Cal State Applications Are In

Cal State Applications Are In

Frankie Robles, Staff Writer
December 14, 2015
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The stress is over and the college application filing period for California State Universities ended on November 30, 2015. Many Baldwin Park High School students applied to colleges all over the state ranging from Humboldt, San Francisco, Fullerton, and San Diego. Many of these students plan on pursuing...

Benefits of Being a Veteran

Benefits of Being a Veteran

Linda Preciado, Staff Writer
December 13, 2015
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While many people only bring light to the dangers of serving in the military, there are actually many perks that come from it. Not every job in the military is dangerous and not every job requires one to actually fight in war or confront the enemy. Believe it or not, there are loads of people who are...

Senioritis: Is It Real?

Senioritis: Is It Real?

Andres Martinez, Staff Writer
December 11, 2015
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Everyone in high school has heard of it: a supposed affliction in students their final year of high school, portrayed by a decline in motivation or performance. After three grueling years of high school and one stressful semester containing college applications, multiple standardized tests, and their...

Bingers Unite!

Bingers Unite!

Andres Martinez, Staff Writer
December 6, 2015
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T-Mobile has recently announced a program called “Binge On,” which offers unlimited free streaming from twenty four different services, including Netflix, HBO, Hulu, ESPN, and Sling TV to their customers. Now, T-Mobile customers will be able to enjoy their precious TV shows on their phone without...

Thrifty Ice Cream Gone?

Thrifty Ice Cream Gone?

Julissa Jimenez, Staff Writer
December 3, 2015
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Many people have been wondering what will happen to their childhood love of Thrifty Ice Cream after Walgreens announced that they would be buying Rite Aid. Walgreens bought all Rite Aid stores for $9.41 billion  and announced it October 27. After this acquisition, Walgreens will have about 18,000 stores...

Gobble Gobble: it’s Turkey Time

Julissa Jimenez, Staff Writer
November 19, 2015
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Thanksgiving is celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday of November; this year it will be celebrated on November 26. In 1621 the first Thanksgiving was held between Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians. It would not become an official holiday until 1863, when Abraham Lincoln named it a holiday...

QuestBridge

Julissa Jimenez, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
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QuestBridge is a remarkable program for academically transcending high school students who come from low-income backgrounds. QuestBridge’s goal is to assist these exceptional students to achieve higher education at the nation's best universities. This online website allows students to connect with...

GSA Book Club

Francisco Cardoso, Staff writer
November 17, 2015
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Braves are getting interested in books. The Gay-Straight Alliance is beginning to read. Ms. Humason, the adviser for GSA, had the idea of starting a book club as a subset of GSA . Members will have the opportunity to read books that they will be able to relate to. The first book the Book Club is reading...

Keep the Fur for the Cure

Keep the Fur for the Cure

Leonel Quintana, Staff Writer
November 16, 2015
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All the candy is gone. The lights in the pumpkins have gone out. October has just passed and November is rolling in. We are now entering a time of food, family, and facial hair. The clean-shaven men that we have become accustomed to may be nearly unrecognizable by the end of this month as they have...

The World Series

The World Series

Tyra Castro, Staff Writer
November 11, 2015
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NEW YORK CITY, NY – On November 1st the Royals won the World Series after going 30 years without a championship. Last season, the Royals were one hit away from being able to tie Game 7 and fight for their championship but fell short against San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner. This seaso...

A Blue Day in LA:

Tyra Castro, Staff Writer
November 6, 2015
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Nick Gutierrez The Los Angeles Dodgers were eliminated in Game 5 of the National League Division Series Thursday night against the New York Mets. They lost 3-2 after a homerun by Mets’ Daniel Murphy and poor offense against the Mets right handed rookie Jacob deGrom, who has a 1.38 ERA against the Dodgers. ...

What’s a Vanguard? A newspaper club?

Cesar Arevalo, Staff Writer
November 5, 2015
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Four hours and one Google Slides presentation later, we were ready to lure students into journalism - none of us knew the first thing about journalism, mind you.

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