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Honoring Former AHS Student: Samantha Blackwood

ANGELA YANG Editor in Chief CINDY LUO News Editor On Oct. 15, the unexpected death of former AHS student Samantha Blackwood, after sustaining injuries from a car accident on the I-10 freeway, shocked friends and family members. The 20-year-old was driving a 2006 Scion XB when she accidentally hit a …

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Food Fair Returns Preceding Long Weekend

JANET GUAN Copy Editor On Nov. 6, the Quad, at first empty, quickly filled up as the final bell rang and students trickled in. It was the first Food Fair of the school year, as well as the second time it has taken place, following its short ban in 2012. …

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Middle Class Scholarship Extends Deadline to June

SARA HERNANDEZ Staff Writer Scholarships serve the purpose to help students relieve their future debt, but scholarship programs like Middle Class Scholarships are not flooded with applications. The Middle Class Scholarships is a recent program meant to provide scholarships to students who are applying to the University of California (UC) …

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Protecting Life, Liberty and Right to Yelp

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer The First Amendment is probably the most well-known amendment of the Constitution. It states that the government cannot interfere with individuals’ rights to freedom of expression, among other things. However, the right of free speech and self-expression has limitations, such as bans on slander and libel. …

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AIGAT YOUR BACK: Balancing Passion and Pay

SUSANNA AIGA Opinions Editor I envy those privileged few whose dreams are financially stable. Many of our dreams, however, are much more difficult to make a living off of. Herein lies the ultimate choice, especially for many of us preparing to take a step into that void called adulthood. Both …

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Immigrants Stand On Border of Education

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer Many students in the United States often overlook the importance of education. However, for some, even becoming a student and attending school have posed a problem. According to the New York Times, dozens of Hispanic children who recently arrived from Central America have been barred from …

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On the Wrong Page: Less Potential With Popular Novels

ELTON HO Copy Editor Reading has always been regarded as a valuable method for students to stimulate their minds. However, the types of novels typically popular among teenagers, such as Twilight and The Fault in Our Stars, are hardly ones that teachers would want to touch. This raises the question …

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Tick-Tock Turkey Talk: Introduction

JADE LIEU Features Editor When the weather gets colder and the leaves change color, it signifies that the holiday season is coming near, which means scarves, hoodies, pumpkin-spice lattes and, most importantly, Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving Day has become one of the many family traditions that people continue to celebrate across the …

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History Never Tasted Better

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer In modern society, Thanksgiving is a holiday that Americans celebrate with a feast in order to acknowledge the things that they are thankful for. Before this national holiday came into existence, other cultures and people had celebrated the harvest season with feasts. The Pilgrims and Native …

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Pilgrim’s Recipe

FARRAH LUU Staff Writer Quick Pear Tart Ingredients: 1/4 cup raw sugar, 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed 1/2 stick butter, melted 2 cans pear halves, keeping stem end attached, cut into 1/4-inch thick slices, 1/2 cup shredded cheddar Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. …

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