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Transition troubles; El Roble’s pessimistic attitude towards advanced classes is destructive

Izzy Thomas, Reporter May 10, 2021

Picture an eighth grader: they are coming to the end of their middle school days, dreaming about high school, that next chapter of their life which seems so big and foreign. As they fill out their course...

Satire: Choice to name student center after O’Connor is flawed

Satire: Choice to name student center after O’Connor is flawed

Rowan Orlijan-Rhyne, Head Sports Editor May 10, 2021

It is clear that CHS has grown and been enriched under the 13-year stewardship of Dr. Brett O’Connor; yet, analogizing the school to a ship navigating the ocean, should the ship’s captain receive recognition...

“Poopy Joe” Biden’s gassy moment elicits widespread reactions

David Begazo, Reporter April 19, 2021

The most popular president in American history, Joe Biden, recently let one rip for TV viewers as he was talking about not cutting firefighters and other government workers with Pennsylvania governor Tom...

CHS needs to “wolf-back” off the wolf puns

CHS needs to “wolf-back” off the wolf puns

Charlie Warren, Assistant Sports Editor April 19, 2021

In recent years, it has become increasingly evident that CHS has gone loco for lobos. Wolfden, Wolfcast, Pack P.R.I.D.E., cohorts “Wolf” and “Pack.” One after the other, the hits just don’t stop...

You go, girlboss: a critique of Buzzfeed and white feminism

Melina Tisopulos, Reporter April 19, 2021

With attention-grabbing quizzes and videos like “Which Disney Princess-Soup Combo are you,” or “$3 Mac ‘N’ Cheese Vs. $195 Mac ‘N’ Cheese,” it is easy for young, impressionable viewers...

Thrifting, sustainable and accessible fashion, under threat

Thrifting, sustainable and accessible fashion, under threat

Izzy Thomas, Reporter March 22, 2021

Who would have thought, 100 years ago, that old clothes from strangers could ever become the peak of fashion and trendiness? Shops that are now referred to as “thrift stores” originated in the late...

An argument for and against a $15 federal minimum wage

Melina Tisopulos and David Begazo March 22, 2021

Pro: A raise in minimum wage is a raise for all by Melina Tisopulos On Friday, Mar. 12, the Senate voted to implement an increased federal minimum wage provision into President Biden’s new Covid...

Why aren’t ethnic studies a necessity for higher education at CUSD?

Why aren’t ethnic studies a necessity for higher education at CUSD?

Boushra Bettir, Reporter March 22, 2021

For a long amount of time, many CUSD students have become weary of the disappointing lack of ethnic classes in our curriculum. Studying history and culture was somewhat entertaining until I questioned...

Police should not respond to mental health crises

Police should not respond to mental health crises

Sarisa Hoang, Reporter February 26, 2021

On December 30, 2020, 19-year old Christian Hall, a Chinese-American man, was standing on the Route 33 southbound overpass to Interstate 80 when he was shot by Pennsylvania State Police as he was experiencing...

Part 2 of 2: We must extricate the world from the grips of unethical, antidemocratic capitalism

Rowan Orlijan-Rhyne, Head Sports Editor February 26, 2021

[Continued from Part 1:] Deforestation and other similar global activities, accelerants of climate change and ecosystem-destroyers, are unquestionably morally perverse. Such activities, if their effects...

IB marketing: false advertising or elitist?

Meghan Mason, Assistant News Editor February 26, 2021

“Our programmes encourage both personal development and academic achievement challenging students to think critically, to ask the right questions and think across disciplines. An IB education also fosters...

Milk first or cereal first: a nation divided

Meghan Mason, Assistant News Editor January 25, 2021

Cereal! Everyone’s favorite breathtaking breakfast was originally created in 1863. Since then, the promised land of perfect taste and unparalleled mouth-feel has always remained just out of reach, because...

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