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Volume 30

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How Misinformation and Conspiracy Spreads on TikTok

How Misinformation and Conspiracy Spreads on TikTok

Dylan Graff | June 8, 2021

Teenagers walk the halls of the Los Angeles Superior Courthouse in Van Nuys looking for the notorious courtroom where Erik and Lyle Menendez were found guilty of murder. While this may have been expected...

Karen Korematsu Speaks to Students on Asian Hate

Karen Korematsu Speaks to Students on Asian Hate

Dylan Graff | June 8, 2021

Almost 80 years ago, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, sending thousands of Japanese-American citizens into internment camps. These Americans were forced to pack all of their...

Wolverines Returns to Football After Postponed Season

Wolverines Returns to Football After Postponed Season

Dylan Graff | March 26, 2021

Just by taking a look beneath the bright lights of Ted Slavin Field, it is apparent that there is a different energy surrounding this years’ Wolverine football team. From the intensity of the drills...

The Mettle in Medal

The Mettle in Medal

Dylan Graff | March 26, 2021

If there’s one thing to know about Johnny Hooper, it is that he lives for the uphill battle. Although touted as one of the top young water polo players in the nation growing up, Hooper was cut from...

How a Year Without Sports Could Impact Student Athletes

How a Year Without Sports Could Impact Student Athletes

Dylan Graff | January 16, 2021

COVID-19 has had a profound effect on everyone, one of the largest groups being athletes. The NBA created a bubble in Orlando, the MLB incorporated constant testing, and the NFL utilized contact tracing...

Including New Students in a Virtual Classroom

Including New Students in a Virtual Classroom

Dylan Graff | December 18, 2020

On a normal first day of school, new students would usually be thinking about what lunch table to sit at, but this year has been extremely different for everyone. Unable to go to school and meet their...

Japanese-American Internment Camp Survivor Speaks to HW Students

Dylan Graff | November 20, 2020

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt passed Executive Order 9066 on Feb. 19, 1942, relocating thousands of Japanese American citizens into internment camps across the West Coast. Harvard-Westlake (HW) students...

Photo credit: Carol M. Highsmith

Safety Measures by LA Courts Might Change Law Forever

Dylan Graff | October 13, 2020

Walking into Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Downtown Los Angeles you may notice a few changes. The hallways are barren, the usual echoing talk is gone, and the few people you do see are wearing face coverings....

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