Derek Li

Derek Li

Derek Li is a junior at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego, California. He is currently a writer for the school's award-winning Pulse Magazine. In addition to journalism, he loves playing basketball as well as coaching the sport to other kids.
The sad state of American railroads

The sad state of American railroads

On Dec. 18, an Amtrak train traveling from Seattle to Portland, Ore. derailed on a highway overpass in DuPont, Wash. So far, the accident has left at least three people dead and has injured hundreds more. This is the second time in just three years that Amtrak,...