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Strike Back: Educational expert, students discuss teacher protests, future of education system

Strike Back: Educational expert, students discuss teacher protests, future of education system

Angela Qian

May 18, 2018

On Feb. 9, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that there were seven major work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers in 2017, the second lowest number on record, and none of which included teachers. Less than two weeks later, West Virginia teachers began a nine-day walkout to protest low wages. ...

The Future Is Female

The Future Is Female

Da-Hyun Hong and Riya Chinni

February 23, 2018

Bryn Walker, vice president of CHS Democrats Club and senior, said she strongly believes in equality for all; however, although she said she thinks society has made progress in addressing discrimination, she said there is still a lot more to be resolved in terms of tangible results. “I think (re...

Students at CHS disagree with Trump’s former executive order

Students at CHS disagree with Trump’s former executive order

Allison Li, Beats Editor

February 21, 2017

Junior Alexis O’Brien   Did you agree with Trump’s decision? Can you see where he’s coming from? Not at all. I don't agree with Trump’s policies. I agree that vetting could be a little stronger but that was extreme and I know plenty of people from those countries who aren...

Rage Against the Machine. Students should think rationally about results of the election.

Rage Against the Machine. Students should think rationally about results of the election.

Shiva Vallabhaneni, Managing Editor

December 12, 2016

A time of year where we should be united, we are divided. After witnessing the aftermath of the 2016 election, the riots as well as the peaceful protests. It struck me how divided the country really was during this historic election. Many who are protesting in the big cities of Los Angeles and Philadelphi...

Please Stand. Protest not always appropriate in all situations

Please Stand. Protest not always appropriate in all situations

Misha Rekhter, Reporter

October 13, 2016

Recently, it has become popular among athletes to silently protest during the national anthem. These athletes, such as 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, have been using the national anthem, which is played before sporting events, as a platform to speak out against racial injustices. In theory, this ...

CHS students show support for Palestine, Israel through demonstrations

CHS students show support for Palestine, Israel through demonstrations

Beats

November 21, 2012

As the conflict between Israel and Gaza continues, students here are showing support for respective sides by participating in protests and demonstrations. Senior Leena Basha showed her support for the Palestinian cause on Saturday Nov. 17 at a  protest supporting Gaza. The protest took place ...

Students participate in Westboro Baptist Church counter-protest on Feb. 5

Students participate in Westboro Baptist Church counter-protest on Feb. 5

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February 5, 2012

Several students from CHS counter-protested a rally held by the Westboro Baptist Church on Feb. 5 at the Carmel Lutheran Church. According to the Westboro Baptist Church's website, the protest was aimed at the "lukewarm" stance on homosexuality and other issues that WBC members believe the Carmel Lutheran...

Not so far from home

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March 1, 2011

Turmoil in Egypt affects students at this school By Victor Xu <vxu@hilite.org> After the outbreak of the demonstrations in Egypt agitating for a new government, senior Crestin Andrews said she was concerned for her relatives in Cairo and other Egyptian cities. Although her relatives did n...