The Hunger Games is not a romance novel. The Great Gatsby is. Which one are you more embarrassed to read? Reva Gokhale Staff Writer It’s not that you won’t admit to liking romance novels; it’s the fact that you feel as though it has to be admitted, rather than announced, shared, or declared. And it’s […]
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On the Field with Marching Band
After taking home the gold seven times this season, Marching Band gives a glimpse into what it takes. Surya Chelliah, Alfred Ukudeev-Freeman Staff Writers “Mr. Wong has a hands-off approach. And it works.” Says saxophonist Dhruv Sharma (12) It’s a complicated, coordinated effort, but Mr. Wong has found a particular method for carrying out band […]
A Forever Flower
Delving into the history of an American High School student’s small crochet flower business Kelly Wang Staff Writer A sweet present for your loved one or an anticipating question to ask them on a date, flowers are an universal symbol for love. But their beauty is short-lasting—as with any living thing. Madyson Tran, a sophomore […]
Exploring the Real World of Journalism
An interview with Demian Bulwa, Director of News from the San Francisco Chronicle on awareness and controversy. Jessica Le Staff Writer Just hearing the words “current events” brings up traumatizing memories for the upperclassmen of American High School and anticipatory fear for the underclassmen. Interpreted in the context of AP English Language news summaries and […]
Satire: “Great Ex-pee-tations”
The state of student bathrooms at American are an astounding feat of the students and administration of American High – SATIRE Vaishnavi Kurupath Staff Writer “To flush, or not to flush” is the most pressing question of our time. The bathrooms at American High have been spotlighted for their notoriously questionable conditions. However, these complaints […]
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 […]
The Innovation Competition: Which Smartphone is Superior?
Six months following the release of Samsung Galaxy S7 in March, the iPhone 7 opened for consumer purchase. Although met with mixed responses, the device generated plenty of talk in the media—until Google released the Pixel, the cutting-edge replacement for its previous Nexus line. The three remain the most popular devices thus far.
DNCE Spells Out Disappointment
You hear their feel-good lyrics all the time on the radio, so it is pretty surprising to think that DNCE released their debut single “Cake by the Ocean” just last year. Following their EP “Swaay,” which was also backed with the popular “Pay My Rent” and “Toothbrush,” the clearly successful band finally released their first complete, self-titled album on November 18, 2016
Hidden Figures Dives Into a World of Workplace Discrimination
“Hidden Figures,” a film directed by Theodore Melfi, is based on a true story that took place during the Cold War back in the 1960s. The movie was released on January 6, 2017.
La La Land Review: A Modern Musical
Damien Chazelle’s musical film, “La La Land,” has been sweeping box offices all over America ever since its release on December 9, 2016. Making its way to the top ten in almost every chart and grossing with a total of $133.9 million, “La La Land” has found its way into every musical lover’s heart