The Rise and Popularity of TikTok

The Rise and Popularity of TikTok

Lisbet Hernandez, Front Page Editor

April 1, 2020

In the era we live in now, technology and social media play a major role in our everyday lives.  There are many apps that are made for the sole purpose of communicating and entertaining, and the latest social media app that has become famous is TikTok. TikTok is an app that lets you create, watch,...

Katy Perry Reveals Pregnancy in New Music Video

Katy Perry Reveals Pregnancy in New Music Video

Emily Robles, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

On March, 2020, Katy Perry announced that she was expecting her first child with actor Orlando Bloom. Perry revealed her pregnancy in her new music video "Never Worn White." In the video, Perry is seen cradling her bump while wearing a white dress. She sings along to one of her verses, "See us in...

Racism Spreads Along With the Coronavirus

Racism Spreads Along With the Coronavirus

Reign Cruz, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

The Coronavirus is known to be a family of pathogens that cause respiratory illness in birds and mammals that spread into other species, including humans. It broke out in the city of Wuhan and the virus was mostly spread through coughing and sneezing, and even asymptomatic breathing. It started off by si...

100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

Debbie Lawhead, Creative Arts Editor

March 28, 2020

On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment gave women their right to vote. For nearly a century, women had been protesting to receive universal suffrage. Over the last 100 years, disagreements between campaign strategies often threatened to cripple the movement. Among all of the issues within the suffrage...

Panic-Buying and Traveling During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Panic-Buying and Traveling During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Phillip Lemus, Opinion Editor

March 27, 2020

Pandemics have always been common throughout our world's history, killing people left and right. What's so different about this Coronavirus pandemic? The level of greed throughout our global economy and society has created a far greater threat to daily life on this planet. It's evident enough that...

McDonald’s Are Getting More Futuristic

McDonald’s Are Getting More Futuristic

Elizabeth Rivera, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

McDonald's has implemented new technology in a bid to further what the future of restaurants will look like. At the start of 2020, it was decided that all McDonald's in the U.S. were going to have kiosks. The touch-screen kiosks are a new way to provide menu and ordering options for self-service....

Where Are All the Women Film Directors?

Where Are All the Women Film Directors?

Lisset Saavedra, Editor in Chief

March 26, 2020

Since 2007, Hollywood has been making progress with more women directing top-grossing movies. A dozen women directed 100 movies in 2019, representing 10.6% of all directors. This is up from 4.5% of directors in the same category in 2018, though women of color are still underrepresented among filmmakers,...

BTS Drops New Album “Map Of Soul: 7”

BTS Drops New Album “Map Of Soul: 7”

Reign Cruz, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

History has been made when BTS released their new comeback Map of Soul: 7 on Febuary 21, 2020. It's another album that many fans have been anticipating for a long time.  If you don't know BTS, I can catch you up! BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, is an acronym for the Korean expression "Bangtan Sony...

BCCHS Girls Water Polo Wins LA City Championship

BCCHS Girls Water Polo Wins LA City Championship

Stephanie Tran, Website Editor

March 25, 2020

Blood, sweat, and tears - the three things that come from countless hours and sore work. Different kinds of people go through this all the time, but you really have to ask - why? Why is it that people are willing to tire themselves out and go through hardships?  It's because of a passion, and a desire...

Coronavirus Pandemic Becoming Chaotic

Coronavirus Pandemic Becoming Chaotic

Michelle Blas and Sofia Lemus

March 24, 2020

A virus that seems to be rapidly infecting millions is getting out of hand. This coronavirus, now widely known as COVID-19, is a serious problem that has been spreading at a fast rate. This disease is something that is being heard on the daily and is all that is being talked about. I think inform...

Steven Spielberg’s Take on ‘West Side Story’

Steven Spielberg’s Take on ‘West Side Story’

Rosana Sanchez-Zorrilla, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

As a young boy, Steven Spielberg fell in love with the 1957 Broadway musical West Side Story, but he isn't remaking it just because he loved it as a boy. According to Vanity Fair, Spielberg was determined to remain authentic to the Puerto Rican experience in his remake of West Side Story. Spiel...

Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite the Big Winner at Oscars 2020

Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite the Big Winner at Oscars 2020

Lisset Saavedra, Editor In Chief

March 4, 2020

The first Oscars of the new decade are upon us and the Academy Awards went host-less for the second straight year after Kevin Hart's invitation to host in 2019 was revoked. The show opened up with Janelle Monae. The singer/songwriter wore a tuxedo suit with a large cast of background dancers. The...

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