BCCHS Men’s Golf Led by Experienced Seniors

BCCHS Men’s Golf Led by Experienced Seniors

Denise Reynoso and Hadaasa Nae

March 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Men's Golf Team of Birmingham Community Charter High School has been successful this year with their unstoppable players who have been on the team for all four years. Top players Christian Lingamen, Jacob Merilo, and Jess Rodriguez are all seniors who are ready to conquer their last journey on the...

The Importance of Athletics

The Importance of Athletics

Michael Kleeman, News Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As our winter sports wind to an end, and our spring sports continue on, it’s important to recognize why sports are important to students, and people in general. In our modern sedentary society, it can often be difficult to make time to exercise, and to stay in shape. Fortunately, sports provide a unique...

Claude Lewis: Black Journalism Pioneer Dies at 82

Claude Lewis: Black Journalism Pioneer Dies at  82

Stacy Corea, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Claude Lewis, co-founder of the National Association of Black Journalists, passed away from a long battle with diabetes at the age of 82 on Thursday, March 16, 2017, according to NABJ News. Lewis was a New York City native, who graduated college with a degree in English. He started his career as a...

Chino Hills Defeats LA City Champion Patriots in State Playoffs

Chino Hills Defeats LA City Champion Patriots in State Playoffs

Paul Diaz, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

After the Birmingham Men's Basketball Teams' well-deserved 2016-17 City Championship, their season wasn’t over yet as they continued to the Southern California State Playoffs against Chino Hills High School.  Birmingham prepared intensely to face the talented Chino Hills team and their two star players, LaMelo an...

The New Nintendo Switch System

The New Nintendo Switch System

Michael Kleeman, News Editor

March 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Many rumors had been spreading about Nintendo’s next leap into the video game console market. The tech giant had largely remained quiet about their new console, only dropping hints here and there about the specs and hardware found in the system. However, now that has all changed, with Nintendo finally...

The Battle to Be UEFA Champion

The Battle to Be UEFA Champion

Brayan Tenas and Anthony Carrillo

March 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The UEFA Champions League is an annual competition in which the top three teams in all of Europe's soccer leagues face-off against each other. This competition is considered by many to be a super league event in which the world's best clubs show their talent and worth. During past years, the Cham...

Crystal Ball 2017: Sophomore Council Delivers

Crystal Ball 2017: Sophomore Council Delivers

Hadaasa Nae, Student Life Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

February 4th was a magical night for students who attended this year's Crystal Ball which was hosted by our dedicated Sophomore Council. The evening was filled with fun spirited students, flashing LED lights, photo booths and cupcakes! Maria Rodriguez, the council’s historian, stated, “[Sophomore...

How Far Would You Go for Your Best Friend?

How Far Would You Go for Your Best Friend?

Stacy Corea, Staff Writer/Staff Photographer

March 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A man and his dog share a deep bond that can't be sold for money or goods. Dogs  became "man's best friend" for a reason. Regardless of background, finances, what you look like or where you're from, dogs give us pure and unconditional love every day. Which is why people do whatever it takes to make...

Most Anticipated Music Albums of 2017

Most Anticipated Music Albums of 2017

Paul Diaz, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Hip-Hop: Drake: 3/4/17 - More Life Drake announced the project in late November of 2016 and teased us by releasing the hit singles “Sneakin” and “Fake Love” on OVO sound radio. He said in December that he will release this project early in 2017, but nothing has turned up. He said he will postpone some days on his tour in Europe to release th...

Top 5 Anime of 2016

Top 5 Anime of 2016

Krissia Guerrero and Denise Reynoso

March 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

In 2016, we saw a plethora of new anime that practically changed the anime/manga community as well as a blossoming of original icons. These new styles are altering the outlook on the Japanese animation that is anime. How exactly is this a game-changer for anime fanatics? For starters, stereotypes of...

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