Aviator News


Shania Miles, Opinions Editor

December 12, 2019

A boy, no older than the age of fourteen, walks into the hospital with a mere headache and shortness of breath. Then his vision fades to black. He awakens in a bed not his own, and looks to his mom to say something but can’...

Does Prestige Matter?

Titilope Akinnitire, Features Editor & Writer

November 20, 2019

I want to go to a good school.    I grew up in a Nigerian household, and if there’s one thing Nigerian parents like to do with other  Nigerian parents, it’s brag about their kids. The difference between my parents a...

I Thought I Knew… And I Didn’t

Gifty Atanga, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Have you ever had a test you knew you HAD to study for? I’m talking about one of those potentially grade dropping, cry-inducing, makes-me-want-to-scream type of tests. Well, I just had one, and let me tell you, it wasn’t pr...

Why Do We Make Resolutions?

Dwanjai Oprien, Writer

March 18, 2019

During the early Roman period, a mythical god named Janus had two faces: one being forward and the other backwards. These two faces allowed the mythical god to be able to look forward into the future and back into the past. The fir...

Upgrade Me: A Debate on Plastic Surgery

Shania MIles, Writer

February 12, 2019

Picture a girl walking home from a tough day at school, head and body heavy from the day’s exertion. Once home, she turns on the television to see a group of girls in a room talking, and she’s sad. Sad that, in her mind, she...

Yes on Proposition 2

Shania Miles, Writer

November 7, 2018

As poverty rates increase, the need for Proposition 2 goes up along with it. Proposition 2 is the greatest movement to help end homelessness in California and the ongoing suffering that goes along with it, with no cost to the ta...

Proposing Proposition 10: Rent Control

Saja Kamal, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

By sanctioning Proposition 10, voters would agree to additional rent control regulations as well as their expansion. Tenants are in support of this idea since regulations would limit unjust evictions and sporadic rent hikes...

What is Proposition 4?

Donovan Perez, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

Proposition 4 is a proposal that would authorize $1.5 billion to be used on children’s hospitals to help with construction, expansion, renovation, and equipment. The money will be split into three parts. 72 percent will be given...

The Croc Comeback

The Croc Comeback

May 16, 2018

Your 9 Step Summer Guideline

Jaylen Moulton, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2018

My final year here at HMSA has given me much to think about both the future and the past. I sometimes wish I’d spent my summers differently, but it’s too late to fix that. Nevertheless, there is still this summer and many...

The Obstacle to Better Writing

Jaylen Moulton, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2018

“The way you were taught to write is wrong,” he said to the auditorium. For 50 minutes, I was blown away by what I was hearing. I had gained a new insight--a redesigned vision of what writing in the school system did to peo...