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Tag Archives: Issue 22

Extending Freedom to Learn for Students

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer Children of many generations have always been forced to go to school by law, parents’ expectations of them getting a formal education and the notion that they must learn how to become an adult by managing life wisely, even as early as high school. However, has …

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Security Shutdown Stop

AMBER LI Staff Writer The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was founded in 2002 to prevent terrorism, protect citizens, respond to disasters, manage U.S. borders and facilitate customs and exchange including administering and enforcing immigration laws. According to the National Journal, after President Obama announced his executive plan to stop …

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Cutting Off Keystone

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer It can be said that the world runs on oil, or at least our lives as we know it. Although it is not the most efficient energy source, the infrastructures of many countries have been built around it. According to TransCanada, the company who funds Keystone …

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Baiting Teens with R-Ratings

SYLVIA WINSTON Features Editor “I am officially a grown up!” This is the mantra teenagers recite to their parents before watching an R-Rated movie. Research has found the destructive repercussions these “decisions” have on the youth today, but what makes these movies so appealing? What drives movie companies to produce …

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Coming of Age

JANET GUAN Copy Editor Though ratings are placed on movies, some only view them as recommendations. Teenagers under the age of 17 could find ways to view movies that may not be suited for their age. However, parents do have a place in managing what their underage teenagers watch. Are …

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Say Hello to my Little Violent Friend

DEREK WU Staff Writer R-rated movies often target teenagers, even though they feature gore, violence and horror. Though many teenagers enjoy watching these types of movies, R-rated movies often have negative effects on the not-as-developed mind. In addition to psychological effects, health problems could also occur over time. Published in …

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Rise of the R-rated Reels

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer A new movie comes out in Hollywood, dubbed “Room C225 Never Existed.” The movie, featuring stabbed and bloody teenage bodies, crude language and drug abuse is rated R for restricted. However, if it is rated R, why is it directed to a teenage audience? Teenagers generally …

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Wrestling Team Concludes Season with CIF Finals

KAYIU WONG Staff Writer On Feb. 21, 11 AHS wrestlers competed in this year’s California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) finals. After qualifying from Almont League, this last round of CIF was the wrestlers’ opportunity to advance onto State Finals. However, the Moors were all eliminated after their individual rounds, officially ending …

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