By Isabella Welling On October 5, I woke up ready for the thrill of an exciting and bug-free retreat. Just kidding, I knew that when I woke up that early Thursday morning, I was ready to go back to sleep and I didn’t want to face the bumpy and uncomfortable bus ride to Simi Valley. Am
By Caroline Lopez For those of you who don’t familiarize yourself with the Dodgers or follow baseball much, right now, the L.A Dodgers and the Chicago Cubs are competing for a spot in the World Series. The Dodgers are currently 2-0, with game 3 of the series being pitched by Dodger’s Yu Darvish and Cub’s
By Jacqueline Yipp Life is pretty short, if you think about it. I mean, we have less than a hundred years to do anything our hearts desire, which if you ask me, doesn’t seem like it’s a lot of time. And I have a lot of things I want to accomplish. After all, the world
By Jane Avery When scrolling through your suggested films, tv shows, and documentaries on Netflix to find something to watch, it can get pretty overwhelming. Do I want this experience to evoke gut crushing laughter or a tragic meltdown of mascara-tainted tears? Do I want to gain a novel and profoundly heartbreaking devotion to destroying
By Maddy Kirschenbaum Looking for a place to hang out in LA with your friends that’s fun and affordable? I’ve got the place for you! One of Los Angeles’ hidden treasures is The Last Bookstore. Located on the corner of 5th and Spring, only blocks away from Kazu Nori (hand roll sushi bar),
By Ronni Husmann Her wrinkled and fatigued hands offer me a clear plastic bag full of those homemade dried mangoes she’s praised for in her village. I bow and mutter, “Akon”, not sure if my pronunciations are close to accurate, let alone if that’s even the right word to say. She laughs at my attempt
By Siena Giljum It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We’re back to hitting the books, regretting warm outfit choices by the afternoon, seeking any and all air conditioned refuge, and counting the days until the next holiday. What, that doesn’t sound like an autumnal paradise to you? Unfortunately the fall solstice is
With the holidays just around the corner, fourth graders answer your submitted questions.