Build Big

If one has noticed during the two years in which my blog has existed, my true passion has come out not when talking about war or national elections, but rather when talking about urban policy and development. What is the point of debating the funding of a strong military or business taxes if there is […]

Endeavor to Improve

  Over two weeks since the arrival of the space shuttle Endeavor in Los Angeles, it has come to its final resting place at the Los Angeles Science Center. I was present during the last leg of her journey as she passed the University the Southern California which inspired me to express my thoughts surrounding […]

Counterintuitive

In advance of the California Standardized Testing (CST’s) which began today, the administration at my school took it upon themselves to conduct a little survey. In this survey they gave us our scores for math and English from the years 2010 and 2011 and asked us to review the difference. After doing so they asked […]

Listen to the Students, Not Budget Numbers

Today we students of Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies returned to school after a much needed and relaxing winter vacation. However as I walked through the open halls towards my classes I noticed something had changed. I came upon the sight of a large blue cherry picker on one end of the school, brand […]