Are Sustainable Energy Sources Environmentally Friendly?

Are Sustainable Energy Sources Environmentally Friendly?

Adrian Vasquez, Website Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Renewable energy has become more and more the optimal energy source for the past two decades. Awareness of global warming and environmental degradation due to mineral mining and coal burning has given light to the fact that extracting, processing, and using non renewable resources harms the planet to a...

Why Did Nikolas Cruz Become the Florida School Shooter?

Why Did Nikolas Cruz Become the Florida School Shooter?

Camron Graham, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It is said that we create our own demons. As an outcast unstable teenager, Nikolas Cruz, had what may have been his only emotional support, his adopted parents, die. This may have been what made this tragic child snap. Classmates at his high school, Stoneman Douglas High School, said they had all predic...

Marijuana Legalization in California

Marijuana Legalization in California

Jonathan Vicente, Managing Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For the few people who do not know what marijuana is and wonder what the hype is about, well here it is. Marijuana is a plant that can be smoked, eaten, inhaled, and drank. The marijuana plant has many nicknames such as: "Bud, Weed , Green Goddess, The Devil's Lettuce, Mary Jane, etc." There are three...

To Work or Not to Work in High School

To Work or Not to Work in High School

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Should high school students work? This controversial topic of high school students working has been discussed and debated by many. Everyone has a different perspective on it, and depending on what your culture is, that is how you will be advised. Some parents, such as mine, are always nagging be...

BCCHS Dress Code: Fair or Not Fair?

BCCHS Dress Code:  Fair or Not Fair?

Isamar Torres and Adrian Vasquez

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Dress codes are nothing new to private and public schools, but what is the reasoning behind it? At BCCHS, our dress code isn't extremely strict. It's basic: no dresses/shorts too short (don't show too much skin), and nothing that's inappropriate such as gang signs or inappropriate pictures on clothing...

Can Money Buy You Happiness?

Can Money Buy You Happiness?

Jonathan Vicente, Managing Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

May I ask you something? What is your question? Can making a lot of money buy you happiness? People have argued this topic for years. People say that money cannot buy happiness. Then there are some people who say that money can buy you a "lot" of happiness. What do you believe? Regardless of what...

Disney Buys Fox, Expanding Their Empire

Disney Buys Fox, Expanding Their Empire

Jonathon Eaton, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Back in December of last year, one of the biggest deals was made involving two major multi-billion dollar companies. On December 14, 2017, Disney bought out 21st Century Fox, thereby acquiring most of their film and television studios. Fox was known for their many involvements in the pop culture...

Gun Laws…Is California Safe?

Gun Laws…Is California Safe?

Bryce Gage, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The United States is notorious for the mass number of gun-related deaths throughout our history, but California arguably has the best gun laws of all of the states. Guns have many positive connotations, contrary to popular belief, such as household safety, uses as a hobby, and for our own LAPD and military...

Working High School Students Have an Advantage

Working High School Students Have an Advantage

Camron Graham, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Many people today say that kids are in a rush to grow up, that they should enjoy being kids and not try to get jobs so soon. Having a steady source of income during your high school years can help build responsibility and pay for school events that parents might not be able to pay for. This is es...

The Myth of a High GPA

The Myth of a High GPA

Isamar Torres and Adrian Vasquez

January 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

 GPA: how do three words affect and control what we are going to do with our future? A grade point average is the total count of a student’s grades throughout a set period of time which is averaged and converted into points. The points can vary depending on the school’s grading system. Birmin...

Should Prom only be for Seniors?

Should Prom only be for Seniors?

Jonathan Vicente, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The PROM! The dance we have all been waiting for. The dance of the year! A night to remember! But wait, is the prom only be for seniors? Many people think so, but they would be wrong. Most people go to prom during their senior year, but not all the people at the prom are seniors. The people going to...

One Week Deadline Is Not Enough Time! (to change classes)

One Week Deadline Is Not Enough Time! (to change classes)

Jonathan Vicente, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

"Should I keep the class or change it?" That is a question many students face when it is the beginning of the year or semester. The school gives us just a week to change our schedule, but it's more like five school days. Many students believe that it is an unjust amount of time. I think so too and that...

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