The Monarch

Sean Yu at practice posing with his bow and arrow ready to hit the target
Humans of AMHS: Sean Yu
Sanaa Bakhru and Nora Lal October 18, 2022
Sean’s journey with archery in its competitive and non competitive forms.
The Habitat for Humanity Immersion Trip that will be reinstated this year.
Rebuilding the Immersion Program
October 18, 2022
The immersion program has undergone a few changes, including the return of their partnership with Habitat for Humanity and the retirement of the ECJ Appalachia and Urban Plunge trips.
Lights, Camera, Action: The Launch of Mittys New Video Production
Lights, Camera, Action: The Launch of Mitty's New Video Production
October 18, 2022
In the first few weeks of the new school year, members of the Mitty community noticed something new on the announcements: AMTV. The shows featured interviews, comedy, and game show segments.
Remembering Mrs. Slevin
Remembering Mrs. Slevin
October 18, 2022
As a teacher, Mrs. Slevin challenged her students to do their best, inspiring them to look beyond the class material.
The Problem with Movies Today
The Problem with Movies Today
Alexander Call, Staff Writer • October 18, 2022
Disney’s business model has become reliant on providing as much mindless, generally crowd-pleasing entertainment as possible—forgoing artistry for maximum profitability.
hallway of a prison
The Issue with Solitary Confinement
October 18, 2022
Solitary confinement was created to prevent violence in prisons but has ended up being a force of harm for prisoners. Increased rates recidivism and mental health issues are directly linked to incarcerated isolation, defeating prison's purported purpose: rehabilitation.
How the West Should Respond to Putin’s Nuclear Threats
How the West Should Respond to Putin’s Nuclear Threats
October 18, 2022
As Putin emphasizes his willingness to use nuclear weapons as not being a bluff, the West should follow suit. Just as how the United States has drawn NATO as its red line, the United States should also emphasize Putin’s use of nuclear weapons as another “red line.”
Making Every Vote Count
Making Every Vote Count
October 18, 2022
“Every vote counts” is a phrase we hear election after election—so why is the voter turnout rate in the U.S. repeatedly disappointing? Every election, many citizens fail to cast their ballots, a leading cause being distrust of the polling system. Currently, America follows the election system implemented by the 234-year-old Constitution: plurality voting.
Capital Punishment in California: Policy or Perspective?
Capital Punishment in California: Policy or Perspective?
Ryan Rulkens, Staff Writer • October 18, 2022
As Gavin Newsom’s executive order—a sort of final safeguard against capital punishment—faces possible opposition in next month’s election, the lives of hundreds of death row inmates across California hang in the balance like never before.
The Secrets Revealed at Mar-a-Lago—And What They Mean for America
The Secrets Revealed at Mar-a-Lago—And What They Mean for America
October 18, 2022
In recent weeks, President Donald Trump’s “Southern White House” has taken center stage in a scandal that resulted in the discovery of more than three hundred classified documents.
The Labor Movement in the 2020s
The Labor Movement in the 2020s
October 18, 2022
The National Labor Relations Board states that petitions for unionization have increased by 57% and a recent Gallup poll shows unions are at their most popular point since 1965
Conscious Billionaire (?)
Conscious Billionaire (?)
October 18, 2022
On September 21, 2022, Yvon Chouinard forfeited his company, Patagonia, so that the profits gained could be used in order to battle climate change. Was that his sole intention?
Traumazine: Unrapping Stereotypes
Traumazine: Unrapping Stereotypes
Shiloh Halliburton-Rudy, Staff Writer • October 18, 2022
Almost anyone who is Black can relate to what Megan raps about: this idea that Black people do not suffer from negative mental states, and that when we do, we are expected to figure it out ourselves.
Shefali Bharadwaj 23
Featured Creative: Shefali Bharadwaj
Erin Chung, Photography Editor • October 18, 2022
I want to transport others to the past and help them reminisce on fond past memories.
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As the Leaves Turn
October 18, 2022
Volleyball: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future
Volleyball: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future
Izabel Lippman, Aidan Van Dalen, and Eric Brown October 19, 2022
The Women’s Varsity Volleyball team now has a 25-6 record and won their first seven games. Their success, however, is not by accident. There is an immense amount of mental and physical work that goes into their wins.
Fragments of Fall

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