Glen A. Wilson High School

Column: Egg tarts — comfort food for every occasion

Column: Egg tarts — comfort food for every occasion

Walking into the kitchen after a long day at school, I immediately smelled a whiff of something heavenly. The smell of sweet batter and eggs wafted by my nose. Ignoring the soup that was boiling or the freshly steamed whole chicken my mom offered as a prayer, I zeroed...

Review: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is a work of art

Review: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is a work of art

I first heard about Netflix’s new original series, "The Queen's Gambit" back in 2020 on a Chinese radio. The hosts were discussing the latest TV series and movie hits. After hearing many overwhelmingly positive reviews about the series, I was curious to see for myself...

Natalie Mebane of nonprofit 350.org talks climate activism

Natalie Mebane of nonprofit 350.org talks climate activism

In partnership with PBS SoCal Student Reporting Labs, Rani Chor spoke with her mentor Natalie Mebane about their mutual passion for climate activism. Natalie Mebane is the Associate Director of U.S. Policy for nonprofit organization 350.org. "Humans are so adaptable....

Opinion: School grades are overrated

Opinion: School grades are overrated

Educated people throughout history like Thomas Jefferson, Aristotle and many others were not given “grades” in school. Now, in a world where college acceptance rates are shrinking, good grades are more vital than ever. What used to be a major accomplishment is now a...

A remote learning meltdown at Glen A. Wilson High School

A remote learning meltdown at Glen A. Wilson High School

Some days, I just want to drop everything and become a TikToker.  High school students in the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District are required to receive 240 minutes, or four hours, of virtual instruction each day. This does not include time spent on homework,...

Opinion: Bring back home economics

Opinion: Bring back home economics

Wake up. Brush teeth. Get ready. Get a bite of breakfast. Go to school. This is the basic routine for kids around the world. Going to school is necessary in order to be educated in writing, reading, and basic math. But what about the other subjects? Of all the classes...