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CHS Doesn’t Supply For Vegans


October 4, 2018

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


October 4, 2018

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


October 3, 2018

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


October 3, 2018

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....

The Unfair Advantages of Light-skinned People of Color

Vanessa Lopez, Reporter

May 11, 2018

People from different ethnic groups come in a wide range of skin tones from dark brown to pale white. They also have many different “ethnic” looking features or even European features. This causes some of these minorities to experience racism or colorism, the systemic preference for individuals of...

This Generation’s Self-Deprecating Humor

Evelyn Downer, Contributing Reporter

May 11, 2018

Walking through the halls of any high school offers the promise of hearing many interesting conversations, from the events that took place during the weekend to dramatic retellings of stressful all-nighters. One unifying theme that all these conversations seem to have in common is self-deprecation and...

Senior-Only Prom

Kendall Chraplewski, Reporter

May 11, 2018

Growing up, prom is thought of by many as that one quintessential high school dance marking the time preceding the milestone of high school graduation—that one night of high school to reminisce about in years to come. However, this romanticized notion is not held entirely true at CHS due in part to...

Go for Internships

Travis Davis, Reporter

May 11, 2018

Whether it be not having enough cash in their pocket, being forced by their parents, or simply wanting some outlet to be productive, many high school students find it necessary to find work to complement their studies. However, it seems that these individuals are settling for the same low-paying jobs...

Zoos Are Beneficial

Joseph Salvinski, Reporter

March 22, 2018

Most people think of a zoo as a facility with indoor and outdoor settings where living, typically wild animals are kept for public exhibition. Some may say, like the definition implies, that a zoo’s only purpose is simply for humans to be entertained. On the contrary, zoos benefit animals more than...

Zoos Are Harmful

Makayla Oas, Reporter

March 22, 2018

Visiting the zoo has always been a phenomenal adventure for people of all ages. The zoo houses hundreds of various exotic animals that intrigue all visitors. Everybody loves this “safe haven” for adorable animals, but what is seen on the outside is just the opposite of what is really behind the cages....

New Diabolical Snapchat Update

Kay Oken, Reporter

March 22, 2018

Has a software team ever said, “Hey! Why don’t we have a new update that not only makes our app harder to use, but is also incredibly impractical?” Apparently, that must be what the developers at Snapchat had in mind when they released their latest update for the app. Recently, Snapchat underwent...

Say “No” to Armed Teachers

Vanessa Lopez, Reporter

March 21, 2018

On Feb. 14, 2018, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was home to the third deadliest school shooting in the United States. After this tragedy, the topic of gun control and new gun safety laws became a popular conversation among politicians. Some of these politicians wanted to find...

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