Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is a Threat to the Planet

Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is a Threat to the Planet

Sofia Lemus, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

Right now there is a major problem with our planet. It's a problem we have known about for a long time and has been getting bigger since 1997. It is called The Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is located between Hawaii and California. It's the largest plastic accumulation...

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Makes History

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Makes History

Jonathon Eaton and Joshua Campos

March 26, 2019

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse made history by not only showing a variety of Spider-Men and women but also being a really enjoyable animated Spider-Man movie. Miles Morales (voiced by Shameik Moore) is the main protagonist in the movie and he is very iconic for being the first Afro-Latino Spider-M...

Deltarune Switch Release from Nintendo

Deltarune Switch Release from Nintendo

Joshua Campos, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Toby Fox's fans love his video game work, especially on his hit game Undertale, which has been a massive hit and people are still playing it everywhere. The game has had its success--it was released on PC in September of 2015-- but fans have clamored for a sequel, and we finally got it in Deltarune. Although Nintendo Switch fans still had to wait to get the first chapter of the game, they finally got ...

Back & Better Than Ever: Jonas Brothers Reviving Our Childhood

Back & Better Than Ever: Jonas Brothers Reviving Our Childhood

Lisset Saavedra and Hadaasa Nae

March 22, 2019

If you grew up in the mid-2000's, then you definitely listened to the Jonas Brothers growing up. You've probably seen them on Hannah Montana, Camp Rock, and their 3D concert experience on TV. The rock band was a sensational hit and captured the hearts of many teenagers through many of their top charting...

Birmingham Boys Soccer 2019 City Champions

Birmingham Boys Soccer 2019 City Champions

Gustavo De La Luz and Ivan Delgado

March 22, 2019

The boy's soccer team at Birmingham Community Charter High School is very competitive and the team always aims to win the city championship ring. They expect to win all the time and nothing less as the Patriot soccer team has won the city title three times in Birmingham soccer history--all with coach...

BSU at BCCHS Celebrates Black History Month

BSU at BCCHS Celebrates Black History Month

Jenessa Henderson, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

Black History Month is an annual observance that occurs in the United States during the month of February. It originated as "Negro History Week" which was created by the influential African American historian, Carter G. Woodson, and later became a month-long celebration in 1976. The purpose of Black...

Jussie Smollett Arrested By Chicago Police

Jussie Smollett Arrested By Chicago Police

Lisbet Hernandez, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

Actor and singer, Jussie Smollett, has recently been arrested by the Chicago police for allegedly faking a police report. In late January, it was reported that the actor had been a victim of a hate crime. After the attack, Smollett proceed to file a police report and gained a lot of sympathy from the publ...

America’s Opioid Epidemic

America’s Opioid Epidemic

Jenessa Henderson, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

We are in the midst of the deadliest drug-overdose epidemic in our nation's history. In 2017, more than 70,000 people in the United States died from drug overdoses alone, with two-thirds of those deaths being related to opioids. In addition to that, 1.7 million Americans were reported to be suffering from ...

Is Gun Control Any Closer One Year After Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shootings?

Is Gun Control Any Closer One Year After Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shootings?

Phillip Lemus, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

It has been over a year since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting massacre in Florida. On February 14, 2018, the gunman Nikolas Cruz killed 17 teenagers and staff and wounded 17 others; subsequently, the rest of the school surely felt that feeling of terror, confusion, and the incomprehensibility...

Birmingham Goes to the 2019 Santa Barbara Film Festival

Birmingham Goes to the 2019 Santa Barbara Film Festival

Isamar Torres, Opinion Editor

March 4, 2019

Every year, Santa Barbara hosts a week-long film festival. This year was their 34th annual film festival, which the advanced film class at BCCHS was fortunate enough to be able to go to this year. It was held from January 30 to February 9, and our students were gone for five days from January 30 throu...

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