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LGBTQ+ Lobos: How Are They Treated?

LGBTQ+ Lobos: How Are They Treated?

Joseph Shouse, Staff
October 3, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, Showcase, Student Life

LGBT rights have been a huge controversial topic in recent years, with the legalization of same-sex marriage in all 50 states just last year on June 26th. Not many people take a look at how their treatment is here in the Copper State. The LGBT topic encompasses all of the US, even the world. So how ...

Stop The Hate. Don’t Discriminate.

Stop The Hate. Don’t Discriminate.

Zoe Soto, Staff
October 1, 2016
Filed under School, Student Life, US & World, World

Racial discrimination online has grown and nothing is being done about it. Of course, there's the choice to block people but what good will that do? Teachers, students and even children are affected by racial discrimination it is easy to do to someone else due to the advances in technology. In schools,...

Equality In Our Lobo Nation

Equality In Our Lobo Nation

DeAsiah Ball, Staff
October 1, 2016
Filed under High School, Lobo Spotlight, School, Student Life

   The “group system” is a way that students have broken themselves up with similar interests. Due to these groups is everyone equal and treated the same? Are some groups more superior than others?           It is easily agreed upon that students have broken up into a little “grou...

Lobo Actors “Breaking a Leg”

Lobo Actors “Breaking a Leg”

Alicia Serrato, Staff
September 27, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, High School, School, Student Life

Are you someone who stays at home bored-to-death? Maybe you want to take a break from school work? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you! La Joya offers a variety of after-school programs that anyone can join at anytime! More specifically, La Joya Theatre! Ms. Ludlow, La Joya’s drama teacher, is ju...

The Reality of Reality

The Reality of Reality

September 5, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School, Student Life

  Let’s face it, we’re all about to be young adults or official on our own, and yet it can be so exciting, but it can be a bit nerve wrecking too. Sometimes we have no clue what we are getting ourselves into and for some of us, it’s not easy asking for help. Well lucky for you f...

Eye Bags: I Shouldn’t Have Them This Young

Eye Bags: I Shouldn’t Have Them This Young

Sonia Leyva, Staff
August 30, 2016
Filed under Student Life

90% of students who have committed suicide had an underlying mental illness. Many of you may not be aware that the people around you are struggling to cope with an illness and are quite good at suppressing their feelings, whether it be anxiety, depression and eating disorders etc. Each one can deteriorate...

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...

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming Into La Joya

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming Into La Joya

Melanie Gaxiola
February 11, 2016
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

1. Know Your Restrooms The night before my first day, I studied the La Joya campus map for a solid 25 minutes, trying to correlate the restrooms to my classes. It's a big school, there's at least one restroom for every two buildings, I should be fine right? WRONG. If you do not know which restrooms a...

Hey Lobo, Will You Go To The Sadie Hawkins Dance With Me?

Hey Lobo, Will You Go To The Sadie Hawkins Dance With Me?

Missy Barajas
February 5, 2016
Filed under School, Student Life

Do you know about any upcoming events at La Joya High School? No? Well I have one for you on Friday, February 19th. It’s the Sadie Hawkins dance that will take place from 7 pm-10 pm and it will be hosted in the cafeteria. Traditionally, its the guy that asks out the girl but with this dance, the...

How it feels to win $250,000: The Questbridge Scholarship

How it feels to win $250,000: The Questbridge Scholarship

Garrett Clinton
December 8, 2015
Filed under Lobo Spotlight, Student Life

I dreaded December 1st. I felt sick to my stomach. I didn’t want to be at school. It was the day admission decisions were released from the Ivies. Twelve years of education all coming down to one, single day. I was not confident that I would get in, causing me to have a poor attitude throughout...

Love on the Field

Love on the Field

Xochitl Segura and Kaitlin Reyes
December 7, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Who has spirit? We have spirit! From practice performances, to school assemblies, to competitions, La Joya Band comes with several variations of music and forms to show how strong and dedicated they are when performing at the finest precision. Students who participate in band show lots of hard wo...

True Life of a Thug: Nov. 13, 2015

True Life of a Thug: Nov. 13, 2015

Dasey Berrueta
November 16, 2015
Filed under True Life

November 13, 2015 I know everyone has that one neighbor who throws parties every week. I have like two of them and they both decided to have a party the same night. It was around 11 PM and I was in my room trying to finish all the homework I received today. It's like my teachers all came together an...

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