Leslie Hernandez, Newly Elected 2017-18 ASB President

Leslie Hernandez, Newly Elected 2017-18 ASB President

Hadaasa Nae, Student Life Editor
May 23, 2017
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Welcome Patriots to the end with a new beginning! As things come to an end, we have to make room for fresh ideas. We all adored and will miss our current ASB president, Hector Murillo, who has done an impeccable job running this year’s ASB administration. Now, he will pass the torch to Ms. Leslie Hernandez. Let u...

Fidget Spinners Conquer the Globe

Fidget Spinners Conquer the Globe

Christian Garcia and Brayan Tenas
May 15, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

There is an invention that was created in the 1990s by Catherine A. Hettinger and became popular this year. The invention is called a fidget spinner. Fidget spinners were invented for people that have attention deficit disorder (ADD), and attention deficit hyper-active disorder (ADHD), and many people...

UFOs…Real or Fake?

UFOs…Real or Fake?

Brayan Tenas and Christian Garcia
May 15, 2017
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Throughout human history, we have always wondered whether we are the only life in this universe. History has been filled with references to "space men" or flying objects throughout early human civilization. Those flying objects are more known as UFOs. UFO is short for Unidentified Flying Object and these...

Shark Sightings in Long Beach and Attack in San Onofre Cause Shark Advisories

Shark Sightings in Long Beach and Attack in San Onofre Cause Shark Advisories

Stacy Corea, Staff Writer/Photographer
May 15, 2017
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Do you like to surf? If you live in Long Beach and love to surf your going to have to wait. A shark advisory is still in place since Monday May 8, after multiple shark sightings provoked officials to put up warning signs. Marine safety officials estimated that there are 10 to 20 sharks swimming off...

2017 Yearbook Will Sell Out Soon!

2017 Yearbook Will Sell Out Soon!

Denise Reynoso and Hadaasa Nae
May 5, 2017
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Everyone wants to remember their high school experience, and by doing that, students buy the annual yearbook. The yearbook encompasses all of the fun events the school had, as well as all the clubs and sports teams. This year’s yearbook staff is really is one of a kind. The staff started with 450 year...

Five Ways to Overcome Fear and Anxiety

Five Ways to Overcome Fear and Anxiety

Stacy Corea, Staff Writer/Staff Photographer
April 27, 2017
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We all at one point in our lives have had fear or anxiety. Some people have extreme fear or anxiety, to the point where it can damage their health. "The fears we don't face, becomes our limits"-Robin Sharma. When we are too scared of doing something that terrifies us, we are letting our fear win. Anxiety...

Creative Promposal Ideas 2k17

Creative Promposal Ideas 2k17

Katie Guerra, Senior Columnist
April 17, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Seniors, one of the most anticipated events of the year is approaching, the 2017 Prom! With the prom being just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking who you want to go with--whether it’s your boyfriend, girlfriend or friend. Along with that, you also need to deliberate on how you will ask...

The Potential of Virtual Reality

The Potential of Virtual Reality

Henry Yeom and Jess Rodriguez
April 4, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Virtual Reality (VR) technology has the potential to achieve great things as already seen within the entertainment industry. Drawing a digital 3D image within the same plane of your living room, running away or simulating escape from psychos in the horror setting of Resident Evil 7, and watching a movie wi...

Claude Lewis: Black Journalism Pioneer Dies at 82

Claude Lewis: Black Journalism Pioneer Dies at  82

Stacy Corea, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
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Claude Lewis, co-founder of the National Association of Black Journalists, passed away from a long battle with diabetes at the age of 82 on Thursday, March 16, 2017, according to NABJ News. Lewis was a New York City native, who graduated college with a degree in English. He started his career as a...

Chino Hills Defeats LA City Champion Patriots in State Playoffs

Chino Hills Defeats LA City Champion Patriots in State Playoffs

Paul Diaz, Staff Writer
March 22, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

After the Birmingham Men's Basketball Teams' well-deserved 2016-17 City Championship, their season wasn’t over yet as they continued to the Southern California State Playoffs against Chino Hills High School.  Birmingham prepared intensely to face the talented Chino Hills team and their two star players, LaMelo an...

How Far Would You Go for Your Best Friend?

How Far Would You Go for Your Best Friend?

Stacy Corea, Staff Writer/Staff Photographer
March 10, 2017
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A man and his dog share a deep bond that can't be sold for money or goods. Dogs  became "man's best friend" for a reason. Regardless of background, finances, what you look like or where you're from, dogs give us pure and unconditional love every day. Which is why people do whatever it takes to make...

Chris Brown Vs Soulja Boy Canceled

Chris Brown Vs Soulja Boy Canceled

Brayan Tenas and Anthony Carrilo
February 28, 2017
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During 2016 it seemed as if everyone had an internet beef with each other online. For example, a pretty big internet feud that started trending last year was Tyga and 21 Savage. Their internet feud started due to 21 Savage (a new school rapper who was recently featured on the XXL freshman cover) reportedly...

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