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Service Learning participates in ALS Walk

Lauren Hannani culture editor A group of Service Learning students commuted to USC Exposition Park on Sunday, Oct. 15, to attend the annual Walk to Defeat ALS event. In doing so, they cheered on teams of people who were walking for a person affected by Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or who died because of it. […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge corrupted by participants

Eleanor Bogart-Stuart, staff writer A bucket of ice and freezing water doesn’t normally scream “charity.” Yet, a new worldwide fad, designed to be charitable, has its participants shouting.  The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was created by the ALS Organization to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease). The challenge is simple: one may […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge takes Beverly by storm

Guy Ginsberg, sports editor The ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral on all social media platforms in the past few weeks. The challenge is to either pour a bucket of ice water on your head, or donate $100 to the ALS fundraising website. Beverly students have accepted the challenge to help […]

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ALS roots predate Ice Bucket Challenge

Karen Shilyan, staff writer Celine Rezvani, staff writer Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease,  incapacitates a person’s ability to control or initiate muscle movement. As this movement is gradually lost, the victim loses their power to regulate his or her breathing, swallowing and speaking. The most common of the five […]

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