Space X Launch: Success or Failure?

The SN10 rocket launched triumphantly- then exploded into flames. Namita Nair Staff Writer      On Wednesday, March 3rd at 5:15 CT, SpaceX successfully launched its SN10 (Starship) rocket prototype into the atmosphere of South Texas. Three minutes after landing, it exploded. The launch, originally scheduled for 3pm, was delayed due to last minute adjustments to the […]

The Fall of David Dobrik

How the once-renowned “King of Youtube” fell to his demise and his disturbing work to desensitize sexual harassment.  Renee Cheung Staff Writer TRIGGER WARNING: This article includes descriptions of sexual assault. Viewers’ discretion is advised.  David Dobrik was once a small Viner who started his youtube channel in 2015. His content consists of small skits […]

Does the California Senate Care about Mental Health?

Senate Bills 14 and 224 are calling for mental health reform in schools as it becomes an increasing concern amongst teens.  Abigail Manalese Staff Writer      New bills in the California Senate were introduced by Senator Anthony Portantino regarding mental health in schools and were discussed on March 10th, 2021. Senate Bill 14 requires the California […]

The $30 Million Dollar Question: Is April 19th AHS’s Reopening Date?

Tensions rise and tea is spilled as Superintendent Cammack reveals an updated reopening plan during Wednesday’s school board meeting Rebecca Beddingfield Editor-in-Chief      “I’d like someone to say that to my face when we go back in person.”      “You’re a bully and a disgrace.”           The exchange above is just one of many emotionally-charged responses at Wednesday’s […]

For the People Act of 2021

Exploring the recent voting reform measure that passed the House this past week.  Haritha Rajasekar Staff Writer Voting. An action so substantial that a country’s entire well-being depends on it. This past week, Republicans introduced a series of bills in states across the country to implement restrictive measures on voting; these restrictions come after a […]

The Disconnect Between Teachers and Students

Opinions of students and teachers at American on the disconnect between teachers and students due to online learning Chaha Mukherjee Staff Writer Lucine Mohakel (11)-      “The disconnect between teachers and students, I believe, affects both parties. Students have seemed much more tentative and distant towards their teachers, but, at the same time, teachers are also […]