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Is There Too Much Pressure?

Is There Too Much Pressure?

May 7, 2014

Girls all over struggle with the pressure to be perfect. Most girls want to be extremely skinny because that is what girls think guys want. All girls are different and that doesn’t mean they are less...

Pompeii: An Eruption of Cliches

Pompeii: An Eruption of Cliches

April 29, 2014

“NO WARNING, NO ESCAPE.” The slogan for Pompeii is tantalizing enough, sparking attention to see it on the big screen. But the movie’s cliched plot and dialogue ruined a movie goer’s time. ...

OOH,OOH, PICK ME! PICK ME!: The Problem with Participation Grades

OOH,OOH, PICK ME! PICK ME!: The Problem with Participation Grades

April 9, 2014

There’s always that one hand that's constantly up, no matter what the class, no matter what the question. That hand will remain up constantly, and the person who decided to raise that hand will receive...

Does Art Make You Smart?

Does Art Make You Smart?

April 3, 2014

As the use of technology has increased exponentially and the focus in school has been narrowed to the core academic subjects, support for art education is slowly fading. Educators are constantly searching fo...

‘Divergent’ Film Pleases Series’ Fans

April 3, 2014

The highly-anticipated teen movie Divergent has finally arrived in theaters and does not disappoint the fans. The movie was based on the trilogy of the same name by Veronica Roth.  Initiates, what the book fan...

Gay Rights Increase, Discrimination Remains

Gay Rights Increase, Discrimination Remains

March 31, 2014

Even though gay marriage is now legal in 17 states in the U.S, and overall Americans seem to be more accepting of homosexuality, 33 states still ban gay marriage. In addition, numerous homosexuals have been ro...

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Too Many Trophies: Losing is Good for You

March 21, 2014

As children, some of us are raised to work hard and be the best we can.  But sometimes our best isn't enough.  The trivial question parents and adults have to face, is how do the deal with it?  In spo...

McQueen Brings Slavery to the Big Screen

McQueen Brings Slavery to the Big Screen

March 2, 2014

Slavery is part of the dark past of the United States of America. Just thinking about the cruelties that many slaves faced is distressing and heartwrenching. Stories have been told about this period. Movies...

Should CHS Offer Students a Study Hall Option?

Should CHS Offer Students a Study Hall Option?

February 21, 2014

Students and administrators always discuss ways to better a school; from the classroom to the bathroom, they're always looking for improvements. However, one improvement that hasn't been brought to the table...

Bathroom Passes

Bathroom Passes

February 12, 2014

Doctors and health experts often state that the recommended amount of water is eight eight-ounce glasses a day. If someone does drink this much, it’s inevitable that one will have to use the bathroom...

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