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Police Outside of LA High School

LA High Hoax Shooting Threat Part of Larger, National Trend

Maya H., Sr. Copy Editor November 20, 2022

On Friday, November 4th, an unidentified caller reported to police that multiple students had been shot on the Los Angeles High School (LA High) campus. LA High, as well as GALA, which is co-located on...

What MonkeyPoxs looks like

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MonkeyPoxs: What’s Happening With The Virus Now?

Bryanna C., Fun & Games Editor November 20, 2022

Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by the monkeypox virus. The monkeypox virus is similar to the smallpox virus; however, according to MedlinePlus, “monkeypox is less contagious, rarely fatal, and has...

Midterm Elections

Midterm Elections

Lorie A., Co-Current Events Editor November 1, 2022

Often referred to as The American Olympics, midterm elections occur every four years, much like the Olympic winter games. As stated in the name, midterm elections take place in the middle of a president's...

Protesters of evictions at LA Superior Court

City Council Votes to End Pandemic Eviction Protections

Kana D., Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2022

For the last nearly three years of the pandemic, there have been protections for renters impacted financially by COVID-19. These protections temporarily stopped landlords from evicting tenants who couldn’t...

Roe V Wade Overturn

Roe V Wade Overturn

Lorie A., Editor, Horoscopes June 5, 2022

According to a Politico report, a draft opinion suggests that the United States Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the monumental Roe v. Wade court case that legalized abortion nationwide. The decision...

America Eases up On Mask Mandate: What’s Happening?

Lorie A., Editor, Horoscopes June 5, 2022

Many Americans have backed away from once-routine COVID-19 precautions, with less than half now reporting that they regularly wear face masks, avoid crowds, and avoid unnecessary travel. Americans are...

The Birth of Denim Day and its History Fighting Rape Culture

Ariani R., Editor, National News June 5, 2022

Denim Day is a national sexual assault awareness day, held on the last Wednesday of every April (Sexual Assault Awareness Month). As Denim Day rolls around the corner, it's both essential and critical...

Takeaways from the Primary Election

Takeaways from the Primary Election

Lorie A., Editor, Horoscopes June 5, 2022

On May 3rd, 2022, the primary elections in Ohio and Indiana took place as the former President of the United States–Donald J. Trump–had his status as the “Republican Party Kingmaker” tested. Former...

Febrewary: Coffee Shops in LA Review (The Finale)

Febrewary: Coffee Shops in LA Review (The Finale)

Brooke W. and Caitlyn P. June 5, 2022

Hey Febrewers! Did you miss us? We're back with one final coffee review before our departure from “The Echo.” This review spotlights some of our favorites: Verve Coffee Roasters and Aroma Coffee and...

Robb Elementary School Shooting Victims

The Robb Elementary School Massacre: The Deadliest School Shooting Since Sandy Hook

Mac M., Editor, International News June 5, 2022

On May 24th of 2022, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas killing 21 people. 19 children and two teachers lost their lives. The start of the day of the shooting...

What is AAPI Heritage Month and Why is it Important?

Lauryn R., Social Media Curator June 5, 2022

In the United States, the month of May is recognized as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, also known as AAPI Heritage Month. Here is how it came to be. Originally, Rep. Frank Horton...


Northern Lights Explained

Maya L., Staff Writer June 5, 2022

The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, are an atmospheric phenomenon. They usually occur in all of Iceland and northern parts of Canada, Alaska, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Russia. The...

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