The Situational Comedy

Features Issue 18

Jesse Rosales
Staff Writer

Television is the major form of entertainment in the world today. The Museum of Broadcast Communications reported that by 1986 there were about 150,000,000 watchers in the United States, greater than the amount of cars, bathtubs, washing machines, or refrigerators. On average, people watch seven hours a day and over 50 hours a week.
American life has been shaped and transformed by television. While sitcoms originated in radio, they are found predominantly on television today. An estimate of 27,000 sitcom scripts have been written in just the last 50 years! It is clear that audiences love sitcoms for its reality of humor and wit. Television sitcoms have tackled themes of religion, ethnicity and social status. Let’s explore the format of a television series involving independent episodes of the adventures of characters.
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Sitcoms: Sitting in Comfort with Family
Michelle Lin
Staff Writer

The fast pace lifestyle today is making it increasingly difficult for families to spend time with each other. They are either busy at work or school and overlooking the importance and value in the term “family.” Nowadays it seems, that the only time they spend time together is when watching TV. Sitcoms allow families to share a moment of laughter and relaxation with each other at the end of a busy work day.

According to Daily Mail, both parents and children spend the majority of their time outside of home, leaving less time for bonding with their family. A survey by Freesat shows that more than half of the people surveyed believe that watching TV is the best way to bond with family. In addition, modern people are becoming more independent than before with loose family ties. However, sitcoms provide an opportunity for them to communicate and discuss their opinions on current issues and their day outside of home. Sitcoms such as the Modern Family, Friends and Seinfeld also teach viewers significant values in relationships. From watching these shows, family members are not only enjoying but also learning ways to talk to each other and thus build a strong relationship.

With fast lifestyles come stress and anxieties, at a time like this, sitcoms help ensure that a family has some time for chatting and fun. At the end of the day, spending time with family can help you relieve the stress from work and school.
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Laughs from the Past
Katherine Gong
Staff Writer

Sitcoms began in the 1950s, and the man who was said to have invented the sitcom was director William Asher, who lead I Love Lucy. In the 1980s, sitcoms were generally about family misadventures with lessons that are conveyed through catchphrases and laugh tracks. During this time, television revolved around the concept of a nuclear family, or two parents with two children. The portrayal of nuclear families reflected the reality of middle class families in real life, with economic booms and rising wages. Sitcoms gradually became inclusive, with females in the Golden Girls and The Cosby Show featuring successful black families.

The 1990s introduced the era of Friends, Seinfeld and The Simpsons with unique individuals trying to figure out their lives in the big city or dysfunctional working class families. Sitcoms then expanded to center on singles trying to find relationships and comedic families. The 2000s welcomed the bolder personalities in the workplace of How I Met Your Mother and Two and a Half Men. The legacies of sitcoms combine the past formats with changing times; by doing so, sitcoms ensure that laughs will never end.
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Changing Times, Changing Minds
Mia Takasaki
Lynn Zhang
Staff Writers

Through modern sitcoms, people are more exposed to cultures and ideas that they might not have been otherwise. In fact, one of the great accomplishments of modern sitcoms is how they integrate changing times through satirical and comedic strategies.

For example, the television sitcom Modern Family is known for its diversity and reflects changes and ideas pertinent to the 21st century. The sitcom centers around a gay couple raising their child. a plethora of issues people do not often consider are brought to light.Modern Family successfully pulls attention away from the gay couple raising a child and focuses on their relationship as parents raising a child and does it in a way that shows the viewers that gay parents face the same struggles as everyday straight parents.

Another sitcom that reflects changing times is Fresh Off the Boat, a sitcom about a Chinese-American family trying to deal with the cultural differences in a community that does not have a large Asian population while pursuing the “American dream.” The sitcom challenges the notion of whether Americans truly prefer integration and celebration as opposed to cultural assimilation and shows the constant anxieties that Asian-Americans have to deal with today.

Times have changed, as well as the issues are at the center of concern. Sitcoms such as Modern Family and Fresh Off the Boat reveals and centers around those changes and the success of these television shows prove that people’s views and mindset on certain subjects have changed and become more open.
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TOP 5

Friends: 94 votes
How I Met Your Mother: 59 votes
The Big Bang Theory: 39 votes
Fresh Prince of Bel Air: 35 votes
Modern Family: 28 votes

Total: 255 votes
Poll conducted by MIA TAKASAKI and LYNN ZHANG

Everyday Heroes

Features Issue 17

Jesse Rosales
Staff Writer

Heroes do not only save cities from alien invasions, they are the people who take part in everyday good deeds. Whether it is volunteering to clean a local river, running food drives or acting as our role models, actions by everyday people change the world for the better.  It is easy to underestimate the power of one person’s influence. Everybody has people in his or her life who make positive impacts. A friend or parent, a sibling or teacher, whoever they are, students across campus tell their story of an everyday hero! Students have their own ideas of an everyday hero.

“A hero is a someone who is courageous and brave. He or she can stand up for what they believe and won’t let people down, like Martin Luther King, Jr. He continued to fight for equality even [after being] arrested several times.”
– Sophomore Scott Klein

“Dorothy Vaughan is a heroine because she made a positive impact on… society. NASA was able to send people to the moon mainly because of her contributions. Especially since before, there were no computers yet and because she was an African American woman who worked in the science field during the time of the Civil Rights Movement.” – Senior Samantha Jones

“I think that heroes… value the needs of those that surround them. So, they should have the capacity to think not only for themselves but for those around them too, whether [the people] are dear to them or not.” – Sophomore Andrea Primicias

“There’s a man at Costco named Jesus and when he helped this old lady, he didn’t ask for anything in return. She tried to give him money but he wouldn’t take it.”
– Sophomore Winston Yan

“In my opinion, anyone has the makings of a daily hero. Sometimes a hero doesn’t even have to be a person… that daily supplies us with assistance or happiness in times of demand. From a parent that drives you to school to the janitor that stays late to clean each room. Right now, my everyday hero is my mom for her daily sacrifices and for her being able to put up with [my siblings and I] every day.”
– Junior Abigail Goy

What makes a hero is someone who has to make tough decisions and… sacrifices. It’s brutal and that’s what makes someone a hero. [For instance,] my mom is my hero because she had to make sacrifices and helped raise me and helped me become who I [am] today.” -Sophomore Shirley Magee

“Everyday heroes are everywhere, from that guy holding the door for you or some stranger helping you pick something up from the floor. And it’s not always physical help either. A word of encouragement or some comfort from anyone goes a long way. In general, we are all everyday heroes, making each other’s lives more tolerable in our own little ways.”- Junior Jerry Kwan

“When I say that a hero is always there for you when you need help, I think that a hero is there to help you and support you if you’re struggling with something and they’re there to lift you up and get you over all the bad things in your path. I think that a hero won’t leave your side until they know for sure that you’ll be fine and you’re taken care of.”- Freshman Danielle Luna

Quotes gathered by KATERINE GONG, MICHELLE LIN, MIA TAKASAKI and LYNN ZHANG

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 what each has to offer!
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Jessica Yee
Copy Editor

The Eighth Grade Orientation is the annual event in which students from each elementary school visit the campus and gage the clubs of Alhambra High. With the event fast approaching, Alhambra ASB is preparing for an efficient and thorough process. Eighth graders will visit on Feb. 10 with high prospects of Alhambra High School’s campus and culture. On the gym floors, All Male, All Female and Cheer will showcase Alhambra’s successful dance teams. Band, Color Guard and Choir will also perform in front of the Class of 2021.

From there, students will be guided in a tour around the campus by ASB members. Students can even look around inside classes to get a feeling of the classrooms. The process of the Eighth Grade Orientation could also aid in an incoming freshman’s decisions with regard to their 2017-2018 class schedule. The event gives eighth graders exposure to the high school environment and the different activities they can join. Furthermore the visitors will learn the Moor Clap, which expresses and incites school spirit. With the help of pamphlets and presentations, students can look forward to starting their high school careers.
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Celebration of Learning
James Reyna
Staff Writer

As second semester begins, Alhambra ASB prepares to show off this year’s Celebration of Learning event. Parents begin to look forward to seeing classrooms and hearing from teachers about their child’s progress in school. New parents will be able to become more familiar with the campus and meet some of the teachers that educate their child every day.

Celebration of Learning will start at 5 p.m. and will end at 8 p.m. Band will be hosting a spaghetti dinner that starts at 5 p.m. Participating in the dinner will help raise money for new band equipment. Tickets will be sold by band members. for $5 each. In addition to the spaghetti dinner, there will be a club fair on Third Street for clubs to advertise and recruit more members.

“ASB will try their best to make this [event] the best it can be!” ASB member Dasani Zavala said. The celebration takes place on Feb.16, so make sure to save the date.
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“Robotics Academy meetings are every Tuesday after school in A29. Robotics Academy offers students the opportunity to learn how to build and program a robot. MESA encourages all students that are interested in the STEM field to participate. Talk to Ms. [Beverly] Goldin if you are interested.” – Alexandria Vasquez, MESA President

“Math Madness is taking place in March this year. We reformed the competition structure from last year, expanded it into five divisions and added several side competitions. The reform is for the competition to adapt to the Common Core curriculum and to be more inclusive regarding the type of competitors we take in. The purpose is for students from the three schools to exchange educational values and exhibit their academic interests.” – Cindy Luo, Math Olympiad President

“Eighth grade orientation is one of ASB’s important events that will help promote the opportunities held in Alhambra High School. We will have a planned route lead by an ASB member followed by an 8th grade group. Clubs will also be able to use this opportunity to feature and advertise themselves to future prospects as well.” – Emily Lee, ASB Director of VAPA

Quotes collected by Vicky Lam

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 various times have espoused nonviolence to progress their cause. To fully understand nonviolence, though, it is essential to look at its history and its application today.
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No Violence, No Problem
Vicky Lam
Staff Writer

There have been numerous supporters of nonviolence throughout history. Some of these supporters have risen to become leaders of nonviolent protests, showing the true power of peace for revolution.

Cesar Chavez, a farmer who fought for the rights of poor workers since the 1960s until his death, stressed peaceful approaches for any issue. Chavez successfully raised salaries and improved working conditions for planters in California through nonviolent strikes, which inspired worker unions to take action.

Another prominent leader of nonviolence is Nelson Mandela. Mandela was a global advocate of human rights since the 1940s, according to the Nelson Mandela Foundation. As a member of the African National Congress , Mandela conducted peaceful protests and resistances against an oppressive regime in a racially divided South Africa. He helped brought an end to the apartheid.

Along with these two figures, Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the most recognized nonviolent leaders. The Nobel Prize Foundation acknowledged King for using nonviolent civil disobedience to fight against segregational policies against the black minority, preaching for equality between all races.

Despite facing hardship, all three leaders believed in the same thing—a peaceful resolution is key to obtaining justice.
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Nonviolent Movements in Alhambra
James Reyna
Staff Writer

Peaceful protests have been around for a long time and are an amazing way to get a message across without having to resort to violence. Many nonviolence movements have been held in numerous locations around the world, including Alhambra.

On March 15, 2011, teachers at Alhambra High School protested teacher layoffs. According to members of the Alhambra Teachers Association (ATA), teachers did not receive notices before being laid off. The ATA gathered outside of Alhambra High School to protest the unfair treatment of its teachers. They handed out flyers and urged parents to support Governor Brown’s proposed balanced state budget, which explains that the educational system has taken an unnecessary amount of teacher cuts.
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Strongest Weapon: Tolerance
Samantha Lanzo
Staff Writer

Nonviolence comes from the belief that hurting people, animals or the environment is unnecessary to achieve an outcome. Although there is a huge history of violence in the past, there is also a history of nonviolence. Along with that, there are many people who helped cause nonviolence such as Ghandi or Chief Joseph. Nonviolence is a great life philosophy and method for taking action in the world.

With the idea of nonviolence connecting to pacifism, it helps people to unite together without anyone getting hurt. Nonviolence also allows people to fight without fighting doing things such as boycotting, marching, striking and participating in sit-ins to provoke social conflict.

One person in history who managed to succeed with a nonviolent act of justice was Rosa Parks. On Dec. 1, 1955 Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, AL, and sparked the American Civil Rights movement of the 20th century. Nonviolence as said by Martin Luther King Jr. is truly a powerful weapon which cuts without wounding people and honors the person wielding it.

New Man in Charge

Vicky Lam
Staff Writer

As another individual steps up to take his place as President of the United States, an inauguration ceremony will enact the transfer of power between presidencies. After the lengthy campaign period, President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on Jan. 20.

An inauguration commences a new four-year term of a president as well as celebrate American democracy. The traditional ceremony is always attended by many Americans including governmental officials and the outgoing president.

Once the celebration is over, Trump will officially take the office as President of the United States.
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Jessica Yee
Copy Editor

President-elect Donald Trump told voters as a part of his campaign promise that he would “drain the swamp” at Washington, D.C. However, many of the President-elect’s cabinet picks have shown otherwise. So far, Donald Trump has made selections that would appease the wealthy donors that contributed to his campaign.

For Secretary of Education, Donald Trump selected Betsy DeVos, an opposer of funding public schools. According to New York times, his E.P.A. Administrator will be Scott Pruitt, the Oklahoma Attorney General who is a beneficiary of fossil fuel companies. Other picks have seemed to satisfy the Republican base, such as Elaine Chao for Transportation Secretary and Reince Priebus for White House Chief of Staff. Chao is the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and had been the Labor Secretary during former President George W. Bush’s term. Reince Priebus serves as the Chairman of the Republican National Committee.

The most inflammatory of his picks, though, are Stephen Bannon for Chief Strategist and Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State. Bannon is known for his alternative right news website, Breitbart News, where he has shown his extreme and controversial views. Bannon has never held public office, which could be Trump’s way of thanking the voters seeking anti-establishment politicians. Rex Tillerson, on the other hand, is the President and Chief Executive of Exxonmobil who is rumored to have held close ties with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Furthermore, Donald Trump selected his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to be his senior aide. This pick is just one of many of his nominations with potential conflicts-of-interest.

Compared to the Obama administration, whose cabinet was mostly consisted of graduates from MIT, UC Berkeley and Harvard Law, Donald Trump has formed a cabinet of donors and establishment politicians—many of whom do not have experience in their respective positions. Donald Trump’s choices for his cabinet forecast a series of drastically different policies from the previous administration.
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Traditions of Inauguration
James Reyna
Staff Writer

he U.S. presidential inauguration is an American tradition that dates back to 1739. Many people are familiar with the events as the oath and the procession to the capital, but there is also some very obscure history behind it that many people do not know.

One of the most important traditions of the presidential inauguration is the presidential speech, or most properly known as the inaugural address. Every president knows of the importance of his or her inaugural speech and they should be working meticulously on making it a very memorable speech for the rest of the country.

Another inauguration ritual is the Inaugural parade. It is custom that the president and vice president, as well as their families, view the parade from an enclosed area on the North Lawn. The parade itself goes on for one and a half miles down Pennsylvania Avenue. The parade includes many civilian and military floats and acts from all 50 states. The tradition itself dates back to the Jefferson inauguration where musicians rode with Jefferson to the White House.

Every presidential inauguration is a historic event and the traditions that go with it are a huge part of American culture.
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A-List Artists Refuse to Perform
Jason Zhu
Editor in Chief

In light of the inauguration, Trump’s management team has sought out some of the world’s greatest musicians and artists. However, almost all of them refused to perform for fear of backlash or to stand against him politically.

Dozens of artists have declined the offer to be a part of the inauguration. This group includes the likes of Elton John, Celine Dion, Justin Timberlake and Kanye West. Most of the artists have seen an improvement in their net favorability among the public for their decision.
Among the first ones who rejected to attend is Sir Elton John. The British Pinball Wizard, in an interview with The Guardian, claims that he “[does not] want [his] music to be involved in anything to do with an American election campaign.” He also adds that he differs in political views with the new President-elect and assures the public the issue is not personal. John received one of highest approval from the public as his net favorability has increased by 11 percent based on a poll by Morning Consult/Politico. More importantly, John was invited to the inauguration by Trump’s event manager, hoping that a homosexual artist may improve the President-elect’s public image regarding LGBTQ issues.
As an overall trend, most of the artists and musicians who decided not to perform at the inauguration are approved by Democrats while the Republicans generally criticized. The rest of the artists who refused the invitation include famed Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, DJ duo the Chainsmokers, pop artists Bruno Mars and Katy Perry, country singer Garth Brooks, producer and songwriter David Foster and hard rock band KISS.
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Fun Facts: The White House
Samantha Lanzo
Staff Writer

1) George Washington never lived inside of the White House.
2) It takes about 570 gallons of paint to cover the entire exterior of the White House.
3) It was not always known as the White House, originally it was known as the Executive Mansion.
4) John Adams was the first to live inside of the White House in November 1800.
5) The White House receives approximately 6,000 visitors a day.
6) The White House has six floors, two basements, two public floors and two floors for the First Family to use.

How to Achieve Plan-tiful Goals

Jessica Yee
Copy Editor

Looking back at many New Year’s resolutions, it seems that people’s lists are not so much lists of goals but of wants. Most people want to be more organized, more selfless and more well-rested, yet those are just words untied to any sort of commitment. What many people miss is a specific plan of action that would often turn wants into goals and goals into reality. A plan of action includes reflective analysis and sometimes smaller goals that hold people accountable. Starting there, it is easier to make better resolutions.
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Anti-Procrastination Revolution
Jason Zhu
Editor-in-Chief

It is common for teenagers to find themselves putting off important tasks and using their time inefficiently. Many people, especially high school students, suffer from procrastination at some degree. In order to conquer procrastination, one has to know what it is and how to identify it so that it will not chronically affect and stop one from fulfilling his or her potential.
According to psychologist Professor Clarry Lay, a prominent writer on the subject, procrastination occurs when there is a large time period between when people intend to do a job and when they actually do it. If a person is filling his day with low-priority tasks or waiting for the right mood or the right time to tackle an important task at hand, then the person is most likely procrastinating.
Procrastination is not something that can be conquered overnight. Breaking procrastination requires the adaptation of different strategies and persistence until the bad habits cease to exist. Disorganization can be solved through keeping a to-do list and setting time-bound goals while focusing on one task at a time. Large and seemingly-overwhelming projects can be dealt with by learning to break them into sets of smaller, more manageable tasks. More importantly, students should reward themselves after each completion in order to keep themselves motivated for more.
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Starting the Year Right
Samantha Lanzo
Staff Writer

When heading into this new year in such a rush, there are many things to think about alongside room for improvement and goals to strive toward that many people work to accomplish.
Some of these goals may be to become financially secure, lose weight and work on future careers. However, achieving these goals may not be as easy as they seem. Although it may be challenging and time consuming it can all be worth it.

According to Lifehack, people have kept their resolutions successful by following certain tips that kept them on the track to success. Some of these steps are to plan ahead, anticipate problems, write it down on paper, let people know about it to receive support and make congratulatory awards when certain steps toward the goal are met. These tips are very useful when trying to complete a goal because when planning ahead, it helps to get the necessary resources to ensure success.

However, when trying to achieve a goal it is also helpful to try and make a list of problems that might happen. When anticipating problems, they will be easier to solve when they do come around. Finally achieving the goal grants a feeling of euphoria and accomplishment, so always keep pushing toward that finish line regardless of any obstacles in the way.
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Benefits of Writing out Objectives
James Reyna
Staff Writer

Writing out plans as opposed to taking mental notes is a more effective way to remember tasks and objectives that need to be completed. Memory can fade and be forgotten over time, it is an experience many can relate to.

In everyday life, people have tasks that they need to remember such as homework, chores and appointments. According to the Positivity Blog, writing down thoughts is more reliable than taking notes mentally. By keeping a calendar or schedule people will be more mindful of their responsibilities.

Students attending Alhambra High School are given an agenda at the beginning of the year. Students should ask their teachers if they need an agenda; agendas enable students to keep track of what they need to do and stay organized. Some people also use the calendar app on their phone.

Using mental notes for every task will run the risk of forgetting and, therefore, missing out on some of the most important things in people’s lives.
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Trivia
Vicky Lam

After reading the articles, here are some topical questions to answer.
1) Which is the best planning method?
A. Going with the flow
B. Writing down and completing objectives
C. Waiting for the right moment
D. Thinking about success

2) What is the best way to stop procrastinating?
A. Breaking the task down to make it easier
B. Taking care of things other than the main task
C. Waiting to work under pressure
D. Taking a long nap beforehand to be more productive

3) What is the best way to create objectives?
A. Making mental notes
B. Telling someone to remind you
C. Creating an agenda
D. Writing one at a time then taking a break between each one
Answers: (1) B, (2) A, (3) C

Giving Back to Local Communities

Jason Zhu
Editor-in-Chief

Some people might overlook the importance of giving back to the community and taking an active role in improving conditions in the world. However, community involvement can give students the pride and satisfaction of helping others. It also helps with strengthening the community and families. Yet how to pitch in? Never fear, there are several clubs and organizations on campus dedicated toward the effort of community involvement.
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‘Red Cross’ing Through Communities
Vicky Lam
Staff Writer

One of the most prominent international organizations on the Alhambra High School campus is Red Cross. Their mission is to prevent and ease human ailments in emergencies through volunteer work and donations.

On Oct. 6, Red Cross held their first blood drive of the year which had a successful turnout rate that saved over 300 lives. Those who could not participate as donors can donate in the next blood drive in January. Red Cross will have three on-campus blood drives and four off-campus blood drives this school year.

Holding weekly meetings, Red Cross members deliberate about fundraisers, socials and upcoming events around the community. The club is currently discussing a collaboration with Mark Keppel High School’s Red Cross at a future social to further their efforts in helping the community. “We will be hosting our first veterans drive on campus this year,” Red Cross President Jenny Mai said, “Our goal is to collect items and donate them to homeless veterans in need.”

Red Cross will focus on helping the community in whatever way they can for the remainder of the year, putting in their best efforts with every event.
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Bringing Cheer with Service
Samantha Lanzo
Staff Writer

Service clubs work together to help charities with their work. From running toy drives to serving food to those in need during the holiday season, these clubs do many different activities which help and bring happiness to people everywhere. Some service clubs in Alhambra High School are easy to join and grant people a way to help out their community.

Service clubs would not be service clubs without their activities and devotion to what they do. Some activities many service clubs do are helping out at centers, collecting things for homeless veterans and raising money for certain organizations. “We usually have a service with helping out with Chinese New Year, along with donating clothes and toys to children in need,” Interact Club member Karen Zhang said.

“We sometimes go to the Christmas Run and pass out water to the runners to keep them hydrated,” LEO member Kelly Deng said. Without these service clubs, there would not be enough access to get truly involved.
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Saving Christmas One Toy at a Time
James Reyna
Staff Writer

Having a toy drive helps bring communities together by creating a cause that many people will want to help contribute to, helping less fortunate children. A cause like this will draw people from all around Alhambra. It can serve as a way to help children in need and to bring together the community as a whole.
Not all families can afford to buy a gift for their child this Christmas. Whatever the case is, many people depend on toy drives and volunteer work to make Christmas special for their children. A toy drive is a community event that collects toys and gives them to needy children. Kidshare will be hosting a toy drive and are working with Toy Loan to help bring toys to less fortunate children. “The club members [are] trying to collect and get as people as possible to donate any toys that are in good condition for children in need,” Kidshare member Eva Ma said.
With a toy drive, many of these children can receive toys that will help bring a smile to their faces and reinvigorate their spirit for the holidays. Together, the community can work hard to help these families give their children the Christmas they deserve because no child should be melancholy on Christmas Day.
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Fun Facts
Jessica Yee
Copy Editor

– 62.8 million people volunteered in 2014, making the national volunteer rate 25.3 percent. Over the years, the number of volunteers has been dropping.
– If you are 14-20 years old and want to be a fire fighter or police officer, the City of Alhambra offers the Fire Explorer program and Police Explorer program, which provides training and scholarships.
– Home of the Angels in Alhambra works to provide a home for kids with special needs.
– Planting trees in your community provides cleaner air, lessens carbon emissions and provides shade—which would lower air conditioning cost and reduce the amount of water that grass needs. You can volunteer to plant trees with TreePeople or California ReLeaf.
– Alhambra Community Coordinating Council meets bi-monthly at Reese Hall of City of Alhambra Library. You can apply to be a member at
cityofalhambra.org.