Manolo Aguilar

Manolo Aguilar

I am a senior in high school who is highly interested in literature and journalism. I hope to be able to grow from this experience and to pursue a career in journalism. I want to be able to be the voice of the people to create a safe haven that puts all kinds of people regardless of religion, sexuality, gender, etc. on the same equal ground.
End of an internship

End of an internship

For a little over six months now, I’ve been working with High School Insider under the guidance of my mentor Kyle Finck. I’ve been learning how to write like a real journalist, how to phrase things, how to structure my articles, and planning the skills it takes to...

Career Fair at East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy

Career Fair at East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy

On March 23, East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy held their annual Career Fair. This Career Fair consisted of five different sessions available for students in the 11th and 12th grades. They had careers such as nurses and business owners to animators and nonprofit...

Women’s March

Women’s March

On Jan. 21, a march took place at Pershing Square in downtown L.A. This was known as the Women’s March, where women and supporters would walk on foot towards City Hall. The march was a counter-inauguration movement towards the 45th President Donald Trump. Booths were...

Protest and walkouts: You are on your own

Protest and walkouts: You are on your own

On Jan. 20, a walk out was supposed to happen at Estaban E. Torres Academy at 9:15 am. It was 52 degrees and raining but the excitement was still high. Well it was until students saw the gates. Estaban E. Torres had locked the main gates to the campus only allowing...

Tensions at Bell Garden High School

Tensions at Bell Garden High School

We all know that everyone had their own personal stance on the Nov. 14 walkout, but do we know how far some students went to be a part of this walk out? Estephanie Garcia from Bell Gardens High School and creator of the Instagram account “SELA Walkouts” tells us her...

Tensions at Bell Garden High School

The journey to L.A. City Hall

Students in the Los Angeles area organized a walk out on Nov. 14. Schools including Roosevelt, Garfield, Torres, Eagle Rock, and more walked off their campuses to L.A. City Hall. LAUSD district officials guided students to their destination. These students all...

Students and teachers sound off on Trump victory

Students and teachers sound off on Trump victory

The election has come and passed, voting is over, and we finally know who our future president is. But what do students and teachers in East LA think? I interviewed students and teachers at my school about what they feel, think, and have to say about the election and...