Creative Corner

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Latest Blog, Art, and Op-ed


By Eloise Lee

Jaslene Brings CA vs Hate to San Mateo Union High School District

October 22, 2023 | Shout-out to Burlingame High School and the San Mateo Union High School District for promoting such a wonderful resource! It’s important for people to know that they have somewhere to turn to in face of hate. Students especially benefit from the CA vs Hate hotline due to the discriminatory bullying that…

Honoring Latino Heritage Month

October 21, 2023 | We’re proud to support California vs Hate and celebrate our state’s vibrant Latino/e/x community during Latino Heritage Month. Together, we can reject hate and uplift all of our communities. Get resources and support at Also, stay tuned for our efforts for United Against Hate Week in November!

Persist Together

By Alexis Santosa | My name is Alexis Santosa, and as a young generation, I believe it is our job to raise awareness and find solutions that can help us live in harmony with the rest of the world. I hope that with this poem I wrote from my experiences, the readers may truly understand…

After the Bell Rings

By Kaleb Condez “After the Bell Rings” addresses various problems that teenagers face, including hunger and abuse. In addition, this original poem reminds readers to always be kind, because you never know what someone might be going through. It’s 3 o’clock, school is out Middle school is difficult, without a doubt Now back home with…

Is Equality what we should strive for?

In a controversial ruling by the Supreme Court on June 29th, 2023, the Court struck down Affirmative Action (AA), stating that the admissions programs used by the University of North Carolina and Harvard College violated the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment; The equal protection clause states “No State shall make or enforce any…