Teacher Extraordinaire

Teacher Extraordinaire

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer
February 29, 2016
Filed under Features

The teachers at Baldwin Park High School are an array of people. On our staff, we have veterans, scholars, and avid athletes. The 2014-2015 school year was the last year for William Poulsen, the previous drafting teacher and in his stead we received a new teacher, Jose Millan. Mr. Millan began his...

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar-worthy Portrayal of Hugh Glass

Cesar Arevalo, Editor
February 28, 2016
Filed under Features

Leonardo DiCaprio has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role - an award that he has yet to win, despite outstanding performances over the years. He received the nomination for his portrayal of Hugh Glass in The Revenant. DiCaprio has been nominated to receive an Oscar...

A Classic Remodeled for the 21st Century

A Classic Remodeled for the 21st Century

Julissa Jimenez, Editor
February 21, 2016
Filed under Features

After fifty seven years, the iconic blonde-haired Barbie has evolved to fit in with the diversity the revolves around the 21st century. Barbie has evolved after years of receiving much criticism from people concerning the doll’s unrealistic body proportions. This criticism stems from the virtually...

Science Olympiad Team Coming Soon

Science Olympiad Team Coming Soon

Cesar Arevalo, Editor
February 21, 2016
Filed under Features

Serious About Science (SAS) will soon be launching at BPHS. The founder, junior Jorge Aparicio, aims to take a team of 15 students to compete at the Los Angeles Science Olympiad. Moreover, he hopes the group can spread their love of science to other students on campus. “I decided to start this club because I fe...

Giving Your Companions A Little More Attention

Giving Your Companions A Little More Attention

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer
February 18, 2016
Filed under Features

BALDWIN PARK-- Mark your calendars because National Love Your Pet Day is Saturday, February 20th! Love your dog, cat, bird, lizard, or any pet in your family. On this unofficial holiday, you can celebrate it with your pet companion by showing a little bit more love! Spoil them the whole day with treats, baths, and more sleep....

Are You In The (Hyper)Loop?

Are You In The (Hyper)Loop?

Edward Ponce, Staff Writer
February 15, 2016
Filed under Features

Technology has come one step closer to creating a mix between “a concorde, a railgun, and an air hockey table,” as Elon Musk describes it. The Hyperloop is a method of transportation envisioned by Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla Motors, Paypal, and SpaceX. This concept is projected to be a leap...

A Lotto Scandal

A Lotto Scandal

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer
February 13, 2016
Filed under Features

With the most recent Powerball Jackpot looking to be 176 million dollars or higher, lottery fever is spreading faster than ever. As people rush to stores to buy their tickets some are doing so tentatively due to the state lottery-fixing scandal that was uncovered a year ago in Des Moines, Iowa. Eddie ...

Why Not Drive Thru & Drive In?

Why Not Drive Thru & Drive In?

Arlyn Ruiz, Staff Writer
February 8, 2016
Filed under Features

Many times movie theaters are sold out, but never fear the drive-in is here! It is very comfortable to be in your car eating your own snacks. Regular movie theaters don’t allow outside food or drinks. You can have a whole pizza in your car; people also take In-n-Out and have a foody movie night in ...

Swinging into the Chinese New Year

Swinging into the Chinese New Year

Sharon Tran, Editor
February 7, 2016
Filed under Features

BALDWIN PARK, CA — On Monday February 8th, 2016, people around the world will be celebrating the arrival of the Lunar New Year, known by many as Chinese New Year. Traditionally, the holiday is celebrated both before and after the official Chinese New Year day. Some festivals and celebrations are held as ea...

The Evolution Of Video Games

The Evolution Of Video Games

Edward Ponce, Staff Writer
February 1, 2016
Filed under Features

Video games seem to be one of the largest media platforms for entertainment with 48 million users on Xbox Live and more than 110 million registered users on Playstation Network. Those numbers may seem mind boggling to some, and for good reason as video games have expanded and improved in nearly every...

Ringling Brothers Oust Elephant Acts

Ringling Brothers Oust Elephant Acts

Andres Martinez, Editor
February 1, 2016
Filed under Features

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus have announced that they are removing all elephant acts (11 Asian Elephants) from their routine in May. They originally stated that they would eliminate the acts by 2018, however they decided to move up the date after new legislation passed, which raise...

The Lesson in Schedule Conflicts

The Lesson in Schedule Conflicts

Sharon Tran, Editor
February 1, 2016
Filed under Features

BALDWIN PARK, CA -- Although second semester has only started, school counselors have already started visiting English classes to talk about class schedules for the upcoming year. Many students decide on their upcoming courses with great consideration for time management and livability. “My bigge...

Features