Destiny Wiley-Yancy

Destiny Wiley-Yancy

Destiny Wiley-Yancy is currently a reporter for her school's newspaper, The Crimson Chronicle. In addition to being reporter, she is also Founder and President of her school's Creative Writing Club. Aside from writing, she is also a proponent of civil rights, heading the Black Student Union at her school.
Team USA talk ‘Pokemon Go’ and workout playlists

Team USA talk ‘Pokemon Go’ and workout playlists

Not a week goes by that an article about the speculation of "Pokemon Go"'s use as exercise isn't posted on a website's homepage. So, the interns thought to themselves, who better to ask about the exercise efficiency of an app than an actual Olympian? HS Insider...

Piece by Piece cultivates a mosaic of young minds

Piece by Piece cultivates a mosaic of young minds

Piece by Piece, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit whose aim is to promote the arts as a viable trade for low-income and at-risk individuals, recently collaborated with A Place Called Home in South Central Los Angeles to introduce youths to the art of mosaic-making. Piece...

Sidewalk activism

Sidewalk activism

At first glance, the bright, blue chalk scribbled on the sidewalk might be mistaken for a child’s playful scrawl. But it reads “shot at point blank”. The words are a tribute to Ezell Ford, a black homeless man who two LAPD police officers shot dead in 2014. The artist...

One show, two performers, 32 hours, 1,000 Angelenos

One show, two performers, 32 hours, 1,000 Angelenos

During our time at Grand Performances, we wanted to create a way for you to experience the concert with us. We created a timeline of the events at Grand Performances—from the moment the crew set up to the beat of the last song. Thursday 3:30 p.m. Three decades in...