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Trans students relieved at new name change policy

Trans students relieved at new name change policy

Anthony Vasek, Managing Editor January 26, 2024

Administration took a step forward by altering their policy on school system name changes, making the...

The new OpenDoor clinic, which has yet to open.

Questions answered about new Arcata OpenDoor clinic

Anthony Vasek, Managing Editor January 24, 2024

With over ten years in the making, the preparation of the new Open Door health clinic is still ongoing. The...

Paid extras still needed to hang out with Leonardo DiCaprio

Anthony Vasek, Managing Editor January 17, 2024

A movie from renowned director Paul Thomas Anderson is set to begin filming in Humboldt around mid-January....

Elk River Road at the Southern end of Eureka, an unnamed area.

Live in Eureka? They still need your help naming neighborhoods!

Anthony Vasek, Managing Editor January 16, 2024

Despite being founded in 1850, many of the small, culturally unique areas of Eureka remain unnamed. The...

Kneeland residence exploded Wednesday morning

Anthony Vasek, Managing Editor January 11, 2024

A two-story residence in the Kneeland area went up in flames Wednesday morning. Firefighters spent almost...

Crumbled Pop-Tarts on boys locker room floor.

Finals week disrupted by tart massacre

Anthony Vasek, Managing Editor December 28, 2023

On Tuesday, December 19th, boys in fourth period P.E. entered the locker room to dress down, as they...

2023 AHS Mentorship participants during their field trip to the fire station.

Mentorship – AHS offers real-life career experience

Anthony Vasek, Managing Editor December 11, 2023
“It helps students get exposed to career ideas and gather information so that they can make informed decisions, choosing whether to pursue or pivot from different jobs they are considering,”

Navigating life and school after an attempt

Ell Franklin and Anthony Vasek November 3, 2023
“I’ve been focusing more on myself and what I need because I used to be a really bad people pleaser. I’ve always put everyone else first before me.”
Why is there so much drug use at AHS?

Why is there so much drug use at AHS?

Anthony Vasek, Managing Editor April 6, 2023

Plenty of people under the age of 18 participate in drug use* of varying degrees. That is an undeniable...

Santa Claus, drunk and bad at his job.

WAKE UP: Santa Claus is NOT Real!

Anthony Vasek, Managing Editor January 9, 2023

As a young American, you're told enough lies by the time you're eighteen to kill an adult horse. Luckily,...

AHS water fountain.

AHS’ fountains from the depths

Anthony Vasek, Managing Editor November 29, 2022

Arcata High sits on the more well-funded side of things when it comes to public schools, especially...

Get support for mental health

Anthony Vasek, Managing Editor October 27, 2022

We go to the doctors office for everything that seems off: weird rashes, spots, aches, cramps, and, of...

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