion: Streaming — does it help music artists?

Opinion: Streaming — does it help music artists?

In this day and age we have grown accustomed to the use of online streaming services instead of buying entertainment platforms such as games or music for the full price that they originally are. Music, has lately been a big source of income for younger generation...

Opinion: Can gentrification help a community?

What is next for Russia and the future Olympics?

Recently, two of Russia’s “independent” athletes have been caught for doping during the PyeongChang Olympic Games. In the previous Olympic Games, the whole Russian Olympic team was caught for doping along with their program and all 41 medals that they had earned...

Opinion: Can gentrification help a community?

Is college for all of us?

We are all familiar with the words “Don’t you want to go to college?” Whether it be from a family member, teacher or friend, there is no surprise to why they would like to know if we want to go to college. As high school students, we have come to grip with reality...

A new beginning

A new beginning

I am not the only one to say that we are completely done with the school year, I have heard some of my own teachers say it too.  Now that the year is coming to an end it is time for us to prepare for next year. Freshmen will be sophomores, then later on juniors and...