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More Than Meets the Eye: As photo editing applications increase in prevalence, students, staff evaluate impact on self-image, confidence

Senior Kelly Xiang adjusts the contrast on a photo of senior Sylvia Liu on Photoshop Express. Xiang said that photos can highlight people’s insecurities.

Wendy Zhu

May 23, 2019

As apps like Facetune have shot up in popularity over the course of the past few years, photo editing has become easier than ever. With a single tap or click, users are quickly able to erase any blemishes or imperfections they may have, allowing them to create their ideal photo or selfie. According ...

French Club to open cooking class to language students on May 20

Alexis O’Brien, vice president and senior, explains the situation of interest in French Club. She said one thing to improve for next year is organization in terms of who is participating in which events.

Daniel Lee

May 16, 2018

Though French Club’s cooking class with Chef Sentissi, a Moroccan chef, was cancelled due to a lack of interest, according to sponsor Lisa Carroll, French Club officers decided to allow students outside of French Club to experience the class. President and junior Kelly Xiang said, “The Moroccan C...

‘Rep Urself’: CHS staff, students reflect on utilization, progression of modern slang

'Rep Urself': CHS staff, students reflect on utilization, progression of modern slang

Anushka Dasgupta

March 23, 2018

With the advent of the Internet, social media and a wider range of mass media, teenagers today are far different from their predecessors. They use new slang words daily, each passing in and out of trends, made up by anyone and everyone who has access to the Internet. In the past few years, many have  c...

French Club to have a cooking class

Former president and senior Alexis O’Brien hands out plates during a French Club meeting. She said she was too busy to fulfill her role as French Club president, leaving senior Kelly Xiang to fill her place.

Daniel Lee

March 6, 2018

For March, French Club is looking to expand their cultural knowledge of French culture through cooking Moroccan food, according to sponsor Lisa Carroll. Carroll said, “We’re trying to get in contact with Chef Sentissi, a Moroccan chef from downtown. He runs the Saffron Cafe, and we’re trying to p...

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

Junior Kelly Xiang takes an order at Cold Stone Creamery. According to Xiang, working over break gives her something to do productively, which allows her to feel more responsible.

Raphael Li

December 14, 2017

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...