The Vanguard News

The Vanguard News

Cruisin’ for a Cause

Cruisin' for a Cause

Madeline Lequang and Fabiola Lopez

May 22, 2017

BALDWIN PARK, CA -- On Saturday, April 29, BPHS held its second annual car show to raise money for the American Cancer Society. "The whole event was fun. The cars looked nice, the food was good, and it was a unique experience," commented junior volunteer Joaquin Miranda. The car show was first star...

New York Comes to LA

New York Comes to LA

Fabiola Lopez, Editor

May 8, 2017

LOS ANGELES, CA -- On Sunday, April 9, New York University held a reception for admitted students at the JW Marriott located in L.A. Live. NYU released its regular decision decisions on March 30 via email. The university followed up by inviting admitted students to an on-campus event, “Weekend on...

Let’s Hear it for Footloose

Let's Hear it for Footloose

Fabiola Lopez, Editor

May 2, 2017

On March 23, the BPHS drama department’s production of Footloose opened at the Performing Arts Center. The cast performed on the stage a total of five times with a middle school performance on the 22, 7 PM shows from the 23-25, and a 2 PM matinee on the 25. "It started off slow, but then the funny...

Pepsi Falls Flat

Pepsi Falls Flat

Fabiola Lopez, Editor

April 30, 2017

On April 4, Pepsi released their new ad with supermodel Kendall Jenner as the star. The ad received immediate backlash from social media, with many calling it “tone deaf”. "This ad trivializes the urgency of the issues and it diminishes the seriousness and the gravity of why we got into the street...

Stressing Toward Graduation

Stressing Toward Graduation

Fabiola Lopez, Editor

April 25, 2017

Senior year is many students ' most stressful high school year for innumerable reasons. A senior year at BPHS comes with an extra treat that stretches throughout the nine months of the school year: the senior project. “Doing all these mentor meetings and research papers and PowerPoints at first...

13 Reasons Why Everyone is Shook

13 Reasons Why Everyone is Shook

Fabiola Lopez, Editor

April 20, 2017

On March 31, Netflix released a new show, 13 Reasons Why, and Netflix bingers have not been the same since. "People -- no matter what age -- you can relate to this story," said executive producer Selena Gomez about the show's message and importance. "Everyone has gone through this. And more than eve...

Future Brave Leaders

Future Brave Leaders

Fabiola Lopez, Editor

April 15, 2017

Baldwin Park High School's student government helps the school run smoothly. ASB members take part in organizing school dances, spirit weeks, rallies, fundraisers, and many of the much-anticipated senior events. "I hope to receive candidates for next year that are willing to continue the legacy that...

#GrindNeverStops

#GrindNeverStops

Fabiola Lopez, Editor

April 5, 2017

Although it’s barely March, a handful of memes have already taken over the internet this year. The most recent joke that has been done to death on the internet, especially on Twitter, is the one poking some fun at the student athletes across the nation. "I think they are very realistic of how people...

Covina Bowl Strikes Out

Covina Bowl Strikes Out

Fabiola Lopez, Editor

March 31, 2017

On March 12, the beloved Brunswick Zone Covina Bowl closed down for good. “Covina Bowl has been in decline for years. They haven’t been making any money. The banquet rooms were shut down last summer,” said Frank Barraco Jr., whose father managed the bowling alley for over three decades. The...

Lorde’s Liability Lullaby

Lorde's Liability Lullaby

Fabiola Lopez, Editor

March 27, 2017

Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, better known as Lorde, has recently made her comeback after she took the  music industry by storm in 2013, at age 16, with her freshman album, Pure Heroine.  "Liability", another song off her highly anticipated second studio album, was released on March 9. “i wa...

All Night, Grad Nite

All Night, Grad Nite

Fabiola Lopez, Editor

March 27, 2017

Like every senior class, the class of 2017 will be celebrating their Grad Nite at the Disney Parks in Anaheim on May 6. This year’s seniors will be spending almost an entire day at the happiest place on earth. "I wanted to go to Grad Nite because I think it's part of the experience," shared senior...

Obamas Making Bank

Fabiola Lopez, Editor

March 12, 2017

On February 28, the former president and former first lady of the United States, Barack and Michelle Obama, signed a book deal with Penguin Random House.  The decision came after much anticipation and much competition between multiple publishing companies. “We are absolutely thrilled to continue...