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Review: You need these artists in your summer playlist

Review: You need these artists in your summer playlist

Summer seems to be slipping away faster than sand through my fingers on the beach. Desperate to achieve my main-character-in-a-coming-of-age-movie summer dreams, I scoured the depths of Spotify’s “New Releases,” “Charts” and “Rising Artists” playlists to find the best...

Opinion: Nuclear disarmament is unachievable

Opinion: Nuclear disarmament is unachievable

After being stricken by war and poverty, my grandfather immigrated from South Korea, which was decimated by Korean aggression decades ago. Like immigrants from ruined states, my grandfather traveled to the beacon of his remaining hope: the United States. When I became...

Opinion: The race against homelessness

Opinion: The race against homelessness

As you wait for the red light to turn green, a man sitting on the curb catches your eye, but you quickly turn away because once you make eye contact, it's game over. You turn back to face the road, but suddenly, you hear a knock on your window. You turn to the man as...

Opinion: It’s our turn to speak

Opinion: It’s our turn to speak

Before you make any assumptions about me from my almond-shaped eyes or Chinese surname, let me give a few disclaimers: I didn’t spend my childhood memorizing the periodic table or practicing an instrument for eight hours a day. I wasn’t able to breeze through...

An active voice in her community: Payton Zarceno

An active voice in her community: Payton Zarceno

From serving as one of Mt. SAC Early College Academy’s first-ever journalism students to the editor-in-chief of its paper The Academy Chronicle, rising senior Payton Zarceno is an empowered youth making an impact on her community in West Covina. Zarceno joined her...