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The Mirror

Lost on the map: The state of geography in America

By Skylie Molina and Delmis Vaquerano May 17, 2024
The United States is lacking in geography education in comparison to other more developed countries, as mocked by online videos.
Detoxing: How to retake control of your life

Detoxing: How to retake control of your life

By Joel Nam, Opinion Editor May 15, 2024
The abuse of cheap thrills and addictive products has become all too common in today's society. Taking a break from these destructive habits can liberate both the mind and body.
Armenians have been wronged, and it’s time to talk about it

Armenians have been wronged, and it’s time to talk about it

By Diana Akopian Apr 23, 2024
Armenians have always had to fight for their right to live. Every year on April 24, American Armenians protest for recognition and to seek justice for the Armenian Genocide.
The peculiar nighttime spectacle of dreams continue to confound us with their fleeting, mystifying images.

Dreamland discoveries: The secrets behind our dreams

By Abigail Kim, Staff Apr 17, 2024
Dreams are a bizarre phenomenon that continue to puzzle humanity with their elusive nature, but research shows that dreams may contribute to memory formation and other forms of psychological healing.
 DAZED & CONFUSED The i-Ready has been criticized for adjusting lesson plans for students based on their performance on the diagnostic test. Many never go back on the website to actually take those courses.

i-Ready or not, here it comes: LAUSD’s new standardized test kindles controversy

By Baron Kim, Staff Apr 16, 2024
The i-Ready exam has frustrated many students and staff over its length and irrelevancy.
The nearby Saint Elizabeth Church has put up a sign prohibiting skaters and other solicitors from hanging out around the premises of the church.

Locked out: Exclusionary tactics in urban design

By Delmis Vaquerano, Staff Apr 3, 2024
Hostile architecture is a design technique employed in urban environments to guide, discourage or outright exclude certain behaviors or individuals, resulting in detrimental social effects for the surrounding community.
Black History timeline: The Civil Rights Movement

Black History timeline: The Civil Rights Movement

By Baron Kim and Haik Ushaglyan Feb 23, 2024
Learn about how the civil rights movement has affected millions of Africans Americans over the past century through our timeline.
ENOUGH ALREADY These last few months have been very stressful on students. Many really need a break.

Calming down the monkey mind

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief Nov 7, 2020
Feeling stressed and anxious? Here are 5 tips that may help you out!
Dance Company performing before the Homecoming game

Stepping it up: How Dance Company keeps on performing in quarantine

By Beverly Regino, Creative Director May 15, 2020
Due to the covid-19 outbreak, band, dance and theater performances have been put into a halt. However, Dance Company is finding ways to keep on dancing.
No Small Feat: A recognition of female achievers around the world

No Small Feat: A recognition of female achievers around the world

Mar 31, 2020
To celebrate the last day of Women's History Month, Sandra Sanchez recognizes female achievers around the world.
Your view: Covid-19

Your view: Covid-19

By The Mirror Opinion Staff Mar 12, 2020
Students share what they think of the current coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus, Influenza, Whooping Cough Target: You

Coronavirus, Influenza, Whooping Cough Target: You

By Mhar Tenorio and Ani Tutunjyan Feb 13, 2020
How you can be targeted by the coronavirus, the flu and the whooping cough.
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