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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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Watchtower yearbook update

Yearbook prices are on the rise.  Make sure to buy yours for $130 before Jan. 21 when the price WILL GO UP! Head to www.jostensyearbooks.com to purchase your yearbook by Jan. 20 to take advantage of this price.  And while you’re there, don’t forget to make your yearbook unique with your very own personalization.  Time […]

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Arson fires raise awareness before the new year

Parmis Sahrapima, Web Co-Editor-in-Chief The week leading up to the New Year turned out to be a disappointment for quite a few people as arson fires broke out in the Los Angeles area. With a total of 55 cars set on fire, the firebombs were reported to have taken place at public parking lots and […]

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Highlights launches online component

Kevin Park, Staff Writer and Web Designer Having been successful as a long-established school newspaper, Highlights finally goes online for the first time in the school’s history. Highlights online is run by nine students in adviser Gaby Herbst’s period eight desktop publishing class.  The online newspaper will provide students with the latest school news, 24 […]

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