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ASB Fall Rally Intends to Augment Spirit

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer Decorations and streamers covered the campus on Oct. 3 during the Fall Rally hosted by ASB. The Rally took place at the Quad where the fall sports teams, Cheer, the Mighty Moor Marching Band (MMMB) and the presidents of Boys’ Federation and Girls’ League participated. “I …

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14,000 Students Injured Annually Due to Overweight Backpacks

CINDY LUO News Editor In the past few years, overloaded backpacks have attracted attention from doctors and researchers. A recent study released by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows that at least 14,000 children and adolescent patients, from five to 18 years old, are treated for backpack-related injuries every …

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FDA Warns Against Powdered Caffeine Dangers

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief Teenagers regularly consume caffeine through coffee, soda and other food products, but some turn to caffeine powder to boost energy, which is readily available for purchase online in bulk for comparatively low prices. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning …

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Gender Discrimination in STEM Fields

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer In such a progressive society, many would expect old practices and beliefs to be diminished. However, discrimination, especially between the genders, is still evident. In the past, men worked and were allowed to go to school while women were not. Eventually, women proved that they can …

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The New Covergirl: A Victim of Domestic Abuse

SARA HERNANDEZ Staff Writer The key to the success is respect to your peers, your boss, your family and everyone else. From time to time, we hear about scandals of abuse, but recently there have been more and more incidents coming to light with National Football League (NFL) athletes. To …

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Misusing Drugs and Food: Combating Not-So-New Addictions

JANET GUAN Copy Editor It is difficult to pass up food that we crave. Fighting a food addiction may be more grueling, especially if it is as strong as a drug addiction. Some rehabilitation facilities, such as the New York Center for Living, are expanding from eliminating just drug addictions …

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CROSSING THE CARO-LINE : With Every Step We Take

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief In my junior year, it was very easy to distance myself from both family and friends. I stocked up on a plethora of excuses for ways to avoid emotional involvement. Yet, I never communicated this frustration with others and suppressed it instead, attempting to deal …

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Moor Viewpoints

Recently, Alhambra high School sent out letters to its students giving them the option to transfer to Blair High School due to it’s PI Status. Why do you think this has occurred? Would you leave AHS? Why or why not? “I would not leave AHS because I see a possibility …

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Anatomy Of An Athlete

WILLIAM RODRIGUEZ Staff Writer Along with the daily routine of being inside the classroom and having practice after school, the life of a student athlete has its many responsibilities. Between homework and sports, it’s important that student athletes prioritize efficiently to be successful. Although difficult, athletes always have to stay …

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Balancing the load

ANHAYTE GUAJARDO Staff Writer In high school, it is common for students to take on more than just academics. Many students join activities such as sport. According to some students in sports, life becomes more stressful when balancing a sport and academics because managing both is time consuming and physically …

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