Most Anticipated Video Games of 2017

Most Anticipated Video Games of 2017

Jess Rodriguez and Henry Yoem

February 1, 2017


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These are most anticipated video games that are coming out in 2017. In 2016, first person shooters were a smash such as Call of Duty 4 Remastered, Battlefield  1, Overwatch, and Titanfall 2. Some third person shooters were a smash as well like Gears of War 4. From the list that follows, there will ...

Mall Of America Introduces Their First Black Santa Clause

Mall Of America Introduces Their First Black Santa Clause

Stacy Corea, Staff Writer/Staff Photographer

December 12, 2016


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It's that time of year again when children want to take a picture with Santa Clause, and tell their wishes and what they want for Christmas. This year, the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota is doing something different this time of year. Landon Luther is the co-owner of a photo studio called...

The Little Mermaid Makes a Splash at BCCHS

The Little Mermaid Makes a Splash at BCCHS

Stephanie Cuba, Arts & Entertainment Editor

December 6, 2016


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Birmingham’s theatre team acted out one of the most beloved stories from Disney, The Little Mermaid. Birmingham students, along with the help of Birmingham's Theater Arts instructor Mr. Weiss, put it all together from lights, stages, props, costumes, and then action, to produce a magical show tha...

Netflix Originals are Must See TV

Netflix Originals are Must See TV

Brayan Tenas, Sports Editor

December 6, 2016


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Netflix has been putting out an amazing string of original shows that are causing a craze all over. From lesbian prisoners to a blind man fighting crime, Netflix has it. Netflix didn't start making hit original shows until House of Cards proved to be a hit and it is still up and running. What makes Ne...

The Walking Dead Savagely Returns

The Walking Dead Savagely Returns

Geovanni Gomez, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2016


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As AMC's The Walking Dead has progressed, the humans have become more the villains than the zombies. Disclaimer: If you have not seen the past seasons or the season premiere of  The Walking Dead, it is advised that the reader not continue reading. Spoiler alert is readily available.  So the f...

Top 5 Most Sought After Haunted Houses in America

Top 5 Most Sought After Haunted Houses in America

Scott Gutierrez, Editor in Chief

October 27, 2016


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As the list suggest, these haunted house attractions are the most extreme we have or had in the U.S. to date that open up to thrill-seeking –some would call insane-prospectors who just can’t wait to be locked up for hours like a real life horror movie! Like anything extreme, all of the following...

Pranktober is Here!

Pranktober is Here!

Christian Garcia and Fernando Jimenez

October 27, 2016


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Halloween is more than a horror-filled holiday. It is also a time for friends and family to share laughter through simple joys of this season's tricks-and-treats: pranks! There are countless articles and Youtube videos dedicated to bringing the public new and exciting ideas, but the classics still re...

L.A County Fair: A Farm, Rides, Deep Fried Foods and Much More!

L.A County Fair: A Farm, Rides, Deep Fried Foods and Much More!

Denise Reynoso, Opinion Editor

October 17, 2016


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 As summer begins to end, what's a better way to kick off the ending of summer than with a fair?  The LA  County Fair! The LA County Fair has many things to offer and appeals to all ages. Want something for your little brother or sister?  You're in luck because there’s a kid zone for the little ones ...

Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hollywood vs. Orlando, A First Hand Account

Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hollywood vs. Orlando, A First Hand Account

Samuel Gerstein, Arts & Entertainment Editor

May 24, 2016


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What a great year to live in Los Angeles! With the NFL giving the long awaited announcement that the Rams are returning to their original home of the Coliseum, football fans couldn't contain their excitement. Yet there is a different sport that this reporter is more hyped about: Quidditch. Quidditch...

DIY Cake Decorating

DIY Cake Decorating

Jenny Cubas, Front Page/ News

May 18, 2016


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Nothing is more satisfying than making and showing a beautifully decorated cake and, with so many options, here are a couple to choose from. They might seem a bit girly at first but it can be for anyone, these ideas can be altered to accommodate any baker. Heart Cheesecake Ingredients: 1 store-bought Or...

Mr. Birmingham Takes the Crown

Mr. Birmingham Takes the Crown

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

May 12, 2016


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This year’s annual Mr. Birmingham contest was a hilarious and spectacular event due to our school’s talented seniors. The contest began with the hosts of the show introducing each contestant and stating what talent they will be showing the audience. After the contestants were introduced, they...

Grease Lights Up the Stage

Grease Lights Up the Stage

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

May 6, 2016


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Birmingham’s play production didn’t disappoint with their most recent musical, Grease. This musical had the classic, made-for-Broadway Grease storyline along with some famous songs from the original production. The props and the lighting for the musical really captured the true Grease feeling. O...

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