You Are Not Alone

What symptoms of OCD do you experience? My compulsion is the need for everything to be organized. I have lists of things that I want to accomplish in the near future. Currently on my lists, there are reminders to buy products, hem my jeans and to put together a scrapbook. Also, I have a separate list of long-term stuff that

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Public Education Takes a Stand

On March 4, AHS teachers and students wore black to signify the death of public education. This symbolic gesture began as a rally outside of AHS before school and ended with a march to the Governor’s office in downtown Los Angeles. The day was appropriately named “Stand up for Schools” and was a response to the 17 billion dollars that

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Cuts Hit Close to Home

Budget cuts to education aren’t anything new to California, and it isn’t a big surprise that the state is threatening even more in the near future. The Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD) has lost 6-7 million dollars, drastically impacting teachers and students. The effects of the cuts, such as larger class sizes, are threatening to escalate, especially with the possibility

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Standing Up for Our Schools

Near Pershing Square in downtown LA, thousands of demonstrators marched the streets in opposition to budget cuts in education. It was cold and breezy and most of the Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD) protestors were bundled in sweaters. Combined with the noise and the cold, the rally’s ambiance evoked strong emotions from supporters. However, it is important to note that

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Q&A: Kathleen Tarr

Why did you decide to attend the rally? First off, I am the Union Segment Director for Alhambra High School. I [needed] to attend the rally in which I was an instrument in putting together. Also, I attended because I know that, when you have a rally like this, a large number of protestors can influence the government. If we

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In My Opinion: EIC

Thousands of people had come to Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles to protest further cuts to public education, billions of dollars actually, and to send a message to legislators that in a crisis, education cannot and will not be the first to go. All around were smalls signs and large banners that read, “Flunk the State Budget,” or pleas

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Intro

Lately, teenage girls have been talking a lot about having babies. The adorable little person, the cuddly toys and who could forget about the cute clothes you can dress them in? Unfortunately, many teens only see the glorified version of having a baby when, in reality, taking care of a child is a tremendous amount of work. People all over

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Reality Check

One of the biggest obstacles for teen moms is completing high school and pursuing an education beyond the twelfth grade. According to The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, two-thirds of teen moms do not receive a high school diploma and 98.5 percent are without a college degree by the time they are 30 years old. Financial stability is almost

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Prevention Options

It’s something every parent is afraid of and something they’ve warned you about ever since you were old enough to have “the talk.” Still, it doesn’t seem like it could happen to you. However, the reality is that teen pregnancy isn’t just another plot arc in a sitcom. With the proper prevention, teen pregnancy can be avoided. It seems pretty

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In the News

On May 14, 1939 Lina Medina of Peru became the youngest mother to give birth to a healthy baby. At age six, Medina had a son, who until the time he was nine years old thought that Medina was his sister. It has been reported that Medina began her menstrual cycle at two years old; However, it is unknown whether

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