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Navigating life and school after an attempt

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.”
The Gas Station Dilemma

The Gas Station Dilemma

Frida King, Graphic Designer November 2, 2023


Social and personal identity in art

Kayla Fiedler, Reporter November 1, 2023
Art: everyone has a different interpretation of it, and people's privileges and previous bias influence their perspectives and experiences in relation to it.
Clyde Sundeen practicing welding

AAI master classes

Violet Fogg, A&E Editor November 1, 2023

Arcata Arts Institute masterclasses have been fueling students’ creative sides since the beginning...


Arcata Arts Feature

Owen Peterson, A&E Editor October 31, 2023
A Curated Selection of Local Art
Juan-Antonio Santisteban standing outside of his stylish van, insistently named “Frosty” by previous owner

‘If we can be a lighthouse of hope, why not?’: New Dean joins AHS community

Violet Fogg, A&E Editor October 10, 2023
He’s the first Latino and the first native Spanish speaker in Arca- ta High’s administrative history.
Owen Peterson and Lennox Fricke preforming a fictional scenario of the result of crosswalk misuse

Am I the problem with the crosswalk?

Owen Peterson, A&E Editor October 10, 2023
“It just comes down to students choosing to make the right decision and not endangering themselves..."
The way of the curl

The way of the curl

Linzi Chow, Reporter October 9, 2023
“I hate my hair.” Now I say, “It’s still annoying but at least now it looks good. (Most of the time.)”
Aliviana Bacca-Lastra pointing at a photo of Jake Gyllenhaal.

Red flag (Taylor’s Version)

Nola Bachemin, Photo Editor October 5, 2023
“I’m tired of people pretending that ‘eat the rich’ doesn’t apply to these millionaire musicians we stan,”

Is leadership a friend group or a class?

Oscar Carlson, Reporter October 5, 2023
“I believe it is one big friend group or the same type of student that runs leadership and gets to make all the decisions for the school,”

Arcata Arts Feature

Anthony Vasek, Managing Editor October 5, 2023

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Seniors Amelie Rebstock and Alex White dressed as Barbie and Ken

Don’t go to Pinterest for your costume

Audrey Dart, Art Director October 4, 2023

Do you need to know what to be for Halloween this year? Are you and your partner wanting to go as something...

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