Creative Writing

Poem: I remember falling in love in East LA

Poem: I remember falling in love in East LA

I remember standing outside of class and him looking at me like I was the only girl in the room. I remember smiling and giggling nervously as I entered class feeling his eyes still on me. I remember him observing me for days looking for a way to approach me. I...

Poem: Remembrance

Poem: Remembrance

I remember the pain of being hit by a softball in my face for the first time. I remember sneaking off at midnight to have a taco nearby. I remember having the cold bitter air strike my face in the wake of December. I remember eating my first burrito from La Azteca and...

Should the U.S enact mandatory voting laws?

Should the U.S enact mandatory voting laws?

I believe the United should not enact mandatory voting laws, because it would be unconstitutional; it would go against the first amendment and it would make people pay fines for not voting. People that don't vote is because they either feel that it is not worth it, or...

Should the U.S enact mandatory voting laws?

Movie Review: A Silent Voice

“A Silent Voice” is an animated teen drama movie that was premiered in Japan on September 17, 2016. The movie is about a girl who goes through a lot because of her classmates, even though another classmate ends up going through the same thing. This a very unique movie...

Poem: This is my city, this is L.A.

Poem: This is my city, this is L.A.

I remember the dazzling lights in the cold chilly night The gleams of white and yellow lights bellow the tippy top of hazard hill You can smell the sweet scent of churros when the flamboyant street vendor goes by You can smell the rich history of the buildings as you...

The identity of a Latina in the community of East L.A.

The identity of a Latina in the community of East L.A.

My identity that stands out the most would be being Latina. Being Latina has made me bilingual and that’s pretty cool being able to speak two languages. Being Latina in a way shows some of my personality. Being Latina makes me a part of a group of people who have...

Should the U.S enact mandatory voting laws?

South Central, my home my community

The thing that most stands out more about my identity is my personality. I’m outgoing and easygoing, and people pretty much see others' personality to see how they really are. Personalities stand out to me more. Part of my life has been impacted by the community that...

Should the U.S enact mandatory voting laws?

My identity and community

The identity that I think stands out the most from me would be being Latina/Hispanic. I think being Latina/Hispanic is a good because it has made me bilingual and it’s useful. Being a Latina gets to show some of my personality and makes me a part of people who have...