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MedTalks: Welcome to the healthcare field

MedTalks: Welcome to the healthcare field

MedTalks is the Los Angeles Times HS Insider’s first-ever medical column by Sriya Datla. It highlights the role of medicine and discusses various medical specialties with a focus on their impact on modern life. In this week's article, Datla reflects on her experiences...

Opinion: How to address the gender gap in the STEM field

Opinion: How to address the gender gap in the STEM field

The field of science, technology, engineering and math is without a doubt, one of the fastest-growing fields in our society. Each aspect of STEM has some form of impact on our day-to-day lives. Our medicine, our devices, the apps on our phones, our tech products, and...

Opinion: Why we need to do more for this Black History Month

Opinion: Why we need to do more for this Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration every February meant to highlight and shine a spotlight on the struggles and the achievements of the African American population throughout US history. It’s an amazing designation and is much needed - but it’s not enough. ...

Podcast: Youth in STEM — Episode 1

Podcast: Youth in STEM — Episode 1

Tune in to the first episode of Youth in STEM, Los Angeles Times HS Insider’s first-ever podcast geared towards empowering the youth and high schoolers in the STEM field! From advocating and finding nonprofit organizations to innovating, the youth has been prominent...

Everything you need to know about the Georgia runoffs

Everything you need to know about the Georgia runoffs

The presidential election of 2020 was, without a doubt, one of the most stressful and highly anticipated nights of the year. After many long weeks and contentions from the Republican Party, the next President of the United States has been named Joseph R. Biden.  Now...

Opinion: Five ways youth can get involved in politics

Opinion: Five ways youth can get involved in politics

Whenever politics is brought up in a conversation, it’s always a “grown-up” thing. Something that only adults talk about, something that is too controversial and confusing to understand. For this reason, so many kids stray away from educating themselves about it or...