Bring it back

Bring it back

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
January 22, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

From the cool smooth beats of Frank Sinatra to the fast-paced rhythm of Nicki Minaj, music has changed countless times throughout the years. Every year it seems as though artists try and find a new way to catch the attention of the public. They come up with obscure ways to gain listeners, like cussing... Read more »

Let’s Hear It

Let’s Hear It

Staff
January 13, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The opportunity for students and teachers to play the daily video announcements on the ‘smart board’ affects the way we watch the news- or if anyone watches it at all. Many students don’t even know that the school now provides ‘video announcements’. Students only wonder why they never... Read more »

Little Things

Lexie Chapman , Staff Writer
January 12, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Top Stories

I am thankful for so many things; the list could literally go on forever. Everyone around the holidays is always saying, “I am thankful for my friends, my money, my job, etc.” All of those things are amazing and important to be thankful for, but I am most thankful for the little things. When... Read more »

Welcome to the 21st Century

Welcome to the 21st Century

Nancy Torres, Editor-in-Chief
December 28, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

It’s no doubt that the world runs on technology. Everywhere I look, a computer, phone or TV screen meets my face. Technology, including phones, is an essential part of our lives we just can’t live without. Cell phones, or smart phones, help us with basically everything. GPS monitors, books,... Read more »

One Decision Changes Everything

Angelica Lopez, Staff Writer
December 28, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As I look back on my journalism years I see it all started in eighth grade when I was on the yearbook staff. I wanted to come into high school and do yearbook. I thought ‘Hey, it’s just going to be bigger than last year. No big deal.’ It was already too late to apply for yearbook, so I chose... Read more »

Unconditional love

Unconditional love

Nancy Torres, Editor-in-Chief
November 4, 2014
Filed under Feature, Opinion, Top Stories

Wake up. Cry. Get fed. Cry more. Take a nap, dream of baby bottles and pacifiers. Whatever my baby self wanted (and whenever), my mother never failed to feed me what my little useless body desired. Thanks to her, my little body received the nutrition it needed and needs to stay healthy. Thanks to... Read more »

Let’s Eat

Let’s Eat

The Journal Staff, Staff writer
October 7, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Offering two different lunch periods improves traffic delays and offers more time. With the new lunch times, lines at fast food places and even the cafeteria are shorter. Students wait less for their food therefore getting more time to eat. The schedule also gives them an extra five minutes. Since... Read more »

Last Forever, Literally

Last Forever, Literally

Jackie Trujillo, Editor-in-Chief
April 14, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Worst. Ending. Ever. Warning, there are spoilers below. My dismay for the “How I Met Your Mother” series finale possibly stemmed from the very obvious fact that I never wanted Ted, the main character, to end up with Robin, one of the female leads. Now you’re probably thinking, “Oh... Read more »

Memories Last Forever

Memories Last Forever

Nancy Torres, Staff Writer
April 3, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Recently, I marked a line across three words written on my bucket list: ‘Visit New York.’ So when someone asks if I ever marked something off my list, with a smile on my face, I will answer yes. I’m sure most people long to visit places on their ‘bucket list.’ I traveled to many places here... Read more »

Don’t Show, Don’t Tell

Don’t Show, Don’t Tell

The Journal Staff
March 27, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Public display of affection, or PDA, is seen throughout the school. In the hallways or by the stairs, boyfriend and girlfriend hold hands, share a hug, or even a kiss. Despite the beauty of being in a relationship, PDA needs to be kept out of the school day. In fact, in the Student Handbook it is... Read more »