The Cardinal

  • Brandon Lee

    Brandon Lee

    Carlos Salazar, Staff Writer

    May 25, 2018

    Brandon Lee was born on February 1, 1964 in Oakland California. Lee was born to famous martial artist Bruce Lee. Sadly, Lee’s father passed away when he was 8 years old and now had to move with his mother and sister to seattle and his early life started to go into a struggling path. Brandon Lee dropped out of high school several...

  • Thelonious Monk

    Thelonious Monk

    Sofonyas Shibre, Editor-in-Chief

    May 25, 2018

    At a time where the Arts take a back seat and are the first to be cut during down years, the Thelonious Monk Institute held a special show at Hoover. This was part of their ten high school tour with high school students and professional jazz players. This concert had a mix of well known hits and tracks that jazz enthusiasts...

  • The 2018 Yearbook is almost here!

    The 2018 Yearbook is almost here!

    May 25, 2018

    This year's Editor-in-Chief, senior Annie Tran, along with her talented yearbook staff, have created a yearbook full of memories such as homecoming, football games, food fairs, and student activities. This year's theme "Infinite" captures different parts of the year where there are countless choices and opportunities for all....

  • Nidya Preza

    Nidya Preza

    Joaquin Negrete, Staff Writer

    May 22, 2018

    Throughout my life, I was always a very shy person who did not like to put herself out there. I was always the timid student who never liked to participate in anything due to the fact that I was always so afraid of being judged. However, as I went into high school I was forced to get out of my comfort zone by my theater teacher,...

  • Birdie Lands for the Last Time

    Birdie Lands for the Last Time

    Trung To, Editor

    May 21, 2018

    This season was a rollercoaster of emotions, practices, and drills. I’ll be honest and say that this year, Hoover probably had the strongest badminton team, but we only won two out of seven games. The other five games were lost because of mental toughness going up against teams known for their talent. We were a young team...

  • Neverending State of Fear

    Neverending State of Fear

    Sofonyas Shibre, Editor in Chief

    May 18, 2018

    It seems like everyday there’s a new video of a Black man or adolescent being discriminated and humiliated and then be labeled a “possible threat.” Why is it that colored individuals spark such fear in the hearts of a society that is predominantly white? Lolade Siyonbola, a student at Yale University, was napping in...

  • Cinderella Season Comes to an End

    Cinderella Season Comes to an End

    Joaquin Negrete, Staff Writer

    May 18, 2018

    The Hoover High School lacrosse team was crowned league champs by defeating rivals Mira Mesa in a close game. From the first year record to the current record, there has been mass improvement and dedication put into this team. The boys went ten and eight and went to playoffs. Leaders like seniors Demian Rodriguez, Guillermo...

  • Baseball Season Serves as a Lesson

    Baseball Season Serves as a Lesson

    Josiah Chavez, Staff Writer

    May 17, 2018

    Hoover’s varsity baseball team was given the chance to play at Petco Park. As Principal Babineau went out to throw the first pitch, the bleachers slowly became packed. The team struggled to hit, as Kearny High scored one after another off of little hits that were just out of the fielders reach. “To be playing here...

  • New Perspective on an Classic Rite of Passage

    New Perspective on an Classic Rite of Passage

    Alissa Porter, Staff Writer

    May 16, 2018

    As students flock to stores to prepare for what is the “most important” dance of their high-school years; In my opinion, prom night is not truly important, and it used to mean something. Prom is considered one of the highlights of high school, since it involves friends dancing and having genuine fun.  Currently, prom...

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Thelonious Monk

May 25, 2018

The 2018 Yearbook is almost here!

May 25, 2018

Don Ho

May 24, 2018

Yuri Kochiyama

May 23, 2018

Birdie Lands for the Last Time
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Jeremy Pushes the Envelope Once Again
Ofo Bikes Over Walking

Ofo Bikes Over Walking

May 10, 2018

Seniors Hand it off to the Underclassman

Seniors Hand it off to the Underclassman

May 8, 2018

Are Drills Preparing Us?

Are Drills Preparing Us?

May 8, 2018

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