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New district attorney to influence entire US

New district attorney to influence entire US

Angelo Thomas, Reporter

February 20, 2020

In our current high-tension political atmosphere, people seem to be realizing that local elections can have just as much of an effect on their communities as presidential elections. Smaller elections, which once flew under most people’s radar, have become battlegrounds for competing ideologies. This...

CHS students and staff; here for the queer

CHS students and staff; here for the queer

Ady Bolinger, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Walking down the halls of any high school, one is likely to hear the words, “No homo!” or, “If you’re wearing socks it’s not gay!” Hearing these phrases and the stigma surrounding the LGBTQ+ community can make high school a very terrifying and unaccepting place for queer students. On top...

In view of reports, is panic over the coronavirus necessary?

Stephen Nazareth, Reporter

February 20, 2020

With the start of a new decade in 2020, many were wondering what the years ahead would bring. Just a few days into January, the internet was ablaze with discussions about a possible third World War over increased U.S. tensions with Iran. Towards the end of January, just as the remnants of that conversation...

Cuisine of Claremont – a special on Claremont Cones

Cuisine of Claremont – a special on Claremont Cones

Eden Yu, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

February 20, 2020

Move over, Baskin Robbins — Claremont Cones is in town. Opened a little over three months ago by next-door’s Round Table Pizza owner, Max Zed, Claremont Cones has been bustling with customers since its grand opening. After the retirement of the former Baskin Robbins owner and the succeeding closing...

CHS rises from the ashes in the wake of ransomware attack

Jaden Clark, Katie Jung, and Eden Yu

January 27, 2020

Nov. 21, 2019. Most everyone in the Claremont Unified School District had presumed school hours long since passed. Yet unbeknownst to students, events were at play that would be hugely consequential in the coming months. Teachers were left similarly in the dark, but at 6:09 p.m., they received a telling...

Is the headache worth it? What CHS’ student center will entail

Is the headache worth it? What CHS’ student center will entail

Kathryn Enriquez and Stephen Nazareth

January 27, 2020

In years past, CHS’ campus has been known for being relatively quiet, beyond the usual commotion of students moving between classes and talking to friends. However, a new construction project rising in the heart of the school has disturbed the previous status quo. The new student center is a promising...

Claremont United Methodist Church sends powerful message

Claremont United Methodist Church sends powerful message

Meghan Mason, Reporter

January 27, 2020

This December, thousands of people drove past the Claremont United Methodist Church on Foothill Boulevard to see what appeared at first glance to be a traditional nativity scene. However, on closer examination, viewers saw that Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus were imprisoned in separate chain-link cages....

Claremont resident donates love letters from T.S. Eliot

Stephen Nazareth, Reporter

January 27, 2020

T.S. Eliot is widely regarded as one of the most influential and important poets of the 20th century. His works include famous poems such as “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” and “The Wasteland.” Yet, what is unknown to many is his link to the small town of Claremont, CA. Eliot was born...

Trump makes history as third president to be impeached

Ady Bolinger, Reporter

January 27, 2020

‘He gave us no choice,” Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi said on Dec. 18, 2019. That Wednesday was a day of outrage and passion, a day of significance and history for the United States of America. Dec.18 marked the date of the full House of Representatives debate...

CHS Student Jayla Sheffield Appears in New York Times

CHS Student Jayla Sheffield Appears in New York Times

Meghan Mason, Reporter

December 14, 2019

On Nov. 12, 2019, the New York Times published an article detailing how quinceañeras are now celebrations of many different cultural identities. These new quinceañeras, as the New York Times reports, are straying away from the old rules and redefining the meaning and purpose of this important event....

Saugus High School Shooting Leaves Close-Knit Community Shaken

Ady Bolinger, Reporter

December 14, 2019

At 7:30 a.m., most high school students sit weary in first period or wake up and eat a bowl of cereal, ready to face the day. But for the students of Saugus High School, Nov. 14 at 7:30 a.m. was a time of fright and alarm as gunfire broke out in the school’s quad area, leaving two students dead and...

Claremont Striving to Preserve Music History

Stephen Nazareth, Reporter

November 17, 2019

From the tall trees bending over verdant college campuses to the charming Claremont Village filled with small shops and friendly faces, Claremont prides itself on its unique culture. Now, the Claremont Heritage Foundation is looking to preserve an important aspect of Claremont’s history in a new website,...

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