Cross Country Faces High Pressure for League Title

JIMMY TANG Staff Writer With one week left in the season, the cross country team is pushing all of its effort towards finishing number one in the Almont League, thus securing a spot in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) finals. So far, the team has produced consistent results, leading to their second place ranking in League behind Montebello. “I feel

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How to Save a Life: Suicide Awareness Overview

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), every 100 minutes, a teenager in the U.S. commits suicide. It has been determined that for every suicide, there are ten unsuccessful attempts. Throughout the past few months the issue of suicide has gained notoriety within communities and, specifically, school campuses around the nation. Because it is the second leading cause of

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Depression

There is always that one student in our classroom who is so shy that they refrain from talking to anyone. Although people can sometimes disregard this behavior as being “depressed,” it is not necessarily true that people who act in this manner are suffering from the disorder. It’s a common misconception that extremely quiet students must be depressed; however, it’s

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According to the Psychologists…

There are many professionals who are trained to help individuals with specific needs on campus. Therefore, to deal with the mental welfare of students, school psychologists Kathleen Wright and Tak Tsubo provide an insight into teenage suicide. By realizing the internal conflicts that arise from within oneself, it is possible to seek help and prevent drastic measures. Suicide can come

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Bring Back Tracking! Bring Back Tracking!

DAISY PROM Opinions Editor Ah, the smell of that fortune-cookie-fate sure does ring a bell. It was back in the day when the school counselors and administrators held the ultimate power of your future, with their hands hovering over the factory control levers. One conveyer belt is traveling toward a place where college and high hopes are promised; the other

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Organically Grown Lies

Your mother always told you to eat your veggies. Nowadays, she might say something along the lines of, “Eat your organic, non chemically-treated, hand-picked, homegrown, pesticide-free veggies!” followed by a toothy smile and an enthusiastic thumbs up. Since my younger years, circa the 90s, around the same time Earth Day started taking root in the U.S., I’ve noticed a change

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