Rebekah Spector

Rebekah Spector

Rebekah Spector is a writer for The Los Angeles Times HS Insider and she is also the Online Editor-in-Chief for her school's newspaper, The Pearl Post.
Daniel Pearl Foundation donates $100,000

Daniel Pearl Foundation donates $100,000

Over the next five years, the Daniel Pearl Foundation will donate $100,000 to Daniel Pearl Magnet High School’s music and science programs. Dr. Judea Pearl and Ruth Pearl announced this donation at the June 9 commencement ceremony. Initially, the donation was going to...

‘Wizarding World’ comes to the West coast

‘Wizarding World’ comes to the West coast

West coast “Potterheads” are finally going to experience the magical world of Harry Potter at Universal Studios, Hollywood. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is the latest addition to the theme park and is now open. “My overall impression of the park was just that...

Always: A tribute to Alan Rickman

Always: A tribute to Alan Rickman

The breaking news story on ABC 7 Thursday morning was, “British Actor Alan Rickman Has Died.” Although I haven’t experienced all the works of Alan Rickman, I felt the need to write a little tribute to him on behalf of my peers whose lives he has impacted. And of...

LAUSD bomb threat that closed all schools may be a hoax

LAUSD bomb threat that closed all schools may be a hoax

Congressman Adam Schiff said in an email, released by the Los Angeles Daily News, that this morning’s bomb threat against Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) schools is likely a hoax. “While we continue to gather information about the threat made against Los...

Gun violence shatters lives in campus shootings

Gun violence shatters lives in campus shootings

Most people see a school as a place where they could learn in a safe environment, but recent school shootings are weakening that perception. They have become a common occurrence, considering there have been two within a week from each other. There have been five so...

Gun violence shatters lives in campus shootings

Opinion: Teens should go to the theatre

Going to the theatre is my favorite pastime. There is nothing more overwhelming than the feeling when the music starts and the performance begins. My heart often skips a beat and sometimes moves me to tears. However, many of my peers seem to not share this same...