Discover LA: Body Worlds

The human body is a remarkable thing. Body Worlds: Pulse is an exhibition at the California Science Center that shows a comprehensive and informative view of what our anatomy looks like and how it works. Over 200 plastinated specimens are on display, with full human bodies posed to be playing football, doing the splits, dancing, … Continue reading Discover LA: Body Worlds


Is It Always Better to Attend a More Selective University?

Universities are often judged by their acceptance rates. The idea is that the more students a university rejects, the better the university is. High school administrators, teachers, and parents pressure students to attend the most selective universities they can get in to. Students are convinced that earning degrees from prestigious educational institutions will guarantee happiness … Continue reading Is It Always Better to Attend a More Selective University?

The Sound of Silence

There are many parallels between the recent French and American presidential elections.  Like Hillary Clinton, the French president Emmanuel Macron had his emails hacked.  In addition, Macron ran against Marine Le Pen, France’s far-right candidate who is comparable to Donald Trump. However, one of the most striking differences in the two elections--besides the outcomes--is France’s … Continue reading The Sound of Silence

Hit the Chank with Biscotti: The International Woman

Calling all international women and hitters of the chank: this past January, rapper and songwriter Biscotti dropped the music video for her iconic track, “Hit the Chank”. Biscotti---Harvard University student, former Editor-in-Chief of New West Press, and internet sensation---shares her thoughts and inspirations in this exclusive interview with the Press.   New West Press: What are … Continue reading Hit the Chank with Biscotti: The International Woman