Dorsey High School

Encouragement to myself

Encouragement to myself

Earlier this week, a recruitment administration officer for Emerson College came to my school. My video production teacher is currently working on a program that pipelines Dorsey's film and media students into Emerson, a program that's taking flight due to the lack...

Pressure

Pressure

All these moments of my life I feel as though I have been pressured. I do not want to let my momma down. I do not want to let down my grandparents. I do not want the decisions I make now, to ruin my future. Most importantly I do not want to let myself down. I have...

Pressure

Departure

If someone told me the mental and physical stress of my senior year, I would have told them NO thanks. Senior year, we go in knowing we are finally done with high school.  We leave behind the friends we shared tears of laughter and tears of pain. We leave behind the...

Poem: Discipline

Poem: Discipline

Discipline we think of it as a bad thing, a way to punish. Discipline is a word with great power. A word with perfection, with just. The word discipline takes our minds to a place where a parent corrects a child. A soldier, standing strong and proud. Discipline shows...

Wisdom

Wisdom

I pray for wisdom. I pray to trust my wisdom. Wisdom that leads me to the right decisions. Decifer between right and wrong. Wisdom that allows me to read in between the lies and truths of man. Wisdom that comforts me through the scary nights. The wisdom that corrects...

Black Lives Matter movement alive at Dorsey

Black Lives Matter movement alive at Dorsey

On Sept. 29, Dorsey High School located in the Crenshaw District, was the very first LAUSD high school to hold a Black Lives Matter panel called "Black Lives, We Matter Here!" Students' voices were finally able to be heard. This wasn't a protest but rather a...