Patricia Rodriguez-Mackintosh: Member

Patricia Rodriguez-Mackintosh was born in East Los Angeles, and attended Los Angeles Downtown Marinello School of Beauty, a cosmetology school, after graduating from high school. She has been president of the Parent Teacher Association for four terms, and has been a member of the School Site Council and Bond Committee at Alhambra High School and Marguerita Elementary School. Additionally, she

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Adele Andrade-Stadler: Member

Adele Andrade-Stadler grew up in Monterey Park and attended Monterey Highlands Elementary and Mark Keppel High School. She earned an associate degree at East Los Angeles College and attended CSULA and Pacific Oaks College. As a homeowner and a parent, Andrade-Stadler desired to serve the public, so she ran for the AUSD’s Board of Education in 2004. Andrade-Stadler worked as

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Dare Say Nothing but the Truth

SEAN NGUYEN Staff Writer It can be easy for people–journalists included– to relegate journalism to be nothing more than words on paper. However, the profound influence of media extends its reach across the perceptions and decisions of countless families and individuals. Good journalism enables people to make informed decisions and the journalists involved are entirely responsible for ensuring that this

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REJOYCED: Nuns or Nones?

JOYCE TSUI Editor in Chief I grew up in a household that did not consist of Sunday mornings at church, but at a temple. As I grew up, my knowledge of religion expanded and I realized my parents’ religion was just that; it was their religion and not mine. While I believe the deity they believe in exists, I don’t

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Staff Editorial: Should anything be done about the large fee discrepancy between middle-income students and low-income students?

As the economy worsens every year and the middle and lower income classes start to suffer financially alike, questions arise about whether the financial aid system is considerate of all students as it should be. Currently, middle-income students pay full fees while low-income students qualify for fee reductions and waivers, whether they are for the AP tests, college preparatory standardized

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Celiac Disease Leads to Lawsuit Against School

DIANA LI News Editor Last December, Lesley University faced a settlement that now requires the school to serve gluten-free foods. The U.S. Justice Department received a complaint in 2009 alleging that the university violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by not accommodating students with celiac disease, a common genetic disorder that interferes with gluten tolerance and other food allergies.

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An Annual Tradition of Individual Recognition

JENNY LEE Staff Writer Each year, the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) recognizes those who have played a significant role in students’ education by awarding them the Founders Day Award. The founders of the PTA were Alice Birney, Phoebe Hearst and Selena Butler; the award was created in order to share their legacy as founders. The recipients have to be a PTA

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