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This American high school life: Peculiar phobias

This American high school life: Peculiar phobias

Almost everyone has a phobia. Some are just more peculiar than others. Prologue: “So describe a phobia you have.” “I absolutely cannot poop in public.” Yes. You read that right. Imagine the astonishment I had when I heard this during the interview, which was...

Spreading kindness the CSArts way

Spreading kindness the CSArts way

School confession pages are a widely used digital platform in which people can post opinions and questions anonymously. However, most users abusively use this platform to post the latest gossip and hate against a fellow student or group. At the California School of...

Let’s get political…but where?

Let’s get political…but where?

In the wake of an ever more divided political atmosphere, students often find themselves turning to the classroom setting to discuss politics. This discussion is one fraught with tension and conflicting viewpoints, and has thus left teachers with the responsibility to...

Immigration & Identity

Immigration & Identity

A feeling of anxiety exists in every immigrant child. Everyone has an immigrant story. As the daughter of immigrants, I’ve come to the conclusion that there are no “American” physical characteristics. The United States is a melting pot.   Though I was born and raised...

Yehuda Devir: Bringing life to art

Yehuda Devir: Bringing life to art

What’s better than merging real-life inspiration with a dream profession? Graphic designer and illustrator Yehuda Devir creates visuals based on everything he loves-- from posters to character designs. Art has always played a large part in Devir’s life. As a child, he...

The art of video editing

The art of video editing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CaY8GxHi_mE Do you ever watch a video and realize at the end that your jaw had literally dropped at the transitions and special effects of the video? Well, the person behind all of the astonishing elements is a video editor, an...