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Opinion | Greta Takes Down Andrew Tate

Opinion | Greta Takes Down Andrew Tate

Bella M, Jr. Editorial Editor January 31, 2023

Disclaimer: The following is an Opinion Piece from The Echo's Editorial Section. An opinion piece is one in which a writer expresses a firmly developed opinion that is supported by study, reasoning, and...

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Is MLK’s Legacy being Whitewashed?

Bryanna C., Fun & Games Editor January 27, 2023

Disclaimer: The following is an Opinion Piece from The Echo's Editorial Section. An opinion piece is one in which a writer expresses a firmly developed opinion that is supported by study, reasoning, and...

Book Review: Im Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy

Book Review: I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy

Juju G, Advertising Creator January 25, 2023

Trigger warning: discussions of eating disorders, specifically bulimia Jennette McCurdy, a former Nickelodeon star of shows like iCarly and Sam and Cat, published a book in August with quite a jarring...

Opinion | Keeping the Service Industry Afloat: A Case for Tipping

Opinion | Keeping the Service Industry Afloat: A Case for Tipping

Maya H., Sr. Copy Editor January 25, 2023

Disclaimer: The following is an Opinion Piece from The Echo's Editorial Section. An opinion piece is one in which a writer expresses a firmly developed opinion that is supported by study, reasoning, and...

Review: Trumps Anti-Semitic Dinner

Review: Trump’s Anti-Semitic Dinner

Bella M, Jr. Editorial Editor January 11, 2023

Two days before Thanksgiving, former president Donald Trump had dinner with white nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and rapper Kanye West. Kanye had already gotten into trouble for being anti-Semitic...

Two Just Stop Oil protesters have thrown soup at Vincent Van Gogh’s famous 1888 painting Sunflowers at the National Gallery in London, on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022.

Climate Justice Now…By Throwing Soup on Art?

Kana D., Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2022

Climate change; it’s proven, it’s pressing, and somehow still highly debated. I won’t get into the nitty-gritty of the how and why, but to put it simply: it is a scientifically known fact that global...

The Downfall of Disney Channel Original Movies

The Downfall of Disney Channel Original Movies

Leilana L, Staff Writer December 12, 2022

Disney Channel is a network that is known across the globe. It is widely recognized for creating and airing entertaining and iconic sitcoms but is also very popular because of its timeless original movies....

Album Review: Tchotchke by Tchotchke

Album Review: Tchotchke by Tchotchke

Alia B., Jr. Copy Editor November 20, 2022

Tchotchke is the debut album of the band Tchotchke, formally known as Pinky Pinky. The band is composed of Eva Chambers (bassist), Anastasia Sanchez (drummer and vocalist), and Emily Tooraen (guitarist)....

Should Bidens Debt Forgiveness Program be Implemented?

Should Biden’s Debt Forgiveness Program be Implemented?

Eli A., Staff Writer November 1, 2022

Being a senior and all, I’ve been thinking a lot about college lately. One of the most stressful things about the whole application process is trying to get the loans I need to be able to afford college...

No, You Shouldnt Be Jeffrey Dahmer for Halloween This Year

No, You Shouldn’t Be Jeffrey Dahmer for Halloween This Year

Brook’Lynn A., Sr. Learn Something Editor November 1, 2022

Every Halloween the conversation is brought up again about what you should and should not be for Halloween. The phrase “my culture is not your costume” resurfaces every October with almost as much...

City Controller Candidate Mejia Offers LA a Transparent, Accountable Future

City Controller Candidate Mejia Offers LA a Transparent, Accountable Future

Maya H., Sr. Copy Editor November 1, 2022

City elections have historically been overlooked and under-acted upon. In fact, only a dismal average of 15 to 27% of eligible voters across the nation tend to turn out for local elections, with many leaving...

Time to BeReal

Time to BeReal

Quincy R. and Maya H. November 1, 2022

In a world of carefully curated Instagram feed posts and strategically masterminded bios, alternative social media app BeReal was designed to go against the grain. Created in 2020, the app prided itself...

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