Applicants participate in multicultural fair

Applicants participate in multicultural fair

As a way to share the experience of being a student of color on campus, 34 Student Ambassadors hosted a Multicultural Fair on Jan. 26 for prospective students and their families. Parents got a chance to sit down with the Director of Admissions Aaron Mieszczanski and the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Janine Jones […]

A Fight for Equality: Activists, politicians participate in third annual Women’s March

A Fight for Equality: Activists, politicians participate in third annual Women’s March

Thousands of people hit the streets of downtown Los Angeles sporting pink hats and rainbow flags to participate in the third annual Women’s March Jan. 19. Similar rallies were also held in Washington D.C., San Francisco, Chicago, Houston and New York. Participants of the Los Angeles event arrived at Pershing Square at 8:30 a.m. and […]

When It Rains, It Pours: UTLA teachers go on strike against LAUSD

When It Rains, It Pours: UTLA teachers go on strike against LAUSD

The streets were a sea of red. As Aaron Rovinsky (University High School ’19) maneuvered his car down crowded boulevards in downtown Los Angeles, he watched as streams of teachers, students and parents marched toward the Los Angeles Unified School District Board headquarters. Sporting scarlet ponchos and clasping colorful umbrellas, the protesters extended for tens […]

Reconciling the past: Former Nazi and Holocaust survivor share their experiences during WWII

Reconciling the past: Former Nazi and Holocaust survivor share their experiences during WWII

In an effort to inspire future change, former German Nazi Ursula Martens and Holocaust survivor Erika Jacoby shared their different experiences during World War II at an all-school assembly Wednesday. Xenia Bernal ’19 hosted the speakers in partnership with the Righteous Conversations Project, a program of the non-profit organization Remember Us. Bernal said that, in […]

Project Coordinator speaks to La Femme

Project Coordinator speaks to La Femme

Jasmine Elbarbary, a Project Coordinator for the City of Los Angeles, spoke to La Femme Monday to educate students with the skills needed to run for public office and to discuss the youth programs that the city offers. Elbarbary, who works in the Department of Neighborhood and Empowerment, told students about two programs: Civic Youth […]

Government shutdown impacts school community

Government shutdown impacts school community

When Sam’s* friends first told him about the government shutdown during winter break, he was initially shocked by the news. His disbelief, however, quickly turned into concern as he thought about the thousands of government employees who would be without pay. The government shutdown began at midnight on Dec. 21, which caused all non-essential federal […]

JCL places at Latin SCRAM

JCL places at Latin SCRAM

Members of the Junior Classical League won first place at the Open Certamen at their first Southern California Regional Amici Madness convention at Woodbridge High School on Dec. 1. Students participated in workshops, impromptu art projects and a quiz bowl on classic-related subjects. Co-consuls Taia Cheng ’19 and Ben Beckman ’19, both on the JCL […]

Mock Trial team completes season

Mock Trial team completes season

The Mock Trial team ended their season after a loss to Monroe High School in the quarterfinals Nov. 28. They ranked within the top twelve high schools that competed in the annual Los Angeles County Mock Trial competition, which took place at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse. Additionally, courtroom artist Esther Grover ’19 received a Los […]