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AHS EAP 2014 Scores Indicate Lack of College Readiness

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief DENISE TIEU News Editor Near the end of the school year, students from second grade to eleventh grade are required to take the California Standards Test (CST). In regards to the CST administered for juniors, the standardized test includes the Early Assessment Program (EAP), an …

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Red ‘Cross’ed Fingers to Meet New Blood Drive Goals

CINDY LUO News Editor After providing first aid services at the Alhambra 5k Pumpkin Run earlier in the month, AHS’s Red Cross (RC) once again showcased their spirit of helping save lives. On Oct. 16, the small gym was requisitioned by the club to hold their first blood drive in …

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Cal States Consider Transfer-Only System

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer According to the Los Angeles Times, the California State University (CSU) system could be expecting a large number of students transferring into their schools, more than their funding can handle in the next few years. The number of potential transfers resulted in the CSUs considering a …

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Emma Watson: From House-Elf Rights to Gender Equality

JANET GUAN Copy Editor It is difficult to find a person who has not heard of Emma Watson. Widely known for her role as Hermione Granger in the blockbuster Harry Potter movie series, Watson has been active in other areas as well, including other major movie roles and obtaining her …

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AIGAT YOUR BACK: ‘Undeclared’ is the New Black

SUSANNA AIGA Opinions Editor “What’s your major going to be?” Approximately three months of school have passed and I’m already tired of hearing that question — not because it is annoying, but because I do not have an answer. After telling the inquirer that “I don’t know,” I feel this …

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Taking Apart Animal Dissections

FARRAH LUU Staff Writer On Sept. 9, a former Newport Harbor High School (NHHS) English teacher, Karen Coyne, filed a lawsuit against the Newport Harbor Unified School District, stating that administrators retaliated against her public questioning of whether students need to dissect cat carcasses. Coyne asserted that the cat dissections …

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Virtual Gold for Sale, Only $46,000

SARA HERNANDEZ Staff Writer Nowadays, the one product most people have in common is a smartphone. Everywhere we look, we see Apple, Android and Windows phones, just to name a few. With this much technology at everyone’s disposal, it is easy to get carried away and continuously search for new …

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Techno-4-US

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer Technology is a large portion of many people’s lives. In today’s society, many use it to perform every day tasks. The technological world has been advancing continuously over the course of several decades, and is still evolving today.

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American Tech v.s. The World

AMBER LI Staff Writer With subtle improvements every year, the United States is known to have advanced technology that aids us in different scientific fields. Although we might have better technology compared with some areas of the world, other countries, such as Japan, Finland, and South Korea, surpass us electronically. …

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Postpone the Cell Phone

DEREK WU Staff Writer Cell phones are an essential in today’s modern society. They relieve the needs that the basic human brain struggle to do. However, one thing that also inevitably happens when someone uses a cell phone is distraction, which is exactly why many schools have a ban on …

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