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New Secretary of Education

Aubree Trask, Reporter

March 13, 2017


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On Feb. 7, 2017, Republican Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the U.S. Secretary of Education by a Senate vote of 51-50 with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie. This was the first time in history where a VP had to break a tie. This was due to DeVos’ controversial background as a business woman,...

Deceptive Headlines Undermine the News

Ivana Estrada, Reporter

March 13, 2017


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The media has often manipulated news headlines in the past to intrigue their readers. However, recently many stories have emerged with extremely misleading titles that have led to real consequences. Although it may seem as no harm is being done, as they are just titles that have been fabricated to ap...

Student Ambassadors Show Off CHS to Chinese Exchange Students

Student Ambassadors Show Off CHS to Chinese Exchange Students

Eden Yu, Reporter

March 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Over the course of three weeks, 37 foreign exchange students from China arrived at CHS to experience the American high school life, improve their English, and make new friends. CHS German teacher Frau Tsai started this exchange with the American International Education Group (AIE). The exchange stude...

Women’s March: A Day of Protest Forever in the History Books

Women’s March: A Day of Protest Forever in the History Books

Bridget Englebert, Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Issue #5, News

On Jan. 21, 2017, across hundreds of major cities in the United States, both women and men gathered to protest President Trump by participating in the Women’s March, which marks the largest protest in U.S. history. Trump has offended, and been on record of sexually objectifying, women throughout his...

Local Islamic Center Receives Hate Letter

Local Islamic Center Receives Hate Letter

Paulina Gonzalez, Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Issue #5, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

The number of hate crimes targeted towards Muslims and their mosques have noticeably increased following President Trump’s election. The Southern Poverty Law Center has stated 867 cases of hateful harassment or intimidation that have occurred in the U.S. within 10 days after the Nov. 8th election....

New IB Class: Environmental Systems and Societies (ESS)

New IB Class: Environmental Systems and Societies (ESS)

Victoria Phan, Reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Issue #5, News, Showcase

With the addition of another interdisciplinary IB course at CHS, students have a good reason to look forward to the 2017-2018 school year. Environmental Systems and Societies will be provided as an optional science course next year for both non-IB students and potential IB diplomats. Students who enroll...

California Drought Ongoing But Lessens

Isabella Cisneros, Business Manager/Online Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Issue #5, News

The California drought is nothing new, after five long and very dry years. The period between late 2011 and 2014 were among the driest years California has seen yet, and, in following years, there have been high hopes of heavy rain to quench the reservoirs as seen in the 2015 anticipation of an El Niño...

New ROP Class Offers Students Real World Experience

Isabelle Allison, Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Issue #5, News

Few students know of the amazing opportunities that are available at CHS, including the opportunities for students to find a future occupation for the professional world. All of this is included in Retail Marketing, a class that has been offered at CHS for the first year and is taught by James Londagin....

IB Remarkably Increases in Popularity at CHS

Nick Li, Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Issue #5, News

One of the CHS’s most impressive opportunities is being able to take part in the IB Program. This program is run by an educational organization that countries all over the world take part in. For high school students, there are two different educational programs that can be taken: the IB Diploma Program...

Gabrielle Starr Appointed as the New President of Pomona College

Caden Merrill, Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Issue #5, News

Pomona College, one of the seven schools that make up the Claremont Colleges, has a diverse student demographic, with 64% of the student body claiming themselves as students of color. Recently, Pomona College elected a new  president of color, G. Gabrielle Starr, who will replace current President David...

Race for Claremont City Council: An Overview of Eight Candidates

Catherine Schnabel and Emma Cossey

February 7, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Issue #5, News

Corey Calaycay is running for his fourth term and has served two one-year terms as Mayor of Claremont, and is currently serving his third term as a councilmember . He has been an active member of various organizations, such as the City of Claremont Library Task Force, Claremont Education Foundation, and ...

Fake News and Its Real Consequences

Fake News and Its Real Consequences

Kamran Curlin, Assistant Sports Editor

January 13, 2017


Filed under News

Hillary Clinton is a demon sent from hell to destroy America while her husband Bill is a serial rapist who should be killed. This was a premise of just one of the many fake news stories that populated the internet in 2016 pertaining to the election. America just experienced one of the most unpopular and d...

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