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Chipotle Cultivate Festival: Coming to Phoenix Soon!

Chipotle Cultivate Festival: Coming to Phoenix Soon!

Azucena Teran
April 22, 2016
Filed under All Around Town

Bummed out that you missed the live music from Coachella? This upcoming Saturday, April 30th, Chipotle is bringing back the Cultivate festival to the valley. This festival includes live music and food for families to enjoy, making the event a fun and inexpensive way to spend your Saturday from 11am...

Imagine If She Was Light Skinned

Imagine If She Was Light Skinned

Jahnez Wong, Editor in Chief
March 27, 2016
Filed under US & World

Today and yesterday quite a few men on Twitter took to "trolling" while adding the caption "imagine if she was light skinned tho" followed by a picture of a dark skinned women. Thousands of retweets and mentions later, people still had some mixed feelings about the comment. Some stated that they agree...

Slur(pay) a $1.50

Slur(pay) a $1.50

Britney Onpeng
March 18, 2016
Filed under All Around Town, News

Grab your cups and get ready for some brain freezes and colorful tongues! This is your opportunity to stay cool while the weather gets hotter and hotter by the minute as summer approaches us quickly. This is the second annual year that 7-11 has done this nation wide and this year should be even...

Sit. Stay. Read.

Sit. Stay. Read.

Kimberly Rodriguez
March 14, 2016
Filed under US & World

The Humane Society of Missouri in St. Louis created a Shelter Buddies Reading Program. The program engages children to read in front of shelter dogs to help them reduce anxiety in hopes of making them more adoptable. The program was launched last year as a way for children to learn about the shelter...

Hey Lobos, Still in Need of a Tuxedo?

Hey Lobos, Still in Need of a Tuxedo?

Jesus Rodriguez
March 10, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, News, School

Hey Lobos if you are still need for a tuxedo? Well you are in luck because our friends at Molina Bridal & Tuxedo are hooking you guys up a discounted price of the color to your tuxedo to match your date. Head on over to 804A to pick the discount card, hurry because there is only a limited am...

Mural, Mural On The Wall

Mural, Mural On The Wall

Britney Onpeng
March 8, 2016
Filed under All Around Town, Art

West Valley has become a blank canvas for local street artists. Many locations around the community are being covered in large vibrant murals for residents to enjoy. Avondale has become the home of the most murals in all of the West Valley cities. These artists are conveying a positive message by...

Students From Centerra Mirage STEM Academy Hospitalized After Taking Pills

Students From Centerra Mirage STEM Academy Hospitalized After Taking Pills

Kimberly Rodriguez
March 7, 2016
Filed under News

Six students at Centerra Mirage STEM Academy were sent to the hospital after taking pills. The authorities believe that two seventh grade boys brought the pills to school and handed them out to their classmates. At around 1 pm, one of the students who took the pills was found unresponsive in the...

Super Tuesday– Who Will Make It?

Super Tuesday– Who Will Make It?

Celia Kramer, Copy Editor
March 3, 2016
Filed under News, US & World

As the political elections advance, America is getting closer and closer to deciphering just what candidates will make it into the November ballot. Super Tuesday, known as the day most of the primary votes are given to candidates, was just this past Tuesday on March 1st. On this day, thirteen ...

Phoenix Boy Removed From Flight

Phoenix Boy Removed From Flight

Katelyn Martinez
March 3, 2016
Filed under News, US & World

How would you feel if you were kicked off a plane and people clapped about it? 7 -year-old Giovanni, mother Christina Fabian, and father George Alvarado were supposed to be on the next flight back to Phoenix. That was all interrupted when Giovanni got hives and became itchy on the flight. "He...

5 Things That Every Senior Must Complete

5 Things That Every Senior Must Complete

Adrianna Martinez
March 3, 2016
Filed under School, Student Life

Are you a senior? Are you planning on attending college this fall? If so, here are five things you MUST have completed before graduation. Meet with your counselors. Every senior should be meeting with their counselors to figure out if they’re still on the right track. Stop by the guidance offi...

Baseball is Here!

Baseball is Here!

Cody Bowling
February 18, 2016
Filed under News, Sports, World

Everyone is sad because the football season is over, but we all know what comes next: baseball! Baseball is back and is coming fast. February 17th is the first day that all pitchers and catchers will report. Why is this so exciting? Well, spring training is right around the corner and all the team...

La Joya Prays for Independence High School

La Joya Prays for Independence High School

Jesus Rodriguez and Daniela Acosta
February 12, 2016
Filed under All Around Town, News

Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of the victims affected in today's tragedy at Independence High School. We would like to let the students and staff at Independence know that our La Joya lobos stands with them in support during this tragic time. If you would like to send yours prayers...

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