AHS’ Red Cross Takes a Shot at Blood Drive Goal

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer On March 6, AHS’ Red Cross, along with Key Club, is hosting a blood drive in the Small Gym. The club is a branch of the American National Red Cross, a humanitarian organization that provides care to those in need, according to the Red Cross website. …

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Sweet Labels Attack Sugary Drinks

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer On Feb. 13, California senator William Monning introduced the California Sugar Sweetened Beverage Safety Warning Bill (SB 1000), which requires bottling companies to place warning labels on sodas, energy drinks and any other types of sweetened drinks with 75 calories or more. State bureaucrats conduct checks …

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Get Lit ‘Ignites Words’ to Increase Teen Literacy

JADE LIEU Staff Writer Get Lit is a nationally recognized, nonprofit organization that uses spoken poetry help improve teen literacy rates through “igniting words.” Founded in 2006, Get Lit intends to bring the power of spoken poetry and expression to at-risk teens throughout Southern California. The program has reached out …

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Winter Season Spotlights: KANIYA BAWLSON Senior

KEVIN KONG Sports Editor 1. How has playing basketball impacted your life? A: [It has impacted me] by [teaching me] how to be on a team and how to learn that not everything is not about you and that you have to support others too. 2. What are your goals …

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Winter Season Spotlights: JOSE LARA ROBLES Senior

NATE GARCIA Sports Editor 1. When did you first begin to play soccer? A: I first began to play soccer during my freshman year. I tried out for the team and, by junior year, I made varsity. 2. How has soccer affected your life? A: Soccer has helped me get …

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Winter Season Spotlights: MACY CHUNG Junior

WESLEY TSAI Staff Writer 1. How has water polo impacted your life? A: Water polo was a means of emotional release for me. Coming from a broken household, water polo was really the only tangible thing I could grasp and hold close to my heart other than Jesus. Over the …

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Coach Talk with Armando Gutierrez

Armando Gutierrez Girls’ Soccer Head Coach As head coach of the girls’ soccer program at Alhambra High School, I am proud to say that the team has come a long way in the last few years. It has grown in size and strength and has proven itself to be a …

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AHS Alumnus and MLB Star Ralph Kiner Passes Away at Age 91

KEVIN KONG Sports Editor KAYIU WONG Staff Writer On Feb. 6, National Baseball Hall of Fame 1975 Inductee Ralph Kiner passed away from natural causes in Rancho Mirage. Kiner, an AHS graduate, is known for his years in Major League Baseball (MLB), playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs and …

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