Automation Invasion

  KAYIU WONG Opinions Editor Computer-driven automation, the technology that runs self-checkout registers and automated customer service lines, appeal to the average consumer because of its ability to quickly complete traditionally manned tasks. A majority of today’s labor intensive industries are almost fully automatic. Agricultural, mining and manufacturing companies, for example, rely on the science behind robotics to truly drive

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New UC Prompts Prompt Creativity and New Ideas

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer After ten years, the University of California (UC) system is changing their two personal statement prompts to eight new short answer questions for their Fall 2017 undergraduate freshman application. Students have the choice to choose four out of the eight prompts provided with each response limited to a maximum of 350 words. The new changes allow

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AUSD Surveys Community for School Spending Suggestions

FARRAH LUU Editor in Chief REBECCA ZENG News Editor By circulating a survey during March, the Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD) encouraged students, staff, parents and community members to give suggestions on how the district how adjust its spending to benefit students. According to California State PTA, the law requires school districts in California to focus on student success by

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Level Up Gaming Club Helps Students Build Friendships, Develop Gaming Skills

KENNETH HOU Staff Writer The Level Up Gaming Club is the first club at AHS that allows students to connect with each other through all types gaming. According to club president Andy Chiang, Level Up Gaming Club aims to help its members develop better communication skills and foster new friendships. The club provides members an environment in which they are

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UC Increases Californians’ Admission Rate

ELVIN CHAU Staff Writer On April 4, the University of California (UC) administration announced the admission of 15 percent more California students, particularly Latinos and African Americans. According to FOX 5 News, the impact of the change in the admissions has grown substantially. “Learning about this announcement of UCs admitting more students to apply the college is really cool to

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Teacher’s Low Expectations Impact Students of Color

CRYSTAL CHEAH Staff Writer A study published by the Center for American Progress, demonstrated that a teacher’s expectations for students has a tremendous influence on their educational and emotional development, a factor that may be contributing to the persistent achievement gaps in education. In the study the data showed that secondary teachers believed African American were 47 percent less likely

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ALEXANDER LIN Staff Writer The varsity boy’s tennis team is currently endeavoring through their season which has proved to be quite challenging for the team with a current league record of 1-3. The boys were unable to win against the Schurr Spartans, San Gabriel Matadors, and the Mark Keppel Aztecs. But their recent win against the Montebello Oilers on Thursday,

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