The student news site of Allen High School.

The Eagle Angle

Humans of Allen: Meren Anderson

Humans of Allen: Meren Anderson

Parker Primrose, Assistant sports editor
May 30, 2017
Filed under Humans of Allen

“I’ve been playing video games for as long as I can remember. I was playing with my sisters and they introduced them to me. I especially like Nintendo because of its diversity and innovation. I like the different storylines that it has to it. I recently finished Earthbound. It’s a really old game,...

Humans of Allen: Briana Bui

Humans of Allen: Briana Bui

Makayla Nerpel, Online editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Humans of Allen

What's your favorite show you've ever binge watched and what are you watching now? ""Gilmore Girls" because I really connected with Rory. I looked up to her even though I don't know her. To be honest, the only reason I passed school this year is because of her. Right now I'm binge watching "iZombie"....

Humans of Allen: Samantha Pham

Humans of Allen: Samantha Pham

Sara Schleede, Editor-in-chief
May 25, 2017
Filed under Humans of Allen

“I didn’t consider taking IB until mid-semester 2 last year. I was miserable. I didn’t come to school because I didn’t want to be put in an environment where I felt like anything I did in that class was inadequate and that I just wasn’t doing enough as a student. Being in IB has [changed] that....

Humans of Allen: Michael Arce

Humans of Allen: Michael Arce

Sara Schleede, Editor-in-chief
May 25, 2017
Filed under Humans of Allen

“I’ve always been this positive person bouncing around greeting people. My mom tells this story that even when I was young on the playground I would walk up to random kids and was like ‘Hi I’m Michael. Would you like to play with me?’ I’ve always been happy. The point in life is not to mis...

Humans of Allen: Jessi Randolph

Humans of Allen: Jessi Randolph

May 19, 2017
Filed under Humans of Allen

“Is this about how I steal tennis balls? Because I do that.”

Read more »

Humans of Allen: Anjali Guvvala

Humans of Allen: Anjali Guvvala

Christine Odwesso, Staff writer
May 19, 2017
Filed under Humans of Allen

  “My little brother died during open heart surgery, so in a way to remember him I chose to go into the medical field. I started out wanting to be a cardiologist or a cardiac surgeon, but then I did more research and I found out that the brain was super fascinating to me. I’m very passionate a...

Humans of Allen: Landyn DeShazer

Humans of Allen: Landyn DeShazer

Natalie McMahon, Staff writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Humans of Allen

“My experience as a softball manager was pretty great. I got really close to the girls and it taught me a lot, like dedication, determination and not to give up ever. It taught me responsibility as well. Y’know to be a team player. I would help set equipment up and take it down, and I would gath...

Humans of Allen: Meghana Nadella

Humans of Allen: Meghana Nadella

Tate Peterson, Staff writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Humans of Allen

“The world is a scary place. I’m laughing because physics is scarier.”

Humans of Allen: Farwa Abedi

Humans of Allen: Farwa Abedi

Julia Zaksek, Jr, managing editor
May 9, 2017
Filed under Humans of Allen

I was born in Canada; I stayed there for a couple of years. Then I went to Pakistan. I moved between cities in Pakistan, and then I moved back to Canada before coming here. When we moved to Pakistan my parents wanted to be closer to their families. And then we moved back to Canada it was so [my siblin...

Humans of Allen: Gabe Martinez

Humans of Allen: Gabe Martinez

Braylon Fernandez, Staff writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Humans of Allen

“I started to collect vinyls when I was younger because my dad had a couple from college that he gave to me. I like that most of the vinyls are older songs because unlike most people I prefer classic songs instead of newer music. Vinyls are much better than digital copies of albums because you have a p...

Humans of Allen: Ilham Siraj

Humans of Allen: Ilham Siraj

Divya Jagadeesh, News/feature editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Humans of Allen

“I think [IB] has made me a well-rounded person. I see all the perspectives of different things now. Now, people talk more about their problems, and I get to see what everyone is going through. It kind of helps me realize I’m not alone. With the class that we’re taking, everything is related. It real...

Humans of Allen: Makena Wade

Humans of Allen: Makena Wade

Maya Morriswala, Staff writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Humans of Allen

“I listen to all kinds of music. I can go from rap, to pop, to country, to Disney. Music connects to your soul. It’s a way of expressing yourself. The music that someone listens to explains a lot about them, just from that because you can see what they are into and their personality and stuff like...