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Chronically Online

Jo Murphy, Web Editor May 17, 2024

Save your Mate Money

Save your Mate Money

Malea Melendrez, News Correspondent May 8, 2024

Tell me the last time you walked around school without seeing one of those yellow glowing 15.5 fluid...

ZYNS: the new vaping

ZYNS: the new vaping

Sofia Flores, Sofia Flores May 8, 2024

ZYN use is on the rise at Arcata High, some even referring to it as the “New vaping.”  “Students...

More than Just a Brand its Scentimental

More than Just a Brand its Scentimental

Linzi Chow, Reporter May 8, 2024

  Living in Humboldt, it’d be surprising to hear someone say they’d never seen a Sex Wax...

Thing thing about spring flings

Thing thing about spring flings

Owen Peterson, Art and Entertainment Editor May 8, 2024

  The groundhog lied to us about spring coming early. But as April turns to May, teenagers are...

Chows 1966 Plymouth Valiant, Lil Blue

The Tiger Chariot

Rye Davis, Reporter May 8, 2024

Tiger Chariot This issue’s Tiger Chariot is Linzi Chow and her dad Doug Chow's 1966 Plymouth Valiant...

Senior Milani Hunnicutt, bubble girl, poses on the senior lawn

The most bubbly personality on campus

Bellagrace Packer and Violet Fogg May 8, 2024

For the past two months, a seemingly never-ending bubble trail has zigzagged through the parking lot...

Student Using Incognito

Does Incognito Actually do Anything?

Jo Murphy, Online Editor May 7, 2024

Normally, if you didn't want your online activity tracked people would do one of two things: either use...

Beyla Jones and Malea Melendrez before Homecoming.

Their stories: How campus couples met

Jaimeanne O'Donnell, Online Editor May 6, 2024

As Valentine’s Day approaches at Arcata High, love takes center stage. With the occasion just days...

Community unites for BSU mural unveiling

Sasha Love, Feature Editor April 12, 2024

Community members gathered in the FAB last night for the unveiling of the Black Student Union (BSU) mural...

Kresges 3/4 sleeve tattoo.

Are tattoos still taboo?

Anthony Vasek, Managing Editor April 3, 2024

Body tattoos have been an essential part of human expression for thousands of years. It is only recently,...

Taylors Grandparents before a night of dancing.

Advance from Grandma: Loving Through Change

Taylor Sutherland, Business Manager April 2, 2024

“It’s a day for sweethearts, and showing love to one another,” my Grandma said as we started talking...

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