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UC Out-Of-State Acceptance Rate Increases

News

UC Out-Of-State Acceptance Rate Increases

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writers Lately, Californians have been facing an additional obstacle other than meeting the academic requirements when applying to universities in their home state. The University of California (UC) system has recently been accepting more out-of-state applicants. “The fact that UCs are accepting more out-of-state students makes me feel like I have less
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Features

Breaking Free

AMBER LI Staff Writer The LGBT community faces many difficulties in the world of employment. Some employers judge people by their sexual orientation and because of that, deny promotions or higher wages. Those who identify with the community have rough times acquiring jobs and face prejudice in their workplaces. Many have to deal with harassment
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Unity of LGBT History

DEREK WU Staff Writer The LGBT community has been present in many ancient civilizations like Egypt and Greece, however the term LGBT was not in use until the 1990s. The term LGBT had replaced the former term “gay community” because it did not accurately depict the people it represented; a community that consists of, lesbian,
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Working Behind a Mask

ELTON HO Copy Editor Despite a trend of increasing support toward the LGBT community in the U.S. and new anti-discriminatory laws, LGBT people may still struggle to find security in a major facet of everyday life: the workplace. The past few years have seen steady advances in the legal protection of LGBT workers. The Employment
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A Continued Fight

JADE LIEU Features Editor Today, the community “envisions a society that celebrates diversity, acknowledges the dignity of LGBT people, and embraces full human rights for all people,” according to The Community of LGBT Centers. “In my personal experience, it’s not hard coming out to friends, and even my classmates, [people] usually seem to just be
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‘Yes Means Yes’: Voice to College Student ‘Yes Means Yes’: Voice to College Student

SARA HERNANDEZ SHELLEY LIN Staff Writers Students are impacted by their college experience in many ways — through homesickness and financial, educational and social adjustments. These experiences can range from “a whole new world” status to “unimaginably heinous.” One of the largest issues in colleges and universities is the growing number of rape instances on
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Virtual Age of Bullying Calls for a New Age of Action Virtual Age of Bullying Calls for a New Age of Action

KAYIU WONG Opinions Editor With the profound number of online profiles and social media websites, it is nothing new that bullying has branched away from being something only physically or verbally inflicted. In the technology reliant era we live in, combating cyberbullying has always been a major goal. As teenage students, we have all sat
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Girls’ Volleyball Faces Off Against San Marino Titans Girls’ Volleyball Faces Off Against San Marino Titans

WESLEY TSAI Staff Writer Prior to their second game, the Moors lost after an intense match ending against the Flintridge Rebels with a set score of 3-2. With a 0-1 preseason record, the girls’ varsity volleyball team held their second consecutive home game against the San Marino Titans on Sept. 4. With high expectations from
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Should NCAA athletes be paid for their performance in collegiate games? Should NCAA athletes be paid for their performance in collegiate games?

SIMEON LAM Sports Editor Throughout the professional world of sports, athletes make anywhere from $1 million to over $10 million annually. According to USA Today, the average salary of players in the NBA, NFL and MLB is $5.15 million, $1.9 million and $3.2 million, respectively. But what about the level under the pros? The controversy
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