Commentary

Kern County youth speaks up about which cultures they identify with

September 25, 2018 / By

Cultures help define the identities of regions, neighborhoods and people, and there’s no shortage of them throughout Kern County.

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.

Sol on the Street: What is one of the most pressing issues impacting the youth in Delano?

September 19, 2018 / By
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By Aubrey Jasso

Youth from Delano spoke up about what they believe are the most pressing issues impacting them. 

Mental Illness is not a Choice

June 26, 2018 / By and
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Ja’Nell Gore, Youth Perspective

Too often social media gives a misconception of what depression looks like and sometimes even romanticizes it.

I’m Asian but I’m not Your Model Minority

June 26, 2018 / By and
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Nikolas Lopez, Youth Perspective

The Asian model minority myth is a very misleading title. It’s a plays on the stereotype that Asians are super smart, have a strong a work ethic and are good at math.