Reseda High School

Opinion: After Parkland, what’s next?

Opinion: After Parkland, what’s next?

On the issue of school shootings, as a student, I have felt that Congress has failed us ever since Sandy Hook. After every mass shooting since then, I have found myself only more disappointed at Congress’ inability to act. But in order for Congress or anybody for that...

A conversation with a 17-year-old Amateur Climatologist

A conversation with a 17-year-old Amateur Climatologist

Edgar McGregor is more than just a 17-year-old in the world, he offers hope to all of us as a self-proclaimed amateur climatologist. Unlike other environmentalists, he was first interested in exactly how climate change affected the world meteorologically but the magic...

Opinion: Personal Response to the State of the Union

Opinion: Personal Response to the State of the Union

On January 30, President Donald J. Trump addressed Congress in a special joint session of Congress known as the State of the Union. After watching his speech for an hour, I also viewed the official Democratic response from Rep. Joe Kennedy III. Let me start with what...

Understanding financial aid award letters

Understanding financial aid award letters

Money. Money. Money. If you are anything like me right now, that should have caught your attention. For most individuals in the college admission process,  cost can be one of the most important factors in making a smart and responsible college decision. If a college...

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome This Year

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome This Year

Do you ever find yourself asking if you're good enough? As students, nothing scares us most than being singled out as a fake, a fraud, an impostor. More often than not, you fit in, but you somehow can't feel like you do. This fear takes many forms, with you somehow...

Nature’s Role in My Life

Nature’s Role in My Life

“Who made the world? Who made the swan and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper?” -Mary Oliver Throughout history, nature has acted as a muse to all humanity from poets like Mary Oliver to transcendentalists like Emerson, as well as to preservationists like John...