Attributes of Teen Suicide

JANET GUAN JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writers Teen suicide is a growing issue in America. Approximately 4,600 adolescents take their own lives annually; however, 157,000 people receive medical care for self-inflicted injuries. The Center for Disease Control and Preventions recorded the adolescent suicide rate in 2010 as 10.5 percent, up from 9.7 percent in 2007. Suicide is the third leading cause

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Inconsistent Bedtimes Indicative of Health Problems

ANGELA YANG Staff Writer In a study conducted by the American Psychological Association, it was found that an infrequent and inconsistent sleeping schedule correlated with an increase in behavioral problems in children ages 2 to 5 years old because a consistent bedtime maintained the body’s internal clock and regulated the children’s behavior. The behavioral problems are all indicators on the

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Self-Organized Success

CINDY LUO Staff Writer Research shows that students who work in groups, in addition to regular instructions, are more likely to learn more efficiently compared to those who are only taught by a teacher. This system, called self-organization, is ideal in places where teachers may not be available. Sugata Mitra’s experiment in self-organized learning won him the 2013 Technology Entertainment

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Littering: What Goes Around Comes Around

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer What counts as litter? Litter is any kind of substance or object that is thrown out to pollute and ruin anything in the environment, including the inhabitants. Littering is performed countless times, but detrimental effects are caused by such carelessness. However, in order to prevent these negative effects, it is important to be cognizant of one’s

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THE HOLLYWOOD HABITAT

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer With their talents, celebrities seemingly entertain and influence millions of people around the world effortlessly. However, what some people forget is that they are essentially regular people, just richer and better known. Since they are continually in the media, they’ve become role models to toddlers and teenagers.

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The New Kid in Town

SYLVIA WINSTON Features Editor Albert Einstein once said, “What is popular is not always right, and what is right is not always popular.” but many celebrities did not heed this quote over the years. Many celebrities have become obsessed with creating a flawless facade in front of the media. To pursue fame, some celebrities have withdrawn from their true responsibilities

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Gotta Go My Own Way

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer People may envision the celebrity life as a perfect life where nothing bad happens, but some celebrities have gotten negative critique due to inappropriate behavior. Examples of this are celebrities like Justin Bieber, Lindsay Lohan, and Miley Cyrus. According to TvGuide, on April 14, 2013, when visiting the Anne Frank House, Justin Beiber left a message

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