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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...

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...

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...

Photo Opp or Photo Flop?

Photo Opp or Photo Flop?

Britney Onpeng

February 3, 2016


Filed under All Around Town, News, School, Uncategorized

Last week a group of girls were photographed with letters on the front of their shirts that so happened to spell out the "N" word for everyone to see. The picture was taken on senior picture day which included 3,100 students, and these girls were only a small portion of the student body. The lett...

‘Ice Scream” for Food Trucks!

‘Ice Scream” for Food Trucks!

Savanna Pena

January 29, 2016


Filed under All Around Town, News

Did someone say “FOOD"?! Yes I’m calling all foodies! The Street Eats Food Festival is already around the corner so don’t forget to mark your calendars. The Fifth Annual Street Eats food truck festival is taking over Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on Jan. 30th thru the 31st from 11am-6...

Snowbowl is Here- and FREE!

Celia Kramer, Copy Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under All Around Town

While things here in Avondale seem to be heating up, Flagstaff is cooling down and has brought back the legendary Snowbowl. Yes, of course, there is the price matter-but not this Wednesday, January 27th! Anyone 17 years of age and under will receive free admission to Snowbowl only on this date, so make ...

Christmas Galore!

Christmas Galore!

Britney Onpeng and Katelyn Martinez

December 18, 2015


Filed under All Around Town, News

It seems like just yesterday it was Thanksgiving, now one of the most joyous times of the year has come around. It's Christmas time! From mistletoes to hot chocolate, parades, and festive decorations filling homes. Arizona has finally cooled down enough for everyone this holiday season. People c...

Glendale Glitters!

Glendale Glitters!

Liliana Sanchez

December 18, 2015


Filed under All Around Town

Looking for a fun place to watch Christmas lights? Well then Glendale Glitters is the perfect place to go. Glendale Glitters is held every year around Christmas time. It is a place where you can go and walk around while watching Christmas lights in display and watch performances from dancers and sin...

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,...

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...

Tyler Oakley Takes Over Tempe

Tyler Oakley Takes Over Tempe

Guadalupe Arellano

October 30, 2015


Filed under All Around Town, Celebrities, Entertainment

Tyler Oakley, also known as the Queen of YouTube, released his first ever book called “Binge” on Oct. 20th, 2015. With the new book came a book tour that consisted of 13 different cities around the U.S, and Arizona was one of the lucky stops. With 7 million YouTube subscribers and 500 million Yo...

The All Time Adrenaline Rush

The All Time Adrenaline Rush

Guadalupe Arellano

October 25, 2015


Filed under All Around Town, Entertainment, Music

The feeling of adrenaline is quite common when you are feeling over excited. The blood in your veins rushing up and down your body and your heart beating at five thousand miles an hour. Imagine your favorite artist right in front of your face and think about how much they mean to you. Everyone has...

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