Spotlight: Becky G

By: Rodrigo Mercado From covering “Otis” by Jay-Z & Kanye West on YouTube into a webcam straight from her bedroom in Inglewood, CA to rocking the stage in front of thousands in Premios Juventud 2013, Becky G is an aspiring 16 year old hoping to make it to superstardom. Her debut hit “Becky from the Block,” a tribute to Jennifer Lopez’ “Jenny from the Block,” sees her rapping about her life growing up, including doing…

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Spotlight: Mrs. Walker

  by: Viviana Avila Many students have met new English teacher Ann Walker without knowing all the unique experiences and accomplishments she has lived through in the last couple of years. Mrs. Walker is a Kennedy High School graduate who expresses her years here as “totally awesome!!” “I was a rebellious student in high school, but I also was very smart because I looked out for my future.” Mrs. Walker also elaborated that she came…

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Idolizing Young Celebrities

by Sabrina Gonzalez “People that judge me or like, say that I’m crazy, they don’t know half the stuff that their kids are doing.” Miley Cyrus makes a valid point, people judge celebrities who get plastic surgery, wear outfits made out of meat, twerk on Robin Thicke, and pull other crazy stunts for publicity, but we forget that these are the people who have the most influence on today’s youth. The impact celebrities have on…

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Out With The Old In With The New: Boys Varsity Basketball Prepares For This Season

  by: Salvador Mena The John F. Kennedy basketball team has lost most of their star players from the previous year and is striving for a chance to win the C.I.F. championship title with a whole new team. The new basketball team consists of five returners from last year’s team and eight brand new varsity basketball players. Their team’s height and size has drastically decreased compared to last year’s team. Jose Saldana played for Kennedy’s…

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