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Adventure Time: LGBT Catalyst?

ASTRID TOVAR Staff Writer Whether as speculation or as hinted undertones, plenty of shows have poked fun with homosexual implications in the past. Yet, storylines involving homosexuality, however harmless, can stir up controversy. In Adventure Time’s recent episode “What Was Missing,” interactions between two of the female characters, Marceline and …

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Sad, Awful Test Produces Low Scores

JOYCE LAM Editor in Chief At some point, the typical high school student meets face-to-face with the horrors of the SAT. For many, the SAT is nothing more than a Sad, Awful Test, and it also happens to be on Saturdays. Even now, it continues to remain important and mandatory …

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Fish Are Friends, Not Food

CATHERINE CHIANG Opinions Editor Lately, the fancy Asian banquets my family likes to drag me to have felt different. The notoriously loud table talk and the suspiciously off-white cloth napkins were still there, but there was definitely something lacking. When I read on the news that California recently banned the …

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I Know Where You Are

MICHELLE PAULINO Staff Writer Odds are that you are part of the thousands of adolescents who use social networking sites. Notifi cations, the phrase “tag me,” and “liking” are now integrated in your vocabulary. One of the more fairly recent additions to facilitate all of your activities is the “Check-In” …

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Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

ASTRID TOVAR Staff Writer Compared to some schools, weʼre pretty well off—we can afford books, supplies, sports and a newspaper, not to mention a new building. Sure, there are plenty of other things we could have—even more reason not to take the things we do have for granted. However much …

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What the Heck to Expect from Exec

CATHERINE CHIANG DAISY PROM Opinion Editors Most students are getting adjusted to the routine of school life—but not this year’s Fall Executive board. Their goals range from creating a welcoming school environment to raising school participation and pride. Though their theme is “Just Do Moor,” the budget cuts may limit …

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9/11: A Decade Later

JOYCE LAM Editor in Chief Ten entire years. I was in my second grade classroom when the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center occurred. As a seven year-old, it wasn’t hard to imagine two massive airplanes flying into two tall towers. The intensity of this tragic event didn’t really …

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Alhambra Juvie High

ASTRID TOVAR Staff Writer Let’s turn our schools into prisons! According to a recent study, California spends up to five times more on prisons than on public schools. And not just in California, but all around the United States, prisons receive more state funding than our schools. Honestly, I think …

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Killer Video Games

DAISY PROM Opinions Editor The good die young, but their accomplishments live on. In this same glory, video gamers who have gone farther than any other to conquer their consoles and put their names on the top scores list, the action being the last they ever take, are much like …

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Will Do Community Service for Hours

JENNIFER PIERCE Staff Writer Community service is the magical term for acts of altruism performed by a human being. For the supposed purpose of furthering that aim, service clubs have been created for the high school student. Now, take a step back. What does the picture look like? Ideal, right? …

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