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Teens Exploited Through Job Flyers

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer According to NBC Los Angeles, job advertisements were posted along the walls and telephone poles near the schools of Downey in the month of July. The advertisements offered $150 to $400 a week with provided transportation. Officials immediately deemed it a fake job targeted to exploit …

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AHS ’14-’15 Science and Mathematics Course Changes

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer Alhambra High School’s science and mathematics courses have faced some adjustments for the 2014-2015 school year. The AP Biology class, taught by Jennie Malonek, was cut because not enough students were in the class. A class requires a minimum number of 26 students so that it …

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NO ‘HO’LDING BACK : Confined Inside a Cave

ELTON HO Copy Editor A few weeks ago, I witnessed a student pick up a copy of The Moor Weekly. They skimmed the text for ten seconds before they proclaimed, “This is so boring,” and put it down. I winced. Why not just crumple up the paper and toss it …

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College Textbooks Burning Holes in Students’ Pockets

FARRAH LUU Staff Writer The cost of new college textbooks has risen 82 percent since 2002, costing $175 on average, according to the LA Times. However, it is not just one textbook being purchased, but multiple depending on the number of classes a student is taking. The national average for …

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Introduction: Senate Bill 850

PAULA KIRYA Staff Writer For many jobs, employers are no longer considering applicants who have not excelled beyond an associate degree. In order to continue economic prosperity, California needed to provide one million more bachelor’s degrees to its graduates. Bill SB-850, passed on Sept. 29 by Gov. Jerry Brown, is …

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Straying from Tradition

AMBER LI Staff Writer California’s Senate Bill 850 (SB-850) would permit 15 campuses among the 112 community colleges in the state the chance to grant a four-year bachelor’s degree specific to the workforce in the area. Existing laws require community colleges to offer instruction through, but not beyond, the second …

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Two Sides to See of SB-850

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer A new bill is on its way! In an historic first for public higher education in the state, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Sept. 28 that allows California community colleges to award bachelor’s degrees in fields not currently served by the California State University or …

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California Gets Bucks from Bachelor’s Degrees

ELTON HO Copy Editor Education is said to be worth every cost, but realistically, economic factors may still limit one’s options for schooling. California’s SB-850 will ensure for some students that the benefits of a higher education can be attained with a lower price. SB-850 was created in response to …

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