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7 Movies You (probably) Haven’t Watched in 2016

Ricardo Lopez, Staff
December 9, 2016
Filed under Movies, Showcase

With 2016 coming to a close, it’s a good time to start looking back at some of the films we may have missed this year. Each year multiple modest, wonderful, amazing, fantastic films get buried under by those who steal their thunder.  For every Deadpool or Captain America: Civil War, there’s at leas...

The Face of Revolution

The Face of Revolution

Chloe Enero, Photography Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, US & World

The former Cuban dictator, Fidel Castro, has died at age 90 on Friday November 25th 2016 due to poor health conditions as no public release of information to Castro’s cause of death has been released. Some are mourning in grief, and some are morning in joy as the former Cuban dictator left a mixed...

Waterpark’s New Album “Double Dare”

Waterpark’s New Album “Double Dare”

Guadalupe Arellano, Editor-in-Chief Newspaper
November 27, 2016
Filed under Music, Reviews, Showcase

Waterparks is a band formed in Houston, Texas in 2011 and consists of 3 members, Awsten Knight (lead vocalist and guitarist), Geoff Wigington (backing vocalist and guitarist), and Otto Wood (drummer). Ever since they formed, the band has released numerous of EP's that include songs like I'm A Natural Blu...

SPLIT: Stop the Stigma

SPLIT: Stop the Stigma

Chloe Enero, Photography Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under Celebrities, Entertainment, Movies

The trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s Split recently just has been released and has caused only the “slightest” of controversy. The basic premise of the movie based on the two and a half minute trailer is about Kevin, played by Golden Globe nominee James McAvoy, a middle-aged man who suffers wi...

WIN Tickets to see The Wonder Years, Real Friends, Knuckle Puck and MORE! (CONTEST CLOSED)

WIN Tickets to see The Wonder Years, Real Friends, Knuckle Puck and MORE! (CONTEST CLOSED)
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Guadalupe Arellano, Editor-in-Chief Newspaper
October 19, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Music

Do you love The Wonder Years? The Wonder Years is an American pop punk band that formed in 2005 in Landsdale, Pennsylvania. The band consists of 6 members; Dan Campbell (lead vocalist), Matt Brasch (guitar), Nick Steinborn (guitar), Casey Cavaliere (guitar), Mike Kennedy (drums), and Josh Martin (bass)....

Getting the Hang of Slang

Getting the Hang of Slang

Arianna Conley, Staff
October 7, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, School

We live in a generation where calling someone out is being "savage" and "ship" isn't a boat. Instead of using proper words found in dictionaries, fellow peers use "words" that may not even have a definition. In school, people use slang more than their proper English and teachers somehow understand ...

Are All Pit Bulls Dangerous?

Are All Pit Bulls Dangerous?

Kealohalani Kauhako-Viernes, Staff
October 4, 2016
Filed under All Around Town, US & World

Pit bulls can be dangerous but not all the time. They react from fear or their safety, not because they were naturally born like to fight back. Agreed there are pit bulls in the world that are dangerous. There are pit bulls that are really kind-hearted. A students attending La Joya high school, Daya...

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 ...

EVENTS EVERYONE HAS BEEN WAITING FOR

EVENTS EVERYONE HAS BEEN WAITING FOR

Andrea Diarte, Staff
September 9, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, Entertainment, High School, Lobo Spotlight, School, Sports

La Joya Lobos are finally back from their summer vacation. I know it's hard for them to start school. Back to the stress, sleepy mornings, and hours of homework after school. The things keeping students at La Joya awake are events, upcoming events! Are you ready for Friday nights football?! I know I am. Studen...

New Year, Big Changes

New Year, Big Changes

Madelyn Martinez, Staff
September 8, 2016
Filed under Connecting the Pack, News, School

A change that most students noticed within the first week of school is the lack of sweep. Unlike last year, tardy students will be able to go to class instead of spending the period in sweep. Principal Brandi Haskins said this is because administration did not want students to miss out on class time. “Our...

Song of the Day: “Wildfire” by John Mayer

Song of the Day: “Wildfire” by John Mayer

Alexis Wright
March 22, 2016
Filed under Music, Song of the Day

Are you in need of a spring break anthem? If so, let's take a look back at 2013 when John Mayer released his album "Paradise Valley". "Wildfire" was a top song on the Billboards in 2013. This is a song that makes you want to dance, go on adventures, and hang out the friends you probably don't have. In...

Being Empowering: Lady Gaga’s Oscar’s Performance

Being Empowering: Lady Gaga’s Oscar’s Performance

Guadalupe Arellano
March 7, 2016
Filed under Celebrities, Entertainment

Sunday February 28th was the day that the 88th annual Oscars were aired. The night was full of excitement and surprises. Once again, Leonardo DiCaprio was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and this time, he ACTUALLY won. He finally has an Oscar, ladies and gents. Al...

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