Candy Coma

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer Candy is the most common association to Halloween. After Halloween, most children experience the Halloween “hangover,” the result of excessive candy consumption. However, those who suffer from diabetes cannot consume a lot of candy. Diabetes is a metabolic disease caused when the body cannot produce enough insulin, which elevates glucose levels in the blood. According to

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Varsity Football Team Claims Victory Over Rivals at Homecoming Game

NATE GARCIA Sports Editor SIMEON LAM Staff Writer As the crowd cheered vivaciously, the Alhambra varsity football team stormed the field after winning their first game of the season against their cross-town rival, the Mark Keppel Aztecs, on Homecoming night. “We have improved in all phases of the game and continue to get better each week,” Head Coach Eric Bergstrom

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AHS Athletes Don Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

KAYIU WONG Staff Writer The clique in “Mean Girls” may only wear pink on Wednesdays, but the entire month of October is dedicated to “thinking” pink. Many are aware of the seriousness of breast cancer, but education towards prevention and treatment is still prominent. On campus, athletes sporting pink bows and socks represent AHS’ own cancer awareness movement. Pink attire

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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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