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...

The Downside and Upside of 5G vs. 4G

The Downside and Upside of 5G vs. 4G

Steven Mazariegos, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

Everyone is now talking about 5G and how it is the blazing fast data connection compared to 4G. Here is what you don't know about 5G yet: it is extremely fast but the the radio frequency is harmful to animals because of the amount of radiation that is being produced. It can cause cancer (

The Failure That is “Cats” the Movie

Bustopher Jones, played by James Corden, standing front and center with other cats in the back.

Nathalie Ceja Gomez, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 25, 2020

Cats, the 2019 movie made at no one’s request and rejected by the internet, has met critical and financial failure.  The movie, based on the iconic (or infamous) 1980 musical of the same name, was released on December 16, 2019, and cost 100 million dollars to produce--excluding another 100 million ...

Kobe Bryant’s Influence on BCCHS Students

Kobe Bryant's Influence on BCCHS Students

Sophia Antillon, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

We can all agree that NBA legend Kobe Bryant's death was a very tragic and unexpected event. Kobe Bryant was a professional basketball player, a shooting guard who played his entire 20-season career in the NBA with the Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant had entered directly into the NBA after high school and...

Tesla Drivers “Sleeping at the Wheel” During Autopilot

Tesla drivers are caught falling asleep due to the dependency of the autopilot feature.

Karina Gonzalez, Website Editor

February 21, 2020

We've all heard of the famous futuristic cars, known as Tesla. Tesla has featured cars jam-packed with the latest most modern technology. One major feature includes the huge tablet screen which demonstrates web browser and streams music or entertainment. Another feature includes advanced parking sensors...

The Importance of Art Programs in Schools

girl protesting in favor of protecting the NEA

Debbie Lawhead, Creative Arts Editor

February 14, 2020

Typically, you know a school for its sports programs, but what about the arts? They enhance our lives and give students opportunities in the performing arts field after high school. It's common nowadays for schools to cut art programs due to a lack of funding as well as a stronger appeal to spor...

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