Knock for a Treat

JULIANNA VALDIVIA STAFF WRITER As Halloween rolls around, trick-or-treating is one of the first activities that come to people’s minds. However, candy was not always a part of Halloween. Even though Halloween has been around since the 1800s, the idea of kids going house-to-house for treats did not start until the late 1930s. At first, kids would only get homemade

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Put Away Those Milky Ways!

XIAOYE WANG STAFF WRITER Candy is a popular treat that has been seen in many shapes, sizes and flavors. It is the reason why children carefully plan out which houses to visit in advance and make a game of finding the jackpot from all houses. The type of candies handed out have changed several times from the earliest celebration of

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A Scope Into Theater

Issue 22 Features Mia Takasaki Staff Writer Theater originated in ancient Greece. School productions tend to recreate classic plays, such as “Kiss Me Kate,” the upcoming play at Alhambra High School which will be presented in April. One of the world’s most famous playwrights is William Shakespeare. He wrote about 37 plays during his lifetime. Some of Shakespeare’s most famous

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Facing the Phobias

Issue 21_features Lynn Zhang Staff Writer Everyone has a phobia of something, whether it is of something abstract, such as the fear of failure, or of something tangible, such as spiders. They affect people’s everyday lives, especially in the school environment and in the workplace. Phobias have deep psychological causes and implications, usually caused by stressful situations or frightening events.

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Upcoming Educational Events

Jason Zhu Editor-in-Chief As Benjamin Franklin once stated, an investment in knowledge pays the best interest. With this goal in mind, various groups around our campus have come up with their own solution and have organized events to ensure educational success, academic achievements and that students and parents are making the best investments for the future. Take a look at

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Progression of Nonviolence Movements

Jessica Yee Copy Editor As Black History Month comes around the corner, it is important to recognize the role that nonviolence has played in the advancement of human rights, particularly the rights of African Americans. From Henry David Thoreau’s refusal to pay his taxes in anti-slavery sentiment to the Women’s March on Washington in celebration of diversity, many people of

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