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CCC in food fight over most important meal of the day
Juniors put brakes on car registration
Students elect for career preparedness
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With the mask mandate being lifted, some are wondering if this decision came too soon. https://unsplash.com/license
How opportune was the lifting of the mask mandate?
Dara Fisher and Ronit Khromchenko April 14, 2022

The school mask mandate was lifted by Governor Phil Murphy, sparking speculation over whether it was the appropriate time to lift the mask mandate. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, masks...

Electric cars are environmentally friendly but are not accessible to the public. https://unsplash.com/license
The real cost of electric cars
Joseph Wicke and Francesco Thorik-Saboia April 14, 2022

An all-electric future might come with a cost, literally. While its benefits to the environment are undeniable, electric cars are not yet a viable solution. In order to fully integrate electric cars into...

President Zelenskyy asks Ukrainians to remain strong for their country and the world. https://unsplash.com/license
Russia Attacks Ukraine
Ryan Lemberger, Emma Makin, and Cayla Carlson April 14, 2022

On Feb. 24, Russia officially invaded Ukraine. Since then, over 4.6 million refugees have fled to surrounding counties, with more escaping everyday, according to data kept by the United Nations. Neighboring...

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The Artist’s Block: Charlotte Davie
Joe Rogan’s podcast is under fire for repeated use of racial slurs
Social media hate comments bolster new movie popularity
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Survey of 50 CHS students from Feb. 18, 2022 to Feb. 25, 2022.
Thrifting presents an ethical dilemma: The solution to fast fashion or stealing from the poor
Yaritza Reyes Contrera and Isabella Ji April 14, 2022

Thrift stores have long been the go-to stop for affordable, trendy items. However, the thrift industry has come under scrutiny for reselling and gentrification. The main appeal of thrift stores for...

Capsule wardrobes are on the rise to combat fast fashion.
Timeless clothing collections open doors for sustainability
Stella Feinstein April 14, 2022

To combat the rampant rise of fast fashion, niche influencers are turning to capsule wardrobes to revive timeless clothing. Capsule wardrobes are minimalist closets made of staple items curated to carry...

Low prices of clothing on sites such as SHEIN promote overconsumption and microtrends.
Accelerating trend cycles create major overconsumption
Madison Demaree and Ava Rubinstein April 14, 2022

The ever-growing presence of social media in society undoubtedly has downsides, with one of the most significant being the influence microtrends have on clothing waste. As the rate at which clothing flows...

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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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