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Halloween costumes that are thrown away, piling up in a dumpster.

Your guide to suiting up sustainably this Halloween

Chloe Levenson October 31, 2021

The scariest thing about Halloween is not the haunted houses or creepy masks – it’s the carbon footprint the holiday entails. Billions of candy wrappers and wasteful halloween decorations ending up...

The Alive plays bottlerock in Napa Valley on Sunday September 5th

Back to the stage: BottleRock Napa Valley and Sock Monster

Kelsey Riemer and Isabella Nash October 27, 2021

Being in a band is the ultimate dream for some musicians. However, no matter the age or experience of an artist, the pandemic served as unprecedented territory. Whether it meant having extra time to...

Coach Boone and team watch nervously as they play their rivals under the stadium’s lights.

Five classic movies for a cozy, rainy fall day

Jasmin Desruisseau, Cub Web Editor-In-Chief October 24, 2021

As the few non-evergreen trees in California begin to turn their beautiful shades of reds and oranges, a new list of activities only fitting for this season follow. Picking out the perfect pumpkin to make...

AWHSs signature burger comes second place only to the fried chicken sandwich.

AWHS 101: Your Official Guide To The Canteen

Dresden Calabrese, Business Manager October 22, 2021

Picture this: you rush to the school lunch line in order to snag your favorite item, only to find out there are none left. You look around and realize you’re surrounded by so many options you’ve never...

Kuma’s Classic Milk Tea (left) and Strawberry Cheesecake Slushie (right) waiting to be enjoyed.

New boba shop “Kuma Cafe” bubbles up in downtown San Rafael

Corina Karr, Cub Web Editor-In-Chief October 19, 2021

Got a boba craving that simply isn’t satisfied by nearby cafes? Head over to 1128 4th Street in downtown San Rafael, where Quickly’s vacancy has been replaced with a new boba bar, “Kuma Cafe.”...

More than 20 countries are celebrated along with their cultures during Latinx Heritage Month.

¿Viva Latinx? AWHS students and staff reflect over Latinx Heritage Month

Jasmin Desruisseau, Cub Web Editor-In-Chief October 17, 2021

Nationally celebrated every year, Latinx Heritage Month highlights the accomplishments, resiliency, and traditions of the Latinx populations in the United States. However, many people at AWHS feel that...

Carys Horton, Eliza Austen, and Chloe Gehm (left to right) discuss potential fundraising ideas with fellow members of the Save the Children club in room 106.

Club attendance soars past COVID-19

Corina Karr, Cub Web Editor-In-Chief October 17, 2021

AWHS clubs are back and quickly recovering from a lack of members during COVID-19. During virtual school, AWHS club members met through online platforms outside of the required time spent on virtual classes....

Illustration of Kim Kardashian’s completely black ensemble, complete with a face mask.

Top 10 most eccentric looks at the 2021 Met Gala

Corina Karr and Chloe Levenson October 1, 2021

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the fashion industry's top event of the year – the Met Gala – has finally returned. Hosted at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, this year's...

Mr Thelin, the drama teacher, working on the Macbeth play with his advanced students. (September 17)

AWHS Drama steps back into the spotlight

Brody Rhodes September 23, 2021

After almost two years in the COVID-19 pandemic, AWHS performers are finally able to return to the Little Theater stage.  Jasper Thelin, the AWHS Drama teacher, felt distant from his students over...

Free Guy, starring Ryan Reynolds, gives viewers an enjoyable film experience while also carrying underlying inspirational themes. (promotional material courtesy of 20th Century Studios)

Free Guy ties real-world messages into a fast-paced comedic plot

Brynn Galaich, Reporter September 22, 2021

Free Guy, released August 13, 2021, is an amusing movie that also manages to have an inspirational message underneath the humor.  From the acting, to the plot, to the moral, Free Guy contains all the...

Shang-Chi (Simu Liu), Katy (Awkwafina) and Xialing (Meng’er Zhang) star in Shang-Chi, the latest movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the first featuring an almost entirely Asian-American cast.

Shang-Chi becomes first Asian American character to star in Marvel movie

Isabella Welter Vazquez September 21, 2021

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was officially released on Sept. 3, 2021 as the second Marvel movie to come out since the beginning of the pandemic. This cinematic franchise has redefined the...

Netflix’s newest teen romantic comedy He’s All That was released August 25, 2021, a gender-swapped remake of the original movie, She’s All That.

Addison Rae needs to stay in her TikTok lane after flimsy performance in He’s All That

Alice Simenstad, Reporter September 13, 2021

With a whopping 121 minutes of Tik Tok star Addison Rae’s emotionless acting, the latest Netflix rom-com He’s All That marks Rae’s introduction to Hollywood... and not much else. A gender-swapped...

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