Science and Eco Club installs a Foodshare Table to American

AHS introduces the food share program to FUSD Aleesha Kashif Staff Writer     One in five residents of Alameda County are dependent on the Alameda County Community food bank to fulfill their hunger. Approximately two out of every three of these residents are needy children and seniors. Meanwhile, countless edible food is thrown away everyday by […]

The Finals Countdown: How to Prepare for the Toughest Week of the Year

Ways to stay calm during the semester’s most significant exams Karen Supandi Staff Writer     You know it. I know it. The teachers even know it. The weight of finals is the one thing on everyone’s minds as soon as winter break ends, but some of us still find reasons to put off studying. Ultimately, we […]

American Notches First Victory In League Play

Eagles propelled by stout defense, defeat Mission San Jose 57 – 38 Shawn Rocha Staff Writer     On January 6, 2016, American’s Varsity Boys Basketball team gained the first league victory of the season, beating the Mission San Jose Warriors 57 – 38. Although strong throughout defensively, American lacked an explosive offensive showing, allowing Mission to […]

FUSD Board Meeting Addresses Prominent Issues at AHS: Overpopulation, Closed-Campus Lunch, and the Need for Technology

Five FUSD School Board Members address questions and concerns from AHS students and parents Sandra Resurreccion Staff Writer     On the evening of November 3, 2016, five FUSD school board members held a meeting in American High’s multi-purpose room.       Board members Michelle Berke, Desrie Campbell, Dax Choski, Ann Crosbie, and Hiu Ng gathered with 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, […]