Success Fees Limit Opportunities for Low Income Students

AMBER LI Staff Writer Since 2014, all California State Universities (CSUs) charge students annual fees, called student success fees, to fund classes, faculty, college programs and more. The fees were enacted as a solution to state budget cuts and as a way to avoid tuition increases. Yet, student success fees are more controversial than ever since the CSU Board announced

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Facebook Reaches Out to Users in Expanded Suicide Prevention Feature

ELTON HO Copy Editor FARRAH LUU Staff Writer On Feb. 25, Facebook announced new updates that would provide more resources and support for users who may be struggling with suicidal thoughts. One of the new features is an option to report Facebook friends’ posts if they appear to indicate a direct threat of suicide. Once a post is reported, safety

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99 Ranch Market to Replace Ralphs

DENISE TIEU News Editor Alhambra City Manager Mary Swink announced on Feb. 23 that after years of business, the Ralphs on E. Main Street will be closing. According to Alhambra Source, Ralphs did not renew its lease because of unsuccessful rent negotiations. “It’s disappointing. I’ve been walking to Ralphs for many years to do my grocery shopping. I’ve had the

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ALA Honors AUSD Supt.

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD) Superintendent Laura Tellez-Gagliano, along with five other scholarship recipients from AUSD, will be honored on May 1 at Almansor Court during the Alhambra Latino Association (ALA)’s Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner and Dance, according to Around Alhambra. The scholarship recipients were chosen for the support they have shown to Latino students, according

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Republicans Forced to Drop Revote on Updating the No Child Left Behind Act

JADE LIEU Staff Writer The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) was placed by President George W. Bush in 2002 as a reauthorized form of the Elementary and Second Elementary Act (ESEA). The NCLB had the ultimate goal of improving educational opportunities for low-income families. According to Politico Magazine, Republicans were forced to drop their re-vote on updating the NCLB

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Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief With the regular reinforcement of certain ideas throughout our lives, it becomes easy to feel self-righteous or defensive when anyone opposes these concepts. Yet each and every one of us must repeatedly examine what we say and do to consider whether we are perpetuating harmful standards, especially if someone has more personal experience in a

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Now that acceptance letters are coming, how do you feel? Why?

QUOTES gathered by JACQUELYN LOI, ANGELA YANG, PAULA KIRYA, and SARA HERNANDEZ “I am happy as well as excited because I got into five out of the six schools I applied to and I am waiting for a response from the sixth one.” -Matthew Chan “The anticipation of a college’s answer is thrilling but absolutely terrifying. Knowing that their answers

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