Wrestling Team Concludes Season with CIF Finals

KAYIU WONG Staff Writer On Feb. 21, 11 AHS wrestlers competed in this year’s California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) finals. After qualifying from Almont League, this last round of CIF was the wrestlers’ opportunity to advance onto State Finals. However, the Moors were all eliminated after their individual rounds, officially ending the season for the wrestling team. AHS CIF finalists included

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Recent Proliferation of Middle, High School Recruitments

NATE GARCIA Sports Editor WESLEY TSAI Staff Writer 14-year-old soccer player Haley Berg was engaging in another normal day of practice, when her phone rang from the depths of her backpack. It was yet another call from a college recruitment coach. Before she entered ninth grade, she was in contact with 16 college recruiters; three of them offered her full-ride

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AHS’ Publications Compete at ELAJEA

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer For six months, the Moor Weekly newspaper and the Alhambran Yearbook prepared for the Eastern Los Angeles County Journalism Education Association (ELAJEA) write-off competition on Feb. 22 at Schurr High School. Other schools, including San Gabriel, Walnut, Wilson, Diamond Bar, Schurr, Glen, Bell Gardens and Temple City, also competed. The events in the competition for newspaper

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Tension Between Russia and Ukraine Intensifies

DIANA LI News Editor Protests in Ukraine began in November 2013 when Ukraine’s president, Viktor Yanukovych, suspended talks with the European Union (EU). Had Yanukovych signed the Free Trade Agreement and Associate Agreement, Ukraine would have gained closer political ties to the EU as well as economic growth, according to CNN. However, Russia threatened the neighboring country with trade sanctions

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Staff Ed: Are SAT and ACT Scores a Good Indicator of a Student’s Future Success?

High school challenges and anxieties are familiar to all of us—balancing schoolwork and activities, trying to maintain a social life and stressing out about the future. For most, the latter entails researching colleges, studying for the SAT and ACT and even taking classes to prepare. However, we sometimes have to pause and ask ourselves, “Is this really necessary?” In a

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IN THE RICE BOX: Confessions of a Hoarder

OLIVIA CHEUNG Editor in Chief Before we jump to conclusions, I’d like to clarify that the likes of me can’t be found on the popular television show Hoarders. While the typical hoarder collects countless tangible items that are oftentimes considered trash, I instead have accrued hundreds of electronic drafts of everything I’ve ever written. Because of my preference for electronics,

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Modernizing Internet Filters in Schools is a Must

CINDY LUO Staff Writer In recent years, as digital technologies have advanced rapidly, how to properly utilize these improvements in school has been a critical issue. The Schools and Libraries program has been implemented since 1996 to provide more affordable Internet services for schools and libraries in America. According to the Children’s Internet Protection Act, one of the requirements to

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