Emma Anderson

Emma Anderson

Emma Anderson is a graduate from Palos Verdes Peninsula High School and currently studies Computer Science at UC Irvine. She has been a writer for the Los Angeles Times HS Insider since May 2015. In her spare time, Emma watches foreign films at Laemmle's Royal Theatre and goes to concerts at The Smell in Downtown LA.
Volunteering at a domestic abuse center changed my life

Volunteering at a domestic abuse center changed my life

Sometimes people forget how prevalent abuse is. When you see a woman with downcast eyes and a bruise on her face, what comes to mind? Do you wonder if she got into an accident? Does it occur to you that maybe someone inflicted that on her? It’s hard to fathom that...

Girlpool portrays the teenage years in their raw, new album

Girlpool portrays the teenage years in their raw, new album

Teenage girls everywhere are mocked and stomped on for being emotional and over-dramatic. They are turned into stereotypes and expected to not care about anything but boys, nail polish, bubblegum pink, and magazines. However, time and time again, teenage girls prove...