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Speaking through Actions

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer On campus there is a class where deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students come to do their work. Because many are unable to hear the spoken word they use American Sign Language to go over the same material that all students at AHS do. “It …

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The Start of Something New

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer Like many other languages in the world, advancements and transformations were applied in American Sign Language (ASL) throughout history. ASL was created by Dr. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet in 1814. According to Start American Sign Language, only a few thousand Americans were deaf during the early 1800s; …

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A Journalist’s Choice

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief From natural disaster sites to areas torn apart by political conflict, journalists undertake journeys both literal and metaphorical to display to the public aspects of life that would otherwise remain unseen. A journalist’s role is to speak out about issues that impact individuals, including matters …

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The Right to Speak

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer The First Amendment is the foundation of the United States Constitution; it ensures the people of the U.S. their natural rights. However, some of these freedoms have their limits, such as the freedom of speech and the freedom of press. The extent of these limits has …

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The World at Their Backs

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer On Jan. 7, two members of al-Qaeda assaulted the satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. They killed 12 and injured 11 others. Since then, large rallies have been held in Paris, and France has received support from other parts of the world as well. According …

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MOOR Viewpoints: What do you hope to accomplish this year?

“I would like to be more involved in clubs I’m in, interact in class more and be more involved in activities in the Quad at lunch.” -Jennifer Castro, senior “My resolution is to enjoy the little things in life like spending time with friends.” -Justin Imaa, junior “I hope that …

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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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Introduction: College Readiness

JADE LIEU Features Editor Students often wonder what their status on “college readiness” is. The little-referenced ‘tracking system’ is one of the things The Moor has decided to explore into depth. The Moor Newspaper has decided to go on the hunt and venture the process and gathered a few useful …

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Counselor Request

CAROLINE REN Editor-in-Chief Guidance counselors and teachers across campus work hard in order to ensure students stay on track for graduation as well as fulfill A-G requirements. At the beginning of the school year, counselors present to freshmen what these requirements are. Later, when students receive their transcripts in the …

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