JV Girls Volleyball Wipes-Out Alverno Heights Academy

JV Girls Volleyball Wipes-Out Alverno Heights Academy BRYAN ALBARRAN Staff Writer   On Sept. 4, the Alhambra JV girls volleyball team went up against Alverno Heights Academy for their final preseason game. With it being the game that would determine the quality of the team’s performance this year, the Lady Moors ran onto the court with only one goal in

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The Rights of Minority Athletes

The Rights of Minority Athletes TIFFANY ALEMAN Staff Writer   Minority students that come from low income families have historically been disadvantaged by institutionalized bias and underfunding from the athletic community. As a result, minority student athletes have been stripped of their opportunities to find success through sports. A recent example of this would be the case of Lisa Parks

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Moors Run Jeff Nelson Invitational

Moors Run Jeff Nelson Invitational JOSHUA THAI Staff Writer   On Saturday, Sept. 1, the Alhambra Cross Country team attended their first meet at the Jeff Nelson Invitational. The team has been practicing since June, allowing them to have a sense of preparedness in time for the meet. “I am excited to run our first meet at Griffith Park, because

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Football Team Rams Through Temple City

Football Team Rams Through Temple City ALEC GREGORY Staff Writer   After winning their first two games, the Alhambra football team was not prepared to stop in the face of the Temple City Rams on Friday night. The Rams came into the game with a season record of 1-0 after defeating Mark Keppel the week before. However, this did not

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A New Perspective

  A New Perspective ELIAS ALMAREZ-HERRERA   Upon entering my senior year of high school, I was well aware that I would be facing a plethora of lasts. However, it was the larger “lasts” that I began to realize I would miss the most: my last year of free public education, my last year of not having to claim taxes

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The Perfect Remedy

The Perfect Remedy KENNY SITU Staff Writer   With the rising prices of schooling, many people find themselves leaving college with more debt than ever. However, recently, New York University has decided to raise $600 million from private donors to allow students to attend medical school for free. Although free tuition may sound appealing, there are still many that oppose

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More Love for LGBTQ+ Community

More Love for LGBTQ+ Community LYLLI DUONG Staff Writer   Even though California has many pro-LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) laws, there are still many in the LGBTQ community that go through bullying and discrimination. Students that come out are often subject to discrimination and bullying because of their sexuality. They have been ostracized by society, especially in school

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Teachers Encourage Students to Retake the SATs

Teachers Encourage Students to Retake the SATs JAYLEEN LAM MIMI CABALLERO Staff Writers   Contrary to the popular belief that there is only one make-up exam for the SAT, there is actually no limit to the number of times a student can retake the SAT. The only problem is that only a small number of students are aware of this

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CDC: Record Number of STI Cases in the United States

CDC: Record Number of STI Cases in the United States MAX TRAN Staff Writer   The Center of Disease Control and Prevention released a recent report regarding STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections) in the United States. The report states that cases of STIs are on the rise. According to CBS News, reports found that in 2017, Gonorrhea cases increased by 67

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Yoga Pants Banned in Wisconsin High School

  Yoga Pants Banned in Wisconsin High School Binta Diallo News Editor   In recent years, controversy has surrounded dress code laws and the sexist undertones, according to CNN. Kenosha School District in Wisconsin came under fire during the 2017-2018 school year because of a ban on girls wearing yoga pants. This regulation was supposed to be removed, however parents

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