Speech and Debate Members Qualify for National Tournament

CRSYTAL CHEAH Staff Writer Three Speech and Debate team members, Taylor Thomas (TT), Tiffany Chiang (TC) and Brandon Chau (BC), qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) tournament. They are qualified for Original Oratory, Congress-Senate and Congress-House, respectively. The competition will be taking place in Salt Lake City …

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Automation Invasion

  KAYIU WONG Opinions Editor Computer-driven automation, the technology that runs self-checkout registers and automated customer service lines, appeal to the average consumer because of its ability to quickly complete traditionally manned tasks. A majority of today’s labor intensive industries are almost fully automatic. Agricultural, mining and manufacturing companies, for …

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Liabilities and Losses: $15 Minimum Wage Increase

ERIN KIM Staff Writer On March 28, California Gov. Jerry Brown announced that he had reached a deal with lawmakers and labor unions to raise the minimum wage from $10 per hour to $15 per hour by 2022. The law, known as SB-3, would essentially allow the governor to delay …

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Choose for You, No One Else

DEREK WU Staff Writer April: the month where most seniors are scrambling to choose the college of their choice and deciding where they will go for the next four years. For many seniors, it is not what they want but what their parents want. Some will choose a college based …

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New UC Prompts Prompt Creativity and New Ideas

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer After ten years, the University of California (UC) system is changing their two personal statement prompts to eight new short answer questions for their Fall 2017 undergraduate freshman application. Students have the choice to choose four out of the eight prompts provided with each response limited …

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AUSD Surveys Community for School Spending Suggestions

FARRAH LUU Editor in Chief REBECCA ZENG News Editor By circulating a survey during March, the Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD) encouraged students, staff, parents and community members to give suggestions on how the district how adjust its spending to benefit students. According to California State PTA, the law requires …

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