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CHS students talk about cooking, stereotypes, working professionally in restaurant industry

Cooking teacher Nicholas Carter demonstrates how to toss mushrooms to senior Matt Arnold. He tells Arnold to have confidence in cooking.
November 5, 2020

Every first Thursday of November, the United States recognizes something called National Men Make Dinner Day. This year, it will take place on Nov. 5. Sophomore Arthur Yeh, who is a student in Advanced...

Lyrical Mentality: Students, staff reflect on negative stereotypes surrounding rap, how music affects their daily lives

Rapper and sophomore Isaac Brown (left) prepares to record his new songs alongside DJ and sophomore Ethan Meneghini (right) in one of the school’s recording studios during late start. This was the first time the pair had worked together. Both Brown and Meneghini said they were excited to begin working.
October 25, 2018

Every day, rapper and sophomore Isaac Brown tunes in to rap music. At the same time, Annie Kim, officer of the Share The Music Club and sophomore, can be found listening to or playing classical music,...

Stopping the Stereotypes

Stopping the Stereotypes
August 16, 2016

When Omar Hindi, Muslim Student Alliance member and senior, and his family went out to the Original Pancake House for lunch a couple of weeks after school had ended last year, nothing distinguished them...

All the Single Ladies. Kesha controversy exposes the issues in today’s judicial system with regards to women.

All the Single Ladies. Kesha controversy exposes the issues in today’s judicial system with regards to women.
April 21, 2016

#freekesha. It’s the hashtag we all have seen these past few weeks as the alleged abuse between Kesha and her producer, Dr. Luke, has been brought to light. According to an article released this past...

Fighting Perceptions. The impression Africa holds in the world today does not truly reflect the progress it has made.

Fighting Perceptions. The impression Africa holds in the world today does not truly reflect the progress it has made.
October 9, 2015

Just this past month, Taylor Swift released her music video for her song “Wildest Dreams.” Throughout the video, the viewer is exposed to an African landscape and African animals, but, ironically,...

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

Jonnathon Robinson, senior and track athlete, takes part in his track practice. Robinson said sometimes stereotypes set him up for failure.
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,...

Get to know each other. People should look past labels and embrace their identity.

Get to know each other. People should look past labels and embrace their identity.
November 14, 2014

A couple weeks ago, I was appalled  when a student who sat next to me asked me before I even had a chance to sit down whether my parents were doctors or owned a Subway. Does the fact that they’re Indian...

Graphic Perspective

Graphic Perspective
October 11, 2013

A more balanced equation

A MORE BALANCED EQUATION: Seniors Stephanie Pitman and Matthew Ong both plan to pursue careers breaking the stereotypes for their gender. Their interests reflect a movement towards increased gender equality. CONNER GORDON / PHOTO
December 13, 2010

Students choose careers in fields breaking traditional gender stereotypes, reflecting a wider movement toward gender equality By Victor Xu <[email protected]> Senior Stephanie Pitman’s...

Students view stereotypes, popularity as harmless

August 11, 2009

By Karlie Hansen <[email protected]> Junior Jessica Novitski appears to be an average young teenager here. She enjoys rock music, she wears clothes that are not uncommonly found in the halls...

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