Florida’s Hospitality

Florida’s Hospitality

Kaylee Sic, Staff Writer
September 12, 2016
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On Wednesday, August 24, Orlando Health and Florida Hospital officials announced that survivors of the Pulse nightclub shooting will not be billed for medical expenses. Orlando Health’s main hospital, Orlando Regional Medical Center, was located a few blocks from the nightclub and treated dozens of...

Free Supper Program

Free Supper Program

Sharon Tran, Editor
September 12, 2016
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BALDWIN PARK, CA -- Since August 29, Baldwin Park Braves have been partaking in the district-wide free supper program that offers a free meal to all students from 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Free supper programs have been actively implemented into school districts nationwide since the passage of the Healthy,...

New Homecoming Traditions

New Homecoming Traditions

Fabiola Lopez, Editor
September 12, 2016
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This year, the BPHS homecoming dance is scheduled for the night of October 14. This year’s dance will be noticeably different from the homecoming we’ve come to know. The dance has undergone a change of dress code, price, time, and, most notably, a change of venue. When students at BP think of...

Para Fora, Rousseff

Para Fora, Rousseff

Kaylee Sic, Staff Writer
September 8, 2016
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BRAZIL – On Wednesday, August 31, Brazil’s Senate voted 61-20 to remove their first female president, Dilma Rousseff, from office, and prevented her from finishing her term. Rousseff’s impeachment process was one that dragged on for months until the Senate finally came to a decision. Follow...

Locht-ed at the Gate

Locht-ed at the Gate

Madeline Lequang, Staff Writer
September 6, 2016
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL-- On August 14, Ryan Lochte told a reporter and Brazilian authorities that he, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and James Feigen were out the previous night, when their lives were endangered. He claimed they had been the victims of an alleged armed robbery while in their taxi cab en rout...

Shakeout in Southeast Asia

Shakeout in Southeast Asia

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer
September 6, 2016
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SEIKPHYU, MYANMAR-- A 6.8 magnitude earthquake shook several Southeast Asian countries on Aug 24, 2016 at 3:34 AM PST (5:04 Myanmar Standard Time). It was centered at an isolated town, Chauk, south of Bagan, in the country of Myanmar. The estimated depth of the earthquake was 84.1 km. The tremors...

Close to (Senior) Spectacular

Close to (Senior) Spectacular

Sharon Tran, Editor
September 6, 2016
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BALDWIN PARK, CA -- On August 24, Baldwin Park High School hosted its second annual Senior Spectacular, the first seniors-only event in which parents and students are given information about senior year events, expenses, and expectations. This year, the event was split into two sessions to accommodate...

Wonka’s Final Goodbye

Wonka’s Final Goodbye

Fabiola Lopez, Editor
September 1, 2016
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On August 23, Gene Wilder died in his home in Stamford, Connecticut at the age of 83, after a three year battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. His nephew, Jordan Walker-Pearlman, explained that the actor chose to keep his illness a secret to protect his fans. “The decision to wait until this time...

Brave Donations

Brave Donations

Jonathan Frias, Staff Writer
September 1, 2016
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  On August 23, 2016, the BPHS student body held their triannual Red Cross Blood Drive in the gym. The Red Cross has had a great relationship with Baldwin Park, producing thousands of pints to help local hospitals. The expectation was to have 140-150 pints donated. The goal seemed very reachable...

2016 Olympics: Red, White, Blue, and Gold

2016 Olympics: Red, White, Blue, and Gold

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer
August 26, 2016
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL --Celebrated every 4 years, the Summer Olympics are finally back this August. With a total 555 American athletes sent to Brazil, new records and incredible moments were bound to be made. Athletes of various sports are setting both Olympic and world records. The legendary swimmer,...

Past the Glamour of Olympic Medals

Past the Glamour of Olympic Medals

Madeline Lequang, Staff Writer
August 26, 2016
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL-- Millions of people tune in once every two years, including the winter Olympics, to one world center for the Olympics. However, this year at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, many of the residents in Brazil were upset because there are insufficient funds to pay for the stadiums and...

Simone Strikes Gold

Simone Strikes Gold

Fabiola Lopez, Staff Writer
August 24, 2016
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On August 11, 20-year-old Texas native, and now Olympic champion, Simone Manuel became the first African-American woman in Olympic history to win an individual gold medal in swimming at the Rio Olympics. Manuel shared the victory with Canada’s 16-year-old swimmer, Penny Oleksiak, with both of them...

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