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In Greenfield, advocating for a small piece of sidewalk makes a big difference

September 24, 2018 / By

By Barbara Perez

Ever since I could remember, I always believed that the 30-foot-long missing piece of sidewalk on Monitor Street near Ollivier Middle School would forever remain a patch of dirt.

Sometimes the road to success requires actual roads

September 20, 2018 / By
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By Norma Ruiz

Many of you probably don’t think too much about driving to work or taking the bus to school.

What keeps me up at night

June 5, 2018 / By and
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By Nikolas Lopez

There’s a lot that keeps me up at night.

As a Japanese and Mexican American, I’ve formed a unique perspective on life in America.

Why are black people stereotyped? Because y’all allow us to be

April 19, 2018 / By and
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BY:  Ja’Nell Gore

Why is every black woman so ‘angry’? Why is every black man ‘in a gang’?

‘I know how victims feel’: West High to combat bullying with needed assemblies

January 14, 2018 / By

By Chyna Patz, South Kern Sol

West High School has a bullying problem.  

Walk around West High any school day and you can find somebody on campus who has been personally affected by bullying, or knows a student who has.

‘Migrant Stories’ documentary can teach teens about immigrant struggle

January 3, 2018 / By

South Kern Sol, Commentary, Ja’Nell Gore

Daisy Tafoya was a victim of cartel violence.

The 20-year-old Mexican national had been drugged, threatened, and held captive after witnessing a murder, her family members said.