“Even though our department is full of creative people, it can be a little bit hard to get original ideas out of us,” says Lucy White, a senior in the Van Nuys High School choir. “We are teenagers, so we have some self-esteem things,” she explains. Luckily the L.A. Master...
Having charisma and confidence playing a sport is always key, but when you add dance moves to that, you get a technical foul. One high school senior was feeling really good about himself and wanted to go out with a bang on Senior Night, so in the middle of a play, he started dancing while dribbling […]
Ever seen moves on the court so brutal, so soul-destroying that the refs have to call a technical for taunting to save a kid from embarrassment? You’re about to. Senior Night Tonight ! Ima Miss High School I Graduate this year ! OurShow More Summary
Tyshawn Johnson, a senior at Kent County High School in Maryland and evidently a popular Vine Teen, turned the hardwood into a dance floor before getting T’d up by a referee who loathes joy and human expression. Read more...
Retired Vice Adm. Robert Harward, now a senior executive at Lockheed Martin, would have brought decades of experience in the demanding, highly selective world of Navy SEALs to one of the country’s most senior national security roles. Trump asked for Flynn’s resignation Monday night following reports that Flynn had misled Vice President Pence about his […]
Poetess Stella Binion has just entered the throes of adulthood but she’s wholly grasped the burdens of being a black woman in America. In her poem “Black Girls Be Boxing,” the 18-year-old high school senior uses the sport of boxing as...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, LAist reported that party photographer extraordinaire Mark Hunter, better known as the Cobrasnake, was a high school classmate of current White House senior advisor Stephen Miller. Miller has been in the public eye...Show More Summary
Key trends from a national survey of high school seniors on what they do and do not know about paying for college.
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Accompanying the new 10 Highly Cited Articles Collection, PLOS ONE Senior Editor, Eric Martens discusses the history of citations in the journal’s 10 year history. PLOS ONE launched 10 years ago with an exciting
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is investigating the death Saturday of an 18-year-old Santa Monica High School student. Kelly Cano, a senior, was a member of the school’s choir and swim team, according to a statement from the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. She is...
On the eve of Black History Month, a teacher and her 70 high school seniors traveled from Baltimore city to visit the recently opened National Museum of African American History and Culture celebrate the launch of a new digital African...Show More Summary
Ice Cube and Charlie Day are bringing all the laughs with their latest film Fist Fight! On the last day of the year, mild-mannered high school English teacher Andy Campbell (Day) is trying his best to keep it together amidst senior pranks, a dysfunctional administration and budget cuts that put jobs on the line. But [...]
There is a large readiness gap for U.S. high school seniors preparing to go to college. Nearly 70 percent of students entering a community college need to participate in a remediation class for math or English. However, one company is using technology to reshape the one-size-fits-all approach to education. Show More Summary
High school senior Alexis Boatfield got all glammed up to take her senior picture. She sat smiling and posing in front of a colorful and decorated graffiti wall. It wasn't until the senior photo was selected and printed that Alexis noticed something wrong. Show More Summary
LaMelo Ball is a superstar in the making and currently a sophomore at Chino Hills high school and UCLA is where he’ll be headed after his senior year just like his older brother, Lonzo Ball, who is currently there. On Tuesday, LaMelo Ball scored an ridiculous 92 points in Chino Hills’ 146-123 win over Los Osos High going 30-for-39 and […]
It’s safe to say that Atlanta United U-18 forward (and high school senior) Lagos Kunga has had a pretty solid start to his 2017. Not only was he one of seven youth players to be called up to the senior squad for preseason training in January, but he also made coach Brad Friedel’s U-19 USMNT camp as well. Show More Summary
VW has paid a deservedly high price for its emission scandal, with more than $20 billion in total fines, having suffered severe damage to its reputation, and with some of its senior management in the process of being prosecuted. Today many consumers around the world want nothing to do with VW, wondering if its brand can be trusted. Show More Summary