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Senior Spotlight: Ricky Martinez

SIMEON LAM Staff Writer 1. How has basketball changed you as a person? It has taught me character, morals and lessons that I will never forget, which include responsibility and maturing as a person. 2. What were some of your notable accomplishments in high school? I am a four-year member …

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Recent Proliferation of Middle, High School Recruitments

NATE GARCIA Sports Editor WESLEY TSAI Staff Writer 14-year-old soccer player Haley Berg was engaging in another normal day of practice, when her phone rang from the depths of her backpack. It was yet another call from a college recruitment coach. Before she entered ninth grade, she was in contact …

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AHS’ Publications Compete at ELAJEA

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer For six months, the Moor Weekly newspaper and the Alhambran Yearbook prepared for the Eastern Los Angeles County Journalism Education Association (ELAJEA) write-off competition on Feb. 22 at Schurr High School. Other schools, including San Gabriel, Walnut, Wilson, Diamond Bar, Schurr, Glen, Bell Gardens and Temple …

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Tension Between Russia and Ukraine Intensifies

DIANA LI News Editor Protests in Ukraine began in November 2013 when Ukraine’s president, Viktor Yanukovych, suspended talks with the European Union (EU). Had Yanukovych signed the Free Trade Agreement and Associate Agreement, Ukraine would have gained closer political ties to the EU as well as economic growth, according to …

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Kansas House Committee Slaps Down Spanking Bill

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer In 2007, a California bill that once sparked controversy was a proposal to ban spanking as a form of discipline. According to the New York Times, penalties could vary from taking child-rearing classes to serving a year in prison. Today, California law states that spanking is …

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IN THE RICE BOX: Confessions of a Hoarder

OLIVIA CHEUNG Editor in Chief Before we jump to conclusions, I’d like to clarify that the likes of me can’t be found on the popular television show Hoarders. While the typical hoarder collects countless tangible items that are oftentimes considered trash, I instead have accrued hundreds of electronic drafts of …

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Maps: Bigger is Not Better

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer How well do we know our Earth? Could we accurately map it out if someone gave us a pen and paper on the spot? In 2012, Zak Ziebell, a student at the University of Michigan, sought to answer this question. He approached 30 random people and …

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Modernizing Internet Filters in Schools is a Must

CINDY LUO Staff Writer In recent years, as digital technologies have advanced rapidly, how to properly utilize these improvements in school has been a critical issue. The Schools and Libraries program has been implemented since 1996 to provide more affordable Internet services for schools and libraries in America. According to …

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