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Breathing New Life Into An Old Show

Breathing New Life Into An Old Show

November 28

Poldark is a 2015 TV show based off of the novels of Winston Graham, published from 1945 to 1953. The books are about the life of a Revolutionary War soldier named Ross Poldark (Aiden Turner) who retu...

A New World Calls Across the Ocean

November 16

"Songs For A New World," a song cycle written in 1995 by three-time Tony award winner Jason Robert Brown, is a heart-wrenching journey through the lives of several radically different people as they stand...

Do The Political Parties Matter Anymore?

Karin Jones, Staff

November 3

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Clinton and Trump are bickering on and off the debate stage to get the spot with only one week left until Election Day, and voters are getting frustrated and disillusioned. Can this all change the way Election goes? From the start, the choices were tough for many voters to support. Hilary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were the representatives of the Democratic party. Sander's policies was targeted for the youth/the future...

Why You Should Get a Flu Shot

October 28

The flu shot is essential to preventing influenza and reduces its effects if you do contract it. It also reduces the chances that other people around you will catch the flu. Because the flu causes 200,000...

A College Education is a Necessity

Eden Beyene, Staff Writer

October 6

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When kids are sweating in schools all across America, slaving over papers and straining their wrists on essays to seize the “A” they’ve been burning for all semester, it’s easy for them to slip into the thought: “Why am I even doing this?” Some kids have gotten tired of the routine of school. Some do not move on to college and some drop out in the midst of high school. This could hurt rather than help them because...

Is Cheerleading Really a Sport?

Alex Green, Staff

October 6

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For as long as cheerleading has been around, one question has always been asked, "Is cheer a sport?" Cheerleading is when a group of girls cheer at football or basketball games. Cheerleaders are responsible for pumping up the crowd and keeping teams spirits up. Most people only know about Cheerleading at games and don’t think it qualifies as a sport. CHS cheerleaders are very upset at the of lack of peer support th...

It’s Not a Compliment

It’s Not a Compliment

June 1

Grown women walk down the street and start to hear degrading comments on her appearance. Sadly, grown women are not the only victims of this in our society. Young girls and some men are getting degraded...

Defeat Ignorance to Defeat Homophobia

Defeat Ignorance to Defeat Homophobia

May 3

Just like other places in this country, homophobia can be found at CHS. Some students have been subject to harmful and biased views regarding their sexuality. They have been vunerable to bullying, pee...

Fight to the Death

Fight to the Death

April 21

As students, with our hormones raging and frontal lobes freaking out, we all have our bad days. All of us have that one person whom we hate with every fiber of our being, and we all have our limits. So ...

Why I, a Teenage Girl, Don’t Want to Look Like a Victoria’s Secret Model

Why I, a Teenage Girl, Don’t Want to Look Like a Victoria’s Secret Model

April 6

"Girls, who are already under a lot of pressure to fit in, see these thin, blemish-free models everywhere and are taught that this is how they are supposed to look. Not only are these standards nearly impossible to achieve, but nobody should feel obligated to look a certain way just to fit in."

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