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Millana Young draws attention to female-run publishing business
Kelly Harmon brings brains and brawn to the MCVSD
Technology intrusion blurs lines between school, home
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Millennial gentrification is causing some lower income families to lose affordable food and housing.
Negative side effects of millennial gentrification
Grace Donnelly November 24, 2021

Gentrification is a problem that affects struggling towns by raising prices and commercializing the city. In a study done by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, more than 135,000 people were...

Data from an NBC News poll of President Joe Biden’s approval
rating on Oct. 31, 2021.
President Biden’s approval rating takes a plunge
Joseph Wicke November 24, 2021

Since his inauguration, President Joe Biden has been the subject of widespread controversy. Following one of the most turbulent elections in American history, many conservatives are unsatisfied with the...

Although the CHS dress code is not as strict as other schools, some feel that dress codes are outdated.
School dress codes face backlash
Cayla Carlson and Ruth Crawford November 24, 2021

Dress codes are enforced in schools to ensure that students wear appropriate attire for the school atmosphere. While some schools are stricter than others, school dress codes are highly controversial....

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Homemade Halloween costumes
The Artist’s Block: Alex Batzar
Celebrities face the music for 2021 Video Music Awards
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The Texas Heartbeat Act has sparked controversy throughout the nation.
Texas passes strictest abortion ban in US history
Adina Saks and Cindy Lin November 24, 2021

The Texas Heartbeat Act, also known as the Texas abortion ban, came into effect on Sept. 1, 2021, making it the most restrictive abortion law in the United States. It places a ban on abortions as soon...

With the COVID-19 booster shots coming out, many wonder if they should get it.
The COVID-19 booster shot: effectiveness and eligibility
Ori Rosmarin November 24, 2021

In the age of COVID-19 regulations and safety precautions, most people know the importance of being as safe as possible. However, even if fully vaccinated, the chance of COVID-19 infection still lurks....

Although controversial, masks are proving to be a crucial part in keeping the number of COVID-19 cases in school down.
School mask mandates prove effective in curbing COVID-19 outbreaks
Marina Berger and Grace Wartmann November 24, 2021

Just as putting on socks each day is something done without thought, grabbing a mask before leaving the house has become an intrinsic part of many people’s daily routine. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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COVID-19: A look back at nurses' battle to slow the unstoppable
Riley Forrester June 2, 2021

A young man was admitted to a Philadelphia hospital in the early spring of 2020, one of the many patients infected with a new airborne virus...

Byron and Janice: Victory in the fight for educational opportunity
Vivianna Varlack June 2, 2021

When Janice Cato Varlack arrived at George Wingate High School in Brooklyn, NY, only weeks after stepping off the plane from Jamaica, she expected...

Musicians overcome performance anxiety with positive mindset and confidence
Liam Umbs June 2, 2021

“I detest audiences,” said the legendary Canadian pianist Glenn Gould.  Frédéric Chopin, one of the most famous composers and pianists...

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