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Pittman Builds Chicago

Pittman Builds Chicago

Yesenia Camacho

October 18, 2018


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Senior Devin Pittman attends a program called Chicago Builds at Dunbar High School. He has been attending this program since last year. He was first introduced to Chicago Builds by the school counselors. “The counselors sent a email to everyone and I just looked into it more. I was more intrigu...

Eye Of The Tiger

Eye Of The Tiger

Luis Gonzalez

October 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

What does boxing require ? Boxing requires hard work and dedication and has been around for quite some time.Junior Kevin Vargas has been boxing for Five years now at a gym on 2600 west 35th street. Vargas stays in shape by going to boxing every day after school.     “Boxing by any means is not an easy sport....

PMA meets Chicago’s Ideas Week

Josseline Manzanares

October 15, 2018


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iMentor’s coordinator Ms. Arauz had a great idea this past school year. Seniors Gilberto Ortiz, Omar Perez, Cristian Duarte, Jennifer Salgado, and Luzmarie Bond are all Ambassadors for Chicago Ideas Week. They became ambassadors due to their completion of CIW their junior year. Now they will be in charg...

Preseason Analysis & Predictions- Chicago Bulls

Joel Cortes

October 12, 2018


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As the preseason comes to a close, we are nearing closer to opening day for the Bulls. After finishing with an abysmal 27-55 record Chicago looks to rebound. With the signing of 23 year old SF Jabari Parker and drafting of C Wendell Carter Jr.   Here is the projected starting lineup versus...

Playing Ball All Year Round

Yadira Figueroa

October 9, 2018


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Everyone has something they are very passionate about and senior Alexander Valle has an interest in a specific sport which is baseball.   Valle started playing softball his junior year for Phoenix Military Academy  because baseball is the sport he is really interested in. He now plays softbal...

Figueroa’s Plans

Alexander Valle

October 9, 2018


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Senior Yadira Figueroa plans on attending Malcolm X one of the Chicago City Colleges, after graduation, and plans to find a career that involves working with children. Figueroa has worked with kids a lot, which is why she is now interested in a career that involves kids. “I want to be involve...

Rising from the Ashes: PMA Music

Kenny Wilkerson

October 5, 2018


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“Music speaks what cannot be expressed soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul” said Unknown. Michael Tutza was born and raised in Belleville, St. Louis. Tutza originally went to college for aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T in Rolla...

Playing Games is What He Lives For

Joshua Smith

October 4, 2018


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There is something about video games that can make a kid’s life brighter than it was before. When junior Damien Ponce got his first gaming system it changed him forever. Ponce loves to play video games after school at home because his uncle introduced video games to him. Ponce loves to play Cal...

Shooting My Shot Into 2k18

Lesly Garcia

October 4, 2018


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Many Juniors aren’t able to say they made the varsity team in school, but Andres Vargas was one of the lucky ones! Junior Andres Vargas loves to play soccer whenever he is able to and also enjoys playing with the school team. “I’ve been playing soccer for 6 years and I started playing when one of my neig...

Moving Forward After Summer

Carlos Renteria

October 4, 2018


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  Senior Graciela Batalla has many plans after high school such as working in the criminal justice field, more specifically forensics. “I’ve been doing it for three years now and I love it,” said Batalla. After School Matters is where Batalla gained an interest in forensics. She has ...

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