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Down the Rabbit Hole and Up the Spiral Hill

BARRY CHEUNG JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writers For 2014, ASB based the theme of the Homecoming dance on a blending of the two movies “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “Alice in Wonderland” and named “Nightmare in Wonderland,” with red, black and silver as the theme colors. The dance took place at …

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Close Race for California Superintendent of Public Instruction

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer Education is often a main issue that appeals to many voters. This year, two candidates, Marshall Tuck and Tom Torlakson, are running to become the California State Superintendent of Public Instruction. However, according to the Contra Costa Times, both Tuck and Torlakson have opposing views on …

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Generation Tech: Wars We Don’t See

SARA HERNANDEZ Staff Writer We are Generation Z, the guinea pigs of technology, living in the “exposure” prone age; we have all of these advancements in the palm of our hands. While teens can use technology in positive ways, technology can also bring them to the front lines of war. …

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MOOR VS. MOOR: Coed Dorms – Yay or Nay

JANET GUAN Staff Writer Students feel most comfortable in a place they know is safe. As seniors graduate, many will move to take on college and live in on-campus dorms, depending on their school requirements and distance from home. Up to 90 percent of college dorms in the US are …

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CROSSING THE CARO-LINE : No New News

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief This election day, less than one year before I am of legal voting age, I cannot help but regretfully realize how tragically little I know about current political issues. While it is undoubtedly my role to educate myself, I nevertheless feel a certain sense of …

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A Tribute to the Brave

SYLVIA WINSTON Features Editor For some it is just another holiday, but for the rest of the country it is a day where tribute to fallen soldiers is paid. Whether you have someone who has served in the past or present, the nation comes together on this special day to …

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Veteran Victory

Amber Li Staff Writer Although Veterans Day is celebrated to remember those who fought in wars for America, it was initially remembered as the day the Great War (World War I) ended. In 1918, President Woodrow Wilson declared the date as “Armistice Day.” Armistice Day initially commemorated the end of …

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Lines of Duty

Rebecca Zeng Staff Writer Our country’s valiant defendants do not always return home safe and sound. On the contrary, they often return battered and worn out. That is why many institutions have been created to support veterans and their needs. One organization is the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), …

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Fun Facts:Veterans Day

* Veterans Day pays tribute to all American Veterans-living or dead, but especially giving thanks to living Veterans who served their country honorably during war and peacetime * Red poppy flower is a symbol for Veterans Day * 16 million Veterans have served during a time of war and 5.5 …

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