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AHS Canned Food Drive: Ending Hunger One Can at a Time

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer With the sun shining strongly and highlighted maps in hand, members of various service clubs proceeded to walk from street to street and house to house, inquiring for excess nonperishable goods. The annual AHS Canned Food Drive is hosted by Holiday Committee, a club advised by …

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Teen Girl Vaccinated Without Parental Consent

JADE LIEU Staff Writer On March 9, a 16-year-old girl in Chicago was secretly vaccinated by Wells High School without consent, according to Education News. The teen, Noelle Miller, wound up receiving multiple immunization shots including one for Hepatitus A, chicken pox, meningitis and Human Papillomavirus Infection. According to Education …

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Zaytuna Institute First Accredited Muslim College in U.S.

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer On March 4, 2015, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC made Zaytuna College the first accredited Muslim college in the U.S. Accreditation from WASC, or one of the other five organizations authorized by the government to evaluate colleges. The college began as the Zaytuna …

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AMPS Switches Their Microphones on at Open Mic

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer On March 13, the Alhambra Moors Poets Society (AMPS) hosted their open mic night. Open Mic is an event to help prepare AMPS members for the annual Get Lit competition, which will be in Downtown Los Angeles on April 30. Open Mic was also welcome to …

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99 Ranch Market to Replace Ralphs

DENISE TIEU News Editor Alhambra City Manager Mary Swink announced on Feb. 23 that after years of business, the Ralphs on E. Main Street will be closing. According to Alhambra Source, Ralphs did not renew its lease because of unsuccessful rent negotiations. “It’s disappointing. I’ve been walking to Ralphs for …

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ALA Honors AUSD Supt.

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD) Superintendent Laura Tellez-Gagliano, along with five other scholarship recipients from AUSD, will be honored on May 1 at Almansor Court during the Alhambra Latino Association (ALA)’s Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner and Dance, according to Around Alhambra. The scholarship recipients were chosen …

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House Republicans Proposed Reauthorization of NCLB

FARRAH LUU Staff Writer Recently, House Republicans proposed a piece of legislation to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). New data provided by the U.S. Department of Education shows that this reauthorization could mean over $3 billion less in federal funding for 33 of the largest school districts …

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Future Business Leaders Head to State

DENISE TIEU News Editor Every year, AHS’ Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attends the Section Conference at Six Flags Magic Mountain. FBLA members compete in a variety of business-related topics, including Accounting, Management Decision Making and Securities and Investments. This year, the Section Conference took place on Feb. 28 …

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