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Going to School Early vs. Later

Going to School Early vs. Later

October 3, 2014

A debate has been going on for years on whether or not students should go to school early or go to school later. The change in whether to go to school early or going to school later has many consequences...

‘The Giver’ Story Lost in Translation to Film

‘The Giver’ Story Lost in Translation to Film

October 1, 2014

With an old, wrinkly, man on the front cover, The Giver by Lois Lowry may not seem very appealing to a sixth grader. But it was actually one of the best books I’ve ever read. This year, a movie was...

It’s Great to Walk “The One Hundred Foot Journey”

Yordanos Tesfa

October 1, 2014

The Kadam family settles in the small village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France after they have to flee from India. They realize how elegant the village is and decide to open up a restaurant named Maison Mumbai to continue their tradition of cooking flavorful Indian dishes. The mother of the Kadam family dies in the fire that is set  in their restaurant in Mumbai, India. Hassan Kadam decides to continue his...

Are Clothing Requirements Too Strict?

Are Clothing Requirements Too Strict?

September 23, 2014

The student dress code is made to create a safe and model learning environment for students. The rules and regulations for how a student should be dressed are outlined in the BCPS handbook, but every now...

Back to ‘Black’!

September 16, 2014

The second season to Netflix’s hit series, Orange is the New Black, came to air this past Friday. Fans felt that the season lived up to the expectations of a stellar show. New drama unfolds as new ch...

Is it wrong to kill zombies?

Is it wrong to kill zombies?

June 5, 2014

  I personally am a huge fan of all things zombie apocalypse from World War Z to The Walking Dead and even the older, black and white version of  Night of the Living Dead from 1968. I have analyze...

Reaction to W&M’s ‘Save The Sluts’ Controversy

Reaction to W&M’s ‘Save The Sluts’ Controversy

June 3, 2014

The year is winding down, and seniors are getting ready to say goodbye to high school and hello to college life. At their chosen college they will have to make the decision whether or not to engage in Greek...

‘The Normal Heart’: An AIDS Story That Resonates

‘The Normal Heart’: An AIDS Story That Resonates

June 3, 2014

Back in 80s, the HIV/AIDS crisis was rising in New York City. More people, notably gay men, were afflicted by this terrible disease, and, in a time where there was little medical knowledge about this vir...

How Young is “Too Young” for iPhones?

How Young is “Too Young” for iPhones?

May 30, 2014

In a world of technology, most people own smartphones or tablets. This can help people to schedule meetings, browse the internet, check social networks, and consult a pocket-sized assistant that can go...

Should We Change Our Policy on Educational Electronics?

Should We Change Our Policy on Educational Electronics?

May 28, 2014

A rule typical among American schools is cellphones must be “off and away during the day.” This rule pertains to cellphones and their use during school hours at CHS. Here, from 7:40 am to 2:15pm, all...

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