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Alumnus sweeps up Forbes title with Maidbot

Alumnus sweeps up Forbes title with Maidbot

By Sophie Liss and Maya Rosenberg

January 10, 2018

Every year, Forbes Magazine releases their ‘30 under 30’ list: a collection of leading innovators and professionals under the age of 30. Past members of the illustrious list include famous actors and actresses, up and coming politicians and world renowned scientists. This year, joining the likes...

A meme in review: 2017’s memes to remember

A meme in review: 2017’s memes to remember

By Jackson Resnick, Social Media Editor

January 9, 2018

If you have yet to be bombarded with dancing Snapchat hot dogs, “cracking open a cold one” references or images of the RompHim, you are close to missing out on the obnoxious, yet somehow humorous meme and pop culture of 2017. But no worries, The Observer’s got your back.   Memes are...

Shovel Buddy: a business fit for winter weather

Shovel Buddy: a business fit for winter weather

By Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor

January 9, 2018

Kids savor the joy of seeing snow fall and completely cover their driveway and the roads, effectively canceling school for the day, while parents groan at the fact that they are the ones that will be doing the shoveling. However, parents can lay back, relax and experience the same feeling of joy that...

New Amazon Key unlocks convenience, concerns

New Amazon Key unlocks convenience, concerns

By Brandon Li and Joe Raab

November 21, 2017

Attention! Someone is about to enter your house! For most people this may be alarming, but with Amazon’s new delivery initiative, it simply means that your package has arrived. Amazon’s new delivery service, Amazon Key, began Nov. 3. A ground-breaking method of delivering packages, Amazon Key...

Skimping on Sleep? Let’s put those bad sleeping habits to bed

Skimping on Sleep? Let’s put those bad sleeping habits to bed

By Megan Park, Photo Editor

November 21, 2017

Sleep: something that all of us just can’t seem to get enough of.   With the constant workload that comes with being a student, getting enough sleep and keeping a healthy schedule has become a difficult task. There are many different tips and tricks to help anyone, especially students, enjoy...

Students cook up new Friendsgiving traditions

Students cook up new Friendsgiving traditions

By Nora Holland, Arts Editor

November 21, 2017

Thanksgiving is a traditionally family oriented holiday. But for some CHS students, Friendsgiving is simply a Thanksgiving get together, but with close friends instead of family members. It usually occurs around the time of Thanksgiving and has many similar features to the traditional aspects of Thanksgiving. “I...

Not just “Despacito”: Students often groove to Latin music

Not just “Despacito”: Students often groove to Latin music

By Maya Rosenberg and Becky Wolfson

November 21, 2017

Does the word “despacito” sound familiar to you?   Over the summer, the smash hit “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee took over the airwaves. Its catchy hook, infectious beat and Justin Bieber remix propelled it to the top of the Billboard charts for 16 consecutive weeks, inciting ...

Homecoming hype boosts CHS spirit

Homecoming hype boosts CHS spirit

By Riley Hurr, Social Media Editor

October 25, 2017

Homecoming is such a memorable time filled with friends, dancing and of course pictures. From spirit days to the Homecoming football game, it’s a great way to show some school spirit and create unforgettable memories. This year’s Homecoming theme is Pixar movies. Each class creates murals, skits,...

Teens prefer hasty hookups over dedicated dating

Teens prefer hasty hookups over dedicated dating

By Nora Holland, Arts Editor

October 25, 2017

Whether it’s “friends with benefits” or “no strings attached,” casual hook ups have become increasingly common among high school students. The definition of hooking up varies greatly depending on the point of view, but the most general description is a physical interaction—anywhere from...

What to do with solar eclipse glasses

What to do with solar eclipse glasses

By Megan Park, Photo Editor

October 9, 2017

The solar eclipse on Aug. 21 drew attention from all over the country. Since the next solar eclipse is not coming until 2024, many people do not know what to do with their solar eclipse glasses. Solar eclipse glasses reduce sunlight to safe levels so that you don't injure your eyes while looking direct...

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