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O’Brien posing with flowers.

Boys Want Flowers Too

Oscar Carlson, Reporter February 13, 2024

In a universe adorned with red roses, teddy bears, and heart-shaped chocolates, there's an age-old...

Building love, brick by brick

Jordan Gaskell, Business Manager February 13, 2024

Legos have been a predominantly kids’ toy ever since the early ‘70s. Since then, they have evolved...

Buttered up: Butter your bae for V-day

Owen Peterson, A&E Editor February 5, 2024
Baking and creating something with the person you love can be one of the most magical things out there. Keep in mind though, even if you’re single and feeling lonely this Valentine’s Day, it’s also a great time to show yourself some love.

Dating now vs. then

Linzi Chow, Reporter February 5, 2024
“There’s a huge difference between talking online and hanging out or going on dates. In person, you can read facial expressions, body language, and tone. Online, it's just very ambiguous,”

Missing on school, missing on life

Audrey Dart, Reporter December 12, 2023
“I am normally a straight- A student, but now I have all B’s and a C”,
The impact of eating disorders

The impact of eating disorders

Ell Franklin, Feature Editor December 11, 2023
According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), eating disorders affect around 2.7% of teenagers in the U.S. This includes 3.8% of women and 1.5% of men. 

Doing it for the ‘Gram?

Taya Holmes, Copy Editor November 14, 2023
“[My mom] just doesn’t like what social media does to kids and their image of themselves,”

Fall Vibes

Eden Beachy November 7, 2023
“Wind breaker season slaps,”

AAI gives a free vintage sewing machine to a student with a fashion dream!

Icyss Walton November 7, 2023

Students started master classes in AAI about a month ago. One of the classes offered is a class. Students...

Un grupo de baile folklórico!

Ebelin Angon-Bazan, El Chisme Socials Editor November 4, 2023
Sí, escuchaste bien, la escuela secundaria Arcata tendrá un grupo de baile folklórico!

Navigating life and school after an attempt

Ell Franklin, Feature Editor 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.”
Max Neighbors and Amalie Rebstock pretend to fight over tote bags amd backpacks.

Totes vs. backpacks

Lila Toledo, Broadcast Excecutive Producer November 1, 2023
“I would never use something with a weird texture or something like that, it’s canvas or nothing.”
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