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High Teacher Turnover Rate Affecting Education

CINDY LUO News Editor AMBER LI Staff Writer Studies conducted nationwide from 2012 to 2014 have shown that high teacher turnover rate, the rate at which teachers quit their jobs, serves as one of the most harmful factors in education, according to Indiana Public Media. “I think that there is …

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Regulating Language in School Kitchens

DEREK WU Staff Writer During the month of October, a new rule was enabled requiring Los Angeles Unified School District cafeteria workers at Harvard Elementary school to speak only English. A sign posted in the cafeteria of the elementary school stated, “During works hrs we the cafe have a English …

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CROSSING THE CARO-LINE : Banned Words, Mouth Shut

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief In November, Time magazine created a poll of “words to ban,” including the word “feminist.” While Time did apologize later after significant backlash from readers, the matter remains: why is feminism still viewed so negatively? While every movement or group that has ever existed has …

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Prop 47 Sets Safety Aside

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer Many have different ideas when asked to establish a line between what is and is not violent. On Nov. 4, Proposition 47, a proposition which changed the legal classification of “nonserious and nonviolent property and drug crimes” from felonies to misdemeanors, was approved on the statewide …

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Protests Toward Ferguson Case: Essential or Detrimental?

PAULA KIRYA Staff Writer In 1955, the Montgomery Bus Boycott captured America’s attention when civil rights activists, including the leading Martin Luther King, Jr., showed all Americans the effectiveness of nonviolent protests. 59 years later, after the ruling of the Ferguson shooting, black Americans are seen damaging and terrorizing their …

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