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The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

Alexa Ballesteros

Alexa Ballesteros, Staff Writer

Alexa Ballesteros is an Opinion writer for The Mirror. She is a junior in her first year of journalism. Aside from writing articles, she writes personal poetry. She’s also a rock music enthusiast, specifically listening to the metal and punk subgenres. She is currently the Communications Director for the campus club, Disadvantaged Youth Aid. Alexa plans to go to a four-year university and major in creative writing.

All content by Alexa Ballesteros
A menudo se impide a los atletas transgénero participar en deportes por temor a que tengan ventajas injustas sobre los atletas cisgénero. Sin embargo, estudios científicos han demostrado que este no es el caso.

Es hora de liberarse de las divisiones binarias en los deportes

A los atletas transgénero se les ha prohibido durante mucho tiempo participar en deportes debido a la transfobia profundamente arraigada en la sociedad.
By Alexa Ballesteros, Staff Writer
Nov 2, 2023
El tema de las reparaciones para los afroamericanos tuvo repercusión en California en abril de 2023, cuando se creó la Fuerza de Tareas de Reparaciones para considerar seriamente el asunto por primera vez en la historia del estado.

Reparaciones: Justicia en forma de financiamiento

Con la historia de brutalidad dirigida contra la comunidad afroamericana en los Estados Unidos, es hora de nivelar el campo de juego instituyendo reparaciones para ellos.
By Alexa Ballesteros, Staff Writer
Oct 31, 2023
The topic of African American reparations most recently made news in California in April 2023, when the Reparations Task Force was created to consider the issue seriously for the first time in the states history.

Reparations: Justice in the form of funding

With the history of targeted brutality against the African-American community in the United States, it’s time that we level the playing field by instituting reparations for them.
By Alexa Ballesteros, Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2023
Transgender athletes are often prevented from participating in sports over fear of them having unfair advantages over cisgender athletes. However, scientific studies have shown that this is not the case.

It’s time to break free from binary divisions in sports

Transgender athletes have long been barred from participating in sports due to deep-rooted transphobia in society.
By Alexa Ballesteros, Staff Writer
Oct 20, 2023
Although many cultures participate in the consumption of meat products, its time to consider the global impact of vast over consumption.

Consuming meat is decimating our planet

Is your meat eater lifestyle killing the planet? The answer is yes.
By Alexa Ballesteros, Staff Writer
Sep 15, 2022
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