Lily Richman

Lily Richman

Lily Richman, a Brentwood School alumna ('19), serves as an HS Insider intern and Student Advisory Board member. Lily also interns at the Santa Monica Daily Press. A recipient of several regional writing awards and a national medal in journalism from Scholastic Art & Writing, Lily was an editor-in-chief of her school's newspaper, the Flyer. Lily was a member of the Los Angeles Mayor’s Youth Council and was recognized as a dedicated community volunteer with the Salvation Army. She was co-President of Brentwood School's community service Benefacta Board and was selected by the American Legion Auxiliary as a delegate to California Girls State.
March for Our Lives leaders pave the way for change

March for Our Lives leaders pave the way for change

Rachel Iribe remembers a young girl staring at her intently during the March for Our Lives rally in Los Angeles on March 20. The child sat atop her father’s shoulders, her head bobbing as the crowds moved through Downtown L.A. The girl’s eyes did not stray while Iribe...

PEN America LitFest Gala celebrates free speech

PEN America LitFest Gala celebrates free speech

Amidst a political climate increasingly hostile to journalists, PEN America celebrated “free expression and the literary arts” at its LitFest Gala on November 2 in Beverly Hills. The evening honored more than 10 writers for work ranging from poetry to journalism, and...

Upcoming: LA Die-In on June 12

Upcoming: LA Die-In on June 12

49 people were killed on June 12, 2016 at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. In the two years since, approximately 700 people have lost their lives to mass gun violence in the United States. To commemorate the Pulse victims and call upon politicians to enact gun...

The California drought meets Brentwood School

The California drought meets Brentwood School

“We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment,” anthropologist and author Dr. Margaret Mead once said. And yet, last year, President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris Agreement, which was designed to hold much of the world accountable for...

Fourth annual YALLWEST event comes to Santa Monica

Fourth annual YALLWEST event comes to Santa Monica

Who said the printed word is a dying art form? Thousands of southern California teens flooded Santa Monica High School on Saturday, May 5 to prove them wrong. The atmosphere at the fourth annual YALLWEST Festival for young adult literature was celebratory. Celebrating...

Why we marched for our lives

Why we marched for our lives

Exiting at Pershing Square, from the Metro, I was encumbered by the electric, inspiring, and empowering atmosphere — all fueled by a need for change. Yet there was still a fear beginning to manifest within me: what if someone brings a gun and opens fire? If a man...

White House Exodus: ‘You’re Fired’

White House Exodus: ‘You’re Fired’

Even in our rapidly changing and fast-paced 24-hour news cycle, President Donald Trump and his administration manage to dominate the news headlines of every news network, website and printed publication. Scarcely a day goes by where this presidency has not been...

Enough is Enough

Enough is Enough

It could’ve been me. Or you. I wonder what picture my parents would have sent to the news outlets if I had died instead of Alyssa. Or Scott. Or Martin. Or Nicholas. Or Aaron. Or Jaime. Or Chris. Or Luke. Or Cara. Or Gina. Or Joaquin. Or Alaina. Or Meadow. Or Helena....