ASB Campaigns Begin New Student Leadership

JADE LIEU Staff Writer 2014 ASB campaigns have arrived, and elections are just around the corner. On March 26, the official candidacy list was posted at the SGR and Business Activities. ASB candidates officially began their campaigns on March 27 and will continue until April 7. During these two weeks, candidates can advertise their goals and appeal to student voters

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Monterey Highlands Student Protests Against AUSD Actions

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer On Jan. 17, eighth-grader Maia Wu and her siblings were expelled from Monterey Highlands Elementary for protesting against the wrought-iron fence that was built around the school, a protective measure that was deemed necessary following the shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary. Wu’s and her siblings’ inter-district permits to attend Monterey Highlands were revoked based on

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Dance Teams Continue Winning Streak

Since February, Alhambra’s All-Male, Drill and Orchesis dance teams have been competing in various competitions. This year, the teams have attended Streetdance USA and Glendale Games at Glendale High, along with other competitions at Sonora, Glen A. Wilson, West Torrance and Fountain Valley. During this season, Alhambra’s All-Male Dance Team has been undefeated in the Large All Male Hip-Hop category.

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Disney Waves the Rainbow Flag at Boy Scouts

CINDY LUO Staff Writer “No freedom till we’re equal,” said not only Macklemore in his song “Same Love,” supporting the LGBT community, but the Walt Disney Company as well when they pulled funding from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) due to its policy of banning gay leaders. According to the Washington Times, instead of providing direct funding to BSA,

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MOOR vs. MOOR: Should permission be required to appear in YouTube videos?

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief In an age in which adolescents frequently access various types of media with relative ease, a growing concern that remains unchecked is whether individuals truly have privacy anymore. While requesting permission from every person who appears in a video on YouTube may seem unnecessary, refraining from doing so causes a greater hassle in the end.

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WRITE OR WONG – Barbie: A Setback to Female Empowerment

KAYIU WONG Staff Writer Every year, Sports Illustrated (SI) releases their annual Swimsuit Issue in recognition of the swimsuit industry. Featuring fashion models wearing swimsuits at beach locales, the edition is perhaps one of the most hyped up issues of the year. However, this year’s edition brought even more commotion. 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of SI’s swimsuit issue, yet

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Women’s Empowerment

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer Disney Channel’s well known sitcom The Suite Life of Zack and Cody once said,“Girls can do anything boys can do, and [they] can do it while wearing high heels.” In the past, women’s roles were viewed unfairly: in ancient Rome, women were only seen as wives and mothers and even maids; during the Revolutionary War, American

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