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The Revolution

Addressing the dress code

A drawing to illustrate how the administration may discipline students for violating the dress code.
April 25, 2013

As visible by all the bare legs in school, the weather is warming up. So now seems like an appropriate time to address the school’s dress code, or lack thereof. First, let us start by reviewing the...

Desk experiment doesn’t sit well with students

April 25, 2013

Early in the second semester, the World Languages department and the school administration removed the desks from foreign language classes, excluding the Latin classes, who have kept their desks, and the...

Julia Hates Something: Pick-up Lines

The picture above depicts an example of what a boy trying to use a pick-up line on you would probably look like. Keep a 10-foot radius or use some of the boy-repellant comments suggested in this article.
April 25, 2013

              The beach boy wearing an Angry Birds tanktop and a snapback swaggers up to you as you comfortably lie on the beach trying to get a tan, or realistically, more freckles. He begins...

Julia Hates Something: The Struggles of Social Interaction

The image above depicts a simplified example of uncomfortable social interaction between opposite sexes.
March 22, 2013

You walk away from the cute, senior boy shaking your head because you have just brutally embarrassed yourself in front of him by making a joke about ovulation or by telling him your favorite subject is...

Do rights trump potential risk? Yes.

February 19, 2013

A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. To about 35% of Americans these words are sacred and comforting,...

Julia Loves Something: the 1990’s (but mostly Heath Ledger)

February 19, 2013

“Oh, wow. Original, Julia. Are you a 90’s kid? Do you just love the 90’s?” you say to yourself in a mocking tone because who actually likes the 90’s? Who actually appreciates that culture? My...

Julia Hates Something: Do you hear what I hear? (It’s awful).

An example of what should be echoing through your toasty home during the holidays.
December 18, 2012

“What is wrong with Christmas? What could someone possibly hate about Christmas?” I asked myself. Between the cheer and the affection exuded by all, the gift-giving, the hot chocolate, the excessive...

The world isn’t ending….

The world isn't ending....
December 17, 2012

The proof is out. The Mayan calendar famous solely for its apocalyptic-ness is wrong. The Mayans incorrectly predicted the end of the world several times, and the truth actually lies in another of their...

New Years Resolutions

December 17, 2012

Since the world isn’t ending, you still need to worry about New Year’s resolutions. These resolutions pose a problem for many people: they promise themselves impossible things and give up before the...

Your guide to the breezeway: know your place!

Your guide to the breezeway: know your place!
November 19, 2012

The breezeway is a cherished part of student life at AHS. It’s those seven minutes between classes that we all look forward to for chatting up with friends and catching up on all the latest. Although...

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