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It’s the End of the World (As We Know It!)

It's the End of the World (As We Know It!)

Nick Mireles, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

It's finally reached that time of the school year, the end of it. Only a few more days left until the last day of school and seniors graduate. Many of the students are getting a little down because they’re seeing their seniors friends graduate but at the same time proud of them and what they have acco...

Class 2019 vs. Prom 2019

Class 2019 vs. Prom 2019

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

This year, the BPHS ASB was bombarded with tons of complaints from the senior class. Class of 2019 had an abundance of opinions to share about their prom. Juan Rodriguez, class vice president, says, “We [ASB] are used to it. Everyone always has something to say.” And, he is certainly right. Clas...

What It Means To Be 18

What It Means To Be 18

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

2001 babies, this year is YOUR year, the year of an important milestone: turning 18. Congratulations! You are now recognized, by law, as an adult. Exciting, isn’t it? Well, turning 18 isn’t just about that “age of maturity”, but it’s also the age where you, all by yourself, can take full cont...

Choose Your Fighter: Hulu versus Netflix

Choose Your Fighter: Hulu versus Netflix

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

When it comes to Netflix, which started in 1997 as a DVD-by-mail service with no late fees, a lot of people associate this video-streaming service with its original TV programming. This has actually inspired the term “binge-watching” as many people dedicate days of their time to watching Netflix origin...

Sadies: Do We Really Wish We’re There?

Sadies: Do We Really Wish We're There?

Emily Mojica and Sean Muse, Staff Writers

March 8, 2019

WAKE UP everyone! On March 8th, Baldwin Park High School will be hosting their very own Sadie Hawkins dance themed to Travis Scott’s ASTROWORLD! The music and the posters will be provided, and made, by ASB. “It will be out of this world,” Juan Rodriguez, a member of ASB says. So, come and join...

Let’s Just Not Graduate?

Let's Just Not Graduate?

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

As every senior at Baldwin Park High School knows, and dreads, the senior project is an inevitable process. This project consists of a research paper and a PowerPoint, which would then be presented to a board of judges. Time-consuming and stress-inducing, the senior project is incredibly important b...

Did the ASB Kids Waste Their Money?

Did the ASB Kids Waste Their Money?

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

As fellow Vanguard staff writer, Sean Muse, had written before: You need an insulated bottle. Not only does an insulated bottle help the environment by reducing plastic consumption, these handy, reusable water bottles help to keep your cold drink icy, and your hot drink steaming, whichever one you pre...

What A Witch

What A Witch

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

2018 is truly a prosperous year for Netflix. Following The Kissing Booth and To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, both of which received critically acclaimed success, Netflix recently released its own spin on the lore of Sabrina the Teenage Witch. With dark photographic shots and a gory aesthetic, The...

BPHS Christmas Week

BPHS Christmas Week

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

Not the Web, the Band

Not the Web, the Band

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

This past Saturday, December 15, The Internet, an alternative hip-hop band, had a concert at The Observatory in Santa Ana. On their Hive Mind tour, a worldwide tour for their latest released album, Hive Mind, the Observatory show is the first of their two California shows, and one of the last dates of th...

An Elephant’s Memory (Project)

An Elephant's Memory (Project)

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

Founded in 2004, the Memory Project is a youth arts nonprofit that focuses on creating portraits as special gifts for adolescent children around the world. These children have faced substantial challenges, such as neglect, poverty, and abuse. This organization invites art teachers, Title I schools (schools...

Confessions Of A Poll Worker

Confessions Of A Poll Worker

Anonymous BP Student, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

Being a poll worker isn't as easy as you may think. Long hours, back pain, paper being thrown at you, and barely getting paid minimum wage; it all made me consider going back to school that day. But, I stuck with it. And, I ended up having the time of my life. It was an early day. I had to be at the...