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When is It Ever OK to Use the “N-Word”?

When is It Ever OK to Use the “N-Word”?

June 13, 2018

There are a lot of controversial topics in today's society like actions and words. But one of the most controversial topics in society between races is a word that some believe that is beyond powerful....

Sushi-Lover Population Grows

Sushi-Lover Population Grows

June 13, 2018

Ask a child if they like sushi, and they'll probably crinkle their nose in disgust. Ask an adult or teenager if they like sushi, and one of two things will happen: they'll either react the same way, or...

Favorite Lip Balm Brands

Favorite Lip Balm Brands

June 13, 2018

As simple as it seems, lip balm is used by the majority of the students in high school and is more often than not taken for granted.   There are multiple brands of lip balm. Lip balm is defined as a small stick of a wax-like substance that ho...

Heading to the Beach

Heading to the Beach

June 12, 2018

One of the best things about living in Catonsville is being close to the beach. When many people go to the beach, they only go to the beach or go to restaurant. Here are a few other options to add...

What Did Your Teacher Want To Be Before Teaching?

What Did Your Teacher Want To Be Before Teaching?

June 12, 2018

When people are asked about what they want to be when they get older, it varies from an engineer to a lawyer, nurse, doctor, fashion designer, artist, professional athlete, or just simply "I don’t know".  ...

Teacher Celebrity Doppelgangers in CHS

Teacher Celebrity Doppelgangers in CHS

June 12, 2018

Many teachers at CHS are remembered for their work ethic, teaching ability, or personality, but some teachers make their mark by looking like celebrities. Here is a list of some staff members in our school...

Ellicott City Flood: What Was the Actual Cause?

Ellicott City Flood: What Was the Actual Cause?

June 12, 2018

Many who grew up in Catonsville know of historic Ellicott City. The flood of 2016 had already devastated business owners, and now they are fed up with the damages and may not return. Is the new housing...

Summer Reading Recommendations

Summer Reading Recommendations

June 8, 2018

Aside from the mandatory reading that Baltimore County makes its students do, there are many great books that rising sophomores plan to read and recommend to other students. Freshman Jordan Johnson...

Another Summer at Merriweather

Another Summer at Merriweather

June 8, 2018

Merriweather Post Pavilion is an outdoor entertainment center that hosts a multitude of concerts every year.  It opened in 1967 with very popular artists like Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin. Then it was...

Benefits and Struggles of Turning 18

Benefits and Struggles of Turning 18

June 8, 2018

Everyone wants to be an adult when they're younger, waiting impatiently for the freedom that comes with it. But, being 18 isn't as exciting as one might think.   At some point, many of the students here at Catonsville High School will turn 18 whether it's in their junior ...

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