Debbie Tien

Debbie Tien

Debbie Tien, senior at Charter Oak High School, is a Op-Ed Editor on The Bolt Live. In her free time she enjoys going to concerts, relaxing, and traveling. Her zodiac sign is cancer. Her interests include music and fashion. Debbie, although a first-year journalism student, aspires to spread awareness.
Is drinking coffee worth the risk of cancer?

Is drinking coffee worth the risk of cancer?

Coffee is a staple in most teenagers' and adults' mornings. The average coffee consumption of the United States is 3.2 cups per person per day. Although coffee may seem beneficial giving us energy to power through the day, recently it was revealed that coffee causes...

Women’s March 2018

Women’s March 2018

“If you can’t stop thinking about it, don’t stop working for it.” On Saturday, Jan. 20, 600,000 individuals gathered in downtown Los Angeles to stand together in protest. The 2018 Women’s March marks the second annual march nationwide. The first Women’s March took...

Are beauty standards changing?

Are beauty standards changing?

Confidently Beautiful. That is the motto of the Miss Universe organization. If you’re not familiar with Miss Universe, it is a worldwide beauty pageant with participants from over 50 countries every year. The 2017 pageant, held Nov. 26, had 92 entrants. Beauty...

Does prejudice exist in our society?

Does prejudice exist in our society?

Prejudice is a heavy word that has connotations of hurt and judgment. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines prejudice as “a preconceived judgment or opinion.” On the other hand, Google defines prejudice as “harm or injury that results or may result from some action...

Southern California’s burning up

Southern California’s burning up

Southern California erupted into flames the Monday evening. Several brush fires broke out in Ventura County spreading into the Los Angeles County shortly after. As of recent reports from Tuesday evening, the fire is still zero percent contained and rapidly burning...