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Overcoming Charlottesville. Following the racial tension in Charlottesville, Va, our nation must move forward more unified than ever before.

Overcoming Charlottesville. Following the racial tension in Charlottesville, Va, our nation must move forward more unified than ever before.

Bethlehem Daniel, Ad/Business Editor

September 21, 2017

I pride myself on being an American. As the child of immigrants who came to the United States in search of a better life for their kids, I am continuously reminded of how lucky I am to live in a country where we value the concept of equality and opportunity for all. However, we all know that this ide...

Speak Freely. Americans should be respectful of those who speak languages other than English.

Speak Freely. Americans should be respectful of those  who speak languages other than English.

Manahil Nadeem, Editor in Chief

August 15, 2017

For months now, my Facebook and Twitter timelines have filled with horrifying videos of immigrants being berated by Americans for speaking their own languages. In grocery stores. In parks. In restaurants. This phenomenon has spread almost everywhere. “Speak English, you’re in America,” they say. “Go back to where you came from,” they yell. ...

Looking Back: Japanese Exchange Students from Sister School Visit CHS (March 18)

Looking Back: Japanese Exchange Students from Sister School Visit CHS (March 18)

Armaan Goel, Reporter

April 6, 2017

Japanese exchange students for Seikyo Gakuen Junior & Senior High School in Kawachinagano, Japan arrived at CHS on March 18th. The students visited CHS for six days, in which they stayed with CHS students and learned about American culture. Some of the activities planned for the students’ stay included...

Proud to be… American? Recent surveys show some Americans see language as a key part of our culture. What do CHS students and staff think?

Proud to be… American? Recent surveys show some Americans see language as a  key part of our culture. What do CHS students and staff think?

Alina Yu, Feature Reporter

March 17, 2017

After moving halfway across the world from China to the United States in the summer before her sophomore year, Qitao “Rachel” Du, former English as a New Language (ENL) student and junior, took a test in the counseling center that measured her ability in the English language. “They tested me ...

Remember Who We Are. In light of issues discussed in political election, people should recall America’s optimistic culture.

Remember Who We Are. In light of issues discussed in political election, people should recall America’s optimistic culture.

perspectives

February 19, 2016

As I see more politics creeping into the news each day, I can’t help but cringe.  Don’t get me wrong; this election will be one of the most critical decisions we’ve made as a nation in a long time. It will also be the first time I get to put my ballot in the box. But all the finger-pointing, name-calling...

Touching Base in Each Continent

Touching Base in Each Continent

blogs

November 19, 2014

There are seemingly an infinite amount of intriguing places to visit in the world. I can’t possibly cover all of them; to narrow them down, I thought I’d share with you guys one place on each of the seven continents I would like to go to. Asia: Phuket, Thailand A southern island of Thailand, Phuke...

Welcome to Second Generation!

blogs

March 6, 2014

Second generation Americans are people whose parents migrated to America from a different country. These Americans are the first in their families to be raised here and to be affected by their life in America. They have a different perception of the world because of the influences of two clashes cultures....

Insecure. Americans must recognize the privacy risks of the digital age and protest unwarranted and arbitrary government surveillance.

Insecure. Americans must recognize the privacy risks of the digital age and protest unwarranted and arbitrary government surveillance.

perspectives

August 14, 2013

Just so no one thinks I’m hysterical - this isn’t 1984. This is 2013. This is the information era, in which our lives are increasingly recorded, traceable, digitized. And in this era, no one should be surprised by the conundrum America faces in light of recent revelations. Leaked documents publi...

Foreign-born students balance American and immigrant identities

Foreign-born students balance American and immigrant identities

News

May 23, 2013

Senior Victor Rodriguez said he took his favorite vacation in the summer of 2007: a road trip through Mexico, from Mexico City to the Yucatan Peninsula. He and his family spent time exploring Mayan ruins, swimming under a waterfall and talking about their adventures. But according to Rodriguez, Mexico re...

Citizens must understand America’s potential to retain economic dominance due to diversity

Citizens must understand America’s potential to retain economic dominance due to diversity

perspectives

October 23, 2012

“For the first time, the international organization has set a date for the moment when the ‘Age of America’ will end. China’s economy will surpass that of America in 2016.” These words, written in the Wall Street Journal on April 25, 2011, are now heard almost everywhere in society. When we ...

Juniors have an opportunity to win $30,000

Beats

October 6, 2011

This year, juniors will be given the opportunity to win $30,000. Will Ellery, who is in charge of the competition, and other social studies teachers will be giving out entry forms soon. Juniors who sign up for this competition will have to write an essay that will amount to three to five minutes wh...