Goals?

“Being a junior, my main goals are to: ace my classes, pass the PSAT and SAT, get good scores on my AP exams and, of course, work hard in my extracurricular activities.” -Tony Situ, junior “My goals for the school are to keep up with all of my academic classes and definitely graduate. On top of that, I want to

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Stress Relief

Massage– It relaxes tense muscles, reduces pain and improves circulation. Meditation– Set aside time to let thoughts roam and just focus on breathing. Exercise– This releases endorphins in the brain, which improves mood. Organize Your Life– Start good habits and try not to put things off until the last minute. Eat Healthy– Consume whole grains and protein for long lasting

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Improvements?

“We could put out more tables for students to eat at [during] lunch.” -Tori Simper, senior “I think Alhambra can definitely improve in school spirit because I feel like I don’t see enough blue and gold around campus. I always wanted my high school to look like a Quidditch match from Harry Potter.” -Joy Chen, senior “[We should] provide more

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The Ins and Outs of In-N-Out

In-N-Out is a renown burger joint founded in 1948 by Harry Snyder. Ever since 1972, most In-N-Out locations have carried out the tradition of planting crossed palm trees in the front, a reference to one of Snyder’s favorite movies, It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. Over the past sixty years, this fast food restaurant has received and continues to

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Starbucks: The Star of Coffee

DID YOU KNOW? -Starbucks had added on an average of two franchises daily since 1987. -Santa Fe Springs, CA has the highest concentration with 560 Starbucks within 25 miles of one another. -Starbucks first opened in Beijing in 1999; they expect to reach 1000 stores by 2015. -There are over 87,000 drink combinations to choose from at Starbucks. -The Trenta

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Just for the Halibut: FDA Says Nay to Gays

KATHERINE ONG Opinions Editor It would be obvious to say that 2012’s America is more knowledgeable in terms of disease research than pre-21st century America. It could also be said that the American public  is more open and accepting to the growing homosexual demographic. However, a ban continues to exist on homosexual blood donations and I am not entirely sure

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Tweet Your Chances Goodbye

SARAH TAKHAR Staff Writer The Olympics’ purpose is to promote friendly competition between the different countries of the world. It allows everyone to watch and participate without worry of discrimination. So if a tweet might be interpreted as belittlement to another ethnic group, it will create trouble for the athlete. “With so many Africans in Greece, at least the West

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Sharing is Caring: Fairness for All

SYLVIA WINSTON Staff Writer Although AHS has attempted to portray every student as equals, the ugly truth is that, in regards to certain rights, we really aren’t. Senior priority is the number one factor that divides us all, primarily regarding lockers. As a sophomore, I can relate to the frustration and anger some feel when it comes to waiting for

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Pandora’s Box of Addiction

TINA CHEN Staff Writer Adults often times preach two phrases: “Don’t do drugs” and “Get good grades.” However, as colleges become more stringent with admission requirements, the academic pressure may be forcing students to choose between one or the other. Adderall, Vyvanese and Ritalin are among the most popular stimulant medications used to increase concentration and stamina, which are usually

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