Jeanette J. Hernandez

Jeanette J. Hernandez

Op-Ed: Is testing worth it?

Op-Ed: Is testing worth it?

To test is to take measures to check the quality, performance, or reliability of something especially before putting it into widespread use or practice. For 12-year-old-student Karla Serrano, a student who has been taking state tests for a quite a while, describes...

As time flies, find some to relax

As time flies, find some to relax

Wondering how time passes quickly as slow as it sounds, every year, month, week, day, hour, minute, and second. Out on the search for survival on your own, you decide to seek loneliness yet comfort from running away from your problems. For others, traveling may seem...

As time flies, find some to relax

Gentrification: Placita Olvera

  As of today many areas are in danger of gentrification, one of them being a community enriched with history and culture - Olvera. During the year 1781, there was an area located in Downtown Los Angeles that came to be known as the oldest street in Los Angeles...

As time flies, find some to relax

Your President suggests arming teachers

Due to the frightening and escalating amount of gun violence in schools, President Trump proposed a solution to increase school safety. Trump stated, “If you had a teacher who was adept with the firearm, they could end the attack very quickly.” In addition, he...

As time flies, find some to relax

Make money by livestreaming

Never had it crossed my mind that a person could earn money simply by entertaining others on screen. Turning your passion into a profit is now a popular way to rise into fame. In the past few months, I’ve heard many stories about a platform known as Twitch. The first...

Opinion: The Nightmare of Net Neutrality

Opinion: The Nightmare of Net Neutrality

The internet users desperate to find the changes caused by the repeal of net neutrality are blowing up. Uneducated crowds are retweeting all these apparent upcoming rules which are quite untrue. The people are panicking from hearing myths rather than the facts of how...

Is social media enough for today’s generation?

Is social media enough for today’s generation?

Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Google+, and many more platforms have been used to spread awareness about issues worldwide. Hashtag movements such as #DACA have spread news worldwide about Donald Trump’s policy that threaten to end the Deferred Action for...

A better tommorrow

A better tommorrow

Growing up I was told to make sure everything I’d do must have a meaning to it. I wasn’t sure what that meant until everyone in high school began participating in extracurricular activities. I’m not here to say why I’m so important or why you should accept me for a...