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Keynote speaker Lin Pernill (‘13) speaks to current CHS students about her experiences.

NTHS and SkillsUSA host annual Career Day

Kyla Kidorf and Isabella San Filippo March 31, 2023

Everyone has, at one point, been asked the dreaded question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” On Friday, Feb. 10, SkillsUSA hosted its annual Career Day to help students answer this question....

Seniors dance the Ultraviolet-themed Winter Ball hosted by the Class of 2025 on Feb. 3.

Class of 2025 shines with Ultraviolet Winter Ball

Kaitlin Brice and Kara Gallagher March 31, 2023

Disco balls, strobe lights and lots of purple made for the perfect setting for students to dance the night away at the “Ultraviolet”-themed Winter Ball on Friday, Feb. 3. For their first time hosting...

Season 2 of Netflix original series Ginny and Georgia is out, and everybody seems to be watching.

Ginny and Georgia S2 Review

Kylie Aprilante and Kelly Matthews March 31, 2023

“Ginny and Georgia” fans went crazy on Jan. 5, 2023, with the release of the show’s second season. The new season consists of ten engaging and drama-filled episodes with lots of awkward teenage romance...

The United States debates whether or not to stay prepared for future pandemics.

Should the U.S. be prepared for the next pandemic?

Jordan Denzler March 31, 2023

The United States of America is known as a melting pot—a place where people of any culture, race or religion can meet and spread ideas...and COVID-19. The easiest way to gauge the effects of COVID-19...

CHS students discuss alternatives to the exams schedule for less stressful testing.

CHS exam schedules face student backlash

John Pallone and Ahren Gaikwad March 31, 2023

Finals are already the most stressful thing a student must face in school, but the exam schedule at CHS could be adding more stress than needed. CHS just wrapped up its first-semester finals, which begs...

America reacts to the threat of banning TikTok.

Say goodbye to your FYP: Is TikTok being banned?

Lily Howard March 31, 2023

TikTok caught the public’s eye in 2016 and has grown to over 1.5 billion active users in the years following. However, with suspicions over misuse of user data and invasive practices, President Biden...

Vinyls and record players have been making a comeback in the lives of teenagers.

The resurgence of vinyl records

Alisa Kharod and Maxine Zahler March 31, 2023

While technology today is more advanced than ever, teenagers are reverting to old ways of listening to music; vinyl, cassettes and other older analog media trends that lost popularity in the early 2000s...

Survey of 41 CHS Students from Feb. 10 to Feb. 17.

Planes in our skies jeopardize our earth

Andrew Seckular March 31, 2023

Less than 100 years ago, a trip from New York to California would last nearly a week and cost a hefty price. Nowadays, it can be done in a matter of hours. With travel changing so drastically through the...

Survey of 41 CHS Students from Feb. 10 to Feb. 17.

The hefty cost of sustainability sets alarm bells ringing for businesses

Isabela Delgado March 31, 2023

The effects of climate change have taken hits to various parts of the economy, specifically with businesses having to invest more of their earnings towards sustainability. Although sustainability protects...

Astrology is a big topic of conversation at Communications High School.

Astrology’s impact: CHS students looking to the stars for guidance

Ori Rosmarin and Julia Homza March 31, 2023

The question, “What’s your sign?” seems to fuel an ever-growing topic of conversation amongst teenagers. While in decades past, the average teenager might have been familiar with their sun sign,...

The Oxford Comma and whether or not it is really necessary is debated around schools.

The Oxford comma debate

Fiona Griffin and Phineaus Whedon March 31, 2023

In 2018, Oakhurst Dairy paid out millions of dollars to its employees over a single piece of missing punctuation within Maine’s legislature: the Oxford comma. The Oxford comma as popularized by the...

New movies seem to be following the path of Into the Spiderverse.

Are movies copying Into the Spiderverse?

Jordan Denzler and Justin Longo March 31, 2023

Over the past few years, many animation studios have begun emulating Pixar’s round, simple-yet-realistic style, pushing out western animation that differed from the formula. In 2019, “Into the Spider-Verse”...

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