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Texting and Driving

Jazmine Page, Staff
April 18, 2017
Filed under All Around Town, US & World

Do you ever hear on the news about an accident caused by texting and driving?   Well, each year, about 1,300,000 people are killed in road accidents. Over 3,000 people die every day due to collisions on the road; out of the 3,000, 11 teens die every day because of texting and driving. Accidents...

International Women’s Day 2017

International Women’s Day 2017

Chloe Enero, Staff
March 10, 2017
Filed under News, US & World

March 8th of every year is a day that commemorates the movement of women’s rights and women’s prosperity. With the Women’s March being a huge success this year, 2017 has been a revolutionary year for women’s rights. Many see the Trump administration as a major threat to important political an...

Separated by Law or Fear?

Separated by Law or Fear?

Guadalupe Arellano
March 10, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday March 3rdLa Joya Link , students from the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) spoke out about their background stories regarding their ethnicity but were later joined by the new sheriff in town, Paul Penzone. The program DACA was formed by Barack Obama in 2012 to help undocumente...

A change in La Joya’s food

A change in La Joya’s food

Kevin Gil
March 9, 2017
Filed under Food, School

Two out of three meals of the day which is breakfast and lunch, take part in school, with both of them being important for a growing and healthy body. In the morning, breakfast is served before school for students to get the day started right. A few hours later lunch is given out with a different main...

GET YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS

GET YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS

Andrea Diarte, Staff
March 9, 2017
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School, Student Life

  Volunteering is the most important resource a community organization can have. The fact that people have the ability to take their time and world with others for betterment and their love for their community. Their are 10 reasons why volunteering is important. #1. You make a difference....

Nerds Against Nurdles

Nerds Against Nurdles

Sonia Leyva, Staff
February 27, 2017
Filed under School, US & World

Alright, Alright we know everyone and especially including you, yes , YOU!! Drink out of plastic bottles daily. I'd say about maybe three four times a day. I get it, you drink from a water bottle and just throw it away in any nearby trash can without a second thought. I'm here to tell you to give it...

Watch out!

Watch out!

Carmen Vasquez
February 27, 2017
Filed under News

As you approach the red light in your car waiting for the light to turn green little do you know that the driver behind you is coming 65 MPH and not slowing down because they're texting and not paying attention to the road. BAMMMM!!! Next thing you know, you wake up in a hospital three weeks later with...

“Day Without Immigrants” Impacts Nationwide Schools

“Day Without Immigrants” Impacts Nationwide Schools

Samuel Valles, Staff
February 18, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, US & World

As President Donald Trump and his representatives continue with their "Immigration Ban," many people are taking it into their own hands to show how America would be without Immigrants for a day on February 16th. Immigrants across the whole United States are going for "Day without Immigrants" to demonstrate how America w...

The Misadventures of College Years (And How to Survive Them)…

The Misadventures of College Years (And How to Survive Them)…

Marissa Torres, Staff
February 3, 2017
Filed under College, School, Student Life

To us teens, college can be interpreted  in many different ways. Due to television and movies, we get a fake glimpse of what college life is like but we can't trust what we see on the screen right? To give us a real scoop of college life and the obstacles that come with it, some of the wonderful teachers...

Get prepared for the ACT

Get prepared for the ACT

Mia Lopez, Staff
February 2, 2017
Filed under High School, School, Showcase

So you're about to take the ACT, but you don’t know anything about it. What now? How do you go about preparing for the test? If you’re not prepared for the ACT which is on February 28th,  we can help! There are many solutions to get you ready and feeling confident for this test. Preparing is one ste...

2017: The Year of the Resistance

2017: The Year of the Resistance

Chloe Enero, Photography Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, US & World

A peaceful protest, also known as a nonviolent resistance or nonviolent action, is the act of expressing disapproval through a statement or action without the use of violence. And so far with Trump’s presidency that seems to be the reoccurring trend. With the #WomensMarch occurring last we...

Senioritis

Senioritis

Azucena Teran, Staff
December 26, 2016
Filed under School, Showcase

Senioritis- an icky disease that strikes once you hit your senior year in high school. It consists of not caring , procrastination and terrible fashion choices. It is almost the end of the first semester and graduation is approaching, what does that mean for all of us seniors who feel like we ...

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