By Zi Hoon Kim Staff Writer T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS have made a proposed merger official, joining forces as one company. Known as T-Mobile US, the new combined company will bring together the networks, subscribers, and other assets formerly held by the two separate corporations. The newly united carriers together hold around 43 million subscribers
By Ashley Chen Staff Writer After a vote by the lower house of Parliament on April 23, France became Europe’s ninth country and the world’s fourteenth nation to legalize marriage and adoption rights for same-sex couples. Before it becomes law, the legislation must first pass approval by the Constitutional Council and receive a signature from
By Yana Zlochistaya Copy Editor Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford won South Carolina’s First Congressional District seat in a special election held on May 7, defeating centrist Democratic candidate Elizabeth Colbert-Busch. In 2009, Sanford found himself embroiled in an adultery scandal after he disappeared from the public eye for a week during which he
By Mariana Filip Staff Writer A neighborhood horse became loose and attacked the car of Cleveland biology teacher Dung Tran on Wednesday, April 10. As Tran was leaving for the day, he encountered Assistant Principal Robert Rakauskas and PD officer Hermosillo waiting at his car, the trunk of which had been badly dented by the
By Anthony Arenas Online Editor In preparation for the California Standards Tests, Cleveland organized the second annual CST Carnival to motivate students to do well on this statewide standardized test. The event began on Monday with games involving math, science and health. Tuesday covered social studies and the magnet (which reviewed many different topics), and
By Hannah Borison Sports Editor Cleveland High School’s Leadership organization won an award on March 15 for its successful blood drives this year. Senior Lois Kim and junior Arashjot Basroan, the Leadership Directors of Drives, organize the blood drives at school. They collaborate with the American Red Cross, which hosts the events. After students donate
By Lhana Ormenyi Social Media Manager Two plainclothes police officers shot and killed a 16-year-old in Brooklyn, New York late at night on March 9. The teenage boy, Kimani Gray, was stopped along with several of his friends by officers in East Flatbrush. According to the policemen, Gray shifted his belt in a suspicious manner
By Juli Chun Staff Writer In a meeting of the Vatican cardinals on February 28th, 85-year-old Pope Benedict XVI announced that he would be resigning from his position.This was a great shock to the Catholic Church, as well as to the rest of the world. Benedict is the first Pope to resign since 1415.
By Cathy Kim Social Media Manager As South Korea’s new president, Park Geun-hye has her work cut out. The very first female Korean president celebrated her inauguration on February 25th. Park is the daughter of Park Chung-hee, South Korea’s third president. Park was raised in a political environment. As a young adult, she was involved
By Lhana Ormenyi Social Media Manager A baby born in Mississippi was the first to be “functionally cured” of an HIV infection, doctors announced Sunday. A series of anti-retroviral drugs administered to the child when she was only a day old were successful in treating the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, which causes AIDS (Auto-Immune Deficiency Syndrome).