The Vanguard News

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Jade Chang vs. The World

Courtesy of Emma McIntyre

Edward Ponce & Leo Quintana, Staff Writers

May 25, 2016

On May 5, Jade Chang, rising author of the novel The Wangs vs. the World, visited Baldwin Park High School for a presentation speaking on her soon-to-be published book. Students of AP English 11, AP English 12, and  Mandarin Language had the opportunity to hear Ms. Chang read a portion of her novel fo...

Call of Duty Shipment Countdown: Will It Be a Crash?

Call of Duty Shipment Countdown: Will It Be a Crash?

Edward Ponce, Staff Writer

May 19, 2016

Call of Duty fanboys will be pleased to hear that Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare will certainly be making its way back into the current generation. After recent years of the franchise, Call of Duty enthusiasts have seen a decline in the series as the game continues to evolve around the future and...

A Natural Disaster In The Making

A Natural Disaster In The Making

Edward Ponce, Staff Writer

May 15, 2016

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)...

Igniting The Fire In Brave Hearts

Igniting The Fire In Brave Hearts

Edward Ponce, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016

On April 23, Baldwin Park High School will be presenting their first annual "Driving Towards a Cause" car show. This year's cause being to support a fellow Brave battling a severe illness. The car show is intended to unite the community by igniting and fueling the fire within the hearts of those who show their support by attending. While the charitable cause is certainly the priority of th...

Sushi at A Burger Joint

Sushi at A Burger Joint

Edward Ponce and Leonel Quintana

April 11, 2016

Let us start by saying, it wasn’t terrible. P&G Super Burger is a restaurant located at 15028 Ramona Blvd, down the road from Baldwin Park High School, and while one would typically go to indulge on the delicious burgers, we decided that it was time to put their extended menu to the test. It...

Flexible and Text-able

Flexible and Text-able

Edward Ponce, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016

At one point in time the key features of a cell phone were to make calls and receive texts, and while that may still be true, cellphones have several other wonderful features such as: automated scheduling, wireless connection to all sorts of things, and the ability to publicly display ugly selfies....

ISIS’s Information Crisis

ISIS’s Information Crisis

Edward Ponce, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

On March 10th, thousands of documents were leaked from the most notorious terrorist organization of the century which detailed the structure of the organization and gave insight into the application process of an ISIS supporter. The applications seemed nearly professional, requesting information such...

Bye Bye “Bye Bye Birdie”

Bye Bye

Edward Ponce and Leonel Quintana

March 10, 2016

“Bye Bye Birdie,” Drama’s second production of the year, was an exciting experience full of laughs and production value. The musical was performed in Baldwin Park’s Performing Arts Center on Friday, February 26th - Saturday, February 28th. While Janice Marquez and Armando Tovar took on the challenge...

Express Lane to Blissful Eating

Express Lane to Blissful Eating

Edward Ponce and Leonel Quintana

March 9, 2016

Meizhou Express is a great representation of what an authentic Chinese restaurant should be, and it’s right in the heart of Baldwin Park at 4518 Maine Ave. Sure, there are fast-food chains such as Panda Express to satisfy one’s everyday need for some take-out Chinese food, but Meizhou Express satisfies...

Trust Me, This Story Is Relative

Trust Me, This Story Is Relative

Edward Ponce, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016

The once seemingly illusive gravitational waves have finally been discovered and just for the record, Einstein was right. Imagine two extremely massive objects, such as black holes, whirling around each other as their gravitational forces pull and yank at one another. These massive objects create...

iDemand My Privacy

iDemand My Privacy

Edward Ponce, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

Following the terrorist attack in San Bernardino on December 2nd, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has since demanded several times that Apple help in the investigation by creating a “backdoor” in the encrypted operating system of an Iphone device which belonged to the primary suspect who is now...

Are You In The (Hyper)Loop?

Are You In The (Hyper)Loop?

Edward Ponce, Staff Writer

February 15, 2016

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...