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Chipotle Queso receives mixed reactions

Chipotle Queso receives mixed reactions

By Max Kandel, Observations Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Online Exclusives, Restaurants, Top Stories

On Sept. 12, Chipotle released their new queso dip nationwide after testing it in their special New York restaurant for several weeks. Chipotle advertised their queso as all real ingredients and with no added colors, flavors, or preservatives. The queso can be added on a burrito or bowl for $1.30, ...

Styles covers detailed songs and politics in concert

Styles covers detailed songs and politics in concert

By Dani Miller, Opinions Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

“Pink is the only true Rock and Roll color.” This phrase, coined by Paul Simon of Simon and Garfunkel, and reiterated by Harry Styles in his April Rolling Stone cover story, rung true Sunday, October 1, 2017 during Harry Styles’ concert at DAR Constitution Hall. Decked in yellow Gucci pants and a b...

Big Mouth tackles taboo topics comically

Big Mouth tackles taboo topics comically

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

  Take health class, a course that tackles many of the awkward need-to-knows of puberty and teenage life, add a ton of dirty humor, stick it into an animated show and get the final result known as “Big Mouth.”   Co-created by childhood friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg, ...

Kung Fu Tea pops into Montgomery Mall

Kung Fu Tea pops into Montgomery Mall

By Brandon Li, Online News Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts, Restaurants, Top Stories

If you are among the millions and millions of bubble-tea fanatics, then you have to pop into the new Kung Fu Tea spot. Okay, maybe not the millions part, but there is indeed a new bubble tea store in town. The well known chain business opened a new location in late Sept. Located in the Montgomery...

Fourth Flash Season generally suceeds

Fourth Flash Season generally suceeds

By Ben Dross, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

“The Flash” came running back onto screens Oct. 13 with a wild season four premiere, but is still stumbling over some speed bumps as it tries to transition from a rocky season three.   Keeping in routine with previous seasons, “The Flash” opened four months after the season three fin...

“Fetch” will never happen, but the musical will

“Fetch” will never happen, but the musical will

By Julia Lescht, Online Opinions Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

If this wasn’t the most totally fetch news to surface the Earth since the film’s release almost 13 years ago, then Wednesdays would be famous for wearing whatever dang color everybody wants. But no; on Wednesdays, we wear pink. Comedian and writer Tina Fey’s “Mean Girls,” famous for its...

“Stranger Things” hasn’t ghosted us

“Stranger Things” hasn’t ghosted us

By Joe Raab, Online Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Top Stories

As Halloween season rolls around, many shows and movies come with it -- including the highly anticipated season two of “Stranger Things.” Set to be released Oct. 27, the new season has been awaited by many, including some CHS students. “I’m really excited for season two of ‘Stranger Things’,”...

Marvel provides another super show

Marvel provides another super show

By Fatima Yazdi, Social Media Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

“The Defenders” is Marvel’s most recent television creation. In the show, four of Marvel’s biggest heroes are each living their own lives and working individually, but all have one common goal in mind: to save New York City. Matthew Murdock a.k.a Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten...

Student Art Spotlight: Mali Hajaghaei

Student Art Spotlight: Mali Hajaghaei

By Maya Rosenberg, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2017


Filed under Arts

There are 65 murals in D.C., each unique in their own style, subject and artist. No one understands this better than junior Mali Hajaghaei, who painted her own mural downtown this summer. Hajaghaei, along with others, painted the mural in Anacostia, a historic neighborhood located in Southeast D.C....

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” intrigues audiences

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” intrigues audiences

By Jake Herman, News Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Packed with nearly two-and-a-half hours of thrills, plot twists, over-the-top action, and edgy humor, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” is an entertaining, albeit flawed, second installment of Matthew Vaughn’s spy universe. Directed and co-written by Vaughn and Jane Goldman, the film picks up where...

Previously required art class fee eliminated

Previously required art class fee eliminated

By Anna Baranko, Online Features Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Arts, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

This year CHS decided to do away with the fee required for art classes. In past years, art classes at CHS required students to pay a $20 fee at the beginning of the semester, but this is no longer the case. MCPS redefined what the fees could be used for, so CHS decided to get rid of the fee. “I...

Cabin John Plaza and Mall welcomes new businesses

Cabin John Plaza and Mall welcomes new businesses

By Max Kandel, Observations Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Arts, Online Exclusives, Restaurants, Top Stories

Cabin John Plaza and Mall, a popular shipping center for CHS students, was recently bought by the company EDENS. The recent purchase has brought in a plethora of new changes, including the addition of Shake Shack and Cava coming in mid to late 2018, while BGR and Leila Jewels have left Cabin John. “I...

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