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
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?
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
Disclaimer: this is not a hate letter to brunettes. Dear Brown Hair, I've been thinking about you for quite some time now. I mean you're always in the back of my mind but it's been particularly hard to deal with your presence this week. It's all because you were adressed last Tuesday in second period physics. … Continue reading A Letter to Brown Hair
Los Angeles may be short on water, but it’s certainly not short on taco places. For Angelenos looking for a new taco restaurant, I recommend B.S. Taqueria on 7th Street in Downtown L.A. Chef Ray Garcia takes an untraditional approach to tacos, drawing his inspiration from Los Angeles culture. If you’re looking for a new … Continue reading Discover LA: B.S. Taqueria
..According to Lilou Redon. Building character is difficult and growth often comes slowly. If you are unsure of how to develop your character, follow these simple 15 steps: Survive Junior year. Accidentally stumble into a fist fight and maybe get hit in the face. Work in a field picking apples. Be vegan for a month. … Continue reading How to Build Character
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