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Dear CHS Students, Honnold Is Not a Playground

EVELYN DOWNER, reporter

December 3, 2018


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Libraries are places meant for silence, places meant for peace, places where one goes to study and learn. Libraries are not places meant for social gatherings or where friends can gather to chatter loudly, laugh even louder, and snack. Ask any Claremont college student and they will agree. They will...

What Most Americans Seem to Overlook Every Year on Thanksgiving

Jill Kao, reporter

December 3, 2018


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As the Thanksgiving holidays approach, the prospect of hearty food paired with vacation may be the only thought on American minds, but other truths need to be brought to light. The holiday is celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday of November and its festivities overshadow the history behind the...

Homework Should Be Optional

SEQUOIA CLARK, reporter

November 5, 2018


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Five days a week for almost nine months, students spend almost their entire day at school learning concepts and doing tedious work. Even after school, they go home and do even more work. According to College Homework Help, in the year 1905, homework was invented as a punishment for kids. Yet for some...

Netflix Removes Popular Shows

CASEY SHOULTZ, reporter

November 5, 2018


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Netflix—the one place we go to for a break from school or just to fulfill our binge-watching needs in the middle of the night. It is known for popular shows and movies, such as “Riverdale,” “Stranger Things,” and “13 Reasons Why,” and everyone is happy about the company. Recently, Netflix...

Men, Let Your Mascara Run Free

SARAH PINO, reporter

November 5, 2018


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The idea that women are different from men is one of the many issues integrated into society. Throughout history, women have been treated differently due to their gender. Not only this, but recent movements against sexual assault have changed the lives of many individuals. In high school, the effects...

The Benefits of Weighing CHS Honors Classes

Charlie Warren, reporter

November 5, 2018


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Every year, colleges get more and more competitive as an increasing number of applicants have increasingly better resumés that strut their stuff to admission offices across the nation and beyond. However, some high schools still stick their heads in the sand and refuse to give students who are willing...

CHS Students Need Representation in CUSD School Board Elections

Claire Judson, reporter

November 5, 2018


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As a student, it often seems easy to complain about certain problems arising in school. However, many do not consider ways in which they could be able to possess a larger say in fixing such problems. The school district and its choices directly affect students’ everyday lives, starting as early as...

It’s True, Men Need Makeup Too

CASEY SHOULTZ, reporter

October 4, 2018


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All around social media, makeup tutorials and just makeup in general are trending worldwide. Millions see all over YouTube and Instagram videos these popular trends of makeup and beauty. The problem is, we mostly see women in these apps blending their Shape-Tape concealer or putting on their Liquid Frost...

CHS Doesn’t Supply For Vegans

CLAIRE JUDSON, reporter

October 4, 2018


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Lunch, the part of the day that seemingly all students look forward to. After a long morning, they are able to talk with friends, do homework, and ultimately have that much-needed 40 minutes to themselves. But perhaps most importantly, they can eat the food needed to make it through the final push of...

Claremont Unaware of the Environmental Harm of Plastic Straws

ROWAN ORLIJAN-RHYNE, reporter

October 4, 2018


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As the environment crumbles and species go extinct on a regular basis, the world needs to take a defensive stance. One way the world can take this stand is to ban single-use plastic straws from CHS and the city of Claremont. Many people are aware that plastic straws are harmful, but the vast majority...

This Canvas Is Not Approved by Artist Bob Ross

ELIE SCHWARTZ, reporter

October 3, 2018


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When one hears the word “canvas,” the first thought that comes to mind may be a beautiful painting or even Bob Ross himself. But when CHS students, faculty, and parents hear “canvas,” only darkness and despair are elicited. Two years ago, the CUSD decided to replace the outdated operating system,...

Surprise! CHS Freshmen Are Even More Confused Than Expected

SEQUOIA CLARK, reporter

October 3, 2018


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The start of high school can be a very stressful time and many freshmen approach the frightening world of high school feeling unprepared. Little things such as not knowing where to find a classroom, or feeling unsure if they have exactly the right supplies can greatly impact a student’s overall experience....

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