Aviator News

Top Movies with a Strong Black Cast

Raellyn Pollard, Writer

March 2, 2020

The Photograph (Drama/Romance)-after viewing the photograph with my friend and my friend’s cousin, it shortly became one of my favorite black love stories. After the protagonist, Mae, searches for answers of the secret li...

LA Feedback Film Festival: Romance and Drama

Jessenia Herrera, Writer/Photographer

February 6, 2020

Ring ring... “Hello?” “Hi Jessenia. Do you think you can take an Uber to the theater? I’m stuck in traffic and by the time I get to your house, we won’t be able to make it to the festival on time. Ask your mom if i...

Valentine’s Day: Yay or Nay?

Yumna Hussain, Writer

February 4, 2020

Am I for or against Valentine's day? I definitely believe the day contains a balance of improving relationships and/ or even turning them around. The aspect of gift giving and going out for a date is sweet, but shouldn’t be ma...


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...