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Brigid Kosgei Becomes the Fastest Female Marathon Runner

November 21, 2019 8:29pm | Ivette Enriquez

October 13th marks the date that twenty five year old Brigid Kosgei became the record holder of the fastest marathon ran by a woman. Kosgei ran the Chicago Marathon, a mixed sex race where she broke the record that had been formerly held by Paula […]

New School Start Time

November 14, 2019 2:28am | Caitlin Polesetsky

Listen, we’ve all been there before. Six thirty on a Monday morning, rudely awakened by the nauseatingly sweet tones of your phone telling you to wake up. High school students all across the country think the same thought–just ten more minutes. And surprisingly, lawmakers in […]

Another Disappointing Year for Dodgers Fans

November 7, 2019 5:24am | Ella Zare, Evann McDowell

On October 9th, the Cardinals faced off against the Braves in the first Game 5 of the 2019 NLDS. The Cardinals won in a record breaking fashion, beating the Braves 13-1 with ten of those runs in the first inning. This game was, however, overshadowed […]

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Movie Review

November 6, 2019 12:31am | Lexee Alvarez, Lexie Jaramillo

Maleficent is the first movie in a two-movie franchise and the precursor of the sequel Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.  These movies are both inspired by the original movie Sleeping Beauty. Although the movie has been only newly released, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is not that far off […]

CCHS Hat Policy… Changing?

November 5, 2019 6:23am | Alisha Hasan

CCHS students have long had complaints regarding the current hat policy, which only allows them to wear CCHS hats and beanies. Recently, however, the administration took up this issue with ASB. They eventually reached a consensus: that if students are willing to compromise their AirPods and […]

Earlier AP Exam Registration Starting 2019-2020

November 3, 2019 3:20pm | Juliette Healy

Starting this 2019-2020 school year, the College Board has required all students to register for their AP exams between October 14 – 25, 2019. Many people have questioned why the College Board has moved up the registration dates from early March, and the company has […]

A New Approach

November 3, 2019 3:10pm | Michelle Zhou

Most of the movies released in 2019 have remained puddled in the bland mud of the traditional action, rom-com, or horror genres, allowing the critically acclaimed drama/thriller film Joker to take the spotlight. Director Todd Philips, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted […]

Bastille and Joywave Concert

November 3, 2019 3:01pm | Sascha Goldsmith

On October 12 at the Greek, Bastille – a band that’s been releasing hits since 2013 – and their pre-show, Joywave, played a spectacular concert. Joywave’s music was energetic and engaging. As a person who has never heard them before, I can say that I […]

Kurdish Conflict in Syria

October 31, 2019 7:27pm | Josie Peinemann

The Middle East has fallen apart in the past few weeks.   It all started with Donald Trump’s executive decision to withdraw American soldiers that had been stationed in Syria to aid and protect the Kurds from outside threats. The Kurds are stateless, meaning that […]

Trump Impeachment Explained

October 23, 2019 7:37pm | Caitlin Polesetsky

Today’s youth has to be informed on today’s politics and issues. So let’s sit down and talk about the current Trump impeachment inquiry. First, we need some backstory, so let’s take a step back and ask ourselves a question: how did this all happen?   […]