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 […]

Lip Dub Unites Eagles

On Friday, March 17, 2017, AHS students united on the last morning of Spring Fest with their classes, teammates, clubs, and fellow Eagles to create the second annual Lip Dub.

    Spirited students sporting red, white, and blue packed the halls and rotunda, forming clusters based on clubs, sports teams, and class while the cameraman worked his way through each area to film the excitement.

AHS Hosts Annual Special Olympics

Special needs students from around the bay showcase their skills in competitive games Shawn Rocha Staff Writer On November 10, 2016, American hosted its annual Special Olympics. The event provided special needs students from around the Bay Area with the opportunity to socialize and play in a friendly, yet competitive game of soccer.     “Our students […]

Students Build Robotic Enhancement Suit Prototype

Prototype for high-endurance exoskeleton that is designed to lift over 200 pounds Meenu Kumaraguru Staff Writer     On April 24, 2016, juniors Nethen Mou, Cameron Lau, Jordan Chang, Joshua Vejendla, Karthik Puravant, Ameek Nijjar, and Sandeep Suman finished constructing the prototype of an exoskeleton designed to heighten human bodily functions, efficiency, speed, and strength.     “The idea […]

“Mind of Mine”: A Step Away From One-Direction

Zayn Malik releases impressive debut—featuring subtle South Asian sounds Meenu Kumaraguru Staff Writer     Former One Direction band member, Zayn Malik, who records mononymously as “Zayn,” released his first album, “Mind of Mine,” on March 25, 2016. Malik’s debut features 17 songs and a one-minute intro titled, “MiNd Of MiNdd.” While the album is extremely long, […]

Break Your Fast—From Eggs Benedict to Burgers

Breakfast and lunch joint offers authentic choices and friendly service Meenu Kumaraguru Staff Writer     Break Your Fast is a small breakfast and lunch bistro that is located between Union Square and Meyers Drive in Union City. Since the restaurant is situated in a corner right across from the entrance to the Union City Bart Station, […]