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I’m the change for myself and community

I’m the change for myself and community

One concrete step I am going to take to better myself is to be more independent. I am independent, but not at the point where I can do everything on my own. I have been dependent on others because I thought I couldn't do it by myself. I need to learn that everything...

I’m the change for myself and community

What changes bring

Change. Sometimes when we hear the word we can sometimes are frightened by it. If there were things that I would change about myself they would be to make myself a better person, how I respond or approach the situation rather than being irrational about it. Most...

Stop the hate

Stop the hate

Islamophobia (N.): dislike of or prejudice against Islam or Muslims, especially as a political force. Fourteen-year-old Tala Qasqas, sophomore, struggles every school day as a girl who is trying to receive an education, but finds it conflicting when people, like her...

My message: Give colored people a better life

My message: Give colored people a better life

Dear future president, Please do not forget about the vast number of Latinos who live in poor conditions. I’m honored to live in a country where every race has a chance at the opportunity to make a better life, but lately, many Americans have been blinded by...

My message: Promote kindness in a world ruled by fear

My message: Promote kindness in a world ruled by fear

Dear future president, As you ascend the podium as the next President of the United States of America, I ask you to keep my family safe. I’m the great-grandchild of immigrants who fled countries where they were horribly persecuted because of their Judaism. It’s...

Discrimination lawsuit against LAUSD

Discrimination lawsuit against LAUSD

Two anonymous notes were shoved inside James Anthony Scott’s locker, one scrawled with a gay slur on an orange paper leaf. The other warning him to get out "OR DIE!” Scott, 16, sued the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) for their lack of response to bullying...