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Holocaust survivor Joseph Alexander visits DPMHS

Valeria Luquin | December 17, 2019

Silence fell over the audience of students as Holocaust survivor Joseph Alexander told his story of surviving 12 concentration camps during a five-year span and losing all of his immediate family. 

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California becomes first state to implement late start time in schools

Valeria Luquin | November 5, 2019

A new law passed by Gov. Gavin Newsom regarding a later start time in middle and high schools has created mixed opinions among students and staff. 

“I think it’s a great idea. I think it’s going…

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Vaping outbreak worries students

Valery Barrera | October 25, 2019


Inhale. Hold. Exhale.

Youth vaping rates have been on the rise since 2017, with rates doubling in 2019, leaving parents concerned for their child’s health.

“The impact on the students…

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Musicians gear up for Daniel Pearl World Music Day

Sara Marquez | October 23, 2019

The fall leaves gather onto the courtyards and songs make their way through the hallways as the musicians get ready for the 10th Annual World Music Day this Thursday night.

Courtyard 1 South is…

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Opinion: Major brands, celebrities’ lack of originality belittle lesser-known designers

Daniela Rangel | September 27, 2019

Ariana Grande’s recent lawsuit against Forever 21 is being called hypocritical but this isn’t a new topic for the singer/songwriter.

“Ariana should give me a cut of that 10M since her team literally…

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Gabino twins take on college one year early

Alliana Samonte | March 19, 2019

Sisters Nicole and Leticia Gabino are anything but average juniors. After taking several college courses during the past three years to fulfill graduation requirements, the twin sisters are able to walk…

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First black LAUSD superintendent Michelle King dies at 57

Kirsten Cintigo | February 7, 2019

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) announced that former Superintendent Michelle King died Saturday at the age of 57 from cancer.

King served as LAUSD superintendent from January 2016…

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Student attendance decreases as teachers’ strike moves to day two

Farah Faiza | January 23, 2019

While teachers across Los Angeles are protesting for their rights and better public education, a fraction of their students sit in classrooms while others stay at home. All of them are left to wonder…

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30,000 educators all over LAUSD strike in efforts to help schools

Itzel Luna | January 23, 2019

They went on strike for the first time in 30 years today, spurred on with visible support from parents and students.

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Women Move LA during second annual Young Women’s Assembly

Farah Faiza | November 8, 2018

More than half a thousand girls from the Los Angeles County were urged to share their stories and change the world at this year’s second annual Young Women’s Assembly.

Mayor of Los Angeles Eric…

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