Wealth and Poverty: In the Eyes of A High School Student

Last Friday a group of students at MetWest were given the opportunity to attend a lecture by Robert B. Reich, Professor, at the University of California Berkeley. His class Wealth and Poverty had a profound affect on my thoughts and feeling on economy, society, and my...
Hellcat or Hellbeast?

Hellcat or Hellbeast?

A 4 door sedan seen as a grocery-getter that can snap your neck at a simple push of the throttle. Yes, the one and only 2015 Dodge Charger Hellcat. When you think about a four door sedan pushing 707 horsepower, you probably start thinking it’s something foreign and...
#Hellaphotography

#Hellaphotography

Massive is a lifestyle boutique that brings a barbershop, art gallery and a fashion retailer under one roof. Massive’s mission is to become a space for independent brands to showcase the latest fashion trends and to create opportunity for discourse on social...
Lets go to the zoo!

Lets go to the zoo!

At my internship at Manzanita Community School, I’m a teacher assistant for a special day class with my mentor, Ms.Reinstein. We strive to help our students to overcome their learning disabilities. When interning at an elementary class, you get all the fun! The...
Do you know what’s in your food?

Do you know what’s in your food?

Anyone who’s ever read a nutrition label knows that our food supply is full of hard-to-pronounce chemicals. Most are widely recognized as safe, as the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) likes to say, but a few have given scientists cause for concern. For example...
Is Oakland A Big Motivation In Your Life?

Is Oakland A Big Motivation In Your Life?

Some parts of Oakland can be wonderful to visit, take a walk in, or just hang out with friends or family. Other parts of Oakland are dangerous and declared the “war zone” or known as “Baby Iraq.” From my perspective, as I walk through the streets of Oakland, I see a...
Community College… Free?

Community College… Free?

President Obama announced in the State of Union about his action to make community college free, just as free as high school, posting a video saying “Put simply, what I’d like to do is to see the first two years of community college free for everybody...
Tips and Tricks for Surviving High School

Tips and Tricks for Surviving High School

If I could go back in time and slap my 9th grade self, I absolutely would. I was the most annoying, problematic, and close-minded person three years ago. But I’ve grown so much since then and, I want to share my newly gained knowledge with all of you so that you don’t...
Dying Light Review

Dying Light Review

When you take a city, with a pandemic disease in it which causes people to turn into flesh eating zombies, and add a secret operative who can run, jump, slide, and climb anywhere you please; you get Dying Light. Dying Light has a large map but also has a lack of fast...
Girl Power

Girl Power

By: Danielle Thompson High school girls need to be more supportive of each other. Looking around at school, sometimes it seems as if girls are trying to keep each other down. But, as females living in a patriarchal society, there are already many people trying to put...