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Setting Up For College Success

Setting Up For College Success

David Cortez
April 3, 2017
Filed under Features

iMentor is a program that was created to help high school students prepare for college on a bigger scale with a college graduate as a mentor since help from high school teachers and counselors is very limited. These dedicated mentors and program coordinator, Ms. Bosquez, do everything they can in their...

Beyond the Ball

Beyond the Ball

William Hernandez
April 3, 2017
Filed under Features

Beyond the Ball is an organization that works to better communities and the lives of children. Beyond the Ball was created by Rob and Amy Castañeda when they sought for change in the Little Village community. The organization attempts to combat the frequent violence, drugs, and violence through chi...

iMentor – Brian Azarte

Azahre Johnson
March 31, 2017
Filed under Meet Me

Most juniors would say they enjoy working with people who have been in their shoes and are willing to help them do better. Junior Brian Azarte, has used his time with his mentor to get some valuable information he needed. “I’ve learned that getting accustomed to a new life in college is a process ...

iMentor – Kayla Webster

Isamael Eumana
March 31, 2017
Filed under Meet Me

All the juniors in the schools were assigned a mentor for guidance in college. They were assigned these mentors through the program iMentor. “My mentor encourages me to be whatever I want and to explore all my options and make wise decisions that will benefit me,” said Kayla Webster. Webste...

iMentor – David Cortez

Diego Reyna
March 31, 2017
Filed under Meet Me

iMentor is a program where each of the Juniors are paired up with professionals who graduated from college. The plan is for them to guide the Juniors through the college application process and give them advice. They will be with them this year, their senior year, and their first year of college. ...

Don’t judge food unless you’ve tried it

Jackie Valadez
March 31, 2017
Filed under Features

Bryan Sanchez is currently a senior at Phoenix Military Academy. He is willing to try any type of food because he believes everyone should be open minded. You never know if you’d like something unless you try it out. “I would tell others not to judge a food unless they’ve tried it because you...

Mumble rappers

Alejandro Pina
March 29, 2017
Filed under Features

At Phoenix Military Academy, there has been numerous of rappers. Michael Bahena is a young and upcoming rap artist. He wants to be in the XXL freshman class one day but he isn't your everyday rap artist. Michael Bahena, also known as Money Making Mike, hates mumble rappers. “To be honest man, they...

It’s a Cruel, Cruel World

It’s a Cruel, Cruel World

Joshlynn Murphy
March 24, 2017
Filed under Features

Living in Chicago years ago wasn't as bad as it is now. This world is so sick and cruel, it makes you want to leave the city. I lived in Chicago for my whole life, and not all 18 years have  been rough, but for the last few years it has been depressing. Killing after killing, when will it ever stop?...

Creeps

Creeps

Alejandro Flores
March 24, 2017
Filed under Features

How would you feel if a stranger made your girlfriend, sister, or someone really close to you feel uncomfortable. Not long ago, Senior Mayra Barrios felt really uncomfortable while riding the bus home because a guy kept asking her personal questions and staring at her. “I was on the CTA bus and encountered a g...

Kevin Estrada’s YouTube

Yvan Flores
March 23, 2017
Filed under Features, Games

  Senior Kevin Estrada has been taking steps to make his YouTube channel more popular by posting more video game gameplay. He has gained hundreds of views since the beginning of of his YouTube channel. Estrada has made a Google adsense which gives him money from the amount of views that his...

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