Rachel Ker

Rachel Ker

Rachel Ker is a senior at Arnold O. Beckman High School. As the editor-in-chief for the Beckman Chronicle and a 2019 graduate of the California Scholastic Press Association, she mostly focuses on writing entertainment, feature-styled and opinion pieces. She also loves writing in a more casual-style on her personal blog (rachelker.com)! When she’s not writing, she’s either reading or playing One Direction songs on the piano, guitar or ukulele.
Opinion: We should not be pushing international students out

Opinion: We should not be pushing international students out

International students in the United States will be deported if their school goes online for the upcoming fall semester, according to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement guidelines released on July 6. When I first heard this news, I was shocked — as I am sure...

Opinion: Proud to be Asian

Opinion: Proud to be Asian

For me, the month of May means many things.  From a high schooler’s perspective, May is a crucial time. Whether we are studying for Advanced Placement Exams, finals or a test for that last unit in Math, most high-schoolers are begging for May to be over so that they...

Review: ‘All the Bright Places’ – In All the Dark Ones

Review: ‘All the Bright Places’ – In All the Dark Ones

Recently, Netflix has been the lead producer of turning well-loved young adult novels into movies. From "The Kissing Booth" in 2018 to "To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before" Parts 1 and 2 in 2019 and 2020, Netflix has another teen-angst-styled film in its New-Releases...

This American high school life: Peculiar phobias

This American high school life: Peculiar phobias

Almost everyone has a phobia. Some are just more peculiar than others. Prologue: “So describe a phobia you have.” “I absolutely cannot poop in public.” Yes. You read that right. Imagine the astonishment I had when I heard this during the interview, which was...