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Letter to the Editor: Teachers, Respond to our F***ing Emails, Please

An overflowing CUSD inbox.

Anonymous, Guest Writer

May 22, 2020

I’m sure many Claremont High School juniors can agree that most of us are freaks who need constant validation and reassurance to function; and if everything isn’t perfect, our world falls apart like every city in every Marvel movie. We’re freaks because we care! So why don’t our teachers? During...

Letter to the Editor: Construction Area 51

The current state of CHS’ future student center; a project that is set to be completed around July 2020, depending on weather complications.

Andrew Eisenberg, Guest Writer

May 22, 2020

We all know that there is currently construction on the CHS campus, but what exactly are the workers doing? There have been rumors of a so-called “student center," but some students have their doubts. As one student said, “I have my doubts." A new mindset is taking hold of students, leading them...

Letter to the Editor: A closer look at Biden’s policies and record; a response to “With Joe Biden projected to win presidential nomination, here is what his presidency would look like”

Pictured, Democratic Presidential Candidate, Joe Biden.

James Settles, Guest Writer

May 12, 2020

Joe Biden is set to become the democratic party’s nominee for President of the United States, and if he wins the election Biden will become one of the most powerful men in the world. Any person vying for this position deserves a great deal of scrutiny, and as such, we need to do more than just listen...

With graduation possibly canceled, how does a Minecraft graduation sound, Class of 2020?

A screenshot of senior Eli Kupetz's Minecraft replica of the CHS 500s quad. (image courtesy of Eli Kupetz)

Stephen Nazareth, Reporter

May 1, 2020

While many students are taking advantage of the lighter homework load and having fun gaming, there is one group that remains wistful. For seniors, the end of the year signals the end of their high school experience. It is a time to finally relax and appreciate what they have accomplished and the friends...

COVID-19 pandemic shines a spotlight on what’s really wrong with American society

COVID-19 pandemic shines a spotlight on what's really wrong with American society

Asiya Junisbai, Asst. Opinions Editor

May 1, 2020

A pandemic is a universal phenomenon, not a universal experience. This distinction may seem obvious; naturally, different peoples’ circumstances affect their personal experiences in such an unprecedented situation. As a historic, devastating virus sweeps the world, no two people are feeling its effects...

Letter to the editor: CUSD Board President Dave Nemer’s response to criticism of new remote learning phase

Letter to the editor: CUSD Board President Dave Nemer's response to criticism of new remote learning phase

Dave Nemer, Guest Writer

April 22, 2020

Dear CHS students, As a former CHS teacher and a current member of the Claremont School Board, I would like to respond to recent controversy about the educational program that went into effect on April 20. Many disagreements will most likely persist. My goal here is simply to provide explanations...

Letter to the editor: Superintendent Dr. Elsasser’s response to “CUSD board meeting violates policy and silences student voices”

Letter to the editor: Superintendent Dr. Elsasser's response to

Jim Elsasser, Guest Writer

April 22, 2020

April 22, 2020 Dear CHS Students, I am writing in response to a recent Opinion piece, “CUSD board meeting violates policy and silences student voices” that was posted on the Wolfpacket webpage on April 19, 2020. Board President Dave Nemer has written a separate letter addressing the updated...

CUSD board meeting violates policy and silences student voices

CUSD board meeting violates policy and silences student voices

Ady Bolinger, Claire Judson, & Angelo Thomas, Reporter, Asst. News Editor, & Reporter

April 19, 2020

“Inspiring Students of Today, Leaders of Tomorrow!” the bold phrase written right underneath the “Claremont Unified School District” header of each email sent to CHS families reads. However, in light of changes made to the District’s grading policy during this unprecedented time, CUSD has failed...

Drink young, drink responsibly

Ady Bolinger, Reporter

April 3, 2020

“Chug! Chug! Chug!” screams a crowd of drunk college students watching a guy shotgun beer after beer. It is your freshman year in college and this is your first college party. Now, you have a choice: succumb to the pressures of fitting in and yell “chug” along with the rest of the crowd, or put...

“Hazing” or team tradition?

Meghan Mason, Reporter

April 3, 2020

If a modern teenager were to ask their parents about highschool in the 80s or watch high school movies from that era, it would be clear that times have changed. It is no longer expected that freshmen will get shoved into lockers and pushed around by seniors. These days, school administrators are far...

Joke elections undermine student government

Stephen Nazareth, Reporter

April 3, 2020

Elections are usually exciting, long events, with candidates attacking each other over anything from policy to personal morals. The U.S. elections are one of the most entertaining fiestas around! Yet one election that constantly fails to deliver is ASB. ASB elections are one of the most important events...

America’s sexual education “system” is astonishingly vapid

Angelo Thomas, Reporter

February 20, 2020

What do Issac Newton, Adolf Hitler, and Mother Terresa have in common? All three died virgins. But for the rest of us, sex is likely to be a bigger part of our adolecent and adult lives than we are comfortable admitting . In fact, the Kinsey Institute says the average American will first engage in sexual...

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