A Project for Better Journalism chapter


All Lives Can’t Matter Until Black Lives Matter

June 6, 2020 5:37am | Sascha Goldsmith

Since the spread of the news of George Floyd’s cruel death by the hands of police brutality and racism, millions of people across the globe have banded together to protest the oppression of black communities in America in the absence of Federal leadership.  Protesters have […]

The Senior Stress Epidemic

February 27, 2020 8:47pm | Naiima Paul

With the second semester in full swing, high school seniors are experiencing some of the most stressful times imaginable.  Between classes, projects, and extracurriculars, the average student gets their fair share of stress. But the past few weeks have been even more stressful for us […]

Cheating Scandal Rocks MLB

February 27, 2020 8:45pm | Evann McDowell

A major MLB cheating scandal came to national attention about not one, but two, teams. While on their way to a World Series win in 2017, the Astros were stealing pitching signs from the opposing team during home games. This was through the use of […]

How Andrew Yang Can Solve America’s Political Divide

January 10, 2020 4:59pm | Sam Schuette

In 21st century America, politics almost always divide instead of bring together. Democrats and Republicans continuously attack the opposition and the rift between the two parties grows increasingly larger by the day. Admittedly, political divisiveness isn’t always a bad thing. It inspires further discourse and […]

Protests in Paris

January 10, 2020 4:56pm | Lexee Alvarez

Translation: I THINK THEREFORE I AM Once again, there are protests going on in Paris. They first began in October 2018; the people of France have been protesting even since the government increased fuel taxes. Multiple protests are going on throughout Paris, with some of […]

Testing Day Takes a Big Step in the Right Direction

January 2, 2020 7:31am | Matthew Cowan

<span style=”font-weight: 400;” data-mce-style=”font-weight: 400;”>We all still remember testing day, October 30, 2019. The constant reminders from teachers; the emails to our parents, and of course wondering what our school’s first attempt at an event like this would be like. The tests were different for […]

Opinion: The Need for Moderatism in a Politically Polarized Society

May 14, 2019 2:31am | Brandon Kim

There’s a common label that often befalls political moderates. It’s a label of “meh,” as Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez put it – a label of being politically complacent for not blindly following the ideals of one of the two dominant parties in modern American […]

An Interview With Vision: Ventura

May 9, 2019 2:20pm | Natalie Richardson

Earlier this year, Hebrew Richardson (also known as Vision) released his incredibly successful album, Ventura, taking the school by storm and showing everyone just how talented he is. Richardson says his inspiration came from “his girlfriend and the Yung label- they pushed me to try […]

The Vaping Predicament at CCHS

April 14, 2019 1:44am | Nina Baeza

Perhaps at some point, wracked by a sudden urge, you’ll need to hasten your steps to the nearest restroom. After a minute you’ll manage to clasp that blue peeling door and make your way inside. What could be a two minute venture, in-and-out, morphs into […]

What makes a “Best Picture” the Best?

March 19, 2019 11:39pm | Naiima Paul

Three weeks later after the Academy Awards, which premiered on February 24th, scrutiny and criticism about the choices made by the Academy can still be found in every corner. And as someone who is interested in art and entertainment, especially relating to film, I was […]