The Gaps Between Counselors and Students

A look at the causes of a lack of communication between counselors and students. Anika Aggarwal Staff Writer      Amidst college application season and worsening teenage mental health, counselors are a support system for students, whether it be school conflicts or academic challenges. Helping students with a variety of issues is the main objective of counselors, […]

Disastrous Oil Spill in Orange County

California faces a devastating environmental disaster Japneet Kaur Staff Writer      Saturday, October 2 was a catastrophic day for Orange County, California. Huntington Beach, a seaside city bordering the Southern California coast, faced a devastating oil spill resulting in the dumping of 126,000 gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean. Officials attributed the spill to a […]

Ladies and Gentlemen, We Got Him

For years Facebook has faced scrutiny for its misuse of consumer information, yet it has managed to evade indictment. Until recently,  a whistleblower has presented the public with a story that Facebook cannot run from Josh De Gracia Staff Writer      On Monday, October 4th, the world fell silent as Whatsapp, Instagram, Messenger, and  Facebook coincidentally […]

Should the New Schedule Be Here to Stay?

How students and teachers view the double block schedule    Japneet Kaur Staff Writer      The shift in the 2021-2022 school year to in-person school has been rough on everyone here at American, especially with a completely different schedule to adjust to. In the 2019-2020 school year, prior to the pandemic, classes would meet more consistently, with […]