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Poem: I will never forget

Poem: I will never forget

  I remember listening to my mom’s romantic Spanish music, my dad’s cumbia band and my sister’s violin recitals. I remember listening to the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and early 2000s.   I remember eating the diversity of foods, from Mexican to Guatemalan, to...

Poem: My journey

Poem: My journey

Throughout my life, I’ve had many significant moments. Some that were fun/happy, and some that weren’t as good. I decided that I would express my feelings and memories through this poem. I want to share with you guys all those moments that I cherish, all those...

Opinion: E-scooters are a bad idea

Opinion: E-scooters are a bad idea

Electric scooters should not be used as a mode of transportation when going from one place to another. In an LA Times article called "Bird scooters — so much fun, so damn dangerous" by Robin Abcarian, she states that Bird scooters can be fun but at the same time...

Poem: East Los Angeles – Motivation and happiness

Poem: East Los Angeles – Motivation and happiness

I remember seeing a cop and gang shootout by my house and I can remember how scared and frightened I was. I remember thinking that these gangsters were bad people and deserved what happened to them. I remember hearing them argue about how they are going to pay their...

East LA students cast early ballots

East LA students cast early ballots

East LA students, including myself, went to the Norwalk County Registrar's Office to cast an early ballot, learn about voting and why it matters and to also help students under 18 pre-register to vote on October 26. I learned why voting really matters. It has a large...

Eminem Still the Greatest of Our Time

Eminem Still the Greatest of Our Time

Growing up, Eminem showed me that it was okay to be different — that if someone didn't like me, it was because I stood up for something. He showed me that you shouldn't be scared to say or do something because you're afraid other people wont like you for it. His music...

Movie Review: A Silent Voice

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...

Movie Review: “The Best Of Me”

Movie Review: “The Best Of Me”

Many people believe that “high school sweethearts” don’t exist; don’t get me wrong, neither do I. I feel like in high school we are young and stupid in love, but if you’re lucky enough you may find the man or woman of your dreams, until they mess up. The movie “The...