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SPORTS

Senior Chau Cam thrives as a four year member in badminton

May 27th, 2014 | By
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As senior Chau Cam starts warming up for her badminton games, she is constantly reminded of her last year as a highschool player. Cam has been playing badminton since sophomore year at San Gabriels badminton team. “Badminton made my highschool experience fun because I got to meet many new people and visit new different schools
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Donald Sterling controversy leads to issue of double standards

May 27th, 2014 | By
Illustration by John Truong

“I am banning Donald Sterling, for life,” newly appointed National Basketball Association (NBA) commissioner Adam Silver announced. Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was implicated in a controversy in which news website, TMZ, released a recording of Sterling speaking to V. Stiviano about his personal opinion of people of African American descent. In the ten-minute
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Volleyball Matador CIF Second Round vs. Tustin

May 27th, 2014 | By
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The Matadors played their second round in the CIF championship versus Tustin High School on May 15. The seats quickly filled with students from both schools who cheered on while band and color guard did a collaboration on the top seats. The Matadors finished the game winning all three sets and dominated the game. The
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Faculty win against seniors in 2014 student versus staff game, 63-58

May 26th, 2014 | By
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Despite a furious last-minute comeback by the seniors, they were unable to obtain the victory, giving it up to the staff in the student versus staff basketball game. Going on an eight-point run during the last few minutes of the game with the help of a few questionable calls, the seniors were nonetheless held off
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Homosexuality in sports rises up against challanges

May 21st, 2014 | By
Photo by Marqus Quertyus

In a world of sports, where homosexuality has always been a stigma, new Rams defensive end, Michael Sam, has risen up and challenged the quota and the set standard as the first openly gay National Football League player.  Only drafted last week, Sam has emerged as a hero in the gay and lesbian community.  However,
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COMMENTARY: The era of the iPads, tablets, and other electronic devices brings an end to needed exercise for youth

May 21st, 2014 | By
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When I was a child, getting my back sweaty and my hands muddy were some of the best moments of my day. It just seemed right to get through the day with the most exciting and relaxing activity that anyone could ever think of and that was recess which required students to run around and
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Sports provide arena for international diplomacy

May 21st, 2014 | By
Sports are a universal factor among humans.

With the 2014 FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football) World Cup, Brazil, one of the largest international athletic events for the world’s most popular sport, only a few weeks away, it is evident that the nations have come a long way in joining hands to play a little ball. Although sports are commonly associated with their
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Boys Volleyball makes steady run in CIF but fails to pass third round

May 20th, 2014 | By
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After coming back with a 3-2 victory from a breathtaking game against Viewpoint  in the first round and breezing past Tustin with a 3-0 victory in the second round, it came as quite a shocker for many when the Matadors ended their season on Saturday, May 17 when the team was unable to pick up
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