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Lack of AP classes at DPMHS disappoints students

Elsy Barcelo

December 13

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When he was in the ninth grade, Max Grinfeld was thinking ahead to college applications and noticed that there weren’t enough Advanced Placement (AP) classes to increase his grade point average (GPA) that would make him competitive...

LAUSD is coming out

October 3

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By Ana Perez: In hopes of providing a safer environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will celebrate National Coming Out Day (NCOD) for the first time on Oct...

New state law requires equality for transgenders

Natalie Moore

October 3

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  A new state law that supports and requires equal treatment for transgender students throughout California’s K-12 public schools is creating controversy. However, Daniel Pearl Magnet High School (DPMHS) students won’t...

School safety plan: what it is and its importance

Chris Bower

February 16

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Students come to school to learn and broaden their horizons. Questions like “Is my school prepared for an emergency?” don’t cross their minds often. Though it may not be obvious, there is a plan in place at Daniel Pearl Magne...

Timothy Smirnov – OP-ED: Should Americans be suppressed from owning guns?

February 15

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By Timothy Smirnov Web Editor It seems news of shootings in the days following the Newtown shooting have increased tremendously. At first, this came as a surprise to me. Why are there suddenly so many reported casualties involvin...

OP-ED: Should Americans be suppressed from owning guns?

Chris Bower

February 15

Filed under Opinion, Special Reports

History repeats itself, so it’s no surprise that there’s a media frenzy about gun laws in the wake of the Newtown massacre. But these fears are ill-founded. Despite what the liberals would like you to believe, this is not...

Feinstein’s bill considered an overall ban on weapons

February 15

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By Alexandra Avendaño Contributing Writer Following the recent tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn., uproar has risen among the nation concerning the issue of gun control. As a response to the situation, Sen. Dia...

Take this poll

February 13

Filed under Special Reports

Should teachers be allowed to have guns at school? Take the poll here.

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