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...

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.”...

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