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The Art of Electives: Art electives shape seniors’ high school experience, plans for future

The Art of Electives: Art electives shape seniors’ high school experience, plans for future

Emily Carlisle, Isabella White

March 22, 2019

English, math, science and history courses—these are all classes which aim to both educate and broaden the minds of teenagers all across the country. Ever day at CHS students across all four grades find themselves slumped in desks, teachers lecturing on the fundamentals of radicals or the importance of t...

Just Keep Shuffling: New Apple streaming service lacks innovation, adds to overabundance of TV

Just Keep Shuffling: New Apple streaming service lacks innovation, adds to overabundance of TV

Heidi Peng

March 22, 2019

As more and more streaming services have emerged and cable TV has fallen out of favor, my father can only think one thing: More is more. Thus, over the course of four years, I have amassed five different streaming services—Amazon Prime, HBO Now, Hulu, Netflix and YouTube TV. However, recently there...

No End to Art: Artists discuss importance of digital art expression, changing definition of art

No End to Art: Artists discuss importance of digital art expression, changing definition of art

Marvin Fan

February 22, 2019

The recent movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” utilized new technology in order to create a style of movie never seen before. The film combined computer animation and traditional hand-drawn comic book techniques. At this school, sophomore Jacob Renay-Lopes uses technology to express himself a...

Hartfelt Apology? : Reporters Ashwin Prasad and Lily McAndrews debate whether Kevin Hart should host Oscars after scandal over homophobic tweets

Hartfelt Apology? : Reporters Ashwin Prasad and Lily McAndrews debate whether Kevin Hart should host Oscars after scandal over homophobic tweets

Ashwin Prasad, Lily McAndrews

February 22, 2019

Experienced, entertaining host Kevin Hart should be forgiven for decade-old homophobic tweets As many of you know by now, the Oscars will not have a host this year. Its original host, Kevin Hart, quit the role because of Twitter backlash over his homophobic tweets. I’m not condoning his tweets. He has admitted what he said was wrong...

Q&A with sophomore Mikayla “Kayla” Phillips who released her new single “September”

Q&A with sophomore Mikayla “Kayla” Phillips who released her new single “September”

Jesse Cooper

February 22, 2019

  What music are you most interested in (in writing), what do you like to write? “I enjoy writing more kind of laid back, singer songwriter kind of vibe. Usually more acoustic or guitar driven or piano driven. I write a lot of ballads, it's kind of my little niche.”   Who a...

That’s a (long) Wrap: “How To Train Your Dragons 3” shows how large time gaps between originals, sequels affect viewership

That’s a (long) Wrap: “How To Train Your Dragons 3” shows how large  time gaps between originals, sequels affect viewership

Isabella White

February 22, 2019

The "Incredibles,” “Finding Nemo,” “How To Train Your Dragon”—all were movies that wedged their way into the hearts of children and adults alike, despite having one other commonality that would appear to deter popularity: they all left a large gap of time in between the original movie an...

A New Addition to New Edition: New student enters CHS choir program; choir students contemplate ways to reduce stress with school, extracurriculars

A New Addition to New Edition: New student enters CHS choir program; choir students contemplate ways to reduce stress with school, extracurriculars

February 22, 2019

As the third quarter rolls on, most students here only adapt to a new grading period, but some, like sophomore Ian Wang, must adjust to a new school as well. For Wang, who transferred from North Central, the adjustment has been particularly acute as he has also joined New Edition, a CHS show choir. ...

Netflix vs Hulu: Review of Fyre Festival Documentaries

Netflix vs Hulu: Review of Fyre Festival Documentaries

Sarah Kim and Maddie Kosc

February 15, 2019

Before I even watched the documentaries, I had heard about the festival everywhere. There were various news outlets covering the failed music festival, GoFundMe accounts for the various workers that had not gotten paid, and memes about the event. When I finally decided to watch one of the many docume...

Superbowl Showdown: With Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3, students, staff discuss celebrity involvement in politics, fan loyalty

Superbowl Showdown: With Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3, students, staff discuss celebrity involvement in politics, fan loyalty

Ashwin Prasad

January 24, 2019

The issue of celebrity politics is still at the forefront the entertainment world as the calendar flips to 2019. In the midst of another politically-charged awards season, Super Bowl LIII and its halftime show performer, Maroon 5 will only support the National Football League (NFL) and the controversies s...