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UC Out-Of-State Acceptance Rate Increases

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writers Lately, Californians have been facing an additional obstacle other than meeting the academic requirements when applying to universities in their home state. The University of California (UC) system has recently been accepting more out-of-state applicants. “The fact that UCs are accepting more out-of-state students makes me …

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Band Spotlights

What are some changes in band this year? Elizabeth Juarez: The biggest change for the band this year is we changed our marching style to a bent leg technique, which has been particularly difficult for the older members who have only done the old [method], which is a straight leg …

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AAP Encourages Later School Starting Time

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief As teenagers undergo puberty, their sleep cycle shifts up to two hours back, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), meaning that adolescents naturally sleep and wake up later than adults do. With this in mind, the AAP proposed that middle and high schools …

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‘Yes Means Yes’: Voice to College Student

SARA HERNANDEZ SHELLEY LIN Staff Writers Students are impacted by their college experience in many ways — through homesickness and financial, educational and social adjustments. These experiences can range from “a whole new world” status to “unimaginably heinous.” One of the largest issues in colleges and universities is the growing …

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Virtual Age of Bullying Calls for a New Age of Action

KAYIU WONG Opinions Editor With the profound number of online profiles and social media websites, it is nothing new that bullying has branched away from being something only physically or verbally inflicted. In the technology reliant era we live in, combating cyberbullying has always been a major goal. As teenage …

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CROSSING THE CARO-LINE: Life Outside the Closet

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief In my own sheltered little world, I had forgotten for a while that both homophobes and people who are oddly fascinated with gay people exist. Though I realize that the latter probably have good intentions when they say “I love gay people,” they only make …

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UCs’ In-State Students Should Have Priority

FARRAH LIU Staff Writer The University of California (UC) system has set a new record for the number of out-of-state students attending this fall. Not only will UCs receive large amounts of out-of-state freshmen this year, but they will also be collecting millions of dollars in return. Out-of-state students have …

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Breaking Free

AMBER LI Staff Writer The LGBT community faces many difficulties in the world of employment. Some employers judge people by their sexual orientation and because of that, deny promotions or higher wages. Those who identify with the community have rough times acquiring jobs and face prejudice in their workplaces. Many …

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Unity of LGBT History

DEREK WU Staff Writer The LGBT community has been present in many ancient civilizations like Egypt and Greece, however the term LGBT was not in use until the 1990s. The term LGBT had replaced the former term “gay community” because it did not accurately depict the people it represented; a …

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Working Behind a Mask

ELTON HO Copy Editor Despite a trend of increasing support toward the LGBT community in the U.S. and new anti-discriminatory laws, LGBT people may still struggle to find security in a major facet of everyday life: the workplace. The past few years have seen steady advances in the legal protection …

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