the Inkblot

Lack of political inclusivity at CHS furthers the divide

An Inkblot survey of 91 CHS students from May 21 to May 31 found that 57.6 percent identified somewhat or very liberal  while only 23.9 percent considered themselves conservatives in any way. 
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
June 20, 2019

Communications High School has a problem. It isn’t inclusive enough. It does its best to be inclusive to the LGBT community, women and ethnic minorities, but fails to reciprocate inclusiveness for another...

Class councils work hard, live up to campaign promises

Student elections in the Fall and Spring determine class councils at CHS.
March 2, 2018

Every fall and spring, the freshman hallway highlights the competitiveness of class elections at CHS. Posters fill every possible open space of those walls until they overlap. Students have the willpower...

Many jobs during the school year: more stress than money

November 16, 2017

The dawn of a new school year often makes students think about which activities outside of school are really worth their time. According to CentSaiAdulting.com, 4.7 million teenagers consider a job to...

Veronica Yaron’s Ultimate Halloween Movie BINGE

Photo obtained through Creative Commons from Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.
October 13, 2017

The first thing many people learn about me is that I love Halloween; all of October is dedicated to making a homemade costume, decorating, and watching horror films. The latter is actually more of a year-round...

Mental health coverage is a necessity

Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama meet with mothers regarding the Affordable Care Act and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Acts.
May 16, 2017

Hundreds of insurance companies around the country have broken a law for nearly ten years. The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 requires American insurance providers to create limitations...

Nationalism should not always have a negative connotation

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.
May 14, 2017

A spectre is haunting America — the spectre of nationalism. As citizens of this new age, we have been told that if a people become loyal and devoted to their nation, they become nationalists. The word...

Students would reap the benefits of school choice

U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos at the 2017 Political Action Conference.
May 8, 2017

Betsy DeVos was confirmed as President Trump’s Secretary of Education on Feb. 7 in a 51-50 Senate vote. DeVos is an avid proponent of school choice, a controversial topic which focuses on how money for...

Marijuana should be legalized nationally

Some public high schools in New Jersey have legalized medical marijuana.
February 24, 2017

Ever since I was in middle school, I was told that marijuana was bad. That it was a gateway drug. That using it would inevitably lead someone, even myself, to a life of crime and bath-salts-induced rage...

Precollege is worth the extra cash

Junior Andrew Wang of Marlboro took a trip to Hampden, Baltimore while attending precollege at the Maryland Institute College of Art.
September 16, 2016

By the end of March 2015, now over one year ago, the total student loan debt in the United States had risen to $1.2 trillion according to the Federal Reserve, and has only continued to grow from there....

Protect the First Amendment from Donald Trump’s wrath

Photograph obtained through Flickr by Creative Commons.
September 15, 2016

The media always must remain cautious and conscientious of how they cover politics, especially during an election year. But this year, Donald Trump has changed the game. As an aspiring journalist, I am...

OPINION: Gentrification

January 10, 2016

Gentrification is officially defined as “the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle-class or affluent people into deteriorating areas that often displaces poorer residents.”...

Senator or superstar?

Senator or superstar?
September 14, 2015

Would you rather meet a senator or a superstar? I’ll give you some time to think. Meanwhile, Donald Trump is running for president. The businessman, author and entertainer has invaded our televisions...

Load more stories
The News of Communications High School
opinion