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Russian hacking affected the US election

Russian hacking could have potentially had an effect on the US Presidential Election.

Colin Martin

March 6, 2017

The United States Director of National Intelligence released a report concluding that Russia had interfered with the 2016 presidential election in the United States on Jan. 6, 2017. The report states that Russian hackers, who were likely affiliated with their government, deliberately hacked and leake...

From Kennedy to Obama to Trump, keep America fashionable

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk along the Colonnade of the White House.

Caroline Collins

December 22, 2016

Thanks to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, 2016 will go down in history as the year of ill-fitting trucker hats and snappy pantsuits. This year’s election proved the runway of Capitol Hill will never fail to provide the public with something to talk about. But before Melania Trump and her pussy-bow...

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show takes place in Paris

Taylor Hill at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Paris, France. Photo obtained through Creative Commons through fair use.

Audrey Mannion

December 22, 2016

One of the hottest and most prestigious catwalks of the year returned to television with 51 models and 68 different looks in the City of Lights. The 22nd annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show aired Dec. 5 on CBS. This year’s show took place in Paris and included six different segments: Road Ahead,...

Fashion bloggers take over New York Fashion Week 2016

Fashion Week got a boost this year by social media. Top fashion models tweeted and featured their images on Instagram and Snapchat.

Allie Kuo and Izzy Cavazzoni

November 10, 2016

No other fashion event consumes social media quite like New York Fashion Week, which ran from Sept. 7 to Sept. 15 this year. Bloggers and influencers such as Chiara Ferragni of The Blonde Salad and Amanda Steele, also known on YouTube as MakeupbyMandy24, gave fashion enthusiasts an up-close and p...

Students live tweet the U.S. election

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faced off on Nov.8, with Trump being elected President.

Dylan Josephson

November 9, 2016

CHS students tuned in to the 2016 US Election. In the end, the country voted Donald Trump to be the president of the United States. Below are tweets from CHS students while they were watching the election unfold....

Day two continues with pajamas and jenga

Junior Abi Karl of Monmouth beach competed in the jenga competition.

Mia Gallo

November 1, 2016

Students flooded the halls of CHS this morning decked out in everything from slippers to onesies to get Fall Spirit Week participation points for their grade on Nov. 1. Freshman Bella Reilly of Avon felt that Pajama Day was a great experience. “I really liked pajama day because it’s so much eas...

Students live tweet the mock debate

Students react to the candidates.

Dylan Josephson

October 23, 2016

Students gathered into the cafeteria for the mock debate on Friday, Oct. 21. Moderators and seniors Julia Pardee of Freehold and Sarah Lynch of Interlaken announced that students could live-tweet their thoughts and questions through out the event with the hashtag #CHSmockdebate. Below are some of the...

Mock Presidential Debate features scandals, policies and personalities

Mock Presidential Debate features scandals, policies and personalities

Brigid Garrett and Julianne Sackett

October 21, 2016

To end the long week of mock election campaigning, CHS held the mock debate on Friday, Oct. 21, in the cafeteria for the whole school to watch. Students represented each of the the five candidates. Senior Matt Miller of Wall acted as Hillary Clinton, junior Jonathan Slovak of Spring Lake Heights as...

Castle discusses foreign policy

Castle discusses foreign policy

Neil Estrada

October 20, 2016

Junior Matt Avena of Middletown is representing Constitutional Party candidate Darrell Castle in the mock election, and he held his third rally of the campaign, which focused on foreign policy today. The meeting had a turnout of  50-60 students, mainly freshmen. Before the meeting, freshman Vaughn Batista ...

Johnson talks strategy

Colin Martin

October 19, 2016

The Gary Johnson Campaign, headed by freshmen Sawyer Barth of Tinton Falls, kicked off his third campaign meeting of this year’s mock election on Wednesday Oct. 19. The meeting took place in the freshman hallway as Barth called for his staff to come together and discuss their strategy to beat out ...

Castle gains support at second rally

Avena discusses the many social issues the U.S. is facing.

Neil Estrada

October 18, 2016

Junior Matt Avena of Middletown is representing Constitutional Party candidate Darrell Castle in the mock election and just held his second political rally of the campaign today. Unlike yesterday’s rally, which was booed when he announced it in the cafeteria, this one got clapping upon announcem...

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