Why Vanguard?

Why Vanguard?

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer
March 24
Filed under Opinion

BALDWIN PARK, CA-- The Vanguard News is a place where writers are born, a place where the staff writers come out of their shell and interact with people on a whole new level. Sharon Tran, the president of Vanguard, expressed, "Joining The Vanguard News is probably the best choice I made in my high scho...

Controversy of the Year: Pineapple on Pizza?

Controversy of the Year: Pineapple on Pizza?

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer
March 16
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Every pizza lover sits either on the side that approves or disapproves of pineapple on pizza. Who is wrong and who is right? Pineapple on pizza, of course! Pineapple adds a freshness and sweetness to pizza. It's the ultimate sweet and salty treat. Pineapple on pizza, otherwise known as Hawaiian pizza,...

Advanced Placement or Additional Pricing?

Advanced Placement or Additional Pricing?

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

BALDWIN PARK, CA-- Advanced Placement (AP) classes challenge students and allow them to get ahead in college. Every year in May, AP exams take place. The scoring system ranges from 1 to 5, with 3 and above considered passing scores. These scores are later revealed in early July on the College Board...

Obama Out *mic drop*

Obama Out *mic drop*

Madeline Lequang, Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under Opinion

WASHINGTON D.C.-- Although we won't know about America's long-term trajectory after the Obama years for some time, as he comes to hs final days in office, it's not too early to say that Obama will probably turn out to be one of the most consequential presidents in recent history, if not of all time. ...

Report It

Report It

Madeline Lequang, Staff Writer
November 29
Filed under Opinion

Here at Vanguard, writers are able to express themselves through their writing, all while immersing themselves in the school community. Genesis De La Luz, a staff writer for Vanguard, commented, “The Vanguard is truly the best class I have right now. I have so much fun writing stories and going...

What Do Vegans Eat?

What Do Vegans Eat?

Elvia Maravilla and Bryan Moran
November 16
Filed under Opinion

No chocolate. No dairy. No meat. No fish. Everything has to be grown. People may confuse vegetarians with vegans. The difference between a vegan and a vegetarian is that in addition to not consuming any animal, a vegan (a hardcore vegetarian) also doesn’t eat dairy products, eggs, and anything animal....

The Final Check-out Experience

The Final Check-out Experience

Reyna Sanchez, Staff writer
November 14
Filed under Opinion

Everyone knows how great and amazing Disneyland is, but let’s not forget about Disney’s California Adventure. Sure the underrated park is much smaller then Disneyland, but it still full of fun and excitement. California Adventure has many events from tours, to shows, to parades, to your fa...

AI: This Is The Droid You’re Looking For

AI: This Is The Droid You’re Looking For

Sharon Tran, Editor
October 19
Filed under Opinion

In September, Amazon announced the Alexa Prize Competition, which promises to award a total of $2.5 million to university students who are able to advance the field of conversational artificial intelligence. Amazon is looking to innovate its hands-free speaker, Echo, by adding new speaking and...

Heard About Apple AirPods?

Heard About Apple AirPods?

Sharon Tran, Editor
September 29
Filed under Opinion

Since the big reveal of the much anticipated Apple iPhone 7 on Wednesday, September 7, people have been chattering about the phone’s new features. Yet, no feature has had the same amount of social media coverage or backlash as the iPhone 7’s lack of an audio jack. When Apple got rid of the beloved...

Disappointing Blood Drive Experience

Disappointing Blood Drive Experience

Athena Ruiz, Staff Writer
September 14
Filed under Opinion

On Tuesday August 23, Baldwin Park High School hosted its annual blood drive in the gym. Many students and teachers participated to help make a difference in someone’s life. Those who donated blood were given goodies like pizza, juice and donuts. Unfortunately, some people were not able to donate...

Snapping Back At Regulations

Snapping Back At Regulations

Andres Martinez, Editor
May 24
Filed under Opinion

With spring in full blossom, one can feel the temperature rising and see the proctors periodically taking away hats. The BPHS dress code states “Only official Baldwin Park hats or caps may be worn or displayed, with bill forward, on campus but not in classrooms. BP hats are not to be visibly altered...

Got Soap?

Got Soap?

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer
May 10
Filed under Opinion

It's right after lunch and suddenly in the middle of class the need to go relieve yourself is so bad that you finally ask to be allowed to go to the restroom. This is no task for the faint of heart though. As you walk into the restroom you see sinks that sometimes are out of order, urinals on the brink...

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