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The Season Of Giving Back

The Season Of Giving Back

Alexis Wright
December 14, 2015
Filed under All Around Town, News

The Ben's Bells Project is an organization that is non-profit and wants nothing more than to give back. The start of this monumental project was shortly after young Ben died before his 3rd birthday. Ben's family was moved by the kindness as well as support that was given to them from their family,...

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Cody Bowling
December 11, 2015
Filed under News, US & World

December 7, 1941. Does that date bring anything into your mind? December 7, 1941 was the day that brought the United States into WWII with the bombing of Pearl Harbor. 74 years ago the Japanese had a surprise bomb attack on Pearl Harbor. This was a tragic day in history. Over 2,403 Americans were...

Colorado Springs Into Action

Colorado Springs Into Action

Kimberly Rodriguez
December 2, 2015
Filed under News, US & World

On Friday, Nov. 27th around 11:30 am, the Colorado Springs Police Department received a phone call reporting a shooter inside of the Planned Parenthood building, located near numerous offices and shopping centers. Once dispatchers received the call they sent out a warning telling people to stay inside...

Breaking The Gender Norms

Breaking The Gender Norms

Guadalupe Arellano
December 1, 2015
Filed under News

2015 has been a year full of acceptance around the world. It seems as if people are now more open about being true to themselves no matter what judgement comes their way. Recently, the talk in the media has been about types of hairstyles on men and what is deemed as too "girly" for them. Man buns ...

BLACK FRIDAY IS FINALLY HERE!

BLACK FRIDAY IS FINALLY HERE!

Andrea Diarte
November 28, 2015
Filed under News, US & World

On November 25 2015, people were going crazy because of the amazing deals stores are having. Not only were there amazing deals but stores like Walmart, Best Buy, Amazon, and Target had their discounted items a whole day ahead of time! Online shoppers stayed up all night Wednesday up until midnight to ...

Tragically…Entertaining?

Tragically…Entertaining?

Celia Kramer, Copy Editor
November 23, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized, US & World

Looking into "What's Trending" at any given time, there always seems to be a traumatic story in the headlines. There's something that draws people to controversy, death, crime, etc. It's no surprise that people are naturally drawn to traumatic events. Especially with journalists, a distressing story t...

Hot Coffee Minus the Pot

Hot Coffee Minus the Pot

Celia Kramer, Copy Editor
November 22, 2015
Filed under News, US & World

Danny Grossfeld, founder of Hot Shot Coffee, is bringing a $14 billion idea to America: hot canned coffee. This idea originating in Japan, Grossfeld discovered that it was a gold-mine waiting to be found. That was when he decided to bring it to the United States. Japan has had hot coffee in a...

Step Into the World of Fashion

Step Into the World of Fashion

Azucena Teran
November 20, 2015
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School

Do you dream of one day seeing your fashion line on the runway but you don't know where to start? Well come on over to the first ever F.I.D.M club meeting this Friday, Nov. 20 right after school! Here you will gain knowledge and skills on what it's like to be a designer. Each member will be able to ...

The Loss of Two Innocent Lives

The Loss of Two Innocent Lives

Megan Wedgeworth
November 17, 2015
Filed under News

Early in the morning on Nov. 8, a car accident on Avondale Boulevard and Buckeye road left two innocent people dead and a drunk driver is now facing murder charges. Deputies have stated that there were three cars involved in the car accident which killed 21-year-old Jesus Torrez and 19-year-old Guadalupe...

Teens Like YOU…Except They’re NOT

Teens Like YOU…Except They’re NOT

Celia Kramer, Copy Editor
November 13, 2015
Filed under All Around Town, School

  Hey Lobos! Are you looking for a way to get involved with your community? Be A Leader Club, led by Mr. West, is participating in a drive that can benefit teens in need, and you can help! Tumbleweed is a homeless shelter dedicated to giving youth teens (ages 13-19) a place where they can...

Justice for Whales or Justice for Shows?

Justice for Whales or Justice for Shows?

Jocelyn Chavez
November 13, 2015
Filed under News, US & World

Yes it's true. The orca shows in San Diego, California will not longer exist, though there is still a catch to this move. After the crucial documentary “Blackfish” came out in 2013,  it caused a huge decrease in audience at Sea World, most notably in San Diego. This caused the CEO of SeaWorld,...

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Adrianna Martinez
November 13, 2015
Filed under News

You’d be surprised at the number of Americans who are simply unaware of what Veterans Day really is. For most people, Veterans Day means a day off from work, and for people like us, it means a day off from school. But for some families, Veteran's Day means a whole lot more. Back in 1918, Nov.11th...

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