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Homelessness in LA: What Can We Do About It?

Homelessness in LA: What Can We Do About It?

“There are an estimated 553,742 people in the United States experiencing homelessness on a given night, according to the most recent national point-in-time estimate (January 2017). This represents a rate of approximately 17 people experiencing homelessness per every...

College Signing Day — Seniors of 2018

College Signing Day — Seniors of 2018

Four years ago, I would have never pictured this moment — the moment we as seniors announce our future plans on College Signing Day. The day we students of LA River and SOHDA declare our future plans we are about to embark upon how much we have grown, making decisions...

Op-Ed: Paying dues

Op-Ed: Paying dues

The season of filing taxes has come and gone, taking with it a fresh new taxpayer. For me especially it was the first time I filed my taxes using a W-2 form, which is a form given to employees from employers. For many young working adults, who worked in the previous...

‘Hair’ — An Ecals and SoHDA Production

‘Hair’ — An Ecals and SoHDA Production

Los Angeles — It was a Friday night on April 27, the sun had just began to set, emitting a sky of pink and orange; but in the Sotomayor multipurpose room, everything lit up like a firework. Lights, camera, action. Hair, the musical revolves around the 1960 era of...

Review: Live and Learn — ‘Rise’

Review: Live and Learn — ‘Rise’

“Rise” is a new teenage drama series shown on NBC. Yes, they dropped some inappropriate scenes and language more than a couple of times. Yes, the English teacher takes over the theater department and has to come up with a new production he wants to portray, but it may...

It’s a Cole world

It’s a Cole world

There are many artists today making a huge impact on young teen minds. Hip-hop artists like Kendrick Lamar, Logic and Bas are some of the most well known. But, there’s one artist making an influence all around the United States and there is a lot of excitement:...

Opinion: No more Toys ‘R’ Us

Opinion: No more Toys ‘R’ Us

You’ve been living your whole life with Toys "R" Us right? Well there might be a chance many kids in the United States won’t be able to get the same experience as you did. Toys R Us has been around for six decades, and now 800 stores in the U.S. are going to close. On...