Teachers Encouraged to Teach 1930s Mexican Repatriation

REBECCA ZENG News Editor KYLE ANG Staff Writer On Oct. 1, the Los Angeles Times reported that Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill known as Assembly Bill (AB) 146 that encourages, but does not mandate, future history textbooks in public schools to include information about the 1930s deportation of Mexican Americans. The idea was first submitted by a fifth-grade class

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History Textbook to be Revised After Scrutiny from Parent

ELTON HO Copy Editor A recent controversy over a Texas textbook demonstrates that sometimes, it is not always best to go “by the book.” In viral Facebook posts on Sept. 30 and Aug. 1, 11-year English teacher Roni Dean-Burren discussed an oddity found by her ninth-grade son in a McGraw-Hill World Geography textbook. In the section “Patterns of Immigration,” a

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Career Center Offers College Presentations to AHS Students

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer Every fall, many college presentations and different workshops are introduced to AHS students in the Career Center. In these events, students have opportunities to learn more about public, private and community colleges. Career Center adviser Vanessa Topete is in charge of reaching out to college presenters and has tried to reach out to many colleges and

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National Convention Center Presents Interactive Constitution

MOLLY-MAE MENDOZA Staff Writer On Sept. 9, College Board announced a collaboration with the National Constitution Center to provide educators and students with a new tool that alters the U.S Constitution into an educational experience. The Interactive Constitution is a resource where users can look over the most current debates about the U.S. Constitution. Users will be able to click

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Governor Brown Wages to Support Women at Work

JENNIFER FAN Staff Writer Since the colonial days, America has been a patriarchal society. The majority of women were not able to participate in our democracy and vote until 1920 with the implementation of the 19th Amendment. Even so, a large percentage of women would remain in the domestic sphere for nearly another 50 years. Now in 2015, women make

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Moor vs. Moor: California’s New Right to Die Bill

ELIAS ALMAREZ-HERRERA ELVIN CHAU Staff Writers By signing this bill Governor Brown has sparked much controversy on whether or not the decision is justified. The Right To Die bill is beneficial because it gives patients who are experiencing severe pain the choice to end their suffering. This bill will be beneficial because it can protect the freedom of self-determination. One

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Introduction: Wipe out the Bullies

YI-FENG HO STAFF WRITER Bullying has been a big issue for a long time and for National Bullying Prevention Month this October, we are going to bring awareness to this problem. Over the years, new methods of bullying surfaced, such as cyberbullying, and bullying is still very a serious issue. According to PACER CENTER, a parent training and information center,

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