The Vanguard News

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Books to Movies, Comparable?

Books to Movies, Comparable?

Julissa Jimenez, Editor

May 25, 2016

It's the age old question, should we compare books to their movie/T.V. adaptations? The answer over the years it has been mixed; some believe that the book and their movie counterparts should be held separately from one another and others say the movie should be as faithful to book as possible. So...

Wasting Our Lunches

Wasting Our Lunches

Julissa Jimenez, Editor

May 24, 2016

Students are well acquainted with the image of whole fruits and vegetables such as apples, pears, oranges, carrots, and celery scattered around campus, whether it be on the floor or in the trash can. So, why are students wasting perfectly good fruits and vegetables? “I observe the same phenomenon ever...

Jersey Boys Review

Jersey Boys Review

Julissa Jimenez, Editor

May 24, 2016

Jersey Boys Las Vegas show, is the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The musical entertainingly tells the story of Frankie Valli, Bob Guadio, Tommy Devito, and Nick Massi. Jersey Boys is at the Paris Las Vegas Resort, Hotel, and Casino. It  is the four time 2006 Tony Award winning musica...

Parabatai In Full Force

Parabatai In Full Force

Julissa Jimenez, Editor

May 24, 2016

Lady Midnight is the first book of Cassandra Clare’s new high fantasy, mystery trilogy. The novel is set in the Shadowhunter world as are Cassandra Clare’s other series The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices. Lady Midnight is set five years after where The Mortal Instruments series conc...

It’s Your Right, Exercise it!

It's Your Right, Exercise it!

Julissa Jimenez, Editor

May 21, 2016

2016 is looking to be a big voting year due to the presidential election, and with each year, comes another batch of eighteen-year-olds able to vote. But with the new found ability to vote, do these teens know the steps needed to be taken to enter their ballot this November? Not only will citizens...

Zootopia Movie Review

Zootopia Movie Review

Julissa Jimenez, Editor

May 5, 2016

An animated movie about talking animals does not seem too unique. Its been done countless times over the years in the film industry, but Zootopia brings a unique twist to typical talking animal story. The film takes a worn idea and creates a unique animated film with the humor, sorrow, and satire...

Braves Cut It Close

Braves Cut It Close

Julissa Jimenez and Tyra Castro

April 30, 2016

BALDWIN PARK-- On April 20, Baldwin Park’s Varsity baseball team was able to restrain Azusa from their last-inning rally, beating the Azusa Aztecs with a score of 6-4. The first three innings were uneventful as both BP and Azusa attempted to make runs to no avail. During the fourth inning the B...

Are We in a Landfill Or Is This a High School Campus?

Are We in a Landfill Or Is This a High School Campus?

Julissa Jimenez, Editor

April 6, 2016

BPHS students are well aware of this image: walking back to class after lunch and seeing massive numbers of lunch trays with unfinished food scattered around campus. This leftover  food and trays can be seen piled on lunch tables, scattered in hallways, and dumped onto the grass. The real question...

The Girls Are Back!

The Girls Are Back!

Julissa Jimenez, Editor

March 9, 2016

Revivals seem to be the latest trend with the Friends reunion on NBC, X-Files on Fox, and Fuller House on Netflix. The latest show to receive a revival is the well loved Gilmore Girls series. Gilmore Girls was on the air for seven seasons and ended in 2007. The show ended on a cliffhanger since at the ti...

How to Be Single Movie Review

How to Be Single Movie Review

Julissa Jimenez, Editor

March 1, 2016

How to Be Single, sounds like a cliche; the title creates a sense that this movie would be the typical chick flick. Another factor that adds to the films cliche is that the film was released on February 12th. People would assume that the film is simply for the lonely singles on Valentine's Day, but it is ...

Who Will Take Home the Golden Statue?

Who Will Take Home the Golden Statue?

Julissa Jimenez, Editor

February 27, 2016

Amid the white Oscar scandal, nearly 40 million people are still anxiously waiting to see who will take home the coveted golden statue. Will Leonardo DiCaprio finally win his first Oscar after years of unjustful snubs? Or will Brie Larson outstage Oscar-winning veteran Jennifer Lawrence, by taking home...

A Classic Remodeled for the 21st Century

A Classic Remodeled for the 21st Century

Julissa Jimenez, Editor

February 21, 2016

After fifty seven years, the iconic blonde-haired Barbie has evolved to fit in with the diversity the revolves around the 21st century. Barbie has evolved after years of receiving much criticism from people concerning the doll’s unrealistic body proportions. This criticism stems from the virtually...