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East LA students cast early ballots

East LA students cast early ballots

East LA students, including myself, went to the Norwalk County Registrar's Office to cast an early ballot, learn about voting and why it matters and to also help students under 18 pre-register to vote on October 26. I learned why voting really matters. It has a large...

Opinion: Is prom worth it?

Opinion: Is prom worth it?

Prom, is it worth it? “Yes! I would recommend it, it's our last dance!" exclaimed Ariana, a senior at East LA Renaissance Academy (ELARA). Number one concern for students is that prom is a bit expensive and they think it's not worth spending 100 plus dollars,...

Opinion: Is prom worth it?

Should the U.S enact mandatory voting laws?

I believe the United should not enact mandatory voting laws, because it would be unconstitutional; it would go against the first amendment and it would make people pay fines for not voting. People that don't vote is because they either feel that it is not worth it, or...

The N.R.A didn’t kill anybody, their guns did.

The N.R.A didn’t kill anybody, their guns did.

The rise of mass shootings has become a topic addressed at the dinner table. Parents don’t feel safe after the Florida school shooting which took place February 14 a day of love and kindness which sadly turned out wrong for the 17 injured and deaths. When will the...

Eminem Still the Greatest of Our Time

Eminem Still the Greatest of Our Time

Growing up, Eminem showed me that it was okay to be different — that if someone didn't like me, it was because I stood up for something. He showed me that you shouldn't be scared to say or do something because you're afraid other people wont like you for it. His music...

‘The Conjuring’ Movie Review

‘The Conjuring’ Movie Review

The Conjuring is a supernatural horror movie produced by James Wan. The movie was the first to start the series that would later occur.  The movie was well produced, and was able to take horror movies to a whole new level. The Conjuring used horror elements that would...

Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’

Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’

Before we get started, here's a fair spoiler alert. You should exit while you have the chance. Okay lets get into it. So Resurrection 'F' is the 15th Dragon Ball movie so far! The film is an hour and 34 minutes. I get the same vibe from the first movie. It starts of...

Eminem: Recovery, a review

Eminem: Recovery, a review

In Eminem’s previous album "Encore," he was using drugs and was an addict, which was completely different from this album "Recovery." Before creating the "Recovery" album, he planned to do a sequel for "Relapse" but decided not to because the lyrics were very...

Review: The remake of “IT”

Review: The remake of “IT”

The movie "IT" can be considered the biggest hit of 2017. The first version of this movie, in 1990, was way different from the characters to how the whole movie progressed. This movie has stepped its game up from the past years with more action and comedy in one, with...

Review: Take Care album by Drake

Review: Take Care album by Drake

"Take Care" is the sophomore album by Hip-Hop artist Aubrey "Drake" Graham released on November 11, 2015. It was one of his early best works. This album was released by Cash Money Records. It gave the fans what they wanted, a project that best shows his personal life...