Celebrating Hispanic and Latino-American Independence

Ellen Lei Staff Writer ¡Celebras! Hispanic Heritage month can be traced all the way back to 1968 when many Latin American countries gained their independence. From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, National Hispanic Heritage month will celebrate the anniversary of their independence. In addition to this, the heritage and culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans will be celebrated. This year

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First, Second, and Third World Problems at Economic Summit

MADELEINE PARAGAS Staff Writer On May 13, students in an Economics course for the second semester participated in one of their final high school projects: the Economic Summit. The summit is a hands-on activity that allows students to apply what they have learned in class to current world events. Preparation for the event started in February, when students were told

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Alhambra High Environmental Resource Awareness Society Hosts Eco Fair with Water District

KENNETH HOU Staff Writer On April 22, AHS celebrated Earth Day with the Municipal Water District of San Gabriel Valley (SGVMWD) by holding its own Eco Fair. Located in the Quad at lunch, the Eco Fair was hosted by ERAS and helped in spreading environmental awareness to students. Students who stopped by the Fair received lollipops wrapped with environmental facts,

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Speech and Debate Members Qualify for National Tournament

CRSYTAL CHEAH Staff Writer Three Speech and Debate team members, Taylor Thomas (TT), Tiffany Chiang (TC) and Brandon Chau (BC), qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) tournament. They are qualified for Original Oratory, Congress-Senate and Congress-House, respectively. The competition will be taking place in Salt Lake City from June 12 to 17. Question: How do you feel

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Students Strive for Moor on MESA Day at University of Southern California

MICHELLE LIN Staff Writer Alhambra High School’s Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) went to California State University, Long Beach on April 9 for Senior MESA Day. A majority of members placed and won trophies in the final competition. “MESA Day [was] a huge success for AHS because MESA Club [had] the greatest amount of people qualified to go that we

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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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