nichole kim

nichole kim

Nichole Kim is currently the News Editor for Cleveland High School's Les Sabre. She appreciates the power of journalism and hopes to use it to amplify unheard voices. In her free time, she loves to play guitar and sing.
The benefits of music for students

The benefits of music for students

When it comes to the idea of studying with music, people seem to either hate it or love it. Some feel that music helps their concentration and creates a better studying environment for them, while others find it distracting and prefer to study in silence.  According...

Opinion: Best ways to form new habits

Opinion: Best ways to form new habits

From New Years resolutions to spontaneous bouts of determination, we’ve all decided on habits to either quit or start. However, according to U.S. News, about 80% of New Year's resolutions fail.  Two major reasons behind this failure to maintain habits are that people...

The difference a social media post can make

The difference a social media post can make

By now, you’ve probably seen countless videos, pictures, or even influencer-promoted ads about buying metal straws to save sea turtles. In response, some are eagerly joining the movement while others view those same eager efforts with utter annoyance.  Those who fit...

Opinion: Avoid fast fashion to help the environment

Opinion: Avoid fast fashion to help the environment

The term “fast fashion” is one that is becoming more widely used amidst the recent flurries of environmental activism.  According to Good on You, one of the world’s leading sources for fashion brand ratings, fast fashion can be defined as “cheap, trendy clothing, that...

Opinion: Are millennials killing the doorbell industry?

Opinion: Are millennials killing the doorbell industry?

Recently, among the many textposts circulating through social media platforms, one in particular kept catching my eye. It reads: “Can someone write an article on millennials killing the doorbell industry by texting 'here'?” The idea behind this question was that...

Opinion: A look into the LAUSD strike

Opinion: A look into the LAUSD strike

With the first day of the strike exhibiting much success, there was only an increased sense of motivation and fiery passion for the countless number of teachers, students, and parents picketing for the future of public education. The second day proved to be just as...

Serena Williams’ Controversy at the US Open

Serena Williams’ Controversy at the US Open

The controversial 2018 US Open final between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka is a topic that spurs heated conversation. Osaka won 6-2, 6-4, but it is arguable that her win was not fully earned. During the match, Williams was given a warning, a point penalty, and a...

Serena Williams’ Controversy at the US Open

A single teacher’s impact on students

Tammy Waddell, a former teacher in Georgia, lost a battle to cancer early this month. Her final wish is one that has moved and inspired many around the world. Instead of flowers, she asked for school supplies to be donated at her funeral for students in need. Dr. Brad...