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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...

iMentor – Bryan Castillo

Brianna Concepcion
March 22, 2017
Filed under Meet Me

iMentor is a program where juniors are paired up with a college educated mentor who volunteers to help guide their mentee in their journey to college and graduation. iMentor is a program that is helping many students at Phoenix military Academy by giving cadets a friend (their mentor) to help them wit...

iMentor – Isaac Martinez

Wendy Nunez
March 22, 2017
Filed under Meet Me

Junior Isaac Martinez is part of the program iMentor at Phoenix Military Academy, their mentors are with them for three years: junior, senior, and college freshman year. It helps them with their last two years of high school and to prepare them for college by meeting up with them to see their progress...

iMentor – William Hernandez

Fabian Patino
March 22, 2017
Filed under Meet Me

When it comes to preparing juniors for college and their future careers, Phoenix has taken a huge leap forward to make sure its students have exactly what they need for life. The iMentor program was launched earlier in the school year, using the class of 2018 as the guinea pigs for the new curriculum,...

‘Back Sir’

‘Back Sir’

Michael Bahena
March 17, 2017
Filed under Features

Senior Erik Bernabe is currently enrolled in a two-year program called “Chicago Police Firefighter Training Program” (CPFTA) to help him get a hands on experience of both careers and pick which career he wishes to pursue in the future. Bernabe attends the program twice a week, which are Tuesday's and...

iMentor

iMentor

Lesley Delgado
March 16, 2017
Filed under Features

Shania Smith is a junior at Phoenix Military Academy who enjoys  the iMentor program  to help her prepare for the SAT, scholarships, and the  college process.   “My mentor has helped me understand the scholarship process and she has helped me find schools that most likely will accep...

3-Point Shootout

3-Point Shootout

Donecia Blount
March 15, 2017
Filed under Features, Other Activities, Sports

3-Point Shootout By: Donecia Blount Sophomore VinQuan Randle, ended the month of February with an impressive honor. He advanced to the second round of the three point shootout at Collins High School.  Randle and three of his teammates,freshman Jacorie Franklin, sophomore Khalid Herron, and...

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