Media Arts Dept

Media Arts Dept

Royal Rangers:  Outpost 16

Royal Rangers: Outpost 16

Royal Rangers is a mentorship program that prepares boys of all ages for life challenges through spiritual guidelines. Boys are able to learn how to become leaders within their community by volunteering for organizations. Rangers bond together in team-building, and...

Royal Rangers:  Outpost 16

Mentor & musician: Mr. Choi

Mr. Choi connects with his students at LAUSD/ USC Media Arts and Engineering campus on so many levels: from his love of great music, to challenging his classes to write better essays, to playing instruments with his kids after-school. His room is always packed with...

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Life of a scientist

LAUSD/ USC Media Arts and Engineering Magnet's all-star science teacher Mr. Rodriguez does it all: teaching courses in biology, physiology, genetics, forensic science, and marine biology. He opens up about his struggles to earn a college education; growing up with...

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An outbreak of senioritis

As acceptance letters start rolling in, many seniors tend believe that they are finished with high school. This group of LAUSD/ USC Media Arts and Engineering faculty and students raise awareness to this “disease.” The USC MAE seniors share their experience with...

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Wanted: A gym of our own

Student athletes attending LAUSD/ USC Media and Engineering School express their need for an on-campus gym and practice field.  Instead, they practice on cracked concrete outside, which limits student-athlete potential and undermines their performance during games...

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Chances I take: A profile on Kimi Zamora

LAUSD/ USC Media Arts and Engineering students and teachers admire Kimi Zamora for her strength to keep thriving in her life both inside and outside the classroom. She proves that losing the ability to walk does not prevent her from succeeding. She is supported and...

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Overcoming the plastic era

A group of LAUSD/ USC Media Arts and Engineering film students take on the responsibility of raising environmental awareness. They explore how to conserve plastic and their views on protecting the environment. Mrs. Kassouf, USC MAE's environmental science teacher,...

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Mr. Murillo: The untold story

Students always have a favorite teacher whom they can relate to. That teacher is someone who talks to them in a personal way and treats them more than just a random face in the classroom. Mr. Murillo connects with his students by making lessons relevant to their lives...