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I Don’t Get It!: In honor of National Humor Month in April, people express ideas regarding generational differences in humor

I Don’t Get It!: In honor of National Humor Month in April, people express ideas regarding generational differences in humor

Karen Zhang

March 22, 2019


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As Kyle Fleckenstein, ComedySportz member and junior, stands on stage during a ComedySportz match, he draws inspiration for his jokes from popular and well-known events occurring in society. For example, Fleckenstein said he plans to reference “memes,” which are virally transmitted cultural symbols or s...

Following new requirements for Scholastic Banquet eligibility, CHS community assesses academically competitive school culture

Following new requirements for Scholastic Banquet eligibility, CHS community assesses academically competitive school culture

Rhea Acharya

February 22, 2019


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Recently, the PTO changed the requirements a student needs to meet to be invited to the Scholastic Banquet, which is scheduled for April 15. Until this year, the administration invited the top 3 percent of students based on their cumulative GPA, but this year, as they are introducing cut-off GPAs; a ...

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


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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. ...

Global Family: CHS students examine motives behind adopting internationally, impact on lives with observance of National Adoption Awareness Month in November

Global Family: CHS students examine motives behind adopting internationally, impact on lives with observance of National Adoption Awareness Month in November

Natalie Khamis

November 16, 2018


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For junior Gabe Quigley, the adoption of his younger sister Metta six-and-a-half years ago was more than an opportunity to expand his family; it was a chance to help. According to the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), a string of rebel at...

A Roadblock in Construction: Following recent appeal, students, staff reflect on controversy surrounding mosque

A Roadblock in Construction: Following recent appeal, students,  staff reflect on controversy surrounding mosque

Tara Kandallu

May 18, 2018


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"Knowing about each other and making each other aware of each other’s faith is (something the mosque will bring). It’s a place of gathering. You can come and interact with other people in the community."

FashionInsta: CHS students take on online business using fashion apps, including Instagram, to buy, sell their clothing

FashionInsta: CHS students take on online business using fashion  apps, including Instagram, to buy, sell their clothing

Alina Yu and Kris Otten

February 23, 2018


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INSTACLOSET   Junior Mea McCormack explains her “closet” account on the social media app Instagram How long have you been using your clothing account? Two months Have you found that using the app has been successful in selling your clothes Yes, it has. I have probably still have more for sale than wh...

Broadcasting into the future: CHTV, WHJE students reflect on potential impact of proposed budget cuts for broadcasting industry

Broadcasting into the future: CHTV, WHJE students reflect on potential impact of proposed budget cuts for broadcasting industry

Riya Chinni

February 23, 2018


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Radio transmissions have been around since the late 19th century, starting in 1894 with “wireless” transmissions of Guglielmo Marconi and his telegraphy system. In 1912, Marconi opened the world’s first radio factory, and in 1920, a station in Detroit broadcast the first radio news program. Sixt...

Alone in the crowd?

Alone in the crowd?

Raiha Zainab and Angela Qian

January 25, 2018


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At 13, senior Kelsey Irwin said she lost her motivation to keep going. She started to quit everything she had loved doing: theater, dance, choir, hockey, volleyball, soccer and more—the list goes on. It was at this point in her life when she was close to giving up. She almost let her “inner demons”...

Working during the Holiday Season: Instead of relaxing over the holidays, some CHS students, staff have chosen to work

Working during the Holiday Season: Instead of relaxing over the holidays, some CHS students, staff have chosen to work

Raphael Li

December 14, 2017


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For many people, the holidays are a time to relax with family, but for junior Kelly Xiang, she said she’ll be spending much of her winter break working at Cold Stone Creamery. Xiang said she will work extra hours over the break but said she doesn’t mind the extra work because it gives her somethin...