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Class of ‘19 Valedictorian Ryan Vuong Did Not Choose the “Vuong” Path

Class of ‘19 Valedictorian Ryan Vuong Did Not Choose the “Vuong” Path

Katie Jung, Editor-In-Chief

June 12, 2019


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Ryan Vuong is many things before valedictorian. He is a teacher, he is a learner, he is a volunteer, he is a gamer, he is a friend. Although CHS may be celebrating him today for accumulating the highest GPA of his class and successfully taking the most rigorous classes, there are so many deeper dimensions...

Justin Wei Knows “Da Wei” to Success as Class of ‘19 Salutatorian

Justin Wei Knows “Da Wei” to Success as Class of ‘19 Salutatorian

Jaden Clark and Eden Yu

June 12, 2019


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Success comes after hours, days, and years of hard work, some good and some bad. Its culmination can be gratifying, yet the fruits of labor can be, although deserved, surprising. When salutatorian Justin Wei heard his name proclaimed over the deafening roar of CHS students at the most recent renaissance...

Meet Ady Barkan: “America’s Greatest Activist,” CHS Class of 2002

Meet Ady Barkan: “America’s Greatest Activist,” CHS Class of 2002

Claire Judson, Reporter

May 3, 2019


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  In December of 2017, a video of a man on an airplane confronting Republican Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona about his vote on a GOP tax bill that, if gone into effect, would make immense cuts to the US Medicare program, rattled the nation. The man in the video—one of an estimated 30...

A Day in the Life: Special Ed

A Day in the Life: Special Ed

Rowan Orlijan-Rhyne, Reporter

May 3, 2019


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The rain imbues the black trim around the windows of the bus with an empty sheen as a hooded head turns to follow its trajectory into the CHS south parking lot. The hooded head thinks nothing of it, but that is what is remarkable. CHS General Education students are far removed from their Special Education...

Opinion: College Scandal & the Modern Reality of Rich Privilege in the USA

Opinion: College Scandal & the Modern Reality of Rich Privilege in the USA

Sydney Hwang, Editor-In-Chief

April 23, 2019


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Upon recent investigations, it turns out that the age-old adage has been proven true: real athletes are made when nobody’s watching. The catch—it only takes a few hundred grand secretly sent to a shady charity fund to become an internationally accredited soccer player (complete with pictures to prove...

Claremont Sees Snow for the First Time in Years

Claire Judson, reporter

March 22, 2019


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On the morning of Thursday, Feb. 21, many residents of Claremont were shocked to check their weather apps and see something they have likely never seen before: a 70% chance of snow in the afternoon. Though the eventual snow would last only a few minutes, it would spark fascination among most residents....

Claremont Marijuana Ban Will be Permanently Extended Into the Future

Asiya Junisbai, reporter

March 22, 2019


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In October of 2016, Claremont’s city council got together to discuss local policies on commercial marijuana businesses. During that meeting, a unanimous vote determined the banishment of marijuana dispensaries, delivery services, and cultivation in the city of Claremont. The growth of marijuana in...

10th Grade History Substitute to Become a Full-Time Teacher

Elie Schwartz, Reporter

February 8, 2019


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From student to student-teacher to teacher: Jillian Jackson is certainly not new to CHS. She graduated with the class of 2012 and went to Cal Poly Pomona for her undergraduate degree. She is still going there to obtain her teaching credential. Next year, she will start a Master’s degree program at...

Riley’s Farm Caught in a War with the Claremont School District

Riley’s Farm Caught in a War with the Claremont School District

Claire Judson, Reporter

February 1, 2019


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Any student who has been a part of CUSD since elementary school would be able to recollect the epitome of CUSD elementary school field trips: Riley’s Farm. In historical Oak Glen, California, visits to Riley’s Farm would entail a near hour-long bus ride buzzing with excited fifth graders and adult...

Climate Climbs in Dangerous Times

Asiya Junisbai, reporter

January 11, 2019


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In the 1930s, amid steadily increasing global temperatures, English inventor G.S. Callendar was one of the first people to propose that greenhouse warming was on the way. In the 1970s, environmentalism grew in popularity and more attention was drawn to this idea. Now, in November 2018, the Fourth National...

The SAT’s Curve Creates Confusion

Rowan Orlijan-Rhyne, reporter

January 11, 2019


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In June of 2018, there was an uproar from students receiving their scores for the SAT, because they believed that they were being cheated by the College Board out of the scores they thought they deserved. They felt that since they got the same number of questions correct as they did earlier in the year,...

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