Los Angeles High School of the Arts

College: The monster in our head

College: The monster in our head

In the process of trying to look good to colleges on paper, it’s easy to lose track of what’s real. Throughout my high school years, I felt the college-focused monster in my head growing bigger as I pushed my family and friends away to focus on school. I stopped...

Sleep paralysis: the monster that haunts my nights

Sleep paralysis: the monster that haunts my nights

One night, I was enjoying a peaceful sleep when I suddenly felt awake. My natural response was to open my eyes and reach for my phone to check the time. My eyes opened, but I was unable to move any other part of my body. I could clearly see my room illuminated by the...

Untold stories of biracial Asians in America

Untold stories of biracial Asians in America

Sometimes you can’t see someone’s race by looking at the color of their skin or the shape of their eyes. I used to think that it was hard to fit in in America as an Asian, but I recently noticed that my...

‘LAX Presents’ enables artists to shine

‘LAX Presents’ enables artists to shine

In an effort to bring visual and performing arts into the large public areas in Los Angeles World Airports, LAX is now presenting live music in terminals in conjunction with the art exhibitions that have been running for more than a decade. LAX, the fourth busiest...

The Museum of Jurassic Technology: An insight

The Museum of Jurassic Technology: An insight

At first glance, the gray building that encases the Museum of Jurassic Technology seems glaringly normal. But the moment after you step through the black door, you are taken into another world, one where everything you thought you knew about history is questioned. The...

COLA celebrates its 20th anniversary at LAMAG

COLA celebrates its 20th anniversary at LAMAG

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the City of Los Angeles Individual Fellowship Program (COLA) has opened an exhibition showcasing works created by COLA artists throughout the fellowship’s history. Every year, COLA awards $10,000 grants to artists seeking to...