Homecoming: Blast to the Past

DENISE TIEU News Editor In previous years, Homecoming themes have consisted of trending topics; however, this year, ASB hosted a Homecoming week based on the 1920s, which is characterized by feather headbands, Oxford bags and T-bar shoes. The theme, “Puttin’ On the Ritz,” was inspired by a song from the late 1920s featured in a musical film. The theme’s corresponding

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Developing History Curriculum to Include LGBT Community

ELTON HO REBECCA ZENG Staff Writers Although an estimated 3.8 percent of America’s population is a member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, according to the Williams Institute, the prominent roles in U.S. history of these people are almost entirely glossed over in social studies classes across the nation. However, within the next few years, resources related

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WRITE OR WONG?: Being a Teen in the Eyes of Adults

KAYIU WONG Staff Writer When you think of the word “teenager,” what words come to mind? To adults these days, the first thoughts would be negative, characterizing teens as wild, irresponsible and immature. While these complaints about future generations are prominent among our predecessors and nothing new, this intensity of doubt and concern has now grown into stereotypical “you’re just

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New Regulations Collectively Limit Harmful Substances

JANET GUAN Staff Writer It’s no surprise that products such as nail polish and water bottles contain varying amounts of toxic substances. The chemicals are harmful, yet consumers are still continually exposed to them in varying amounts. In response, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control has developed a more methodical and efficient approach in limiting the usage of potentially

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We are All in This Together

SYLVIA WINSTON Features Editor “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.” While some say it’s a tragedy, others perceive breast cancer as a life-changing experience. However, this does not change the fact that breast cancer is an overwhelming diagnosis which overwhelm patients and put them in shock. However, every diagnosed woman must find her

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Breast Cancer-logy

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer Breast cancer is a group of cancer cells that start in the cells of the breast. It is the most common type of cancer that affects women in the United States. In addtion, research proves that men are prone to this disease as well. The two main types of breast cancer are non-invasive cancer and invasive

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Pink Reborn

CINDY LUO Staff Writer The pink ribbon is a well-known international symbol of breast cancer awareness. However, not many people know that its original color differ from the iconic pink ribbon. Although The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation was the first to use pink ribbons, breast cancer survivor Charlotte Hayley was the first to connect the ribbon symbol to

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