The King of Pop

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with the king of pop? Annabel Bastien interviews her mother Risa Bastien, who is 49 years old, about her career with Michael Jackson in Sherman Oaks. We reflect on...

The Iranian Revolution of 1979, Through the Eyes of a Fleeing Immigrant

Pamela Shamshiri was nine years old when the Iranian Revolution began. Pamela and her mother and brother were in Los Angeles for Christmas when the revolution started. Her father went back to Iran, but the other three family members stayed...

Recalling the 1994 Northridge Earthquake With Two Survivors

On November 25th, 2019, Ben Bastean (14) sat down with Helen (80) and Gerald (86) Goldberg, in Los Altos Hills, California. In the interview, the married couple share their experiences from the Northridge Earthquake which happened in Northridge, California on...

South Central LA: A Real Prespective

Justin Rogers, a south central Los Angeles resident, speaks the truth about growing up with racial profiling and police brutality. He expresses the gap that has been made between the citizens of LA and the police; furthermore, decisions he’s made...

Being a performer stuck in the army

It was a time in my life when I wasn’t sure where I was going and I needed 4 or 5 years to work that out, and that was a really cool time to do it (the army) On December...

Donato Hernandez Discussing His Life in Guatemala and the United States

In the interview, made on December 3, 2019, Donato Hernandez (39) talks about his childhood where he and his cousins/neighbors played sport (soccer) in the rain and they were blithe because they thought it is fun being in this weather,...

La historia de mi Padre

In this interview, conducted in December 2, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA, Janet Luna (16 year old) interviews her father Maximino Luna (49 year old) about his experience on immigrating to the U.S at a young age. Max also discusses...

The Meaning of Life?

I interview my dad about his early life living in a small town in Peru, and his journey moving to the United States. He also talks about some of his ideas on the idea of life.

Personal Perspective of a Biomedical Researcher

A biomedical researcher discusses the qualities of being a good scientist. He elaborates on the important discoveries in recent years and his view of the future of biomedical research.