Thursday, December 14, 2017

Playwrights and prisons

The arts are often used as an escape. English instructor Dustin Lehren found that incorporating literature in juvenile halls allowed at-risk youth a creative...

Reach for the stars

People can spend their entire lives without discovering what they’re passionate about. Ryan Kellis not only found his, he’s now excelling at a second....

Rayn-or stirs up the pool

The transition from high school to college is a time for new beginnings, which allows a person to expand their horizons. Hollen Raynor is one...

Marching in another’s shoes

Mario Macias is not undocumented, but he could've been. His father was able to make him a citizen as a child, but that does...

Award-winning Ed-ucater

Most of the time, when a teacher spots a student on Facebook during class, they get reprimanded. However, during math instructor’s Edouard Tchertchian’s class,...

On the path to help the hungry

Humanitarians often have one trait in common that takes them forward in their missions to heal and save the world. The trait is empathy,...

The crown jewel, India

The Miss India America Pageant hadn’t crowned a biracial winner for 25 years until Pierce student India LaRoda won the title this August at...

Drawn to her passion

  Some people are born with a special talent that makes them unique to family and friends, whether it’s cooking, making music, or having a...

Dang, that girl can (volunteer) work

A first-year college student with a helping hand looks forward to a lifetime of giving back. She volunteers, but hopes to make contributions in...

Commencement speaker co-founds non-profit

True to their name, cheerleaders aim to motivate everyone around them both physically and emotionally, whether or not they’re on the field. Cheerleader Lauren...