Ariana Grande’s “7 rings” is receiving unnecessary backlash

Alya Mehrtash staff writer “I don’t think I could EVER know there are children starving in the world then go ahead and spend hundreds of thousands...

Lil Pump hurts rap industry with awful debut album

Sam Bernstein staff writer Lil Pump, a Miami-based 17-year-old grunge rapper released his debut album on Oct. 6. The self-titled album, “Lil Pump,” which is...

Brentwood hosts forum for women: celebrity guests inspire, encourage, empower young women

As seen in the Feb. 21 print edition. Marguerite Alberts, spotlight editor Dami Kim, culture editor Over 90 schools attended the second annual Young Women’s Conference at...

Book Review: The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan

Eunice Kim, staff writer If readers are looking for a mix of Greek/Roman mythology and the 21st century, “The Heros of Olympus” series, by Rick...

TV shows continue to influence high schoolers

Whether it be binge-watching a new Netflix series or anxiously awaiting for the latest episode of "Game of Thrones," the way high schoolers watch television leaves...

Five pizza places in the greater Los Angeles area, ranked

Emma Newman staff writer Leia Gluckman staff writer Pizza is a standard stable in the diet of many Americans. Often inexpensive and convenient, it is beloved...

‘Pink Season’ tops charts: brings vulgarity and unapologetic humor to hip-hop

Max Yera co-editor-in-chief 2017 is off to an odd start with perhaps the most unusual album to ever reach the top of the iTunes charts,...

Meet Westwood’s Favorite Deli, Fat Sal’s

Jason Harward, staff writer AJ Wolken, staff writer Fat Sal’s is the heart of late night foods and the innovator of restaurants, putting as many fried...

Chloe Ting’s fitness program shows successful results physically, mentally

Candice Anvari staff writer From the dreadful jumping jack planks to the relieving heel touches, Chloe Ting’s two-week shred is effective, to say the least. Ting’s...

Sandwich Showdown: Bay Cities vs. All About The Bread

Braden Bochner and Juliette Deutsch, staff writers Los Angeles is filled with panini-style cafes and boutique sandwich shops. However, there will always be a looming...