May Ruiz

Four SGV Students Recognized with the Congressional Award Medal
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Four SGV Students Recognized with the Congressional Award Medal

By May S. Ruiz Four high school students from the San Gabriel Valley were given the Congressional Award by Representative Judy Chu at a presentation ceremony held at noon last Thursday, March 29 at the Pasadena office of Congresswoman Chu. “The Congressional Award program is a private–public partnership created by the United States Congress in…

March College Search Guide
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March College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz We’ve been getting a bit of late winter weather the past few days but the calendar says it’s March. So spring must not be far behind and students are looking forward to their hard-earned break. It would be a welcome respite for your children, a time to…

Introducing Ancient Chinese Culture to a Wider Audience
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Introducing Ancient Chinese Culture to a Wider Audience

By May S. Ruiz The Chinese civilization is one of the oldest known to humankind. Its vibrant cultural heritage dates back thousands of years, and the country’s rich and diverse musical tradition forms a vital part of that heritage. Traditional music – with its essential instruments including the pipa, guqin, ruan, xiao and zheng –…

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