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AIGAT YOUR BACK: The Fault in Our Media

SUSANNA AIGA Opinions Editor I understand that the media’s intent is not always to present us with reality. I know that it is inevitable that reality is often lost to cinematic effects or some other aesthetic appeal in the name of art. However, in terms of mental or physical illness, …

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Universities Grading Social Lives

PAULA KIRYA Staff Writer Living in a technological world connected through multiple platforms comes with its advantages. Our constant advancements make communicating with one another a seamless, elementary task. At nearly any time or place, a person may study, research, discuss or mingle with little trouble. However, such simplicity facilitates …

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Caught in the Inter‘net’ of Online Freedom

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer The Internet has become a necessity in everyone’s lives, so much so that we cannot fathom how we could go on without it. Currently, a monthly fee is charged for our Internet connection. However, all of this may change if our government does not take action …

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National Uproar Over Common Core

PAULA KIRYA REBECCA ZENG Staff Writers When the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were first implemented, the transition from separate state academic exams and standards to more federal education exams and standards proved difficult, costly and inconvenient to both students and teachers, according to Reason Magazine. Common Core originated as …

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No ‘Ho’lding Back: Brutality Behind Bars

ELTON HO Copy Editor Throughout the history of the U.S. it appears there have always been certain unfortunate groups shunned by society, unable to participate in the freedoms that their country had promised them. It is easy to imagine that current society has already eliminated these injustices. However, one group …

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Revaluation for Our Generation

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer When the current generation is brought up, words with negative connotations are often associated along with us, such as lazy and unintelligent. However, our current generation, also known as Generation Y, should be not associated with these labels. According to the New York Times, 65.9 percent …

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Introduction: Crisis on Print

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer A country without the First Amendment would be strict and different than the one we are living in now. All around the United States, adults and teenagers “tweet,” “snap” and post statuses about their opinions present speeches in public and even protest against something they do …

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High Teacher Turnover Rate Affecting Education

CINDY LUO News Editor AMBER LI Staff Writer Studies conducted nationwide from 2012 to 2014 have shown that high teacher turnover rate, the rate at which teachers quit their jobs, serves as one of the most harmful factors in education, according to Indiana Public Media. “I think that there is …

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Regulating Language in School Kitchens

DEREK WU Staff Writer During the month of October, a new rule was enabled requiring Los Angeles Unified School District cafeteria workers at Harvard Elementary school to speak only English. A sign posted in the cafeteria of the elementary school stated, “During works hrs we the cafe have a English …

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