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Police Expressing Inhumanity

Police Expressing Inhumanity

Jazmine Page

November 12, 2015


Filed under News, US & World

Have you heard the word about police brutality? Or do you ever just sit at home and see on the news how police treat people? Statistics say police brutality fell by 60% when cops were required to wear a body camera while on the job. So do police take advantage of their job when they aren't wearing...

Do You Really Want To Become An Uber Driver?

Do You Really Want To Become An Uber Driver?

Katelyn Martinez

November 6, 2015


Filed under News, US & World

A dashboard-mounted camera recently recorded a now viral video of an Uber driver being assaulted by a man. The man who assaulted the driver is now apologizing. Last Friday in Costa Mesa in Orange County, Uber driver Edward Caban was giving his last ride of the night to intoxicated thirty-tw...

Bacon Bites Back: Does Meat Cause Cancer?

Bacon Bites Back: Does Meat Cause Cancer?

Melanie Gaxiola

November 2, 2015


Filed under Food, News

There have been rumors floating around lately that the consumption of red meat can lead to a higher chance of getting certain kinds of cancer, but is there any truth to it? The idea that red meat could cause cancer took social media by storm and brought heart break to meat lovers everywhere. The...

Lobos For The Cause

Lobos For The Cause

Kimberly Rodriguez

November 2, 2015


Filed under Connecting the Pack, School

  On Oct. 29th, the La Joya Journalism team hosted LJ’s very first cancer walk. At first, participants were meant to walk on the track, but the weather decided to rain on the parade. So the La Joya Journalism staff ended up changing locations and hosted the walk in the gym. “It we...

Meet Julia: Sesame Street’s Newest Friend!

Meet Julia: Sesame Street’s Newest Friend!

Guadalupe Arellano

November 1, 2015


Filed under News, TV

In the year 1969, we were introduced to the (more than likely) best childhood show, Sesame Street. We got to know its friendly friends that consisted of Big Bird, Elmo, Oscar the Grouch, and none other than Ernie and Bert. On Oct. 21st, Sesame Street proudly introduced their newest and cutest frie...

Culture Appropri-What??

Culture Appropri-What??

Melanie Gaxiola

October 31, 2015


Filed under Celebrities, Entertainment, News

Remember that time your uncle Ben thought it would be funny to dress up as a Mexican in a sombrero and poncho for Halloween? He probably thought it was funny and harmless, but as it turns out, it's much more damaging than what he might have thought. Cultural appropriation is "a sociological conce...

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...

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 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...

We Are Aware

We Are Aware

Evelyn Encinas

October 25, 2015


Filed under Connecting the Pack, News, School

Are you a Lobo? If so, join your fellow lobos in a walk to raise money and awareness for cancer, hosted by your very own LJHS yearbook staff. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and in honor of that the LJHS Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, LJHS yearbook staff decided to host...

Drake releases his highly anticipated video

Drake releases his highly anticipated video

Nathaniel Jaramillo

October 22, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music, News

Drake's "Hotline Bling" music video was officially released earlier this week. "Hotline Bling" which was released in July did not receive much attention because it was overshadowed by his other song, "Back to Back", which was a diss on artist Meek Mill but eventually it caught wind fast and is currently...

NAU community remains strong after shooting tragedy

NAU community remains strong after shooting tragedy

Daniela Acosta, Managing Editor

October 14, 2015


Filed under News, US & World

The shooting that occurred at Northern Arizona University on the morning of Oct. 9 shook the entire campus community but failed to knock them down. The strength of NAU's community became evident after students and staff have shown their immense support for the victims and for each other, both online...

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