Education

What LAUSD students need from a new superintendent

What LAUSD students need from a new superintendent

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is searching for a new superintendent, whose job is to run the school district and make recommendations to the Los Angeles Board of Education. Current superintendent Michelle King is retiring in June, and LAUSD needs a...

The debate over gun control and school shootings

The debate over gun control and school shootings

With the recent school shooting in Broward County, Florida there has been a big debate over gun control and gun safety. The spark of the debate has been brewing the past few years; with this recent shooting, it has just boiled over. 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz walked...

Immigration & a new life

Immigration & a new life

She came to this country illegally, but is now influencing the minds of teenagers. She spends her days from 8 a.m until 3:25 p.m. with high school students at Los Angeles River School and then goes home to her two kids, Matthew, 17, and Marylu, 13. My Spanish teacher,...

“Chromatic Fire” at MOCA—The art of reality

“Chromatic Fire” at MOCA—The art of reality

Placed aside in Los Angeles's Museum of Contemporary Art in a room alone, an art piece is displayed in a powerful and impactful manner, that leaves students attending a field trip inflicted with a whole different perspective of society. “Lurid, macabre combination of...

The debate over gun control and school shootings

Fearsome Trek

Walking through a nice cut paved street with life everywhere, dogs walking, plants growing, waving hello with their paws and leaves. Lamp posts lighting the way, it seems so cheerful with people I know, holding their hands, and food, out to me. No worries on my mind....