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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UC Increases Californians’ Admission Rate

ELVIN CHAU Staff Writer On April 4, the University of California (UC) administration announced the admission of 15 percent more California students, particularly Latinos and African Americans. According to FOX 5 News, the impact of the change in the admissions has grown substantially. “Learning about this announcement of UCs admitting …

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Teacher’s Low Expectations Impact Students of Color

CRYSTAL CHEAH Staff Writer A study published by the Center for American Progress, demonstrated that a teacher’s expectations for students has a tremendous influence on their educational and emotional development, a factor that may be contributing to the persistent achievement gaps in education. In the study the data showed that …

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JV Softball Hits For The Fences

BENJAMIN LANGE Staff Writer The Alhambra High School Junior Varsity softball team has just begun the second half of their season with a record of one win and two losses, losing to schools Schurr and Montebello High, two large competitors in softball. The Lady Moors have made great improvements this …

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ALEXANDER LIN Staff Writer The varsity boy’s tennis team is currently endeavoring through their season which has proved to be quite challenging for the team with a current league record of 1-3. The boys were unable to win against the Schurr Spartans, San Gabriel Matadors, and the Mark Keppel Aztecs. …

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