Ivette Gonzalez

Ivette Gonzalez

I’m a sophomore attending University Prep Value High school. Interested in Photography and Video edits.
Why books are better than movies

Why books are better than movies

Most of the time books are better than movies. Books can let you imagine the setting or events happening in the story. They are also more detailed than movies because movies sometimes leave out some important details. In some movies, they switch up the characters...

Gentrification: A problem for Echo Park

Gentrification: A problem for Echo Park

I've heard and seen gentrification happen, mostly around the Echo Park community. Gentrification is when houses or districts are being renovated mostly for the middle-class taste. This is the reason why businesses and values of low-income housing has increased....

Working hard, making memories

Working hard, making memories

Taking an AP class for the first time can be tough. AP World History was the class I decided to take this year. I didn't know how this class was going to be like, but I knew I had to work hard. Together my classmates and I made memories and we continue to make them....

My freshmen year at University Prep Value

My freshmen year at University Prep Value

Around this time last year I started my freshmen year at University Prep Value High School. I entered this school knowing no one. Throughout the year I met new faces and got closer to some classmates. The teachers were respectful.  Deep down inside I knew this school...