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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...

TWEET IT OUT: CHS students discuss the importance of public figures using social media platforms to bring awareness to social issues

TWEET IT OUT: CHS students discuss the importance of public figures using social media platforms to bring awareness to social issues

Da-Hyun Hong

December 14, 2017

BTS, one of the most representative korean pop (K-pop) boy bands, launched their “LOVE MYSELF” campaign to support UNICEF’s prevention of violence against children and teens this year. According to the K-pop group, the meaning behind the trending hashtag is to “Find love in myself, embrace people...

Kalm it down, Kim

Kalm it down, Kim

Jai Sanghani, Reporter

September 16, 2016

Dear Kim Kardashian West, Thank you so much for teaching teenagers how to be selfish. Really, thanks for the important lesson. It was on July 17 when you graced the world with this wonderful lesson, when you leaked a snapchat video revealing that Taylor Swift wronged your husband. And there is no deny...

Dignity in Devotion. Fans should understand that their idols are human, deserve basic respect.

Dignity in Devotion. Fans should understand that their idols are human, deserve basic respect.

perspectives

May 19, 2016

Nothing is more fun than a concert. The experience of seeing a favorite group or singer live is unforgettable. As a huge fan of music, watching songs come to life on stage is a magical experience, and as strange as it seems, it’s easy for me to view my favorite musicians as wizards or gods, inhuman in ...

Under the Influence: Students consider impact of celebrity decisions and actions

Under the Influence: Students consider impact of celebrity decisions and actions

entertainment

May 21, 2015

Celebrities influence many people in our generation, and according to a Newsweek poll, 77 percent of Americans believe that celebrities have too much of an influence on teenagers—particularly girls. The effect is especially evident in their appearance and attitudes. Sophomore Kathryn Wolfert said one...

For better or worse, social media increases the effect of celebrities on students

For better or worse, social media increases the effect of celebrities on students

entertainment

October 11, 2013

Three hundred and six thousand. That’s the number of tweets per minute Miley Cyrus garnered during her controversial performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 26. Regardless of what side of the fence Cyrus’s followers were on, her antics generated a huge social media buzz, and for ju...

Move over, celebrities. Students should spend more time helping those who truly need it.

Move over, celebrities. Students should spend more time helping those who truly need it.

perspectives

March 22, 2012

Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Dan Wheldon, Amy Winehouse. What do those four people have in common? In the past two years, these four celebrities have died, yet made a major difference in the culture of American history. Whether there death was a drug overdose or just doing what they loved, they...

Familiar faces may be celebrities to some

perspectives

December 12, 2008

By Shireen Korkzan <skorkzan@hilite.org> Every time I see performing arts chairperson Richard Saucedo’s son Ethan, I always have to gently pull his big, yet adorable, ears. I’m not sure if Mr. Saucedo is okay with this, but as long as he’s not complaining, then I’m more than willing t...