A Project for Better Journalism chapter


CCHS Remembers the Parkland Tragedy After One Year

March 14, 2019 3:50pm | Devyn Hackett

On February 14th, 2018, a gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school in Parkland, Florida and opened fire for six minutes. In those six minutes, 17 innocent lives were lost. This tragedy sparked a youth led movement towards stricter gun laws and students all around […]

Super Mega Storm to Hit Cali

March 14, 2019 3:50pm | Meadow Vokes

For many Southern Californians, it is worrisome to learn that predictions from many scientists and experts have shown that the recurring rainfall hitting the West Coast is only a premonition of what’s to come. Not only has there been an increase in water filling the canals […]

Fire and Ice Dance: Where’s the School Spirit?

March 1, 2019 4:22pm | Naiima Paul

You might have heard about the winter formal that was scheduled to happen February 23rd. The Fire and Ice dance was ASB’s follow-up to Homecoming. It was a first time event, though planned to be a similar dance to last year’s glow-themed winter semi-formal. The […]

Ted Talks Come to Culver

February 26, 2019 1:59am | Amol Shome

This year’s series of talks at the Robert Frost auditorium encompassed a wide variety of interesting topics, ranging from the possibility of alien life to the lasting cultural significance of Vine. Aptitude vs. Grit — Lucky H. Lucky compared people who are born with a […]

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards: Recap

February 21, 2019 4:36pm | Naiima Paul

Music’s biggest celebration – the 61st Annual Grammy Awards – took place Sunday night. Despite big name performances and entertaining presentations, the night was relatively uneventful. Television ratings show the event had an all-time low viewership compared to Grammys in the past nine years. However, […]

Alright, Secretary Albright

February 19, 2019 7:41pm | Erin Krantz

On Wednesday February 6th, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright was interviewed by Larry Wilmore at the Robert Frost Auditorium as part of a tour to promote her new book: Fascism: A Warning. Several high school students were able to attend by winning free tickets […]

An Opportunity for Students – and the Environment

February 15, 2019 8:19pm | Brandon Kim

The sky lights up in red and orange as the sun sets over Baldwin Hills – and with it, another workday for the dedicated 40-some-odd students in L.A. Audubon’s state park-specific program for high schoolers. The Baldwin Hills Greenhouse Program isn’t the most well-known environmental […]

The Potter Play

February 15, 2019 5:24am | Ally Matheson

When you enter the Lyric Theatre in New York for the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, prepare yourself. You are about to enter a world filled with magic and mystery. The moment you enter this world of unknown, you are greeted by the magnificent […]

Teachers Strike For Better Everything

February 5, 2019 3:49am | Meadow Vokes

As has been well known not only across the state of California, but nationwide, the Los Angeles teachers union recently underwent a strike for many reasons, causing a major disruption in the large and very populated district. The strike went on for nine days after […]

2019 Oscar Noms: Complaints & Controversies

January 31, 2019 4:55pm | Naiima Paul

As we near the end of awards season, one of the biggest nights in Hollywood is fast approaching – the Academy Awards. The nominations were announced early January, though they received a slightly above average amount of backlash. The main points of discussion were the […]