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David C. Turnley

Screen Shot 2016-03-17 at 8.20.08 PMDavid C. Turnley is a photographers, and is known to be one of the best Documentary Photographers working today. He is most famous for documenting the human condition in more than 75 countries. Some of the 75 countries he’s traveled to have been Iraq and Afghanistan, Eastern Europe, China, Rwanda, Somalia, Soviet Union, New York City. He first studied French Literature at the Screen Shot 2016-03-17 at 8.14.09 PMUniversity of Michigan, there he got his Bachelor’s Degree in 1977. He then went to study at the Sorbonne and at Harvard University. Apart from this he didn’t seem to have had any other education that could’ve helped prepare him for his job in photography. His twin brother, Peter Turnley, is also a photographer, guess it runs in the family. In 1990 David C. Turnley won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography.

We can see to the side one of his most famous photos. Screen Shot 2016-03-17 at 8.15.41 PMThis photo is titled A Soldier in Despair. We can also see the sadness in most of his pictures. The black and white only make it that more impactful. There is no color just as in the situation, just as there seems to be no hope for the people in the images. Screen Shot 2016-03-17 at 8.17.17 PM

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Mario Testino

marioT Photojournalism is something you may see every time you glance at a newspaper or magazine, but you don’t really think about what it really is. Mario Testino might be a name you don’t recognize, but his pictures are widely recognized. He is most known for his portrait photography. Mario Testino has photos that can be seen in Vogue, Vanity Fair, and V magazine. His photos are in a way more appealing to teenagers.
Some background information might be important to know what kind of photographer he is. As mentioned before he is a portrait photographer, but to achieve this job he had to get education. He got his education in photography at La Universidad del Pacífico, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, University of San Diego, Apprenticeship John Vickers Studio (London), and Apprenticeship Paul Nugent Studio (London). To get this education, you can see he went from one country to another. His traveling has consisted of mostly The United States, Peru, and the United Kingdom. One of his most known photos is one of Kate Moss, a famous model. He also has pictures of Angelina Jolie, and other famous models.

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Jeff Widener

Screen Shot 2016-03-09 at 12.36.14 PMA photojournalist is a way of journalism that uses images in order to tell a news story. Jeff Widener is one of said photojournalist. He is most famous for having covered assignments in over 100 countries involving civil unrest to wars to social issues. Most of his photos can be seen on the Associated Press Picture Editor for Southeast Asia. To get these pictures for the Press he had to travel, he traveled to many places, but to just mention a few Belgium, East Timor, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Burma, Syria, Jordan, India, Laos, Vietnam, Pakistan. These places are where we can see the civil unrest, social issues, and wars. Screen Shot 2016-03-09 at 12.35.56 PM

 

To get his education, Jeff went to the Los Angeles Pierce College and Moorpark College where he majored in photojournalism. There he learned what things were useful to get good pictures. These pictures have made him very famous, but the first picture that made him known to the world was his Tank Man photo. This photo is of a man man confronting a column of tanks in Tiananmen Square during the 1989 Beijing riots.

Beijing 1989 - Jeff Widener
Beijing 1989 – Jeff Widener

 

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New Year’s Resolutions

By Ericka R.

When New Year’s comes around, the natural thing to do is make a New Year’s Resolution. This year, we have gone around asking as many people as we could find, what their New Year’s Resolution was. Everyone’s was special in their own way, but there were some that were just so outstanding that they make you wonder why you didn’t do that.

One of the most outstanding ones was by Mrs. Casey Bazyk, facilitator of tenth grade english. She had said only a simple word, “Authenticity”, and it really makes you wonder what she must have been thinking about when she thought of that. She explained that most all New Year’s Resolutions were broken and weren’t of that much importance in a way. She said she hadn’t wanted to make it something that would be meaningless later on. By authenticity she meant she wanted to live authentically, to have and authentic life. And for those of you who don’t really know what authentic means, because really who actually knows everything, it means to be “real or genuine : not copied or false”, as stated by Merriam-Webster.

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Another of our most outstanding resolutions was made by Freshman student America Cervantes. She had mentioned she doesn’t “want to get attached to fictional characters”, and honestly who doesn’t these days, whether it’s a TV show or simply a book.  Everyone has a soft spot for those fictional characters that surrounds us, and if you don’t, it’s probably better that way. For anyone who gets too attached, we know it’s a painful process, especially if it all just ends. I am sure most everyone can relate to America, and if you can’t, then your life has one less problem than ours.

Of course all were special in their own way like Mr. Daniel Burdess with his one word, inspired by Mrs. Bazyk, “Dire Wolf”, standing for mystery. Or an Anonymous’ “To hate school less”, which, by the way, was broken the first day back. And there was of course others who simply said they didn’t make one.

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The list of those not mentioned above:

 

Our New Tech Writing Staff (Most of it):

 

“Get better grades”- Aricka Burks

 

“To be more like happy(Fairy Tale)”- Noah Fitzgerald

 

“Have a piece of mind”- Kiara Johnson

 

“Win the lottery”- Ariel Gonzalez

 

“Less boy problems”- Sam

 

“Budget better”- Zach Espinosa

 

“Make a resolution”- Nick Easter

 

“To come out of my little Eve hole(Hiding Place)”- Eve Gower

 

“Lose ten pounds”- Anonymous

 

“start going to bed before 11”- Aileen Juarez

 

“Be more active/ exercise”- Noemi Martinez

 

Teachers and students:

 

“Get a pet monkey that speaks English” – Macy France

 

“To not have a New Year’s resolution”- Mr. Daniel Burdess

 

“Spend more time with family”- Mrs. Maria Akehurst

 

“My dad and I have a New Year’s Resolution of no soda or energy drinks, and if we break it, we have to put a dollar into the “Loser Jar”- Devon Pillaro

 

“Work on raising my gpa for NYU”- Jasmin Ramirez

 

“Actually drink water”- Summer Smith

 

“I do what I want”- Mr. Lewandowski

 

“Be more fit and healthy, and learn how to love myself”- Malaysone Phetchareun

 

“New Year, New Me”- Evelin Fierro

 

“Have an exciting year, go do active stuff”- Talley Frus

 

MOST LIKELY TO/ BEST

IMG_8980 MOST LIKELY TO/ BEST

Most likely to become internet famous- Malaysone Phetchareun

Most likely to survive zombie apocalypse- Brian Lopez and second runner up was Mr. Morley

Most likely to become president- Denise Granados

Best Dressed Girl- Isamar Ortiz

Most likely to become a millionaire- Garrett Glenn

Best Couple- Lucy and CaylandIMG_8974

Best Eyes- Katie Roethle

Best Smile-  Julian Kim

Best Makeup- Evelin Fierro

Best Hair- Emily McDougald

Become a crazy cat lady- Carmina Halbert

Rob a Bank- Summer Smith

Most Creative- AnastasIia Franklin

Most likely to become a Hippie- Tayy Spearman

Most likely to become a mad scientist- Jacob Hertz

Most likely to own you $500- Trevor Percy

Best Dressed Boy- Jesus Velasco

Loudest person- Joan James

Best Smile- Janet Sanchez

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By: Noah, Daniel, Eve, Ericka

Post-Apocalyptic Humanity 2.0: Our American Journeys- Lew.& Sisson  

By Alex & Ericka

Humanity 2.0 is the freshman project where they read ideas of many philosophers and write and essay about which they agree with and which they disagree with. It is set in the future(post apocalyptic).

20151021_112402 They are reading  One Summer, America 1927 by Bill Bryson to get ideas for philosophers to make their arguments. Every once in awhile, Mr. Lew will point out important vocabulary and tell the kids what the word means and how they can use it in their everyday life. They have a wall of questions where they write down something they are curious about and have the students help them understand it. They also have a wall of unknown words that they have found in their reading and by the end of the project, they will have all of them defined.

According to the students, the philosophers they are studying were Theodore Roosevelt, Upton Sinclair, Ida Tarbell, Eugene V. Debs, Grover Cleveland, Susan B. Anthony, Wayne Wheeler, Clarence Darrow, Drew Keeling, Henry Cabot Lodge, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, Melville Fuller, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, René Descartes, Niccolo Machiavelli.

They will either be accepting or rejecting the ideas of these philosophers and analyze the reason that Humanity 1.0 failed to shape the way Humanity 2.0 will look.

This year, they are in groups of three. They share their ideas and thoughts about the philosophers they agree and disagree with. There is also more history in this year’s project than last years. They are focusing on the progressive era and how the role of the government 20151021_112409changed that era.

This project is also very vocab heavy and reading and writing focus. They will read many articles about the philosophers and what they taught and believed. Their project is different from the other class because theirs is set in the future after the apocalypse happened. They are trying to rebuild Humanity and set rules for it. Many people agree with Locke and Hobbes(two philosophers), and many disagree with Rousseau. Their final product will be an essay in which they argue and debate their beliefs.

That is an update our the projects going on in our school. we can see by the work that they have done that they are working very hard. Not everyone is doing the same thing, but we are all working together to do the best work we can.

 

Senior/Freshman Advise Column

By: Alex Duncan, Arika Burks, Ericka Resendez

Advice to Freshmen:

Jacey Adams:

“Take p.e. take all of the classes you need. Go to tutoring if you need it. Colleges won’t be focused on you a lot in your freshman year but you still need to try hard. Do all of your community service hours. Don’t worry about fitting in, express yourself. Don’t be afraid to talk to the seniors, they will be happy to help. Try to figure out what you want to do with your life. Take extracurricular activities/get involved. Focus on college in your senior year.”

Brandy Hernandez:

“Don’t stop in the middle of the hall way. You won’t succeed if you don’t work.”

 

Answering Freshman Questions:

Jacey Adams:

“What can we look forward to?”- Dasia Noriega

“You get treated with more respect. You get the satisfaction of the last year.”

Makenna Bohannon:

“How do you decide what college to go to?”

“Go to the meeting to see what they are like and go to one that fits you the best.”

Hannah Katt

“How do you get better at presenting?”- Kat

“Practice/ the more the better. Think that there is less people in the room. Make eye contact with people like you are having a conversation rather than presenting. Be comfortable with the information.”

 

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