Speech and Debate Team Ready Themselves for State

ANGELYNE CHU Staff Writer This weekend, members of the  Speech and Debate team will be attending the state competition at Bakersfield Junior College. This marks the fifth consecutive year in which Speech and Debate will be taking part in the event. The team has advanced to state every year since …

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Student Entrepreneurs on Campus

STEPHANIE LEE Co-Editor in Chief Montgomery Burns in The Simpsons is often portrayed as a sketchy, money-chasing hound of a businessman. However, several students here at AHS are taking their own shot at entrepreneurship with a lot more than just fortune and power in mind. Junior Dennis Dang and Senior …

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Holocaust Survivor Recounts His Story

YVONNE LEE Co-Editor in Chief Most history lessons include a lecture of some sort, usually followed by a homework assignment and then a test. However, on March 11, students from Jose Sanchez’s History and Debi Kuperberg’s English classes had the chance to interact with Sasha Erlich, a Holocaust survivor who …

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Lack of Funding Endangers Badminton Program

JOHNNY HUYNH Staff Writer Due to several technicalities, including budget and unpopularity, this season will be the last for the Moors badminton team, which holds possibly the last 59 players of the sport in AHS history. As of next year, badminton will not be considered a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) …

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Player Spotlight: Amanda Hua

This year’s varsity girls’ basketball team has been truly exceptional, extending their already undefeated 10-0 season well into the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) playoffs. The team advanced into the second round of CIF against Long Beach Polytechnic, the fourth- ranked team in the nation, before finally ending their winning streak. …

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Varsity Softball Starts Season Optimistically

VICTORIA GAVIA Co-Copy Editor As spring season begins, girls’ varsity softball is continuing their efforts to improve teamwork and be able to react quickly during games. The preseason begins on April 8 with an away game against Rosemead. However, their first home game will be against Gabrielino on April 10. …

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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” …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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