Joanna K

Joanna K

Joanna Kim is a senior in Crescenta Valley High School and is the editor-in-chief of her school's newspaper and intern for her local newspaper. She wishes to major in communications or media studies in college.
A state bill that would make schools start later was rejected

A state bill that would make schools start later was rejected

Starting this year, La Cañada High School (LCHS) began class 30 minutes later than other schools within its area: at 8:30 a.m. This change in schedule has been implemented by Senator Anthony Portantino, a Democrat in La Cañada Flintridge. Portantino pushed to pass...

Equality v. equity: What is the difference?

Equality v. equity: What is the difference?

In every video posted on social media concerning African American lives, there is a handful of people commenting on the “injustice” of focusing solely on black lives. These are the people who made #AllLivesMatter a trending hashtag on Twitter. Although yes, everyone’s...

Countering the horrors of Asian dog meat trade

Countering the horrors of Asian dog meat trade

In Southeast Asian countries, dogs are slaughtered for consumption. This encourages illegal activities and negatively impacts animal welfare, public health, and attempts to eliminate rabies. Furthermore, these dogs are boiled and skinned alive, violently beaten,...