Based on the award winning 2014 children’s book of the same name by author Kwame Alexander, “The Crossover” chronicles the lives of twin brothers Josh (Jalyn Hall) and Jordan (Amir O’Neil) Bell as they navigate through the challenges of high school, family and their shared love: basketball.
Davina Ferreira, the force behind Alegria Publishing, highlights Latinx narratives
Alegria Bilingual Media is a multimedia and indie book publishing company dedicated to amplifying the voices of Latinx and BIPOC creators.
An interview with Ava Soh, the Singaporean teen whose initiative received support from President Zelenskyy
Meet 16-year-old Ava Soh, an entrepreneur and fashion designer from Singapore. Her business campaign was most notably backed by Ukrainian President Zelenskyy when he wore her design during a virtual speech to delegates at the Shangri-La Dialogue.
Acorn Publishing: A look at the book industry through hybrid publication
Acorn Publishing, a company based in Southern California, offers a new route to authorship.
City of Irvine hosts inaugural Juneteenth celebration
This event involved a variety of interactive activities, exhibits, local organizations and live performances.
Review: ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ brings inclusive cast and complex themes to the screen
“The Summer I Turned Pretty” is a classic rom-com coming-of-age story that explores the teenage experience through a modern lens.
Breaking down Matthew McConaughey’s appeal for greater gun measures
School is supposed to be a safe haven for students to learn, develop relationships with peers and mentors, and, most importantly, receive the knowledge and guidance that will prepare them for real-world experiences. Education is not only a right but a necessity for...
University High School students walkout in protest of gun violence
Students organized a protest with a surprise turnout.
There was no Korean Disney princess, so Harvard student Julia Riew created her own
After introducing the concept of “Shimcheong” on TikTok with the caption, “There was no Korean Disney princess so I decided to make my own,” Riew gained an influx of followers who were just as invested in her quest to create a Korean princess.
Sci-fi fantasy author Jason Michael Primrose on his debut series, “The Lost Children of Andromeda”
Primrose reflects on his career and how his series came alive.