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Defeat Ignorance to Defeat Homophobia

Defeat Ignorance to Defeat Homophobia

May 3, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

"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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How the American Education System Favors Extroverts, and Why It Doesn’t Have to

How the American Education System Favors Extroverts, and Why It Doesn’t Have to

April 4, 2016

"Many students, myself included, learn more effectively if we are given the opportunity to think and process concepts by ourselves first, without having to collaborate."

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Zootopia Provides Emotional Rollercoaster, Great CGI

Zootopia Provides Emotional Rollercoaster, Great CGI

March 23, 2016

“Real life is more complicated than a slogan on a bumper sticker.” This is one of the many messages that Zootopia sends to the viewers. On March 4, the new animated Disney feature, Zootopia, hit the ...

Dear Hollywood: Diversity Means More Than a Marketing Label

Dear Hollywood: Diversity Means More Than a Marketing Label

March 19, 2016

I flipped through the comic books I had handmade when I was nine. They were fun to read and all, but one thing each book had in common left me feeling very disturbed. Having wanted to portray each protagonist...

America Needs a 21st Century Civil Rights Act

America Needs a 21st Century Civil Rights Act

March 16, 2016

If the supporters and detractors of LGBT rights consider the issue from a civil rights perspective, there can be more understanding and more political will to see this final obstacle to full LGBT equality removed.

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The Intersectionality of Feminism

The Intersectionality of Feminism

March 16, 2016

In the words of Cheris Kramarae, “Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings.” All women.

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Blackout: Perfect Combination of History and Time Travel

Blackout: Perfect Combination of History and Time Travel

March 11, 2016

Imagine waking up in a hospital who-knows-where with a possibly amputated foot, no cell phone to contact anyone with, and no one to contact. Picture yourself as a shopgirl in the midst of the London Blit...

Are We Done Yet?!

Sarah Neumann, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

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As a senior, if you aren’t already asking the question “are we done yet?”you will be soon. This question is the first sign of a widespread disease that won’t physically kill you, but can give you side effects of fatigue, laziness, severe procrastination, and a slew of other symptoms. This illness is unavoidable, inevitable, and usually occurs early to mid spring for the majority. Its name: senioritis. Its sole victim: ev...

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