Girls Soccer Kicks Back Into Season

BENJAMIN LANGE ARLENE CONTRERAS Staff Writers The girls soccer team has been working rehard during practices to ensure that they will have a great outcome during the regular season. They have each developed personal goals for the regular season, as well as team goals to work toward. They hope to have success and make the playoffs as the season goes on. “ [Our] goals for this year are to improve on my soccer skills and to be able to make it to CIF,” senior player Julita Ortiz said. Improving in…

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Shoots for Moor

  BRIANA THAI LISA PHUNG Staff Writers As the fall sports season comes to an end, winter sports athletes lace up their shoes. The Alhambra boys’ basketball team is putting in their greatest amount of effort every day at practice, training with their sincere determination to prepare for their first season game on Nov. 28 against Blair High School. Currently the team is reviewing plays and conditioning so they are as ready as possible when season comes along. “Our goal this year is to win league,” senior Matthew To said….

Gaining Experience for the Future

Christian Nguyen Staff Writer Getting an internship is a great way to get experience for the future. Internships give opportunities to gain work experience to put in resumes. There is even the possibly of being paid, which is a nice bonus. Dress appropriately, be confident and start searching for internship opportunities. —————————————————————————————- Learning Moor Ellen Lei Staff Writer The word internship is defined as any official or formal program to provide practical experience for beginners in an occupation or professions. In other words, internships can be seen as opportunities to…

Stress: The Problem We All Face In High School

Christian Nguyen Staff Writer The transition from eighth grade to being a freshman in high school is an overwhelming change. Students go to a completely new school, with new teachers and students from different schools. All experience stress whether it be from loads of homework, issues at home, relationship problems or another cause. It does not matter how popular a person is or how many AP classes he or she might have; stress is highly evident for everyone in high school. —————————————————————————————- Stress Soars In Student Life Nguyen Kim Tran…

Moor Viewpoints: Haunting Stories

Yi-Feng Ho Staff Writer With Halloween creeping up, it is time to get in the eerie and spooky mood. What better way is there than to read about paranormal experiences people around school have experienced or heard of in their lives? But beware: the stories that are listed below are bound to be frightening, creepy and terrifying. Reading these accounts of paranormal activities may cause nightmares or result in new fears. Read at your own risk! “On my [Academic Decathlon] retreat, [two other girls and I] went into the woods…

Alhambra Spreads Awareness for Breast Cancer

Katelyn Barreras Staff Writer Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer for women in the United States. However, it does not only occur for women, but also for men. According to the American Cancer Society, twelve percent of women are diagnosed with breast cancer and only one percent of men. Rest assured, breast cancer is highly treatable if found during its earlier stages. —————————————————————————————- Eileen Kaiser: Why I Now Live by Y.O.L.O. Nguyen Kim Tran Staff Writer Survivors are not always evident to us; they blend in plain…

Call For Study Hall to Increase Potential

VICKY LAM Staff Writer As the school year wears on, students are finding themselves getting busier within each day. From afterschool sports and clubs to part-time jobs to family events to general homework assignments, it may be a little difficult to juggle everything together. A simple solution to this problem would be to add just one more class to students’ schedules with that class being study hall. Homework and basic assignments are the deciding factors in students’ grade success and even their failure. In most cases, a few missed assignments…

Volleyball Spikes a Change

BENJAMIN LANGE Staff Writer      The Alhambra High School junior varsity volleyball team has reached the middle of their season and are working tirelessly during practice to have a successful second half of the season. Their daily practice consists mainly of passing the ball in order to gain better hand-eye coordination. More intense practices consists of conditioning and scrimmaging in order to be more prepared for gaming situations.     Since last season, the team has improved significantly due to the addition of new teammates and returners from the previous season. They have…

Varsity Football in the Running

BRIANA THAI Staff Writer As the fall preseason comes to an end, the Alhambra High Varsity Football Team puts more work and drive into their weekday practices. Already completing more than half of their games for the season, the Moors have a chance to place in the top three in league. With a 2-0-3 preseason streak, the Moors are currently tied with the San Gabriel Matadors for third place and ahead of them is the Schurr Spartans with a streak of 3-0-2 in second and the Montebello Oilers with 4-0-1…

It Is Time to Suspend Detrimental Suspensions

XIAOYE WANG Staff Writer Because school suspensions are easy to administer, oversee and track, they are a disciplinary action that many schools turn to when students misbehave. As such, suspension rates in the United States are high. However, students should not be suspended from school because it does little to no good in fixing their behavior and only sets them back in school. Of the 49 million students enrolled in public schools, 3.5 million students were suspended in-school in 2011-2012, while 3.45 million students were suspended out of school. This…