Standford Survey

By Noah Prozan Students from all four high schools in the Acalanes Union High School District (AUHSD)  participated in the Stanford Survey of Adolescent Development on April 9, 10, 14, and 15. More commonly known as the Challenge Success Survey, the questionnaire is run by a non-profit organization of the same name that works in conjunction with Stanford University. It

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Will Forte: Picking the Brain of a Comedic Genius and Former Don


By Sam Fraser and Adam Blake While many Acalanes graduates go on to accomplish great things, few over the course of the school’s 75 year history have achieved true fame. None, perhaps, have achieved the level of stardom as Will Forte, Acalanes class of ‘88, and former SNL cast member. Forte has also starred in several films, including MacGruber and

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Smokeless Tobacco and E-Cigarettes: A New Era of Nicotine Addiction

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A study of the epidemic that plagues America’s youth By Ryan Summerlin In 1965, about 42% of the United States population considered themselves smokers. The metric for determining this being the question, “Have you smoked a cigarette in the past week?” At the time, cigarettes were advertised everywhere, on television, on the radio, and in magazines. However, in 1971, the

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