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Congratulations to Comp Civics as they advance to the CA competition!

Congratulations to Comp Civics as they advance to the CA competition!

Sophia Holbrook, Online EIC

December 8, 2014


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Amador's Comp Civics team competed well this weekend and will be moving on to the next level of competition. Ms. Sklar, the new adviser for the team this year, helped the students to succeed in winning regionals in Santa Clara. At the end of January, the team will compete in the state competition...

Dons finish season in NCS Round 1 Vs. Liberty: Fall Sports Recap

Dons finish season in NCS Round 1 Vs. Liberty: Fall Sports Recap

Chloë Shaw, Staff Writer, Photo Editor

December 2, 2014


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On Saturday November 15th, our Amador Dons Varsity Football players played in the first round of NCS. The Dons travelled to Liberty’s field with the JV players as well as some freshmen. Unfortunately the game ended 33-14 to Liberty. Even though we did not advance to the next round of NCS, we are...

Obama Taking Next Stand on Climate Change with China

Obama Taking Next Stand on Climate Change with China

Megan Martin, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014


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As Obama competed for a second term in the White House in 2012, he told his top aides he considered climate change to be a key piece of unfinished business, said Stephanie Cutter, his deputy campaign manager. If he won re-election, he told them, he would take on climate head-on. With limited time...

ISIL Update: Ongoing news on the Islamic State

ISIL Update: Ongoing news on the Islamic State

Megan Martin, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014


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Beyond its barbarity, the latest beheading video, of American aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig, from the Islamic State offers hints of an organization in transition and perhaps under duress. The hasty filming of the final segment, which shows the beheading of American aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig,...

Alex Lee, now known as Alex From Target

Alex Lee, now known as Alex From Target

Megan Martin, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014


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One moment this cashier is packing groceries for any other customer, and the next he is known world wide as Alex from Target. A heartthrob for the average teen girl and the next hit for meme ideas, Alex Lee, who does in fact work at Target, became an overnight sensation when a teen girl took a picture...

Repeat Fire Alarms Distrupt Last Day Before Break

Repeat Fire Alarms Distrupt Last Day Before Break

November 21, 2014


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The fire alarm went off around 8:35 this morning, startling many students and teachers and interrupting some tests and lectures. "I think we just thought, 'Oh, this is just another drill,'" said junior Gabby Jones. This time, it was anything but a drill. Students and teachers reported smelli...

Minion Hunt Winners!

Minion Hunt Winners!

November 20, 2014


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This week's minion hunters are Emily Cirimi ('17) and Meenu Krishnakumar ('17). Congratulation!!!

Find me and return me to Q108!

Find me and return me to Q108!

November 20, 2014


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Find the minion and return him home to room Q108. Then you can claim your prize!

Ebola- Worthy of panic or a 21st century exaggeration?

Ebola- Worthy of panic or a 21st century exaggeration?

Mrinalini Narayan, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014


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Ebola has been perceived as an instantaneously fatal disease that is thought to be the start of a great epidemic. The media fails to inform the true facts and symptoms of Ebola, and rather recognizes the number of deaths and people infected. Although every loss is tragic, the media chooses to disreg...

Umbrella Revolution Takes a Turn for the Worse

Umbrella Revolution Takes a Turn for the Worse

Hannah Scarborough

October 19, 2014


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On September 24th, tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong began public protests against the Chinese government, calling for a democratic city in which they will be able to directly elect their chief executive. Initiated by a Hong Kong law professor, the group Occupy Central with Love and Peace began...

AVtv 10-16-14

AVtv 10-16-14

October 16, 2014


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Find me and return me to my home in Q108.

Give me liberty or give me dress

Give me liberty or give me dress

Natalia Rehman, Staff Writer

October 14, 2014


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When students at Bingham High School, Utah were told they could not enter their Homecoming dance, they were outraged. Many girls were upset that they could not attend the dance, since for some students this dance would be their last Homecoming. The issue began when 12 girls were informed that they would...

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