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CHS students struggle balancing good sleep schedules with their heavy work load.

Struggles to balance work causes sleepless nights

Toby Gui January 29, 2024

The conquest towards productivity is a hard-spent one, with students and creatives alike familiar with caffeine-filled nights spent slumped over projects. It brings up the question of how healthy this...

The truths of famous CEOs actions are spilled.

Glorified CEOs show true colors

Declan Berry January 29, 2024

CEOs often receive praise for their companies’ achievements, but recent failures in the tech and finance fields caused by these executives have shown that their personal glorification is often unwarranted....

Survey of 72 CHS Students from Jan. 2 to Jan. 8.

Not the “Prime” time for energy drinks at CHS

Liam Maccarrick and Savannah Williams January 29, 2024

“Are you guys tired? Yeah. But do you need that caffeine? No,” CHS Fitness and Health teacher Jennifer Baldaccini said. Earlier this year, a vending machine was installed in the cafeteria that sold...

CHS students and teachers debate on the issue of phones in classrooms.

Are students unable to dial-in their focus?

Maeve Donovan and Ryleigh Luethold January 29, 2024

With millions of text message “dings” and Snapchat notifications going off at every hour of the school day, it is evident that cellphones can be a huge distraction in the classroom. However, technology...

Survey of 93 CHS students from Oct. 16 to Oct. 23.

President Biden’s pets are all bite and no bark

Toby Gui and Nicholas Thamburaj November 22, 2023

From man’s best friend to man’s worst enemy, the validity of the White House dogs are being questioned. Recent skirmishes between U.S. President Joe Biden’s dogs and fellow Secret Service members...

Comedian Hasan Minhaj faces backlash after an article in The New Yorker reveals the fabrications behind his stories. “160505-D-DB155-010” by DoD
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The gray area in comedy: when does a joke go too far?

Callaghan McGee and Skye Huang November 22, 2023

Police officers slam a tenth-grader onto the hood of a cop car. A letter arrives on the doorstep of a man’s home, and the contents of it, a mysterious white powder, spills onto his newborn daughter,...

Pickle ball is taking the world by storm as its popularity increases.

Pickleball takes over the spotlight and tennis courts

Thomas Tilton November 22, 2023

Double faults and poor line calls no longer seem to be the only troubles within the tennis community; a new obstacle has surfaced, and its name is pickleball. The booming sport has taken the world by...

Celebrities like Ice Spice pair with fast food chains to make specialty meals or drinks.

Fast food chains cook up celebrity collabs

Cayla Carlson November 22, 2023

In marketing, there is arguably no better way to bring in an abundance of business than collaborating with celebrities, whether it is for a new line of fashion or a specialized meal. Recently, fast food...

Students promote their clubs on social media in hopes of better attendance.

Social media affects CHS club participation

Sofia Santillo November 22, 2023

While scrolling on social media, CHS students will likely see a post from a school- wide organization. It might have been a reminder from the Cultural Communications Club (CCC) or The Inkblot about events...

X, formerly known as Twitter, faces widespread criticism
from Elon Musk’s drastic changes to the site. “Elon Musk
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Bye-bye birdie: Elon Musk axes Twitter in “X” rebrand

Maxine Zahler September 21, 2023

Bid Larry the Bird goodbye. On July 31, 2023, Elon Musk rebranded famous social media platform, Twitter, into “X.” Users find what’s left of the app is unrecognizable. The Tesla CEO’s long battle...

As the New York toll prices rise, so does New Jerseys anger.

New York tolls cost New Jersey drivers a pretty penny

Ethan Wen September 21, 2023

To the outrage of New Jersey’s government, New York initiated their plan for congestion pricing for drivers entering Manhattan. Instead of welcoming the new initiative, New Jersey officials believe it...

The concern of what age is too old for a president continues as Joe Biden is president at 80 years old.

Debate over maximum age for the U.S. presidency

Cayla Carlson June 16, 2023

When it comes to the U.S. presidency, how old is too old? At 80 years old, current president Joe Biden has become the oldest president to serve in office. Many think that his age affects his decision-making...

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