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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...

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 ...

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...

Seniors Guide to College

Seniors Guide to College

September 5, 2016
Filed under College, Connecting the Pack

As senior year has begun it is important for all of us to look at the possible options for our future, whether it is trade school, a job, or college. For many, college is the only option available in order to start our journey on the path towards accomplishing our goal's in life. There is always...

March Madness Brackets

March Madness Brackets

Cody Bowling
March 18, 2016
Filed under College, Sports

It’s that time again! It’s time for March Madness. 64 teams and 1 dream to take the national championship. The one thing that comes with March Madness that everyone anticipates is the brackets to predict who is going to take it all the way, but how do you know who will win and who will lose? There...

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...

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...

Racism Rears its Ugly Head at University of Missouri

Racism Rears its Ugly Head at University of Missouri

Melanie Gaxiola
November 16, 2015
Filed under College

Earlier this week, the hashtag #Mizzou has been trending, and not under any good circumstances. Earlier this week, Black students attending University of Missouri shared their stories on Twitter about facing racism daily. They talked about their daily encounters with White students who would shout...

Lobos Turned Lumberjacks

Lobos Turned Lumberjacks

Celia Kramer, Copy Editor
October 26, 2015
Filed under School, Student Life

  On Wednesday, October 21st, 50 lucky Senior Lobos got to roam to the always lovely Flagstaff, AZ to visit Northern Arizona University. Of course, the campus is beautifully green and showed our Avondale natives what the seasons changing looks like. All around were trees filled with gree...

The Path to YOUR Future

The Path to YOUR Future

Jesus Rodriguez
September 30, 2015
Filed under All Around Town, Entertainment, News

This past Sunday, the National College Fair was here in Arizona at the Phoenix Convention Center. Over 50 colleges across the nation came out to convey information about their colleges. The Phoenix Convention Center had a varietal abundance of colleges, universities, visual art schools, and fine...

Fall College and Career Fair 2015

Fall College and Career Fair 2015

Celia Kramer
September 15, 2015
Filed under Counseling Corner, School

On Friday, September 17th, juniors and seniors here at La Joya traveled across campus to the Fall College and Career Fair held in the cafeteria. The reason why Guidance hosts this event is to enhance the futures of La Joya's students. Senior Jason Salcido said about the experience, "Each of the...

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