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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...

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...

Is Shake Shack All That?

Is Shake Shack All That?

Sean Muse, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

From Baldwin Park California, the closest Shake Shack is located 17 miles away at 400 W 8th St, Los Angeles. Founded in July 2004, in the city of New York, Shake Shack was originally a hot dog stand. It has now sprouted into a franchise that serves burgers, hot dogs, frozen custard, shakes, beer, wine and...

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...

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...

Why You Need An Insulated Bottle

Why You Need An Insulated Bottle

Sean Muse, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Getting an insulated bottle is not only the newest trend, but it is also saving the planet. Insulated bottles are designed to retain heat or even cold temperatures. There are multiple layers within the bottle to make sure your beverage is fresh for a long period of time. The one thing that plastic bott...

Is It Too Early For Christmas?

Is It Too Early For Christmas?

Sean Muse, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

Halloween just ended, and people are already celebrating Christmas. Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You", is being played, Starbucks already came out with their usual Christmas drinks, and Disneyland already has their decorations up. It is agreed that Christmas is one of the biggest holiday...

12 Years Left

12  Years Left

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Twelve years from now, in the year 2030, the beautiful, blue planet that humans love and call home will be drastically different, and not in a good way. A theory supported by a majority of scientists, global warming, is a very disastrous thing as Earth has begun to warm up throughout the years. So much so ...

The Legacy of Mac Miller

The Legacy of Mac Miller

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

On September 7, 2018, 26-year-old rapper, Mac Miller, died in his Los Angeles home, of an apparent drug overdose. Having rapped since he was fourteen years old, Miller, born Malcolm James McCormick, was a prominent and beloved figure in the rap genre. Rising to fame from his songs, “Donald Trump”, ...

To Vote Or To Not Vote

To Vote Or To Not Vote

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

While 2018 is not a presidential election year, it is a significantly important year for possible changes in the U.S. government. What makes this year so important? The answer is simple; midterm elections. Now, what are midterm elections? Well, these elections are the federal elections in which Amer...

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