Invasive Species Disruptive to Native Ecosystem

Invasive Species Disruptive to Native Ecosystem

Elizabeth Rivera, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Invasive species are damaging our ecosystem. They're animals and plants that are not meant to be in another environment besides the ones that are natural for them (indigenous). The main reason species happen to be invasive is because of human activities. Human activities happen by accident or on purpose....

Widespread Homelessness In Los Angeles Increasing

Widespread Homelessness In Los Angeles Increasing

Ruth Aguilar, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

As people living in tents, RVs and makeshift shelters become a fact of life in neighborhoods far and wide, homelessness is now an all-consuming issue in Los Angeles. It has been drastically rising in California and people are terrified. Many fear for their lives when they step out of their homes, and th...

Sim Swapping Costs Customers Money and Privacy

Sim Swapping Costs Customers Money and Privacy

Steven Mazariegos, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

  You always see this kind of warning on the news saying to yourself, "Eh, this will never happen to me," but there is a chance that you are affected and you probably won't notice until it's too late. Fox News did a news story about Robert Ross who was SIM swapped and lost millions because a V...

Got Milk? Largest Milk Distributor Files for Bankruptcy

Got Milk?  Largest Milk Distributor Files for Bankruptcy

Rosana Sanchez-Zorrilla and Nicholas Melendez

December 10, 2019

After 94 years of operation, Dean Foods' glory days have passed their expiration date. On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, this supplier of over 50 brands filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in hopes of  continuing operation. As of right now, they are planning on selling their company to Dairy Farmers...

The Dangerous Uprise of Vaping

The Dangerous Uprise of Vaping

Michael Ochoa and Ricardo Igna

December 2, 2019

Vaping is becoming a huge threat to the nation especially since the number of teens hooked onto it continue to increase. It is still a new concept because the first modern vape or e-cigarette was created in 2003.  There are many unknown dangers of vaping because of how new it is, but there have been rec...

Sandy Hook Promise Organization Brings School Shooting Awareness PSA

Sandy Hook Promise Organization Brings School Shooting Awareness PSA

Nicholas Melendez and Rosana Sanchez-Zorrilla

December 2, 2019

 Sandy Hook Promise is a non-profit organization established after the tragic event of the Sandy Hook mass shooting in Connecticut on December 14, 2012--only 11 days before Christmas. This was the second-deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, taking 26 innocent lives and injuring two. Of those 26 ...

BCCHS Varsity Football Wins League, Faces Garfield in Playoffs

BCCHS Varsity Football Wins League, Faces Garfield in Playoffs

Sophia Antillon, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Birmingham Patriots, we can all agree that our varsity football team has made a vast improvement this season. They went through many hardships at the beginning of season and had to deal with several losses. They may have doubted themselves about how they played. They also may have felt like they weren't...

Endangered Animals Need Protection

Endangered Animals Need Protection

Rosana Sanchez-Zorrilla, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

An endangered species is an animal or plant that's considered at risk of extinction. The majority of extinctions are caused by natural conditions, but recently, the increase in animal endangerment is caused by humans. Our environment cannot sustain the growing pressure humans have put on this planet,...

Switch Lite Vs Nintendo Switch?

Switch Lite Vs Nintendo Switch?

Reign Cruz, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

 The Switch Lite is a smaller and lighter version of the Nintendo Switch. The Lite is a gaming console version that's for handheld only. It comes in three different colors: yellow, turquoise, and gray. The price of the console costs $199 and its battery life lasts for about three to seven hours. Unlik...

Fun and Games at BCCHS Senior Sunrise 2019

Fun and Games at BCCHS Senior Sunrise 2019

Kimberly Sandoval, Senior Columnist

October 21, 2019

BCCHS seniors had a great time at the annual Senior Sunrise event which took place on Thursday, September 26th. This was the first of many school activities for seniors graduating this year. This school event was held at the newly renewed football field at six in the morning and ended at 8 a.m. Senior...

BCCHS Club Rush 2019–A Huge Success!

BCCHS Club Rush 2019–A Huge Success!

Lisbet Hernandez, Front Page Editor

October 17, 2019

On Thursday September 12, 2019, BCCHS held its annual Club Rush! So, what is Club Rush? Club Rush is an event in which all the school clubs go out to the quad during lunch and try to recruit people into their club. The whole student body had the chance to ask club members any questions they had to get...

Bulletproof Backpacks: New Trend at School?

Bulletproof Backpacks: New Trend at School?

Lizeth Santiago, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Events of school shootings in the United States have increased dramatically, leaving parents worried for their children’s safety. Parents are questioning if they should really send their children to school or consider homeschooling. This is where the idea of bulletproof backpacks come into place. With...

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