Sarah Nachimson

Sarah Nachimson

Sarah Nachimson is an LA Times HS Insider Student Advisory Board Member. In 2019, she received a silver and a gold medal in poetry from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in addition to numerous regional awards in journalism, poetry, novel writing, and photography. Her poetry has led to recognition by the National Student Poets Program. She is the managing editor of her school newspaper The Panther Post, a Genre Editor at Polyphony Lit, and a junior editor at Siblini Journal. She is on the editorial board of Fresh Ink for Teens. She is also a school representative on the South Robertson Neighborhood Council and the Communications Director for California High School Democrats. She can be reached at snachimson2021@yula.org
Minds Matter: Black Lives Matter and teen mental health

Minds Matter: Black Lives Matter and teen mental health

A single verdict led to a movement that would undoubtedly change the face of 21st century America. After the trial of George Zimmerman resulted in a “not guilty” verdict, friends Alicia Garza, Opal Toma and Patrisse Cullors founded the Black Lives Matter organization...

Column: Higher education during COVID-19

Column: Higher education during COVID-19

Every day feels like the last and I can no longer keep track of time. The coronavirus pandemic has taken over all facets of my life: social, political, and academic. All my conversations have simmered down to “how is the pandemic treating you?” And my only human...

Comedian Abby Govindan breaks barriers in comedy

Comedian Abby Govindan breaks barriers in comedy

Neither stand-up comedy nor Twitter are easy to master. The talented comedian Abby Govindan has managed to do just that, all while preserving her own life experience within her humor. The tour de force on the stand-up scene believes that both the stand-up and Twitter...

Poem: In Our Dreams, We are Extraordinary 

Poem: In Our Dreams, We are Extraordinary 

Scientists can’t explain exactly why we need sleep, no matter how hard they study the waves in our brain cycles as we close our eyes. The only logical explanation is that our dreams are miraculous. The mystical and magical places we meet with bewilderment are...