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 […]

First We Were Treating, and Then We Were Tricked

It should be socially acceptable for teens to go trick-or-treating Reva Gokhale Staff Writer      October 31 is an important date in high school. We stay up late and eat way too much junk food and call all our friends and scare ourselves out of our minds––because it’s the day college apps are due, of course. […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Advanced Placement in Stress

    A majority of students at American High average between three and four AP classes during their junior year, undergoing challenging curriculum in each of their college-level classrooms. Although meant to be an opportunity to enrich themselves in their subject, more and more students stack up on these classes to give themselves an edge in college […]