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Change, and not a moment too soon

Change, and not a moment too soon

By Aishwarya Jayadeep

December 12, 2018

Filed under Aishwarya Jayadeep, Entertainment

The scene opens with a 17-year-old named Ryan trying to figure out how to ride a bike, all the while glowering at his new step-granddad. From his grandmother’s exasperated chiding to the part where Ryan flings his bike off a cliff in a moment of frustration, it looks, for all intents and purpo...

Morales reflects on path to teaching

Morales reflects on path to teaching

By Kate Gabrielson

December 9, 2018

Filed under Kate Gabrielson, Lifestyles

B orn to immigrants from El Salvador, Spanish teacher Viky Morales’ family settled in the Bay Area in the hopes of beginning a better life. Though she was originally set on becoming a lawyer and planned on attending law school, she eventually realized it wasn’t the career she envisioned for herse...

The Impatient Patient: To care or not to care, that is the question

By Renee Wang

December 7, 2018

Filed under Renee Wang, Uncategorized

While we lounged after our Thanksgiving meals and went starry-eyed from too-good-to-pass-up Black Friday deals, the fourth National Climate Assessment revealed a more dismal reality:  greenhouse gas emissions will continue to plague us for centuries, temperatures will continue to rise and forest fires ...

Letter to the Editor: response to "Staff needs more diversity to further enrich students' learning experience"

December 6, 2018

Filed under Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor, A recent column by Shruti Magesh struck me as blatantly racist. She concluded her column with the statement, "teachers should be hired not only based on qualifications, but also race." As inflammatory as this may sound, its true implications are much worse. She argues a diversity of race te...

Straws not the villain they are made out to be

By Laurel Schmidt

December 5, 2018

Filed under Laurel Schmidt, Opinion

  Every time I reach for a straw after getting my coffee I am practically harrassed by my friends for ‘ruining the environment’. Just a few months ago straws were thrown around as if they were causing no harm, and now restaurants and establishments throughout the country are stopping or limiting their distribut...

BTS documentary takes movie theaters by storm across the globe

By Emily Choi

December 5, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Reading up about how fans were reacting to the premiere of “Burn the Stage,” a documentary about K-pop group BTS, I was apprehensive. Videos of crazy fangirls cheering loudly during the movie and being disrespectful to other moviegoers filled my Instagram feed. But to my surprise, the people I interacted ...

Japanese Honor Society hosts annual karaoke social

By Dexter Tatsukawa

December 4, 2018

Filed under Dexter Tatsukawa, Lifestyles

Students flocked to CHS's cafeteria on November 30 to sing Japanese songs and watch the performances in Japanese National Honor Society's annual karaoke social. Photos by Dexter Tatsukawa.

Mumford and sons score third No. 1 album

 Mumford and sons score third No. 1 album

By Laurel Schmidt

December 4, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Laurel Schmidt, Music

A fter three years of waiting, Mumford and Sons has finally come out with their fourth studio album. “Delta” brings alternative rock back to the top of the charts, reaching number one on Billboard’s top 200. This album is a sharp change from their previous EP feature, Johannesburg, which featur...

Student Perspectives: Recent Anti-Semitic Terrorist Attacks

By Lyndon Lee

December 4, 2018

Filed under Lyndon Lee, Multimedia, Videos