A Project for Better Journalism chapter


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 […]

Why you should donate hair

February 15, 2019 5:27am | Chelsea Maynard

When you think about donating stuff, what’s the first thing that crosses your mind? Toys, clothes – maybe books? Well, something a lot of people don’t think of is donating hair. But why should you donate hair? Hair donations go mainly to people who have […]

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. As 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 […]

Federal Government Shutdown of 2018-2019

January 28, 2019 4:33pm | Amol Shome

(At the time this was written, the government shutdown had been ongoing for 30 days.) Eight days ago, the US federal government’s shutdown officially became the longest in history, outlasting the 21-day long 1995-96 shutdown during the Clinton presidency. The current shutdown was initiated by […]

From Culver to a Worldwide Brand

January 28, 2019 4:33pm | Samuel Schuette

Jordan Bentley is a 2014 Culver City High School graduate who has found success in his streetwear brand known as Hypland. Bentley recently visited CCHS to speak to a group of students in the College & Career Center. Inspired by popular brands such as Supreme, […]

The R Kelly Docu-Series is only the Beginning

January 19, 2019 5:47am | Naiima Paul

To most of the public- especially African-American communities- R Kelly is a well-known figure. He has had a long-standing career as an R&B hitmaker, creating such memorable tracks as “Ignition Remix” and “Step in the Name of Love.” Throughout his career, however, he has been […]

Ode to a College App

January 16, 2019 2:56am | Natalie Richardson

Oh college apps, How you’ve forsaken me. You give me the hope of a brighter future yet strip me of my sanity. My stress is incalculable, and I never get to sleep. You demand letters of rec and all of my money   I’m left […]

A New Status Quo in the North Korea-United States Standoff

January 15, 2019 7:50pm | Brandon Kim

It might be hard to believe, considering the very real possibility of nuclear war just last summer, but the last time North Korea conducted a nuclear missile test was just over a year ago: November 28, 2017. That doesn’t necessarily mean that the country hasn’t […]