Introduction: Welcome to the Drone Age

CRYSTAL CHEAH Staff Writer The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone, is a remote-controlled aircraft. The use of this latest technology has soared in both military and civilian areas in recent years. A drone is often used as a monitoring weapon for military purposes and as a filming equipment for civilian usage. However, problems regarding security and

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Introduction: Wipe out the Bullies

YI-FENG HO STAFF WRITER Bullying has been a big issue for a long time and for National Bullying Prevention Month this October, we are going to bring awareness to this problem. Over the years, new methods of bullying surfaced, such as cyberbullying, and bullying is still very a serious issue. According to PACER CENTER, a parent training and information center,

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Introduction: Media Manifesto

Jason Zhu Staff Writer Social media has long since embedded itself into our daily lives. Though it is as simple as a form of communication and expression, they do wield enormous power. As author Erik Qualman once said, “[the] power of social media is that it forces necessary change.” From fueling the fight for human rights against Arabian monarchies during

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Introduction: Up for the Challenge: Preparing for the SAT

CRYSTAL CHEAH STAFF WRITER The SAT is designed to help colleges and universities identify students who could succeed at their institutions. Each year, more than two million students take the SAT. As a globally recognized college admission test, the SAT is the first step toward higher education for students of all backgrounds. However, SAT testing has never been static. Over

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Introduction: The Core Foundation of Education

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer Designed by teachers, school officials, administrators and other experts, Common Core is a set of national academic standards that has been implemented throughout the nation. In 2009, the state school chiefs and governors coordinated a state-led effort to create the Common Core Standards as a way to address the need for consistent learning goals throughout the

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Introduction: Special Olympics 2015

SIMEON LAM Sports Editor No matter what culture, every country brings a sense of pride to the Olympics. The competition, the support and the united nations come together to compete in multiple events. These world games don’t occur every year, which make them even more intense than other seasonal athletics. But what about the Special Olympics? This event is unique

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Introduction: Getting Healthy with the Moor

ANGELA YANG Editor in Chief Basketball player Magic Johnson once said, “You’re the only one who can make the difference. Whatever your dream is, go for it.” Of course, this can apply to anything: academics, extracurriculars or even getting in shape. According to the Mayo Clinic, the numerous benefits of exercising include energy boosts, better sleep and combating some health

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