“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, […]

American vs. Newark Memorial Track Meet Ends With Overall Success

AHS track team sends off seniors AJ De Las Alas Staff Writer     American’s track team competed against Newark Memorial’s team on Thursday, April 21 at Tak Fudenna Stadium. American beat Newark Memorial in three of the four divisions of the meet: Boys Frosh/Soph, Girls Frosh/Soph, and Girls Varsity.     “This is our fourth league meet, and […]

American Eagle’s Golf Team beats Washington’s Golf Team 213-241

Last match before MVALs ends in victory Jennifer Fong Staff Writer     Despite strong winds in the afternoon, the American golf team beat Washington’s team 213 – 241 at the Skywest golf course on Wednesday, April 13th.     “I felt like I was a little unprepared before the match, but after I got into it, I felt […]

Calling Attention to Inadequate Bathrooms

FUSD Discusses Problems and Solutions to School Bathrooms Vrunda Shah Managing Editor     On March 23, 2016, Fremont Unified School District hosted a board meeting to discuss the inadequate bathrooms available to students at American High School due to rising student population over the years.     According to the statistics provided by the board, American High School […]

AHSPA’s “In the Heights” Takes a Snapshot of an East Coast ‘Hood’

A Classic Neighborhood Story that Mixes Rap with Romance Sophia Cheng Staff Writer     Directed by Drama teacher Troy River, American High School Performing Art’s spring musical  “In the Heights” opened on Thursday, April 21, 2015 with a sold-out house and positive reviews.     Nina Rosario (junior Natalie Dunn) is the pride and joy of the neighborhood […]

STEM or Humanities, an Ongoing Question

American Students tend to choose STEM courses over humanities Max Broberg Staff Writer     At the end of every year, students from 8th to 11th grade participating in course selection have been following a certain trend: prioritizing STEM classes over humanities.     This trend is caused by the growing value placed on more technical careers ranging from […]

Eagles Recognize the People at American

Love Eagles Week spreads positivity and appreciation at American Sarah Jensen Staff Writer     American’s Love Eagles Week, a week dedicated to encouraging and expressing appreciation between members of the American High School community, took place from March 14 to March 18. While the activities involved included lunchtime games and events, the spirit of the week […]

Drug Policy on Campus

Administration talks about the current protocol regarding drugs Jennifer Fong Staff Writer     As illegal substances, such as marijuana, become more common in the high school scene, California has set certain procedures in place to address the spread of drugs on school campuses. Despite all high schools in California having standardized drug protocols, some school have […]