9/11

Ten years ago, America was changed forever when four planes were hijacked by terrorists on September 11, 2001. Although this tragedy remains in our hearts, America has stood as one to cope with the incident of the past.

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Remembrance

Even though a decade has passed since the tragic events that occurred on September 11, 2001, Americans still have the incident burned into their memory. Nearly 3,000 people died that day as both victims and heroes. It was 8:45 a.m. when the first plane crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. The impact

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Tenth Anniversary

September 11, 2011 marked the tenth anniversary of the fateful day that affected all of America. Many people honored that day by holding remembrance ceremonies as we paid tribute to those who died on 9/11. When the two planes crashed into the World Trade Center, most workers in the building were killed. However, some managed to escape by chance because

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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 how much they can do. • EXEC’S TO-DO LIST As

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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 hit hard until a few weeks ago, as we paid

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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 schools deserve just a little bit more. And if we’re

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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 warriors using their last breaths to etch their victories on

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Alhambra Police Officer Dies in Line of Duty

SHANNON LI Staff Writer On July 10 at 2:30 a.m., police officer Ryan Stringer collided with another one of Alhambra Police Department’s patrol cars. Both cars were responding to a robbery when they crashed at Garfield Ave. and Main Street. He and the other officer, Juan Carlos Mejia, were taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital for their injuries. Mejia was able

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New Faces, Same Mission: Guiding Students

KATHERINE ONG SARAH TAKHAR Staff Writers Counselors play an important role in a high school environment. The counselor-student team works together to help the student to graduate. However, this year, some students found out that the counselor they had such a bond with was no longer at AHS. At the start of the new 2011-2012 school year, students with last

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Absence of Priority Processing Poses Inconvenience

JOHNNY HUYNH Staff Writer In the past, standing under the sun in lines for priority processing meant that a new school year was starting. It allowed students to turn in paperwork and address their schedule conflicts with counselors on a grade priority basis before school began. However, priority processing did not take place this year. Most of the paperwork was

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