2018 Birmingham Varsity Cheer Team

BCCHS Cheer Team Tryouts Process in Question

Diana Carballo, Staff Writer November 25, 2019

It's that time of year where all sports are having tryouts and many girls this year were excited for cheer tryouts. This year over 200 girls tried out, but many of them were upset with how the tryouts...

Estrella Martinez and Sim Khinda showing their outfits at lunch.

The BCCHS Dress Code Is Unfair!

Sofia Lemus and Michelle Blas November 21, 2019

A very controversial topic that currently affects many schools are mandatory dress codes that are put in place. In most cases, students don't agree with this while teachers think it is for the best. Whether...

Colorful hydro flasks on display

New Patriot Fashion Trends on Campus

Kimberly Sandoval, Senior Columnist November 19, 2019

Birmingham Community Charter High School students are up to date with all kinds of fashion trends. Many students are inspired by influencers and popular trends that motivate their own fashion choices....

Parasite's theatrical movie poster

Eating The Rich: Parasite Deserves Oscar Nod

Lisset Saavedra, Editor in Chief November 19, 2019

Parasite is the latest film from South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon Ho and has won this year's Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.  It became the first Korean film to ever be awarded at...

The Phantom Thieves ready to come back on the screen

New Persona 5 Game Guaranteed to Steal Your Heart

Ruth Aguilar, Staff Writer November 15, 2019

Persona 5 is an extraordinary game with eye-catching visuals and a heartfelt soundtrack, and it is guaranteed to make you fall in love with it immediately. With its versatile gameplay, which can be adjusted...

Jenner and Scott are working towards maintaining a healthy relationship for the sake of their daughter.

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott Split

Emily Robles, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

American social media personality, Kylie Jenner, has recently called it quits with the father of her child, rapper Travis Scott. The stars' relationship dates back to about two years ago, after being seen...

Allen Vasquez(12), Allen Chajan(12), and Erick Estrada(12) of the BCCHS boy's waterpolo team warming up before a match.

BCCHS Boy’s Water Polo Finishes Season

Jeselyn Merino, staff writer November 13, 2019

If it isn't obvious, water polo is a water sport that is played between two teams. The purpose of the game is that the teams try to shoot the ball into the opposing goal. It is a competitive sport that...

Birmingham Varsity Football Team

BCCHS Varsity Football Wins League, Faces Garfield in Playoffs

Sophia Antillon, Staff Writer November 12, 2019

Birmingham Patriots, we can all agree that our varsity football team has made a vast improvement this season. They went through many hardships at the beginning of season and had to deal with several losses....

pro choice and pro life signs at a protest

Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice? Who Makes the Decision on Abortion?

Michelle Blas and Sofia Lemus November 6, 2019

The topic of pro-life versus pro-choice is a very controversial issue and has fostered many differing opinions. This topic involves talking about abortion and the people who are pro-life (anti-abortion)...

A gypsy family posing for a photo.

Gypsy Discrimination Continues in Modern Europe

Elizabeth Rivera , Staff Writer November 6, 2019

Gypsies have been discriminated anywhere and everywhere they have migrated throughout history. Even in today's society, they still suffer from lowly treatment. Many gypsies don’t identify themselves...

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