Opinion

Dump Trump?

Dump Trump?

With the elections covering all news outlets, it is becoming more and more difficult for citizens to figure out which candidate they should be voting for come November. Many feel Republican candidate Donald Trump should win and others believe he is not suitable to be the President. Whichever the case, the results in November are highly anticipated.

Send a Letter!

Send a Letter!

With communication becoming so instantaneous, the number of handwritten letters have decreased significantly. The act of letter writing has become somewhat obsolete as communication has become short as well. As a result some people are hoping that letter writing becomes more of a popular thing because it may be the solution to getting people to feel a little bit more about what they are writing.

Opinion: The Hallyu Wave is Affecting Many

Opinion: The Hallyu Wave is Affecting Many

The Hallyu Wave is hot and has done great things for the spread of Korean culture throughout the world. However, there is a dark side to this gained popularity because people, particularly young teenagers are spending large amount of time, energy, and money keeping up with the Hallyu Wave and trends. This can be a problem because such large amounts of time can be spent doing other productive things. Particular for teenagers, they should be spending a majority of their time studying.

Community, School, and Church

Why Boarding School?

Why Boarding School?

As the summer is winding down, rising freshmen are feeling a range of emotions: excitement, anxiety, uncertainty. This is the time in a student’s life when he or she or the parents may ask — private or public? Or boarding school? Not every student is guaranteed to benefit from boarding schools. But, the proactive environment […]

The Magic of LDC

The Magic of LDC

Every year, the American Red Cross hosts LDC, or Leadership Development Camp. And each year, there are those who don’t want to go, but are forced to. However, although many are nervous and expect to have a boring time, more times than not, they are proven wrong.   LDC is different from other camps. Kids […]

PV Habit Burger and Chipotle Finally Opens!

PV Habit Burger and Chipotle Finally Opens!

The city of Palos Verdes may be a friendly and peaceful one, but when it comes to social events, many residents find it difficult to find somewhere they haven’t dined at ten times. This is just one of the few reasons why the grand opening of both the Habit Burger & Grill and Chipotle sparked […]

Society, Politics, Culture, and Lifestyle

Students Share Love in Guatemala

Students Share Love in Guatemala

  Summer is the time when some people go on cruises to faraway islands or go scuba-diving in the deepest oceans. Some prepare for the next school year or start studying for standardized tests. For others, the time is used to go on mission trips and help people who are less fortunate. This summer, 21 […]

North Korea Launches Missile Tests

North Korea Launches Missile Tests

North Korea fired two ballistic missiles on August 3. One of the missiles landed in the Sea of Japan, while the other exploded on launch. US and South Korean officials stated that the missiles were launched in defiance of the United Nations (U.N.) Security Council sanctions, according to CNN News. The US Strategic Command presumed […]

Plagiarism: the Trump Edition

Plagiarism: the Trump Edition

On July 18, 2016 at the Republican National Convention, Melania Trump’s speech gave a lasting impression on America for all the wrong reasons. Not long after she had given the speech, many viewers, particularly Jarret Hill, a journalist, noticed that parts of her speech sounded a very similar to First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech during […]

Korea, Koreans, and Korean Americans

Ed Royce on Korea’s Reunification

Ed Royce on Korea’s Reunification

On August 1st, United States Representative Ed Royce visited Oxford hotel in Koreatown to discuss the current status on the reunification of North and South Korea. The seminar, held by the National Unification Advisory Council, was open to people of all ages, and many high school and college students attended to listen to his speech […]

2016 KCON LA Is on Its Way!

2016 KCON LA Is on Its Way!

KCON 2016 has come and gone and it has gathered people from near and far in order to experience the Korean Culture but also Korean Pop. The convention that featured many events such as cultural events but the main event was held Saturday and Sunday evening as the stage lit with artists and fan meet and greets

Korea Demands Warning Pictures on Cigarette Packagings

Korea Demands Warning Pictures on Cigarette Packagings

South Korea is among the countries who have a high smoking rate. Many people in South Korea smoke and the Ministry of Health and Welfare are very concerned. They have tried many different methods in order to reduce the amount of smoking in the country but have not necessarily succeeded. So the Ministry has decided to try a different method in which the dangers of smoking are photographed on the packaging. Some believe it will be effective while other don’t.

Media, Sports, Food, and Entertainment

Sexist Ads Continue to Exist

Sexist Ads Continue to Exist

A recent ad from clothing company Gap has been criticized for promoting gender stereotypes. The ad depicts a boy, wearing a shirt with Albert Einstein, as “the little scholar” whose “future starts now.” The girl in the ad however is wearing a pink and white sweater while being portrayed as “the social butterfly” who will […]

The Domestic Violence Problem of Professional Athletes

The Domestic Violence Problem of Professional Athletes

On July 27th, pro football linebacker Nigel Bradham, of the Philadelphia Eagles, was arrested in Miami after physically assaulting a hotel employee.  According to the police report, Bradham complained to the hotel worker about the service.  The incident escalated when the defendant, without provocation, struck the victim with a closed fist. The victim, who suffered […]

Can Verizon Go Big with Yahoo?

Can Verizon Go Big with Yahoo?

Recently, Yahoo’s 21 year history as an independent corporation came to an end. Verizon Wireless has already paid, in full cash, a staggering $4.83 billion dollars to take ownership of Yahoo, a seemingly integral part of the web. After all, many regard Yahoo as one of the several “Internet giants,” which also include companies such […]

Science, Technology, Health, and the Environment

Dangerous Bee Decline

Dangerous Bee Decline

Since 2006, beekeepers have been noticing that the populations of their honeybees have been dying off at alarmingly fast rates. This phenomenon has been happening all throughout the country and the world. According to a research team led by Insu Koh at the University of Vermont, California’s Central Valley is one of the few agricultural […]

DNA Barcoding

DNA Barcoding

DNA Barcoding is an innovative way of identifying species by utilizing very short standardized DNA fragments of the species being studied. Since we have a distinctively rich biodiversity on our planet, DNA barcoding will allow scientists to match unknown species with previously documented barcodes on an online database. This method also allows taxonomists to easily […]

New study proves warmth prevents colds

New study proves warmth prevents colds

Science is now proving that indeed staying warm does help cure the common cold. Scientists are finding that warmer blood temperatures help people who are infected with the common cold by creating certain enzymes that fight the virus off. Discoveries such as this gives hope for the future that the cure for the common cold might be right around the corner