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Public Denied LAUSD’s Teacher Records

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer Parents of students in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) went to court on July 23 to make the district release the individual records of teachers alongside their names. This information is kept within the district and is not revealed to the public, or even …

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Bill Proposes Community College Bachelor’s Degree

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer California is making an effort to be the 22nd state, following Michigan, to give community colleges the legal authority to issue bachelor’s degrees. The California State Senate is currently reviewing SB850, a bill drawn up by Senators Joel Anderson of San Diego, Marty Block of San …

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Hampshire College’s Test-Blind Policy

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer On June 18, Hampshire College, a competitive four-year private liberal arts college, decided to enforce the “test-blind” policy. Hampshire College will no longer consider ACT or SAT scores when accepting applicants, because they believe it gives a disadvantage to students who do not come from wealthy …

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Fight for Education Gives Voice to the Student

KAYIU WONG Opinions Editor We have all had moments in our high school careers when our class schedules are completely different from what we want. Trying to get a certain Advanced Placement (AP) course or fighting to drop a specific period are recurring schedule problems every year. However, for hundreds …

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Cold Feet With the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

JANET GUAN Copy Editor Throughout the news feeds of many social media accounts, videos of people dumping ice and water on themselves are becoming a common sight. The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Ice Bucket Challenge is gathering much attention to raise awareness and donations. Also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, …

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Yearbook Enforces Dress Code, Free of Charge

SARA HERNANDEZ Staff Writer Many schools have the issue of dealing with dress code violations; either a student wears too little or too much. Situations like this can be generally resolved with a simple “Come to the office, we will give you a change of clothes,” but not all can …

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Commentary: Mandatory Punishments in Donald Sterling Scandal

WESLEY TSAI Staff Writer African-Americans dealt with racism from the 1600s to the 1900s and while it is the 21st century, there are still a few who continue to be prejudiced against minorities. Donald Sterling, former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, was caught in a controversy when he made …

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