Genshin’s Racist Impact 

A Look Into Colorism in East Asia Through the Open-World Game Genshin Impact. Siena Encarnacion Staff Writer      Genshin Impact is currently the highest-grossing game ever. And it’s not without good reason, as this open-world game does a phenomenal job with almost every aspect– music, content, you name it. However, behind the gorgeous worldbuilding and stunning […]

The Voice of the Proletariat: A Cry for Rights

How the possibility of railroad strikes can shift the future for workers across America  Surya Chelliah Staff Writer      This past month, over 115,000 railroad union members threatened to strike over inhumane working conditions, nearly causing a nation-crippling economic crisis. Though averted for now, the potential for worker outrage still burns hot. Unions are combating a […]

Not Your Typical Fairytale

Gluing in the torn-out pages from the British monarchy saga Ananya Balaji Staff Writer         Cinderella. Snow White. The Little Mermaid. Another fairytale that arguably should be included among the ranks of such classics is the story of the British royal family. From the decadent weddings and humongous castles, to that quintessential royal benevolence, the Windsors […]

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Two Racial Slurs. One Missing Teacher. A Classroom Left Adrift.

Nearly 6 months ago, an incident occurred which left a classroom without a teacher. 6 months later, the students describe what happened.  Emyr Ortiz, Nami Nair, Darcy Chew, Shreya Daschoudhary, Mata Elangovan Staff Writers      Every so often, a familiar headline pops up in the news: “Teacher Fired After Racist Incident in US High School.” Many […]

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 […]

Course Registration Dissatisfaction

A look into the disappointment felt by AHS students at this year’s registration process Japneet Kaur Staff Writer      The last days of February mark an important time period for the students at American High School. Students are faced with the excruciating task of making decisions—ones that will have a large impact on their future. The […]