Articles by: Bella Perez

Three sold-out shows for Fashion Institute’s “Midnight Metro”

Three sold-out shows for Fashion Institute’s “Midnight Metro”

May 1, 2024 at 9:54 am 0 comments

Photos by Lara Jones Story by Bella Perez The DMACC Fashion Institute hosted its 10th Annual Fashion Show on April 18 and 19 in the Building 6 Black Box Theater. This year’s theme was “Midnight Metro,” featuring an eclectic crossover between city nightlife and everyday commuters on the subway inRead More

The iconic Nirvana logo

The lasting legacy of Nirvana

May 1, 2024 at 9:52 am 0 comments

April marked 30 years since the death of Kurt Cobain and the subsequent end of Nirvana. I first became aware of Nirvana in middle school. As a self-proclaimed emo in 2016, stores like Hot Topic and Spencer’s were a sacred place for my angsty middle school self. Browsing these storesRead More

Need new music? Here are Bella’s top five albums

Need new music? Here are Bella’s top five albums

March 27, 2024 at 11:50 am 0 comments

1. “A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships” – The 1975 “A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships” is The 1975’s third album and looks into society’s connection with technology, mental health, addiction, politics, and overcoming adversity and what it is like living and growing up in the age of technology. TheRead More

Bella Perez

After losing a loved one, grief can unite family

March 27, 2024 at 11:46 am 0 comments

Losing my grandma earlier this month really got me thinking about life and death as a whole. This being the first death I’ve gone through as an adult was also a very different experience. I didn’t get the luxury of being blissfully ignorant like I got to be as aRead More

Claire Pollard, from Norwalk

Finding a new path: mortuary science

February 17, 2024 at 10:46 am 0 comments

Like many people after high school, Claire Pollard found a job working in retail. For three years the 19-year-old Norwalk native worked at Old Navy but late last year she made the switch and began working for a very different type of business: a funeral home.  (For the sake ofRead More

Lexi Mattiussi

Norwalk native takes photography from passion to business

January 29, 2024 at 2:29 pm 0 comments

Since graduating high school in 2023, Lexi Mattiussi, from Norwalk, has focused on starting her photography business. She first found a love for photography at 13 but didn’t realize it was something so important to her until 16. Now 18, she has started her own business and already served moreRead More