Jessica Carreon

Jessica Carreon

Jessica just graduated from Charter Oak High School and will be attending Citrus College in the fall. She loves music, photography, going to concerts and reading. She's spending her summer interning at the L.A Times (H.S Insider).
Watts Revisited: 50 years later, what has changed?

Watts Revisited: 50 years later, what has changed?

A young African American male gets pulled over to the side of the road for reckless driving. An officer administers a field sobriety test and determines that the young man needs to be arrested and his vehicle impounded.  However, the young man’s brother interjects,...

It takes one

It takes one

Nathan Crair, the top executive of Merrill Lynch, recruited several hundred people to volunteer for the Special Olympics World Games. Starting Dec. 2014, there was a large call for employee volunteers and Crair jumped at the chance to help. Despite the innovation and...

A breath of fresh air

A breath of fresh air

  We always hear from the athletes, but what about the thousands of volunteers that make the Special Olympics World Games possible?

Money is money, but it’s gold when you love your job

Money is money, but it’s gold when you love your job

Growing up, I was always told that if I wanted anything in life I had to work for it. Coming from a poor family, that sentence mainly meant “to get through college, you have to get a job and work to the bone to help pay for it.” That also went along with “money is...