BTS Drops New Album “Map Of Soul: 7”

BTS posing for 7 for their 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

Two BCCHS water polo members making their way to the goal

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 and stars of the 'West Side Story' remake. David Alvarez (far left), Ariana DeBose (left), Steven Spielberg (middle), Rachel Zegler (right), and Ansel ELgort (far right).

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 making his Oscars kiss.

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us and the Academy Awards went host-less for the second straight year after Kevin Hart's invitation to host in 2019 was revoked.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...

NBA World Mourning Kobe Bryant’s Death

Laker fans devastated after Kobe's death

Michael Ochoa, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

The NBA as a whole is still devastated over the death of the legend Kobe Bryant. Bryant was killed along with his daughter Gianna, and seven others in a helicopter crash in Calabasas while on their way to the Mamba Academy on the morning of January 26, 2020. He passed away a day after LeBron James brok...

Royal Rumble 2020 Astounds the WWE World

Royal Rumble 2020 Astounds the WWE World

Ruth Aguilar, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

WWE kicked off 2020 with an incredible Sunday night on January 26, by delivering its thirty-third annual Royal Rumble pay-per- view, that sent shockwaves through the crowd at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Forty-two thousand fans filled the stadium with roars and cheers as the wrestlers made th...

United States and Iran Conflict Escalates with Military Strikes

Conflict erupting between The United States an Iran

Jeselyn Merino, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

President Donald  Trump and the Iranian leaders have threatened each other multiple times recently. It began when President Trump ordered an airstrike to kill Maj. General. Qassim Suleimani on Friday, January 2nd. He was killed by drone aircraft at the Baghdad airport. President Trump believed that...

Streaming Services Threaten Cable TV

The popularity of streaming services grows among TV-watchers

Stephanie Tran, Website Editor

February 27, 2020

Nowadays, the power of the internet has taken over the world. The internet's influence is more vast than we think, and one example lies in a casual source of everyday entertainment - television. Ten years ago, people had to sit down at a certain time of day to make sure they wouldn't miss their favorite...

Top Five Super Bowl Commercials of 2020

People Watching the Super Bowl

Nicholas Melendez and Rosana Sanchez-Zorrilla

February 27, 2020

On February 2nd, 2020, Super Bowl LIV premiered, raking in 99.9 million viewers that all tuned in to watch the beloved American sport of football. The Super Bowl is one of the biggest televised events ever and caters to a broad audience. Such an audience includes those who enjoy watching the game, those...

There’s Still Time to Contribute To Project Pop Drop!

The official logo for Project Pop Drop, the organization Birmingnham is collaborating with

Jenessa Henderson, Managing Editor

February 27, 2020

Birmingham is currently undergoing its first collaboration with Project Prop Drop, a philanthropy organization that "deliver(s) food, clothing, medical supplies, beauty products, toys electronics etc., to local missions, community programs and philanthropy driven organizations." All proceeds of the drive...

Obesity Problem In the U.S. Affects Parents and Children

Erik Chopin lost a lot weight on the Biggest Loser show in 2006.

Steven Alvarado, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

The United States is one of the countries with an obesity problem. Too many Americans are eating a lot of junk of food.  The most common fast food restaurants are McDonald's, Burger King, and KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken). Americans don't burn off the calories they consume. Americans are too lazy. They...

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