Venice High School

Two Olympians inducted into Coliseum Court of Honor

Two Olympians inducted into Coliseum Court of Honor

Olympians Joan Benoit Samuelson and Anita DeFrantz had their respective plaques unveiled at a ceremony at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during the morning of June 20. Benoit and DeFrantz are the second and third individual women to be inducted into the Court of...

A letter to those accepted, rejected, waitlisted, or waiting for college decisions

The wait for college acceptances

Dec. 14, 2016. I clicked "submit" on the Common Application for two schools. Smiling with relief, I leaned back in my chair. Then, I thought, now what? I have to wait for three whole months? Yes, many college application deadlines have passed. Now, like me, seniors...

A letter to those accepted, rejected, waitlisted, or waiting for college decisions

Exploring a major for college

A question that is on a lot of high school students' minds: What am I going to do in college? What am I going to major in? It's a question worth taking a lot of time to investigate. The journey always varies for every student. For some, they've already had a clear...

A letter to those accepted, rejected, waitlisted, or waiting for college decisions

Campus tour of Michigan State provides a lot of information

I went on my first ever college campus tour at Michigan State. Located in East Lansing, it was established as an agricultural college in 1855. The neighborhood around MSU was like a little community. Students had easy access to restaurants with any cuisine to appease...

Falling in love with Nepal

Falling in love with Nepal

During my time in Nepal, I saw the sun rise over the Himalayas and set over the mountains bordering India. I felt the summer sun and monsoon rain toil with my skin, and I let black smog coat my face just to feel the breeze as we raced through mountain highways. I...

Women in science: Vicky Yamamoto

Women in science: Vicky Yamamoto

Dr. Vicky Yamamoto is a cancer research scientist at the University of Southern California. Yamamoto works in the field of translational science, which takes findings from basic science and studies how these can be applied in the clinical setting. She specializes in...

A letter to those accepted, rejected, waitlisted, or waiting for college decisions

Is social networking just a big popularity contest?

Social networking is a totally different world from the world in which people interact face to face. Teens can quickly post a photo with a status, post, and wait while all of the likes fly in. To me, it looks like a popularity contest, where friends can instantly see...