Media Literacy in the Midst of a War

Learning how students and teachers at American acquire their information and evaluate the accuracy of their information regarding the Ukraine-Russia crisis Sahana Narayan Staff Writer     Over the last several decades, the world has watched as major global powers have taken shape and taken sides. Sometimes, it happened silently, through the alliances and friendships that didn’t […]

Cry Me a River

The drama department is changing.  Natalie Loo Staff Writer      As the buzz of the fall play slowly fades and preparation for the spring musical takes its place, American High School Performing Arts (AHSPA) is going through its annual transition between shows. But this year, that transition is only one of many the program is facing. […]

The Truth Behind Elective Classes at American High

Covering some of the different electives offered at American High School and analyzing the important skills learnt from each class  Sahana Narayan Staff Writer      Counselors giving their annual A-G requirement presentations. Posters slowly being hung up on the walls. The yearly AP class discussion happening among students. It’s officially time for American High students to […]

A Milestone for LGBTQ+ People in Sports

Timothy LeDuc becomes the first openly non-binary person to compete in the Winter Olympics. Natalie Loo Staff Writer      “Sports need to be inclusive.” “Sports need to be fair.” “There are already physical differences amongst cis athletes.” “Where do we draw the line?”      The arguments around trans and nonbinary athletes in sports, especially at the elite […]

“The First Defining Movie of Gen Z”

Does The Fallout (2022) really live up to this title? Sinchan Mishra Staff Writer      *Disclaimer: This article contains major spoilers for The Fallout (2022)*      On January 27th, The Fallout released on HBO Max. The movie, Megan Park’s directorial debut starring Jenna Ortega and Maddie Ziegler, has been dubbed “the first defining movie of Gen Z” […]