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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...

DACA on the Line

DACA on the Line

Azucena Teran

November 15, 2016


Filed under Showcase, US & World

At midnight on November 9, 2016, millions of Americans felt the fear stir inside of them as the 45th president was announced. Although many are scared of what the future will bring, this is the moment where all Americans need to join forces no matter the race, sexuality, or beliefs. There is no way ...

Arpaio, Out With the Old, In With the New

Arpaio, Out With the Old, In With the New

Samuel Valles, Staff

November 9, 2016


Filed under All Around Town, US & World

  On November 8th, the new President of the United States is being elected. Not only the president is being elected, but also the new Maricopa County sheriff. Sheriff Joseph Michael "Joe" Arpaio has helped many, but has also damaged many families and friendships. It's time to head out with the...

Trunk or Treat!!

Trunk or Treat!!

Jazmine Page, Staff

October 24, 2016


Filed under Connecting the Pack, School

Are you very excited for Trunk or Treat? Well, if so, it is coming very soon, like right around the corner. Wednesday, October 26, 2016 is the day, at 4pm – 6pm, in the student parking lot. Come out and join us in some frightening fun by dressing up in your favorite or scary costume. Don’t have ...

#SS17 In A Nutshell

#SS17 In A Nutshell

Chloe Enero, Photography Editor

October 13, 2016


Filed under Art, News, Reviews

From New York to London to Milan to Paris, high design fashion shows have taken over to show off their spring-summer collections for the upcoming year. “Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking.” Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly said in The Devil Wears Prada, the month-long fashion calendar has presente...

Gaming plus Academics equal What?

Gaming plus Academics equal What?

Jose Menchaca, Staff

October 7, 2016


Filed under News, School

Gaming systems and consoles have changed significantly in the past 15 years. Although, there is a downside to gaming. It is viewed by some teachers, parents, and others as a distraction to students. Big gaming companies like Nintendo, Playstation, and Xbox all started with a small console system....

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 ...

Students, Not Robots!

Students, Not Robots!

Dshaun Pitre, staff

October 7, 2016


Filed under News, School

"Exhaustion, students seem to far a lot of this days. Between school, home,work, homework, sports, and other extra curricular activities there's no time in the day" Marina Darinda says, from ASU university."Schools expect not enough now a days, but too much." With the expectation of waking up about...

Additional Lunchtime?

Additional Lunchtime?

Jackeline Garcia, Staff

October 6, 2016


Filed under School

Students at La Joya Community high school deserve more lunchtime. With how long students wait for their lunch, additional lunchtime should be available for students. Having an empty stomach isn't the case for a good school day. La Joya students feel like they should have just a little bit more of...

The Benefits of a Shorter School Day

The Benefits of a Shorter School Day

Fatima Castaneda Delgado, Staff

October 6, 2016


Filed under School

As a high school student, your biggest priority should be school and homework. At times, it will get stressful, but you will need school in order to have a better future. As this first year of high school has begun, it has been enjoyable, although it is a lot different from middle school. For example, the requirements are...

Are We Mistreating Our Right to Protest?

Are We Mistreating Our Right to Protest?

Christian Deadwyler, Staff

October 6, 2016


Filed under News, School

Since May 17th, 1957, over 100 documented protests have been held on Washington DC. From the march on equality, to PETA, to the preservation of a statue. Protests have been sprouting up in the U.S. In La Joya alone, protesters for the march on equality are proud of their progress and plan to keep...

Music Affecting a Student’s Work in a Positive or Negative way?

Music Affecting a Student’s Work in a Positive or Negative way?

Andre Robertson, Staff

October 6, 2016


Filed under Music, School, Student Life

Listening to music in school or while working has been a big controversy within schools and between students and teachers. Most teachers feel as if music is a distraction, but the students believe that it helps them focus and be more effective on their work. Depending on the teacher they won’t allow ...

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