Yamileth Favela

Yamileth Favela

I'm a 15 year old sophomore at University Prep Value High School. I like to play soccer and so other activities.
Two December celebrations

Two December celebrations

"The Virgin of Guadalupe is the patron saint of Mexico. She is depicted with brown skin, an angel and moon at her feet and rays of sunlight that encircle her. According to tradition, the Virgin Mary appeared to an indigenous man named Juan Diego on Dec. 9, 1531. "Las...

Two December celebrations

Meet my ‘serious’ friend Nate

Nathan Andrew Gutierrez is a young boy that is now in high school that has the potential on playing basketball. He loves to play ball, it is his passion to play. The reason why I admire Gutierrez is because if he doesn't understand something, he will ask for help. I...

Staircase to success!

Staircase to success!

"The elevator to success is out of order. You'll have to use the stairs... one step at a time," by Joe Girard. This quote is meaningful because we can't use a fast way to be someone in life, but instead take your time to reach your goals. This makes life easier for me...

My Quinceañera experience

My Quinceañera experience

Most Latina girls want to have a Quinceañera because it’s a once-in-a-lifetime event that is a celebration of a girl's 15th birthday and her transition from childhood to adulthood. I just had my Quinceañera on Aug. 20. My favorite and special part of the celebration...

Quick read: University Prep Value’s Secret Santa

Quick read: University Prep Value’s Secret Santa

On Dec. 7, University Prep Value High school started a Secret Santa gift exchange. Classmates who planned the Secret Santa event included Zayda Contreras, Melanie Orozco, and myself. We planned whoever wants to participate can get in on the fun. Participants can also...