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Fire at Notre-Dame: Remembering the Importance of Historical Structures

May 14, 2019 2:23am | Brandon Kim

The world awoke to a major shock on April 15 when the cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris was discovered to have gone up in a devastating fire. The fire was believed to have broken out at around 6:20 Central European Summer Time, with over 400 […]

Macy’s and Becca’s Closet Show Love to Girls in Need

April 28, 2019 5:00am | Meadow Vokes

On April 15, 2019, a special event was held for those searching for a prom dress in response to the financial burden that it can cause. Thanks to the partnership between Macy’s and Becca’s Closet, many girls were given the opportunity to not only go […]

Virgin Orbit Tour

April 28, 2019 4:59am | Sascha Goldsmith

The CCHS robotics team was recently allowed to take a tour of the Virgin Orbit HQ and factory in Long Beach California. The tour was organized by team member Sophie Doumitt, who was able to make some fantastic connections with an employee of the organization. […]

(Some) 2020 Presidential Candidates

April 9, 2019 12:25am | Amol Shome

Note: This article does not list all presidential candidates for the 2020 election, recent (it was written in March of 2019) or otherwise. BERNIE SANDERS (D) Having been engaged in political activism since the 1960s, Sanders’ electoral political experience began with his joining of the […]

Trump’s Declaration a Reflection of a Larger Border Dispute

April 8, 2019 4:35am | Brandon Kim

President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency on the U.S.-Mexico border came as an unprecedented move, though not entirely unexpected.   The announcement came following a two month long dispute between the president and Democrats over funding for the former’s proposed border wall – a […]

CCHS Remembers the Parkland Tragedy After One Year

March 14, 2019 3:50pm | Devyn Hackett

On February 14th, 2018, a gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school in Parkland, Florida and opened fire for six minutes. In those six minutes, 17 innocent lives were lost. This tragedy sparked a youth led movement towards stricter gun laws and students all around […]

Super Mega Storm to Hit Cali

March 14, 2019 3:50pm | Meadow Vokes

For many Southern Californians, it is worrisome to learn that predictions from many scientists and experts have shown that the recurring rainfall hitting the West Coast is only a premonition of what’s to come. Not only has there been an increase in water filling the canals […]

Fire and Ice Dance: Where’s the School Spirit?

March 1, 2019 4:22pm | Naiima Paul

You might have heard about the winter formal that was scheduled to happen February 23rd. The Fire and Ice dance was ASB’s follow-up to Homecoming. It was a first time event, though planned to be a similar dance to last year’s glow-themed winter semi-formal. The […]

Ted Talks Come to Culver

February 26, 2019 1:59am | Amol Shome

This year’s series of talks at the Robert Frost auditorium encompassed a wide variety of interesting topics, ranging from the possibility of alien life to the lasting cultural significance of Vine. Aptitude vs. Grit — Lucky H. Lucky compared people who are born with a […]

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards: Recap

February 21, 2019 4:36pm | Naiima Paul

Music’s biggest celebration – the 61st Annual Grammy Awards – took place Sunday night. Despite big name performances and entertaining presentations, the night was relatively uneventful. Television ratings show the event had an all-time low viewership compared to Grammys in the past nine years. However, […]