Introverted, not incapable

With 30 students crowded into an English classroom, I felt like everyone was looking over my shoulder. In each of our dean meetings, we were completing a personality test, trying to identify our traits and how we are seen in the world. As I filled out questions there was a common thread between all of […]

Gregory to step down

After 46 years at the school, Director of Admission Elizabeth Gregory Riordan will be stepping down from her position to focus more time on public education and her new marriage to Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan. “I just felt that it was time for me to spend a little more time with my husband,” Gregory […]

City holds parking hearing

The Parking, Safety and Athletic Improvement Project is waiting for the City Planning Commission’s approval to move forward after the Aug. 8 hearing, where attendees were able to voice their concerns. The hearing addressed traffic, safety, the environment and the community, giving both Save Coldwater Canyon supporters and those in favor of the project an […]

Alum advances in congressional primary to face fellow Democrat

With a national government debating a Republican healthcare proposal and broad tax cuts, Robert Lee Ahn ’94 is seeking to become the newest member of the House of Representatives, representing California’s 34th district. Ahn, a lawyer, former LA city planning commissioner and Democrat, will face State Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez in the special election June 6 […]

Pornstream: Is Porn Okay?

Pornstream: Is Porn Okay?

Tim’s ’18* mom walks into his room as Pornhub.com was displayed on his computer screen. He quickly shuts it as his face begins to feel hot and turns bright red with embarrassment. He nervously disregards the pornographic video as a random pop-up. While his mom’s face erupts in anger, Tim is confused as he had […]

Public hearings will address concerns about parking structure

President Rick Commons announced in an email that there will be four to five public hearings for members of the community to discuss the parking structure project later this spring. Commons said that concerns about safety, parking and the environment will be addressed in the hearings and hopes that supporters of the project will come […]

Outcast

Outcast

In the school’s production of “West Side Story” last year, Elizabeth Edel ’16, a white student, played the role of Maria, the lead female character, and a Latina. “The hardest part about Maria specifically was that her nationality was such a big part of her storyline, so it wasn’t just an aside that didn’t have […]

Speaker discusses the effects of porn on society

Speaker discusses the effects of porn on society

Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at Wheelock College Gail Dines spoke at junior class meeting about how porn affects students and the hypersexualization of today’s culture. Dines specializes in the study of pornography and published “Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality”. Dines is also the founder and President of Culture Reframed, which is […]

Former diplomat speaks about foreign service

Former diplomat speaks about foreign service

Former ambassador Allen Holmes, father of history teacher Katherine Holmes-Chuba, spoke about his experiences working with high ranking foreign officials to AP United States Government and Politics and AP Human Geography classes. Holmes served as the Ambassador to Portugal during the Reagan administration, United States Assistant Secretary of State for Political and Military Affairs also […]

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