The Vanguard News

The Vanguard News

Montview Scholar Athlete

Montview Scholar Athlete

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer

May 25, 2016

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...

Golden Streets

Golden Streets

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer

May 25, 2016

The Metro has opened up its new Foothill Gold Line extension that runs from Pasadena to Azusa. To celebrate the opening of the new extension, many cities will participate in the 626 Golden Streets, that will hold festivities all along Huntington Dr. on the 26 of June. South Pasadena is the city...

Got Soap?

Got Soap?

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016

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...

One Heck of a Problem

One Heck of a Problem

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016

Imagine this, you are on a game show and you have just reached the final round; you are only one problem away from winning a brand new car. The announcers shows you three doors, behind one is a new car while the other two hold nothing. You pick your door and the kind announcer tells you he will help...

Fixing Detention

Fixing Detention

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

Detention is used in the education system to discipline misbehaving children and is as old as school itself. It is a by-the-book form of discipline which aims to isolate an offender and have them reflect on their actions that got them into trouble. Detentions are usually given when a student misbehaves...

Rubio Bows Out

Rubio Bows Out

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

On March 15th, Marco Rubio declared the end of his presidential campaign, after losing his home state of Florida to Donald Trump. Rubio is a 44 year old Cuban American senator from Florida who was the Republican party's shining star. He campaigned under the slogan of  a "New American Century," as...

Diversity in 2016 Election

Diversity in 2016 Election

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016

In years past, the presidential election was dominated by old, white males running for office until 2008, when Barack Obama made history and became the first African American president. Now in the upcoming election, there seems to be more diversity than ever, especially on the Republican side. The Grand Old Party, also known as the Republican Party, has not been k...

In Defense of Macklemore

In Defense of Macklemore

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

Macklemore has recently come under fire over the recent release of “White Privilege II” a sequel to his pre fame single “White Privilege.” His career as a rapper has been coming under fire ever since he made it big after the release of his song “Thrift Shop.” Since then he has met with mixed...

Trump vs. Pope

Trump vs. Pope

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

It seems at this point in the presidential race, no one can hurt Trump’s surging popularity, not even the Pope. On February 18th, Pope Francis was asked to comment on presidential candidate Donald Trump's ideas and political stances. His response caused backlash from Trump, making headlines and bringing...

Teacher Extraordinaire

Teacher Extraordinaire

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

The teachers at Baldwin Park High School are an array of people. On our staff, we have veterans, scholars, and avid athletes. The 2014-2015 school year was the last year for William Poulsen, the previous drafting teacher and in his stead we received a new teacher, Jose Millan. Mr. Millan began his...

A Lotto Scandal

A Lotto Scandal

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer

February 13, 2016

With the most recent Powerball Jackpot looking to be 176 million dollars or higher, lottery fever is spreading faster than ever. As people rush to stores to buy their tickets some are doing so tentatively due to the state lottery-fixing scandal that was uncovered a year ago in Des Moines, Iowa. Eddie ...

Braves Fall to the Gladiators

Braves Fall to the Gladiators

Francisco Cardoso, Staff Writer

February 13, 2016

On February 5th, the Girls’ Varsity Soccer team faced the Gladiators at Gladstone High School and lost with a score of 4-0. In the first half of the game the Gladiators managed to score the first point eight minutes into the match. The Braves began to play more aggressively afterwards trying to ...