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How Much Longer Do We Have Oil?

How Much Longer Do We Have Oil?

Austin Daleo, Staff

October 6, 2016


Filed under News, US & World

Austin Daleo Oil is very important when it comes to trade. The automobiles we use for trade goods use oil in order to work, but oil is a non-renewable substance so if we use it its gone. It makes humans wonder, what will happen if we run out if oil? There is 7.1 billion people on this earth and aro...

Are You Really Safe on a School Bus?

Are You Really Safe on a School Bus?

Alexus Marquez, Staff

October 6, 2016


Filed under School

 Are yellow school buses really safe for kids to ride on? In 2015, many yellow buses did not pass 30 percent of their inspections, showing us that children were not really safe on riding a school bus.  "I feel it's a safety hazard" said a student at La Joya Community high school, when asked how ...

Love pets? Why Not Foster or Volunteer?

Love pets? Why Not Foster or Volunteer?

Brend Valadez Gonzalez, Staff

October 5, 2016


Filed under All Around Town, News, US & World

Many pet organizations offer people the chance to foster pets or even volunteer so that the animals can get all the love and attention they need and all you have to do is sign up. During a survey students were asked if they had the chance to foster or volunteer would they, the majority of them answering yes they would b...

Your Greatest Identifier: Accents

Your Greatest Identifier: Accents

Diana Alonso, Staff

October 5, 2016


Filed under US & World, World

Accents are everywhere and it’s become normal to label them as we please. When people think of a British accent they automatically think of it as “sophisticated”. However, how do these accents actually affect society? For as long as we can remember accents and dialect have existed everywhere around ...

Do You Have a Job or Do You Have a Passion?

Do You Have a Job or Do You Have a Passion?

Karla Fernandez, Staff

October 4, 2016


Filed under High School, School, Student Life

Most high school students going into high school or coming out of high school in today's age never know what they want to be or what they want to do. This is what usually brings students down because they get out of high school confused and wondering what step to take next. The students have nothing...

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...

Will Teaching Methods Get Better OR Worse In 2030?

Will Teaching Methods Get Better OR Worse In 2030?

Grace Kindred, Student Journalist

October 3, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

Technology can be a good tool for schools, but students often don’t know how to control themselves and be productive around computers and tablets. With students being non-productive around technology, is technology really the best way to go? Antonio Gilbert, a junior at Westview High School, when...

What are the Highest Paying Jobs for High School Students?

What are the Highest Paying Jobs for High School Students?

Tiffany Rosario Acosta, Staff

October 3, 2016


Filed under All Around Town, High School, Student Life

Many High School students are in need of a job. But do they look beneath the surface of the interview? Minimum wage, here in Arizona, is $8.05 per hour. While Seattle, Washington's minimum wage is $15 per hour, incredible. Most high school students want a job to either pay their expenses; i.e. new...

Fun and Exciting Things to do

Fun and Exciting Things to do

Christopher Aguilar, Staff

October 1, 2016


Filed under All Around Town, Entertainment, News, School

Who doesn’t love to have fun, Fear Farm and the Arizona State Fair are just two of the many places to go to forget about all of  your problems. Certain attractions only run for a small amount of time. Events like the Arizona State Fair and Fear Farm only last a small amount of time. You have...

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...

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