• Student Reporters Dig up Stories at Channel Islands National Park
    BY Christine Zirneklis | April 21, 2017

    The recent discovery of a 15,000 year-old mammoth skull on Santa Rosa Island, the most remote part of Channel Islands National Park, could reveal an archaeological link between the colombian ...

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  • “National Bird” Event Considers the Future of Warfare and the Military Experience
    BY Christine Zirneklis | April 17, 2017

    Veterans and community members gathered at the Japanese American National Museum April 5th for an advance screening of National Bird, the second in the Indie Lens Pop-up event series in ...

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  • Breaking Down Stereotypes of “The Bad Kids”
    BY Christine Zirneklis | March 17, 2017

    135 educators, students, and community members gathered at the Japanese American National Museum March 8 for an Indie Lens Pop-up preview screening of “The Bad Kids.” The film, airing on ...

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  • LA gathers to hear student voices at “I, too, am America”
    BY Christine Zirneklis | March 3, 2017

    An audience of close to 200 packed into WeWork Fine Arts building in Downtown LA for I, too, am America, a student presentation of stories + art, on February 16. ...

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  • Submissions Now Open for the California Student Media Festival
    BY Christine Zirneklis | February 10, 2017

    Join us in celebrating student creativity! You're invited to submit media entries to the 51st Annual California Student Media Festival, presented in partnership by PBS SoCal and CUE. Your students create ...

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  • Meet SoCal’s Equivalent to Punxsutawney Phil
    BY Heather Toner | February 2, 2017

    Happy Groundhog Day! While we all know the charming story of famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil and his penchant for predicting the weather, here in SoCal, our temperatures don't seem to ...

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  • Ready, Set, Write!
    BY Alison Dorff | February 1, 2017

    Ask your class the following question: “If you could write a story about anything, what would you write about?” Brace yourself with sharpened pencils, paper, and crayons because we're certain you'll find ...

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  • Black History Month 2017
    BY Heather Toner | February 1, 2017

    Welcome to February! In honor of Black History Month, we've curated a lineup of shows that focus on black history in America and beyond, including programs that highlight the inspiring ...

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  • Meet the Spy-Cam Stars of Spy in the Wild!
    BY Heather Toner | January 31, 2017

    Have you ever wanted to travel with a pack of meerkats? Or spend a day with a family of sea otters? Have you ever wondered how wild animals behave when ...

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  • #BTS: I, too, am America
    BY Christine Zirneklis | January 24, 2017

    LA Times High School Insider and PBS SoCal’s Student Reporting Labs partnered with Mendez High School and artworxLA to create a body of election-issue student created content around the theme ...

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