Creative Writing

Poem: L.A. is my city

Never arriving in a city missing in locational drift. Plates shifting under building facades and whipped décor, Seas rising and falling at the edge of amusements And surf. The migrations migrating elsewhere, monarchs lost on their way south, children coming north In droves on their way to anywhere else. The city of lost souls blowing…
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Jovanny Valdez

December 8, 2017

Never arriving in a city missing in locational drift.
Plates shifting under building facades and whipped décor,
Seas rising and falling at the edge of amusements
And surf.

The migrations migrating elsewhere,
monarchs lost on their way south, children coming north
In droves on their way to anywhere else.

The city of lost souls blowing in the Santa Ana winds
And people who are not us no matter who we are.
Where is she now, he asks, what ever happened to the girl
Named for a saint, the one with the ankle tattoo
The one who dropped out, lost out, & only just arrived.

Column: How I secured an internship at UCLA

Column: How I secured an internship at UCLA

Getting an internship during high school can do wonders for your education, opportunities and not to mention college applications. As a high school junior, some of my friends have been looking for internship opportunities through programs offered at different...

Fountain Valley swim sinks Newport Harbor Sailors

Fountain Valley swim sinks Newport Harbor Sailors

Disclaimer: Reese Meister is a member of the FVHS swim team. Fountain Valley High School’s swim team competed against the Newport Harbor Sailors on April 19. The Barons ultimately pulled through with a narrow win with a final score of 496.5 points to 480.5 points. The...