Emma Anderson

Emma Anderson

Emma Anderson is a graduate from Palos Verdes Peninsula High School and currently studies Computer Science at UC Irvine. She has been a writer for the Los Angeles Times HS Insider since May 2015. In her spare time, Emma watches foreign films at Laemmle's Royal Theatre and goes to concerts at The Smell in Downtown LA.
UC COSMOS: Inspiring the next generation of scientists

UC COSMOS: Inspiring the next generation of scientists

Stem cells, iPhone apps, and gravitational force cover only some of the topics researched by high school students participating in UC Irvine’s California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS). Sponsored by UC Regents, the UC COSMOS program is a...

Cyclists dominate the road at CicLAvia

Cyclists dominate the road at CicLAvia

Cars cleared the way for thousands of cyclists on May 31 in honor of Pasadena’s very first CicLAvia. Colorado Boulevard, home to Old Town Pasadena, Vroman's Bookstore, and Canterbury Records (to name a few), shut down 3.5 miles of its road to spread the love for...

Summer Fun in L.A.

Summer Fun in L.A.

It’s a great time to be in L.A. this summer!  With the school year coming to an end, it’s time to drop your backpacks and put on your flip flops for some fun in the sun.  Here’s a list of summer activities worth checking out: Outdoor Movie Theater Got nothing to do on...