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Tag Archives: Issue 24

Spring Rally Introduces Sports Teams, Prom Court

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer Decorations and steamers filled the campus on March 28 during the Spring Pep Rally hosted by ASB. Spring sports teams, which include Swim, Baseball, Softball, Boys’ Tennis, Boys’ Volleyball, Badminton and Track and Field, were all invited out to participate in the rally. In addition, there …

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Monterey Highlands Student Protests Against AUSD Actions

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer On Jan. 17, eighth-grader Maia Wu and her siblings were expelled from Monterey Highlands Elementary for protesting against the wrought-iron fence that was built around the school, a protective measure that was deemed necessary following the shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary. Wu’s and her siblings’ …

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Dance Teams Continue Winning Streak

Since February, Alhambra’s All-Male, Drill and Orchesis dance teams have been competing in various competitions. This year, the teams have attended Streetdance USA and Glendale Games at Glendale High, along with other competitions at Sonora, Glen A. Wilson, West Torrance and Fountain Valley. During this season, Alhambra’s All-Male Dance Team …

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Disney Waves the Rainbow Flag at Boy Scouts

CINDY LUO Staff Writer “No freedom till we’re equal,” said not only Macklemore in his song “Same Love,” supporting the LGBT community, but the Walt Disney Company as well when they pulled funding from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) due to its policy of banning gay leaders. According to …

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WRITE OR WONG – Barbie: A Setback to Female Empowerment

KAYIU WONG Staff Writer Every year, Sports Illustrated (SI) releases their annual Swimsuit Issue in recognition of the swimsuit industry. Featuring fashion models wearing swimsuits at beach locales, the edition is perhaps one of the most hyped up issues of the year. However, this year’s edition brought even more commotion. …

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Women’s Empowerment

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer Disney Channel’s well known sitcom The Suite Life of Zack and Cody once said,“Girls can do anything boys can do, and [they] can do it while wearing high heels.” In the past, women’s roles were viewed unfairly: in ancient Rome, women were only seen as wives …

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The Road Away From Home

ELTON HO Staff Writer In 1848, about 300 U.S. women and 40 men gathered in Seneca Falls for the very first women’s rights convention, calling for change in women’s social conditions. After over a century of protests and reforms, the U.S. Congress met in 1981 to request that a week …

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Past Women Educating Today

JANET GUAN Copy Editor Women have come far in their efforts to be treated as equals to the opposite gender. Decades ago, women still did not have the most basic rights. Yet, even with these roadblocks, females of the past still shaped our experiences in education. Some major women who …

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R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

DEREK WU Staff Writer Street harassment is an action often done by men all over the world. This includes any forceful action or communication that is may also be disrespectful. It is often motivated by sexism toward women and how they are supposed to act or dress. Street harassment occurs …

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