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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 […]

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 […]

Why you should donate hair

February 15, 2019 5:27am | Chelsea Maynard

When you think about donating stuff, what’s the first thing that crosses your mind? Toys, clothes – maybe books? Well, something a lot of people don’t think of is donating hair. But why should you donate hair? Hair donations go mainly to people who have […]

The Potter Play

February 15, 2019 5:24am | Ally Matheson

When you enter the Lyric Theatre in New York for the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, prepare yourself. You are about to enter a world filled with magic and mystery. The moment you enter this world of unknown, you are greeted by the magnificent […]

The R Kelly Docu-Series is only the Beginning

January 19, 2019 5:47am | Naiima Paul

To most of the public- especially African-American communities- R Kelly is a well-known figure. He has had a long-standing career as an R&B hitmaker, creating such memorable tracks as “Ignition Remix” and “Step in the Name of Love.” Throughout his career, however, he has been […]

Ode to a College App

January 16, 2019 2:56am | Natalie Richardson

Oh college apps, How you’ve forsaken me. You give me the hope of a brighter future yet strip me of my sanity. My stress is incalculable, and I never get to sleep. You demand letters of rec and all of my money   I’m left […]

A New Status Quo in the North Korea-United States Standoff

January 15, 2019 7:50pm | Brandon Kim

It might be hard to believe, considering the very real possibility of nuclear war just last summer, but the last time North Korea conducted a nuclear missile test was just over a year ago: November 28, 2017. That doesn’t necessarily mean that the country hasn’t […]