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ASB holds successful Valentine’s Day candy gram sale

 Kevin Park, Staff Writer ASB sold approximately 450 candy grams between Feb. 6-10. The money that ASB raised from selling candy grams will be used in future ASB events such as Junior-Senior Night and prom.  Candy grams were sold for $1 each. According to the president of the junior class, Jason Friedman, Valentine’s Day candy […]

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Academic Decathlon places third, moves as wild card to State competition

News in brief: On Thursday, Feb. 9, the Academic Decathlon team placed third in the Los Angeles County competition held at the University of Southern California.  This qualified the team as a wild card, moving them on to compete at the state level competition in Sacramento, Calif.  West High School of Torrance, Calif. placed first, […]

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Five students to represent ROP at LACOE competition

News in brief: In a program with 31 sections with a total enrollment of 845 students, 15 students were nominated by faculty of the Regional Occupational Program (ROP) to compete for one of five spots at the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) Competition to be held on Tuesday, March 13.  In order to […]

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Students respond to Proposition 8

Robert Katz, Staff Writer On Tuesday, Feb. 7, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled California’s 2008 ban on same-sex marriage, Proposition 8, unconstitutional. The proposition was an amendment to the California Constitution providing that “only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.” It was passed by California […]

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Westside Subway Extension deemed dangerous for Beverly

Candice Hannani, Staff Writer After reviewing the proposed Westside Subway Extension, independent experts hired by the Beverly Hills City Council claim that tunneling under Beverly will be hazardous to students and faculty.  The experts, all of whom are a part of the Exponent-Failure Analysis Associates, report in their review that the MTA study published by […]

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Robotics holds toiletries drive for P.A.T.H. shelter

Julia Waldow, Print Arts & Style Editor The Robotics team held a hygiene drive from Jan. 24 to Jan. 31 to send toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, lotion, hand sanitizer and dental floss to the P.A.T.H. homeless shelter in Los Angeles, which aspires to help homeless individuals find jobs, save money, receive housing and “empower their lives […]

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ACTA: the international SOPA

Marguerite Alberts, Staff Writer Zachary Fouladian, Staff Writer In the past few months, a few new bills have been put up for vote that are intended to widen the coverage of law enforcement to the Internet. These bills include Stop Anti Piracy Act (SOPA), Protect IP Act (PIPA), and Anti-Counterfieting Act (ACTA). After protests from […]

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Theater season is back

Kevin Park, Staff Writer Normans’ theater season is coming back soon. The performing art department is keen to continue its success of last year’s performance of Fiddler on the Roof, which was about the Russian Jewish tradition during the pre-Revolutionary era, with the immortal American classic, Grease. Grease, composed by two American musical composers, Jim Jacobs and […]

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ASB’s goals following election

The 2012 ASB members were elected on Thursday Jan. 19. Following the election, ASB’s goals are to work on filling up the open spots with candidates who lost in the election, and to get students more involved in lunchtime activities. “Our first thing is working on the commissioner elections,” Head Row Secretary Anton Saleh said. […]

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Obama’s take on education, 2012

Arman Zadeh, Staff Writer On Jan. 24, President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address for his first term. The president left much emphasis on the same familiar themes as he has been since his first address, such as his policy on education. During his speech, Obama highlighted that in order to aid […]

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