Omar Rashad

Omar Rashad

An ultra-fine-point-pen-loving sports junkie enveloped in the world of hip hop dance culture who has thoughtful takes on our contemporary political world while being a know-it-all when it comes to tech. Also a reporter who writes a couple articles every now and then.
The big Elephante in the room

The big Elephante in the room

Harvard University was where Tim Wu graduated from, with a major in economics, but it was also “where I learned that if you want something bad enough, you’ll find time and a way to make it work around everything else in your life.” However, unlike most Harvard...

Column: Lob City is officially broken up

Column: Lob City is officially broken up

The Los Angeles Clippers are officially broken up thanks to Chris Paul’s ultimate decision to join the Houston Rockets. Sure, you can label him a shameless, ring-hungry veteran, still starved of an NBA playoff championship, but you can’t blame him. After years of...

Unsung Heroes: Matthew Moses the librarian

Unsung Heroes: Matthew Moses the librarian

It was one day when a 5-year-old kid named Jacob asked Matthew Moses to do story time for him because the librarian was out sick. Moses, simply a shelver at the time, told Jacob, “Only librarians do story times.” Little did Moses know in the future, he would soon be...

West Torrance Science Olympiad push forth at State Competition

West Torrance Science Olympiad push forth at State Competition

It was precisely at around 6:12 am on an early Saturday morning, which through the gradually disappearing darkness of the night you could see five cars arrive at West Torrance High School. Yes it was cold, it was early, but it was time for West High’s Science Olympiad...

West Torrance Science Olympiad builds away at Caltech

West Torrance Science Olympiad builds away at Caltech

Matt La Rue was sitting in his car as his Electric Vehicle project, which took him two months to work on, hopped around in his trunk. La Rue, along with many of his other hopeful teammates, were bound for the California Institute of Technology to compete in the 2017...

Seniors carry West Torrance Science Olympiad at State

Seniors carry West Torrance Science Olympiad at State

"Two years ago, these Warriors were nonexistent, but now they’re tenth in state." That is a sentiment that really spoke volumes in regards to the growth of West Torrance Science Olympiad, as they recently got tenth place overall at the 2017 SoCal State Science...

Seniors face the future and acceptance letters

Seniors face the future and acceptance letters

It’s that time of year again when universities begin to accept and reject hopeful freshman applicants. It’s tough to stay confident during this pensive time, especially for many West Torrance High School students. Whether it’s during the application process or if it’s...

High school nonprofit Lets.Give making a difference

High school nonprofit Lets.Give making a difference

When Naomie Coronado and her group of Lets.Give volunteers were in Skid Row, they met a 5-year-old boy who ran up to them and said, “Leche.” Coronado gave the boy a glass of milk as she just loved every moment of the interaction. She recalled how “he was walking...