Shaneli Mirpuri

Shaneli Mirpuri

Shaneli Mirpuri is currently a senior at Granada Hills Charter High School where she is feature editor of the school newspaper, The Plaid Press. She looks forward to putting her opinion out in the world and hopes to pursue communications in college.
Opinion: Homophobia influences bullying in schools

Opinion: Homophobia influences bullying in schools

Homophobia is present throughout society and homophobic bullying occurs every day in and out of schools. In fact, according to the BRIM Anti-Bullying Software, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth are far more likely to be bullied than...

Opinion: Homophobia influences bullying in schools

Opinion: Coachella is home to cultural appropriation

Music festival season is one of the biggest times of year for today’s youth and music lovers. Coachella, the biggest music festival of the year, kicked it all off last weekend and will be continuing this weekend. Amongst the blinding sunshine, exuberant crowds, dozens...

How I crossed cliff diving off my bucket list

How I crossed cliff diving off my bucket list

Before I could see Malibu Creek, I could hear it. As my friends and I hiked further along the trail, the sounds of people laughing and screaming grew louder and louder. As soon as we made one slight turn around a tree, we could see it all. We arrived at a site that...

Best spots to eat in Anaheim

Best spots to eat in Anaheim

Though Anaheim is not technically part of Los Angeles County, many people consider it to be part of beautiful LA. LA folks tend to find themselves there a lot more often than intended, but it's impossible not to since the city contains Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm,...

Wearing makeup is not the problem

Wearing makeup is not the problem

Makeup is a common controversy among girls today. Some girls prefer to stay bare-faced while others never leave the house without makeup. However, due to negative attacks on body image in the media and today’s society, some people believe that girls wear makeup as a...