Kate Sequeira

Kate Sequeira

Kate Sequeira is a public affairs intern at the Los Angeles Times and a current journalism student at USC. She joined HS Insider's student advisory board her senior year at San Dieguito Academy in Encinitas. Kate is an associate managing editor at the Daily Trojan and an editor for USC's Intersections South Los Angeles.
Senior serves as middleman between detainee and family

Senior serves as middleman between detainee and family

After spending a month and a half in Ecuador with a host family through the program Amigos de las Americas, Megan Levan got a personal taste of immigration issues in the United States. Upon arriving home, she heard that her host uncle Geovanny, who she did not get a...

San Dieguito hosts TEDxEncinitas

San Dieguito hosts TEDxEncinitas

Youth speakers addressed an adult audience at TEDxEncinitas Saturday at San Dieguito Academy. The event was titled Changing Voices, incorporating topics such as immigration, political activism and technology. Entertainment was provided by singers, musicians and spoken...

San Dieguito grad wins Newbery

San Dieguito grad wins Newbery

Matt de la Peña grew up seeing the world through the eyes of a boy struggling with identity. His family moved from National City, Calif., a working class neighborhood bathed in the values of machismo, to Encinitas looking for a fresh start for de la Peña who had been...

My message: Don’t bind my dreams with debt

My message: Don’t bind my dreams with debt

Dear future president, College is expensive. Its lack of affordability binds me. I don’t want my list of colleges to be limited by what my family can and cannot afford. I don’t want to get accepted to my dream college, only to be forced to turn it down. I don’t want...