Macy Kwon

Macy Kwon

Macy Kwon hopes to give a voice for the defenseless and spread the truth about important, missed aspects of society to bring social justice. She is currently the Editor-in-Chief for Cleveland High School's Le Sabre.
Readers for Reform Podcast: Episode 1

Readers for Reform Podcast: Episode 1

The phrase "We the People" was written to represent that all people were entitled to natural rights, protection and equality under the Constitution. However, reality contests with the ideals imbued in the Constitution. In this podcast series, I'll be examining and...

LAUSD’s efforts to prevent a census undercount

LAUSD’s efforts to prevent a census undercount

The U.S. Census Bureau considers children and young people aged 18-24 as “hard to count,” but youth activists worked to increase participation in the 2020 Census.  Census counts determine how much of the $675 billion per year in federal funds are evenly distributed...

Transgender teens find support in nonprofit SĀFTY

Transgender teens find support in nonprofit SĀFTY

Samantha Koerner, a civil rights attorney of 25 years in police misconduct, questioned her career choice after her daughter Cassie Koerner came out as transgender in March 2018. Questioning whether to go into the legal field for the LGBTQ community, her husband...

Writer’s Block gives a voice to Cleveland students

Writer’s Block gives a voice to Cleveland students

Write. Speak. Movement. Voice. Art. These motions are alive at the very heart of Cleveland High School, in F5, at the Writer’s Block magazine and club. Within this club, is an outlet where students are able to work on their writing, vent and explore the freedom of...

Opinion: LAUSD strike’s effect on students

Opinion: LAUSD strike’s effect on students

The first day of the United Teachers Los Angeles' strike kicks off with a gloomy ambiance, as rain pours upon the picketers on Jan. 14. The loss of teachers leaves the role of supervision over entire grades to a couple of substitutes and administrators. With more than...

Cleveland High School holds mock elections

Cleveland High School holds mock elections

Cleveland High School held its own mock election on October 8. A total of 349 students participated in this simulation of a gubernatorial and Senate election. Students voted for Republican candidate John H. Cox or Democratic candidate Gavin Newsom in the mock...

Cleveland High School holds mock elections

The Story Behind the Bullies

Antagonist vs. protagonist, Cinderella vs. the evil stepmother, Harry Potter vs. Voldemort, Red Riding Hood vs. the Big Bad Wolf and Jerry vs. Archie ("The Chocolate Wars") all share similar storylines. The antagonist, or the villain, is always committing a cruel act,...