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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, 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, 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, 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...

Promotional Material Courtesy Courtesy of Niko Tavernise/Netflix
Abbie Hoffman (Sacha Baron Cohen) and Jerry Rubin (Jeremy Strong) walk into the courthouse gleefully as the whole world is watching.

Aaron Sorkin’s Trial of the Chicago 7 depicts harsh racial realities from the 1968 Chicago protests that still persist today

Aler Giffin, Reporter June 15, 2021

Abbie Hoffman (Sacha Baron Cohen) and Jerry Rubin (Jeremy Strong) walk into the courthouse gleefully as the whole world is watching.  Aaron Sorkin’s Trial of the Chicago 7, released October 16, 2020,...

Godzilla and Kong exchange blows on the high seas while surfing naval battleships.

“Godzilla vs. Kong” is a wild ride worth taking.

Ellis Chamberlin, Sports Editor April 26, 2021

“Godzilla vs. Kong,” released on Mar. 31, 2021, thrills the audience with fist-pumping action scenes, and stunning special effects, ultimately including something for everyone. Monsters, zombie robots,...

Todd Hewitt and Viola Eade walking through the New World.

Chaos Walking brings a fast-paced dystopian world into a heartfelt narrative about human nature

Aler Giffin, Reporter April 16, 2021

“Chaos Walking” released on Mar. 5, 2021, brings a fast-paced dystopian world into a heartfelt narrative about human nature. Dubbed as a rendition of Patrick Ness's 2008 novel, “The Knife of Never...

Jackson Greer (Jake Allyn) overcome with anguish as he faces his actions at the funeral of the young boy that he killed.

“No Man’s Land” deliverers a strong message of racial empathy amongst an exasperating build-up

Aler Giffin, Reporter February 24, 2021

“No Man’s Land” released Jan. 22, 2021, takes an unconventional approach to address the immigration controversy prevalent along the Texas-Mexico border. Available on popular platforms Youtube and...

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