Refugees- a problem that we don’t need to solve

Nikita Tanguturi, Business Manager

January 7, 2016

Refugees. One of the most debated topics in the past year. As the Syrian civil war continues, the global community has started to take notice. The United States is in no condition to take in refugees. After all, the two major...

Syrian refugees will benefit American lifestyles

Anushka Lakum, Entertainment Editor

January 7, 2016

Many things are going on in Syria. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria group, otherwise known as ISIS, has been terrorizing the people there. Syrian refugees should be allowed into the United States. America has to try to help...

Appreciate the arts: it is why we are here

Luke Stone, Co-Editor-In-Chief

January 7, 2016

Bak MSOA: Bak Middle School of the Arts. The keyword in that statement is “Arts”. Unfortunately, the sad reality is that staff and students at our school do not support the arts. The Portfolio staff believes that everyone...

Winter flurries bring chocolate cravings

Valentina Gomez, Arts and academics editor

January 7, 2016

The cold arrived and so did the cravings for hot chocolate. I visited four places. I critiqued them on customer service, the hot chocolates’ taste, how clean the restaurant was, how hot or cold it was and the waiting time. I...

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