Deadliest Terrorist Attack Since 9/11

Deadliest Terrorist Attack Since 9/11

Athena Ruiz, Staff Writer
August 20, 2016
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On June 12, 49 people were killed and 53 were injured at the Pulse Nightclub mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. Thirty-nine people, including the gunman, were pronounced dead at the scene. The gunman was Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard. Most of the victims were shot in the head from a close...

Leslie Jones harrassed online

Leslie Jones harrassed online

Bryan Moran, Staff Writer
August 14, 2016
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On July 19, Actress and SNL comedian Leslie Jones left twitter due to all of the online abuse she was receiving for her recent movie Ghostbusters. Leslie Jones, 39-year-old sketch actor for Saturday Night Live, has been in her recent movie Ghostbusters, the remake. That movie did not do very well,...

Prospective UC Santa Barbara Students Receive Insight

Prospective UC Santa Barbara Students Receive Insight

Frankie Robles, Staff Writer
May 25, 2016
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The University of California Santa Barbara hosted its annual Spring Insight for admitted students on Saturday, April 9. The event took place on campus from 8a.m. to 3p.m. with different  events taking place each hour. Families were given the freedom to choose which events they wanted to attend. These eve...

Montview Scholar Athlete

Montview Scholar Athlete

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer
May 25, 2016
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Timothy Lam, a varsity runner for the Baldwin Park Cross Country and Track teams, was recently acknowledged for all his years of hard work in his athletic and academic endeavors by receiving the Montview Scholar Athlete award. Lam has been an essential part of the Baldwin Park high school athletics...

A Life in Mathematics

A Life in Mathematics

Leonel Quintana, Staff Writer
May 25, 2016
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On May 24, Sir Andrew Wiles will be awarded the 2016 Abel Prize by Prince Haakon of Norway on behalf of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters “for his stunning proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem by way of the modularity conjecture for semistable elliptic curves, opening a new era in number theory.”...

BPHS to Offer Horticulture Course

BPHS to Offer Horticulture Course

Cesar Arevalo, Editor
May 25, 2016
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BALDWIN PARK, CA ---- A horticulture class has been approved for the 2016-2017 academic year. Horticulture refers to the art or practice of garden cultivation and management. The class is the result of the work of Mr. Smith, AP Biology and Forensics teacher, and Francisco Cardoso, founder of the Vanguar...

Californians Get the Right to Die

Californians Get the Right to Die

Frankie Robles, Staff Writer
May 24, 2016
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On October 4, California Governor, Jerry Brown signed the End of Life Option Act legislation (SB-128), that will allow terminally ill California residents to have the option of legally ending their lives by prescription medication. According to CNN, Governor Brown decided on an answer based on his own...

Up in Smoke

Up in Smoke

Leonel Quintana, Staff Writer
May 24, 2016
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     On Wednesday, May 4, Governor Jerry Brown signed bills that will raise California’s smoking age from 18 to 21, following the example set by Hawaii earlier this year, as well as restrict public electronic cigarette use and expand no-smoking zones at public schools. The bills were approved during ...

India Pays To Go Green

India Pays To Go Green

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer
May 23, 2016
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Over the years, India has suffered deforestation in which it destroyed many of its own wildlife habitats. The Narendra Modi government plans to spend $6.2 billion on creating new forests, and is calling for afforestation, where trees are cultivated on land that hasn’t had trees in a long period of...

Get Ready to Rumble

Get Ready to Rumble

Leonel Quintana, Staff Writer
May 15, 2016
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On Wednesday, May 4, seismologist Thomas H. Jordan, director of the Southern California Earthquake Center, warned attendees of the National Earthquake Conference in Long Beach that the San Andreas fault is an immediate danger to California. Though some may only know it from the title of a 2015 blockbuste...

A Natural Disaster In The Making

A Natural Disaster In The Making

Edward Ponce, Staff Writer
May 15, 2016
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On the weekend of April 16, two major earthquakes struck Japan (M7 magnitude) and Ecuador (M7.8 magnitude) , leading some to speculate that these two events were related. Erik Klementti of WIRED stated, "There is no geologic evidence that big earthquakes that are far away (1,000-10,000s kilometers)...

A Case of Books

A Case of Books

Leonel Quintana, Staff Writer
May 5, 2016
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On Monday, April 18, the Supreme Court refused to hear a long-standing challenge on Google’s digital venture, the Google Books Library Project. This decision ended the feud between Google and contemporary authors who accused the project of large-scale copyright infringement. Google began work on...

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