Multiple Bomb Threats Brought to Resolve

JOHNNY HUYNH Staff Writer Since January, a tune has become more familiar to AHS students and faculty. The sequence of three short, three long, then another three short rings—Morse code for S-O-S—calls for the safety procedure required in a campus-wide lockdown. The earliest encounter was on a Friday, Jan. 13, when the school received a call from an unidentified person

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Holocaust Survivor Visits AHS, Recounts Experiences

ELLEN LI News Editor The Holocaust left behind a tragic legacy, and there remains much bitterness in its aftermath. For decades, many survivors refused to speak of the war, as it would bring back traumatic memories. However, some have come to terms with their past in order to lift the curtain of silence. One of these survivors who has broken

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Negative Publicity for Pink Slime Leads to Removal

SHANNON LI Staff Writer Recently, there has been uproar over what the meat industry calls “boneless lean beef trimmings” (BLBT) which has been dubbed “pink slime” It consists of remaining beef scraps, connective tissue and fat that are more likely than other cuts of beef to be contaminated with diseases such as salmonella and E. coli, so it is sprayed

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PI Status Implemented to Raise CAHSEE and CST Scores

DEBORAH CHEN Staff Writer Motivation from others and self-determination are key ingredients to the success of high school students. All schools strive to help their students do the best they can, while simultaneously trying to ensure their students are receiving a good education so they can make continual progress. Title I is a federally funded program that provides services to

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Coke and Pepsi Remove Carcinogen

OLIVIA CHEUNG News Editor Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo. Inc., who, together, both account for ninety percent of the soda market, have decided to change their manufacturing processes. As a result of a California law that mandates drinks containing a certain level of carcinogens to come with a cancer warning label, the two companies have decided to drop the potential carcinogen,

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THE EXECUTIVE REVIEW: Did They Really Do Moor?

CATHERINE CHIANG DAISY PROM Opinions Editors Another school year is ending, and Executive is about to wrap up their work. In the fall, Exec promised to “Just do Moor!” and they have definitely put in the effort. Yet, there remains the question: Have our student leaders met their goals and how have they impacted AHS? With the obstacles in their

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Cat’s Cradle: High School is Where the Heart is

CATHERINE CHIANG Opinions Editor This time last year, senioritis had already hit me hard. I could smell the freshly cut lawns and independence of college campuses, and I thought senior year couldn’t pass quickly enough. Then, senior year did pass—much too quickly. It’s less than two months before graduation, and I’ve experienced so many “lasts” that I just want to

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Frozen College Futures

KATHERINE ONG Staff Writer The words “frozen,” “enrollment” and “2013” send a chill up my spine. They have likewise struck fear in the hearts of 2013 graduates like myself. Who could blame us? The plan to freeze California State University’s (CSU) enrollment for the 2013 spring semester due to budget cuts could potentially ruin our chances of going to college.

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Porn Dates for Prom Stars

JENNIFER PIERCE Copy Editor Prom is the culmination of high school, the most romantic night of a teenager’s life. And it certainly seems to be heading in that direction, for Mike Stone anyway, who got a double-date with porn stars Emy Reyes and Megan Piper. Unfortunately for him, the superintendent, Patty Philips, said no porn stars are allowed to attend

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