Moor Spotlight: Violin Prodigy Lavinia Chen

CINDY LUO DENISE TIEU News Editors “No pain, no gain,” junior Lavinia Chen said. After twelve years of studying violin and eventually getting leadership positions in the organizations she is in, Chen understands the meaning of the saying more than anyone else. Chen is currently the concertmaster and president of the Tri-City Orchestra for AUSD. She was previously the concertmaster

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NCLB Revision Potentially Prompts Common Core Repeal

ANGELA YANG Editor in Chief Following the November 2014 elections, the United States Congress became a Republican majority, the largest since 1929. A large factor behind this was the Republican party’s support of repealing the Common Core State Standards Initiative, first implemented in 2010, as many states that had adopted it are now pushing for its removal, according to Reason

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A Journalist’s Choice

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief From natural disaster sites to areas torn apart by political conflict, journalists undertake journeys both literal and metaphorical to display to the public aspects of life that would otherwise remain unseen. A journalist’s role is to speak out about issues that impact individuals, including matters that may be difficult to discuss candidly, such as sex,

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MOOR Viewpoints: What do you hope to accomplish this year?

“I would like to be more involved in clubs I’m in, interact in class more and be more involved in activities in the Quad at lunch.” -Jennifer Castro, senior “My resolution is to enjoy the little things in life like spending time with friends.” -Justin Imaa, junior “I hope that this year I can make little goals every day instead

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