Kara Smith

Kara Smith

Smith, is majoring in Journalism at Arizona State University. Smith enjoys writing about her people and culture and sleeping on the beach.
Opinion: How to tell if a company is Black-owned

Opinion: How to tell if a company is Black-owned

The Black Lives Matter movement, in combination with most of the nation in quarantine, has sparked discussions on social media about supporting Black-owned businesses. While the increase of people supporting Black-owned businesses is great, it is important to make...

Aimée Bonar discovers herself through poetry, art and writing

Aimée Bonar discovers herself through poetry, art and writing

Aimée Bonar is a poet who discovered her love for writing in an English class. She is a rising senior at Francis H. Polytechnic High School in Sun Valley where she’s editor-in-chief for the student newspaper The Poly Optimist. “I volunteered [to be editor-in-chief]...

Olympic Day encourages youth physical activity

Olympic Day encourages youth physical activity

Sporting jerseys of the Olympic colors to match handmade posters of Olympic rings, dozens of elementary and middle school students played handball at Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School on Friday. Students studied Olympic history and sports through LAUSD’s Beyond the...