Creative Writing

Poem: ‘I wish my city was safer’

I wish my city was safer. I never knew how dangerous it was Until he got robbed for a phone in his own block, But what I thought was funny Was how, in the situation he was in, he knew what to do? How does a 17-year-old person know what to do? When a gun…
<a href="https://highschool.latimes.com/author/kathleen5335/" target="_self">Kathleen Campo</a>

Kathleen Campo

November 2, 2017

I wish my city was safer.

I never knew how dangerous it was

Until he got robbed for a phone in his own block,

But what I thought was funny

Was how, in the situation he was in, he knew what to do?

How does a 17-year-old person know what to do?

When a gun is pointing straight at you.

But what’s funnier is how he got his phone back.

We live in the same block, there’s rules they must follow.

 

Opinion: The impacts of inflation

Opinion: The impacts of inflation

Inflation is at a record high. As Trading Economics found, the aggregate June 2022 inflation rate of 9.1% has not been higher since November 1981. But what does this mean for the investor? Before diving into the ramifications of such high inflation rates, it is...