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Dates Can Be a Bore; Friends Are More Fun on the Dance Floor

Kendall Chraplewski, Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Opinions, Opinions Columns

With the homecoming dance just around the corner, bundles of flowers, handfuls of balloons, and punny poster board proposals are an everyday sight here at CHS. To an onlooker of these homecoming festivities who may not have a date to the dance: do not start the self-pitying just yet. Although it may...

Advanced Courses Beyond AP and IB Should Be Offered at CHS

Travis Davis, Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses are commonly recognized as the highest-level classes that a CHS student can take or be expected to take. However, a surprisingly large number of students on-campus exhaust the courses of a particular subject and still wish to continue...

Animal Testing Is Inhumane and Must Be Stopped

Makayla Oas, Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinions

A nationwide poll conducted by Lake Research Partners found that 67% of American voters oppose testing cosmetics on animals. Animal testing is an issue that must be addressed because it is an inhumane practice being avoided by the government. This experimentation consists of scientific tests in which a ...

YouTube’s Restrictions on LGBT Content Have Severe Consequences

YouTube’s Restrictions on LGBT Content Have Severe Consequences

Genny Sanders, Head Opinions Editor

May 22, 2017


Filed under Opinions

YouTube, a popular video-streaming service, provides a seemingly endless stream of entertaining content for anyone with an Internet connection. Not all of these videos are family-friendly, however, so the company began filtering out more “adult” content for anyone under 18. This category includes...

Sophomore Year Is The Worst Year of High School

Emma Cossey, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Opinions

You have just made the great hurdle of going to a new school, new schedules, and new teachers that comes with being a freshman. You think it is over and your sophomore year will be a breeze only to get slapped in the face with reality that being a sophomore is not what it was all cracked up to be. Be...

Kids’ Morals Are Shaped by Parents

Katie Jung, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Parents guide their children through the primary stepping stones of life. Little, but important, things such as riding a bike or eating with a spoon and fork are up to the parents to teach. They are also responsible for much bigger lessons like the difference between right and wrong and, essentially, how...

Office Hours is a Waste of Time

Catherine Schnabel, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Opinions

The time between third and fourth period is the biggest waste of time imaginable. Office hours is a time for all sorts of activities like talking, eating, and sleeping, but rarely ever for its actual purpose: working. Office hours exists to provide struggling students time to get help from teachers,...

Letter to the Editor: A Response to Third-Wave Feminism Is Unnecessarily Radical

Letter to the Editor: A Response to Third-Wave Feminism Is Unnecessarily Radical

Jonas Huffer, Guest Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Letters To The Editor, Opinions

~For the original article, check out Volume 86, Issue 7 of the Wolfpacket!~ As a white, straight, cis, male living in America, born into an upper middle class family, I recognize that I occupy a position of privilege. When it comes to social issues concerning an individual's ability to exist in soci...

Peaceful Protests Are Surprisingly Effective

Peaceful Protests Are Surprisingly Effective

Ivana Estrada, Reporter

March 16, 2017


Filed under Opinions

With the election of America’s newest president, many controversial political issues have developed, and the strong statements that have been made by the president have certainly not tamed any of these concerns. Many marches and protests have occurred since President Donald Trump’s inauguration s...

Letter to The Editor: Rebuttal To “Evolution Should Not Be Taught”

Joshua Hack, Guest Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Letters To The Editor, Opinions

Editor’s note: This letter to the editor was written in response to an article written by reporter Caden Merrill the previous issue. The topic of evolution has been the source of debate and conflict since the esteemed scientist Charles Darwin introduced it in his book On the Origin of Species. The ma...

The Cost of Being an Upperclassman

Victoria Phan, Reporter

March 16, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Being an upperclassmen in high school definitely has its perks. As an upperclassman, one can not help but feel a sense of superiority and triumph as they promenade through the campus, overjoyed with the knowledge that they have completed at least half of of their four-year sentence at high school. Despit...

Letter to the Editor: Rebuttal to “Plot Twist! The Vegans Are Right”

Daniel Schieder, Guest Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Letters To The Editor, Opinions

Editor's note: This letter to the editor was in response to a pro-veganism article written by reporter Paulina Gonzalez the previous issue. In the February edition of Wolfpacket, a student made the argument that a vegan diet is the best for human health and environmental health. While their arguments are...

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