The Bruin Voice

Winterfest Court Couples: Erin Baquiran and Jordan Harris

Gabriella Backus, Co-Editor in Chief

January 30, 2018

Erin Baquiran Erin Baquiran is not 12 I swear… she is hoping to get into UC Irvine or UCLA  to study towards becoming an engineer. You might have heard of Emanate, which is Erin’s brand with her own artwork that donates portions of the proceeds to the Reach Out Worldwide Foundation. She starte...

If you could have true love or 1 million dollars, what would you choose?

Kaylanie Saldua, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

“True love because in this economy one million dollars is not worth that much,” Jasmine Frando, Senior   “True love because I have my true love right now and I wouldn’t trade it for anything,” Jayden Nouert, Senior   “True love because if I just had a mill...

Netflix’s Binge-Worthiest Shows

Lily Tran, Writer

January 24, 2018

Netflix is always ripe with a diverse and interesting variety of TV shows.  With a plethora of genres and hundred of series to choose from, sometimes, making a choice of what to watch next is a painful process of elimination.  Thankfully, the binge-worthy shows stick out to reveal their entertainin...

From God to gifts

From God to gifts

Eric Benitez, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017

When people think of Christmas, they’re first thoughts are of Santa, flashing lights, and, most importantly, presents.  But the holidays weren’t always about presents. Christmas originally started as a pagan holiday to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.  However, the rise of Christianity from th...


Eric Benitez, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

Riddles are a guilty pleasure. Depending on the difficulty of the riddle, a riddle can either bring out laughs, groans of annoyance, or frustration.  So, some riddles have been compiled down below, to give everyone a laugh. What has an eye but no face? A destructive outside but a peaceful inside? ...

Elective Spotlight: American Law and Order

Kylie Yamada, Entertainment Editor

October 17, 2017

Subject: Social Science   Teacher: Jason Johnson   Subject: Introduction to basic legal principles and law   Example of a project: Researching the “rights and wrongs” of police officers.   Student opinion: “I’d recommend the class to someone who wan...

Meme of the Week

Marso Beltran, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

One viral meme for this week is a YouTube video by the title of “Man's Not Hot,” a freestyle video of an obscure rapper by the name of “Roadman Shaq” in a recording studio. The video starts off as a regular freestyle but turns into comedic lyrical genius as he starts his first verse. The vid...

One Last Time

David Hancock, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

My dear readers, Two weeks ago I told myself I was so sick of school and I was angry that the school year took so long and I couldn’t wait for it to be over. I told myself I was sick of all the graduation melodrama and that I didn’t care much about leaving high school. I told myself I was ready...

Two Weeks Left

David Hancock, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017

Dear educational bureaucrats, I’m so glad that school is finally over… except it’s not. We’re still here. For two more weeks. WHY!?!?! The last AP tests were last week. Most of my classes have already done a final, and for those that haven’t we are ready to take the final now if they’d...


David Hancock, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017

Dear lovers, I’ve always loved fire. Not in a “burn the world” pyromaniac type of way, but I’ve always thought fire was immensely fascinating and entirely beautiful. The light, the warmth, the heat, and even the burn, I love it all. I think part of what makes fire so attractive to me...


David Hancock, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

Dear millennials, I’ve never really liked coffee. I know like 80% of Americans are literal zombies without their morning cup of Joe, but I never got into it. I remember sipping coffee with my dad back when he still read the newspaper every morning and I was small enough to sit on his lap, but...


David Hancock, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Dear readers, So last Friday I tried writing something about how great International Rally was, and then on Sunday I thought about writing something about the horrible car accident that happened in Stockton where McNair student Jonathan Sanchez was killed and Dean Dorman was seriously injured, but...

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