Breaking Free

AMBER LI Staff Writer The LGBT community faces many difficulties in the world of employment. Some employers judge people by their sexual orientation and because of that, deny promotions or higher wages. Those who identify with the community have rough times acquiring jobs and face prejudice in their workplaces. Many have to deal with harassment from consumers and co-workers. It

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The Reel Side of Hollywood

AMBER LI Staff Writer Hollywood is known for producing intense plots, exciting thrillers, witty comedies and memorable romances. One of the characteristics that brings these movies to life are their characters, their morals and how the characters overcome their struggles. Despite how the personal ethics of Hollywood characters might make the films more stunning, their choices might not be what

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Women’s Empowerment

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer Disney Channel’s well known sitcom The Suite Life of Zack and Cody once said,“Girls can do anything boys can do, and [they] can do it while wearing high heels.” In the past, women’s roles were viewed unfairly: in ancient Rome, women were only seen as wives and mothers and even maids; during the Revolutionary War, American

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Moor Trends

JENNY LEE Features Editor Do you want to build a snowman? Despite the fact that we live in sunny Southern California, this is the trending question. Singing Grammy-nominated songs, sending strange Snapchats and trying to beat each other’s scores on Flappy Bird are all the rage in AHS. Not to mention, AHS also has its own share of excitement with

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Moor About the Start

ANGELA YANG Staff Writer Though we all attend AHS, how many of us are aware of the history behind our school? We all know that our mascot is the Moor and that our school has been influenced by the Alhambra in Spain. However, many do not know why our school has adopted the Moor as our mascot or why our

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