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Students, counselors reflect the Harvard Affirmative Action Case

Viyang Hao

November 6, 2019

Earlier this year, a group of Asian-Americans filed a lawsuit against Harvard University and its admissions office, claiming its admissions process was discriminated against Asian-Americans. The federal judge who oversaw this case recently announced that there was little discrimination towards Asian Am...

Column: The Limits of Reenacting our History

Column: The Limits of Reenacting our History

Bethlehem Daniel

November 7, 2017

Growing up, playing dress up was one of my favorite pastimes. It provided me and my friends an escape from reality for a short time being. When we slipped Disney-themed dresses over our shoulders, we felt as if we were transported into the locales we only saw through the Disney movies. When we dressed ...

CHS students believe that Snapchat unintentionally displays racism

CHS students believe that Snapchat unintentionally displays racism

Darrell Cheng, Reporter

November 28, 2016

Ever since its release, Snapchat has continuously been one of the most popular social media outlets. Snapchat, unlike many other forms of social media, has a feature in which users can morph their faces into several different formations.  However, despite Snapchat’s uniqueness, some of these formations...

“Whitewashing” in Media

“Whitewashing” in Media

entertainment

September 16, 2015

The words “Peter Pan” invoke images of a quintessential childhood fantasy movie: the fantastical island Neverland, the sly, charming titular character, the glittering pixie Tinker Bell and the tribe of “Injuns” with their beautiful princess Tiger Lily. “Pan,” a live-action remake of the classic...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Full version of ‘E-race-ing Stereotypes’

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Full version of ‘E-race-ing Stereotypes’

sports

February 20, 2015

Editor's Note: A shortened version of this article appeared in the Feb. 20 issue of the HiLite due to spacing concerns. Here is the full version. When Jonnathan Robinson, track athlete and senior, prepares afterschool for practice, he’s in the minority, as an African-American playing a sport in...

Miss Controversy. Why students should care about the new Miss America.

Miss Controversy. Why students should care about the new Miss America.

perspectives

October 11, 2013

“So Miss America is a terrorist.” “I swear I’m not racist, but this is America.” “Congratulations Al-Qaeda. Our Miss America is one of you.” These were just a few of the thousands of vicious tweets posted regarding Nina Davuluri, the first ever Indian-American Miss America. Davulu...