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Students should reconsider priorities as they get busier

Students should reconsider priorities as they get busier

Daniel Tian October 22, 2021

Last year, I was a virtual learning student. I would start my days at noon, sluggishly ignoring the sunlight that insisted into my room, even through the heavy-duty window curtains. I would eat “breakfast”...

Students should prepare, embrace coming future

Students should prepare, embrace coming future

Archit Kalra October 22, 2021

I dream of jetpacks as alternatives to buses and bicycles. I dream of escaping the solar system. I dream of flying without wings. I dream of teleportation, time travel and breathing underwater. Realistically,...

Embrace Instagram’s shift to casual posts, but remember false nature of social media

Chloe Sun September 23, 2021

Photo dumps, #nofilter, blurry pictures—the movement to make Instagram casual again is something that has permeated the platform. In an attempt to challenge the longstanding norm that Instagram is a...

Stigma behind regular classes often prohibits people from taking easier, less overwhelming classes

Saumya Somasi September 23, 2021

For me, the classes I took were often determined by my peers. Their commentary very consciously influenced my decisions on the classes I took. More often than not, they pushed me to take harder, more...

CHS should be more open to offering mental health accommodations to students, regardless of their success

Cady Armstrong September 23, 2021

This past year, I received a 504 plan to help better accommodate me at school after getting diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and severe...

Asian American Hate: Are we really un-American?

Asian American Hate: Are we really un-American?

Chloe Sun April 24, 2021

To read a column about Asian American hate click here.

Asian-American racism deep-rooted with COVID-19, encourage more conversations about systemic racism among Asians

Asian-American racism deep-rooted with COVID-19, encourage more conversations about systemic racism among Asians

Leah Tan April 24, 2021

Throughout the course of the pandemic, Asian-Americans have been used as a scapegoat for administrative failures. As a result, the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism found hate crimes against Asians...

Don’t feel guilty about vaccine eligibility, protect  community, family members from spread of COVID-19

Don’t feel guilty about vaccine eligibility, protect community, family members from spread of COVID-19

Calina He April 24, 2021

In early January, I received an email saying that I was eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Of course, this shocked me; I only knew healthcare workers were eligible for the vaccine. After reading the email,...

Considering risky behavior in teen drivers, students should wait until ready to get license

Considering risky behavior in teen drivers, students should wait until ready to get license

Olivia Stock April 15, 2021

As more people are getting vaccinated and society continues its journey back to relative normalcy, traveling and visiting family are becoming things people feel more comfortable with. A big part of such...

Students should rethink values for volunteering, restore purpose over prestige when gaining service hours

Students should rethink values for volunteering, restore purpose over prestige when gaining service hours

Alivia Romaniuk April 15, 2021

Our good friend phoebe from Friends once said that there is no selfless good deed. Every good deed yields some return, whether it be a feeling of satisfaction, praise from others or a boosted status. Phoebe’s...

Men should stop dismissing women’s concerns  by saying “Not All Men,” listen, support them instead

Men should stop dismissing women’s concerns by saying “Not All Men,” listen, support them instead

Kruti Subbannavar April 11, 2021

About six months ago, I was mindlessly scrolling down Instagram when this reel caught my eye. It was about a male Tik-Toker asking his female followers what they would do if the world had no men for an...

Politicization of climate change is detrimental, need to implement long-term solutions like rebuilding energy infrastructure

Politicization of climate change is detrimental, need to implement long-term solutions like rebuilding energy infrastructure

Leah Tan March 26, 2021

As brutal winter storms settle, the issue of the Texas blackouts have become less prevalent in the news, but the actual situation is far from becoming “less prevalent.” Rather, the blackouts have only...

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