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An Elephant’s Memory (Project)

An Elephant’s Memory (Project)

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, We Are BPHS

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


Filed under Brave Showcase, Features

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features

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...

Sincerely, Kamala D. Harris

Sincerely, Kamala D. Harris
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Sean Muse, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, We Are BPHS

On February 14, 2018, the tragic event of the Parkland shooting occurred. This act of terrorism brought sadness and concern about gun control throughout the nation. In response to this, Baldwin Park High School held a controlled "walk-out". After this memorial, the Gay Straight Alliance hosted a lett...

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