Lack of Funding Endangers Badminton Program

JOHNNY HUYNH Staff Writer Due to several technicalities, including budget and unpopularity, this season will be the last for the Moors badminton team, which holds possibly the last 59 players of the sport in AHS history. As of next year, badminton will not be considered a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) certified sport, therefore it will not be a valid entry

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Player Spotlight: Amanda Hua

This year’s varsity girls’ basketball team has been truly exceptional, extending their already undefeated 10-0 season well into the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) playoffs. The team advanced into the second round of CIF against Long Beach Polytechnic, the fourth- ranked team in the nation, before finally ending their winning streak. The entire time, point guard and Co-Captain Amanda Hua was

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Varsity Softball Starts Season Optimistically

VICTORIA GAVIA Co-Copy Editor As spring season begins, girls’ varsity softball is continuing their efforts to improve teamwork and be able to react quickly during games. The preseason begins on April 8 with an away game against Rosemead. However, their first home game will be against Gabrielino on April 10. For the girls, a typical practice includes doing drills and

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Public Education Takes a Stand

On March 4, AHS teachers and students wore black to signify the death of public education. This symbolic gesture began as a rally outside of AHS before school and ended with a march to the Governor’s office in downtown Los Angeles. The day was appropriately named “Stand up for Schools” and was a response to the 17 billion dollars that

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Cuts Hit Close to Home

Budget cuts to education aren’t anything new to California, and it isn’t a big surprise that the state is threatening even more in the near future. The Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD) has lost 6-7 million dollars, drastically impacting teachers and students. The effects of the cuts, such as larger class sizes, are threatening to escalate, especially with the possibility

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Standing Up for Our Schools

Near Pershing Square in downtown LA, thousands of demonstrators marched the streets in opposition to budget cuts in education. It was cold and breezy and most of the Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD) protestors were bundled in sweaters. Combined with the noise and the cold, the rally’s ambiance evoked strong emotions from supporters. However, it is important to note that

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Q&A: Kathleen Tarr

Why did you decide to attend the rally? First off, I am the Union Segment Director for Alhambra High School. I [needed] to attend the rally in which I was an instrument in putting together. Also, I attended because I know that, when you have a rally like this, a large number of protestors can influence the government. If we

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In My Opinion: EIC

Thousands of people had come to Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles to protest further cuts to public education, billions of dollars actually, and to send a message to legislators that in a crisis, education cannot and will not be the first to go. All around were smalls signs and large banners that read, “Flunk the State Budget,” or pleas

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Ghetto Fabulous is the New Way to Party

KIMBERLY ONG Co-Opinions Editor Here on the West Coast, we don’t come across too many opportunities to call out racism. Diversified by an enormous influx of immigrants and thoroughly mixed by politically correct accommodations, California—Southern California in particular— seems to be the least likely place in the nation for ethnic discrimination to occur. So it often seems, when the situation

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For Your Eyes Only, Sweetie

No one above the age of nine thinks of Vanessa Hudgens as the cute teen Disney starlet anymore. Instead, she is more well-known as the girl who texted naked pictures of herself to her now ex-boyfriend. Following the scandal, parents were outraged and demanded that Disney executives punish the actress for her appalling actions. They could not idly stand by

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