Economics teacher to help write AP Economics exam

By Laurent Park After nearly a decade teaching Advanced Placement Economics at Loyola, Mr. Brian Held was recently invited by the College Board to become a member of the test development committee for AP Macroeconomics and AP Microeconomics. Mr. Held has generally kept the AP examination pass rate among students, who number about 80 seniors […]

TOC, Nationals, and the Year to Come

By John Overing The season for the Loyola High School Debate Team is nearing the finish-line, with the second-to-last tournament of the year, the Tournament of Champions ( TOC ) at the University of Kentucky, wrapping up over the last weekend of April. The Tournament of Champions is the most rigorous tournament of the year, […]

Bill Gates Millenium Scholarship Recipient: Martin Perez

By Alex Flores Senior Martin Perez has been selected as a Gates Millennium Scholarship recipient. “Martin epitomizes excellence,” said English teacher Mr. Douglas Brown, who wrote a teacher recommendation for Perez. “He’s a hard worker and great overall person and deserves such a prestigious award.” Growing up in the crime-ridden neighborhood of Watts, Perez faced […]

Freshman volleyball finishes season with only losses to Loyola’s JV team

By Buchi Obi The freshmen volleyball team finished their 2014 season with a near perfect record. The Cubs finished the season with 23 wins and 2 losses, both losses against the Loyola JV team during the Redondo tournament. Volleyball Coach Roger Yano, said, “They are really solid fundamentally, and they have good team spirit and […]


GRADUATION: Letter From the President

Dear Loyola High School Class of 2014, First of all, Congratulations! You have worked hard and diligently to reach this milestone in your life, and you need to celebrate in ways that show your pride in, and your gratitude for, all that your family and the Loyola Community have given you and that you have […]

GRADUATION: Letter from the editors-in-chief

Dear Members of the Class of 2014, We have witnessed numerous changes at our school in the past four years, mourned the passing of close members in the Loyola community, suffered losses to our rival schools, survived countless bee invasions and, most surprisingly, endured all these adversities without members of the opposite sex. But what […]


Golf team earns first place in CIF

 By Drew Slipe Loyola’s Varsity Golf Team concluded yet another successful season with a ninth place finish at the Southern Region Championship on Tuesday, May 27. With a total score of 383, the Cubs finished four strokes away from moving onto the State Championship. The team did, however, win the CIF Central Division Championship on Monday, […]

With chemistry, team wins Mission League

By Alenjando Salinas During the past 27 games, the baseball field was home to more than an ordinary baseball season. For the JV baseball Cubs, it was a place to unite. Led by Head Coach Eric Romin, Assistant Coach Jelenic Mojorovich and Assistant Coach Nick Koontz, the Cubs finished the season with a record of 20-5-2 […]


Students showcase at annual Ohm Festival

By John Brunner Featuring performances by about 75 students, the annual Ohm Music Festival took place in the Berendo Building on Tuesday, May 27. “We have this festival at the end of each year as an annual department concert,” said band director Mr. Michael Celenza about the event hosted by the Fine Arts Department. The […]