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Campaign for Change. Me Too campaign raises much-needed awareness on sexual harassment and assault.

Campaign for Change. Me Too campaign raises much-needed awareness on sexual harassment and assault.

Emily Worrell

November 17, 2017


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On Oct. 15, 20 years after Tarana Burke founded the Me Too campaign, actress Alyssa Milano tweeted out a request that victims of sexual harassment or assault reply by saying “me too.” Since then, the hashtag #metoo has gone viral. When I see this hashtag, I am filled with a bittersweet mixture o...

Reluctant Relief. Five weeks after the hurricane, the U.S.’ efforts to help Puerto Rico are still greatly lagging

Reluctant Relief. Five weeks after the hurricane, the U.S.’  efforts to help Puerto Rico are still greatly lagging

Manahil Nadeem, Editor in Chief

November 17, 2017


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Last year in AP U.S. history, we learned about delayed relief for Hurricane Katrina. Twelve years later, parallels can be seen in the relief efforts for Puerto Rico. On Sept. 16, Puerto Rico was struck by two major hurricanes in a short succession. As of press deadline, most of the island is without...

Pizza Purists. Students should consider expanding their pizza topping selection

Pizza Purists. Students should consider  expanding their pizza topping selection

Misha Rekhter, Perspectives Editor

November 17, 2017


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Cheese is the only flavor that will please everyone for sure.” “But cheese is so boring… can we please get some other toppings?” “Fine we can get pepperoni, but that’s it.” I’m frustrated; I’m mad. This type of scenario unfolds basically every time my friends and family place a pizza...

Not Just Teens. Adults, teens alike should be aware of dangers of texting and driving

Not Just Teens. Adults, teens alike should be aware of dangers of texting and driving

Kalea Miao, Managing Editor

November 17, 2017


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As a teen driver, i follow all the rules: hands on nine and three, feet comfortably on the pedals and phone out of my hand. With Teen Texting and Driving week upon us, teen drivers will hear that last rule more than they already do, as teens are stereotypically seen as the most common perpetrators, too...

Taking A Knee. Students should reflect on the true reason behind the protests

Taking A Knee. Students should reflect on the  true reason behind the protests

Misha Rekhter, Perspectives Editor

October 26, 2017


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When I discuss the recent anthem protests by NFL players over the past few weeks, I want to acknowledge that while I may think I “get it,” I can never fully understand the foundation and necessity of the protests. After all, I am a white male, and “white privilege” is still very much a real phenomenon...

Do Unto Others. Respect between students, teachers is crucial to learning, teaching effectively.

Do Unto Others. Respect between students, teachers is crucial to learning, teaching effectively.

Emily Worrell

October 26, 2017


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As a 17-year-old girl, I get mixed messages from everywhere regarding how to act. From parents to friends to teachers, I have a million social pressures pulling me every which way, all contradicting one another and even contradicting themselves. The biggest issue I encounter is the mixed messages I get...

A Bad Apple. iPhone X not worth its hefty pricetag

A Bad Apple. iPhone X not worth its hefty pricetag

Sam Shi, Reporter

October 26, 2017


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Last month, apple revealed three new iPhones during its keynote event: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus and the iPhone X. With its completely redesigned build, the iPhone X stole the spotlight of the show. The iPhone X is to have a nearly edgeless, 5.8-inch, OLED display, which is larger than the iPhone 8 plus’s...

Inclusion and Awareness. Including those with disabilities is important not only at CHS, but nationwide.

Inclusion and Awareness. Including those with disabilities is important not only at CHS, but nationwide.

Hannah Glazier

October 26, 2017


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As October comes to an end, it is imperative to reflect upon this month dedicated to promoting acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. The primary purpose of this month is to raise awareness, with the ultimate goal of destigmatizing the genetic disorder. According to the National Institute o...