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Tag Archives: Issue 16

Introduction: The Hands that Speak a Thousand Words

SYLVIA WINSTON Features Editor Hugo Ball once said, “The symbolic view of things is a consequence of long absorption in images. Is sign language the real language of Paradise?” Whether it’s with a nod with your head or a verbal greeting, a hello is a worldwide recognized symbol. Further along …

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Speaking through Actions

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer On campus there is a class where deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students come to do their work. Because many are unable to hear the spoken word they use American Sign Language to go over the same material that all students at AHS do. “It …

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The Start of Something New

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer Like many other languages in the world, advancements and transformations were applied in American Sign Language (ASL) throughout history. ASL was created by Dr. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet in 1814. According to Start American Sign Language, only a few thousand Americans were deaf during the early 1800s; …

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Varsity Boys’ Soccer Tenaciously Takes On League Competitors

Wesley Tsai Staff Writer As the sun shines bright and the weather stays cold, most people stay cozy in their beds while the varsity boys’ soccer team diligently practices on the field to improve constantly. With three league games down, the team continues to practice for upcoming games. After a …

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Girls’ Water Polo Team Competes with Vigilance

  ANHAYTE GUAJARDO Staff Writer Winter sports are halfway through their season and the varsity girls’ water polo team continues to work on qualifying for California Interscholastic Federation (CIF). It has been 15 years since the team last made it to preliminaries, and this season’s set of girls is determined …

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Benefits of Enthusiastic Audiences

WILLIAM RODRIGUEZ BRIANA THAI Staff Writers Although some athletes are not comfortable with an enthusiastic crowd, many are, believing that the crowd is cheering them to victory. The crowd’s primary goal is to drive athletes to perform to their full potential. In sports like track and field or basketball, the …

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JV Boys’ Basketball Still in Contention for League

Simeon Lam Sports Editor The JV boys’ basketball team has been solid, winning five of their last eight games. After finishing preseason with a few wins, the Moors own a 2-3 Almont League record. Their latest victories were against the San Gabriel Matadors, Montebello Oilers and a non-league opponent, the …

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Increase of Latino Presence on UC Campuses

DENISE TIEU CINDY LUO News Editors As the percentage of Latino high school graduates increases, as shown by a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Education, the amount of in-state Latino students accepted into Universities of California (UCs) has also risen for the 2014-2015 school year. With 28.8 percent …

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Number of 2015 UC Applicants Breaks Record Despite Tuition Increase

SARA HERNANDEZ Staff Writer In 2014, the Board of Regents of the UC system voted for a tuition increase over the next five years. Tuition will increase by five percentile from the 2013-2014 tuition cost of $12,804 for California residents and $36,828 for out-of-state and international students, according to Huffington …

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