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CHS hosts MCR to vote for 2018-2019 officers

Newly elected officers Nate Tinbite, Safwan Masood, Pranav Tadikonda and SMOB elect Ananya Tadikonda  pose with past officers Michael Yin and former SMOB Matt Post.

By Dani Miller, News Editor

May 9, 2018

Montgomery County Regional (MCR) SGA held a county-wide meeting April 18 in the CHS auditorium. Over 200 students attended the meeting from schools all over MCPS to vote for next year’s MCR officers. According to the MCR SGA website, MCR is a county-wide student government association that represents...

Dani Miller Slams to Success with Poems

Dani Miller with fellow competitors at a semi-final round to compete for selection on the DC Youth Slam Team.

By Jenna Greenzaid, Circulation Manager

March 10, 2017

Whenever one thinks of slam poetry, their first thought is most likely of the iconic slam poetry scene in the movie 22 Jump Street and yet there’s still so much unknown about the art. Every year, there is a competition for people in the DC area to get on the DC Youth Slam Team, a slam poetry competi...

Solange’s “A Seat at the Table” Successfully Comments on Society

Solange Knowles' album,

By Dani Miller, Production Editor

October 25, 2016

Following in the footsteps of her über-famous sister Beyonce, Solange Knowles’ new album “A Seat at the Table” infuses neo-soul and poetry to sonically share the story of Black America in a way that demands to be heard. For most of her career, Solange Knowles has been stuck in the shadows of...

CHS Students Have Their Eyes on ‘Hamilton’

Hamilton is currently playing at the Richard Rogers Theatre on Broadway. It is coming to the Kennedy Center for the 2017-2018 season.

By Dani Miller, Production Editor

May 26, 2016

Prepare to learn about our founding fathers as you never have before. Based off the novel Hamilton by Ron Chernow, composer and lead actor Lin Manuel Miranda’s Broadway play Hamilton humorously and poetically delves into the life of America’s often forgotten founding father, Alexander Hamilton....

‘Lemonade’ Quenches Beyoncé Fans’ Thirst

Beyonce's new album covers various controversial topics.

By Dani Miller, Production Editor

May 26, 2016

With Beyoncé’s sixth solo album, Lemonade, she proves once again why she is “Queen Bey.” Similar to its predecessor, the 2013 self-titled full-length release, Beyoncé, Beyoncé’s Lemonade is a visual album as much as it is auditory. Preceded by the feminist anthem, “Formation,” as the...

Pro Sports’ Gender Disparity Evident at CHS

Before a game, the varsity girls soccer team huddles around their coach, Haroot Hakopian. Despite finishing third in the state, fewer CHS fans attend their games compared to the boys soccer games.

By Dani Miller, Production Editor

May 3, 2016

Recently, five members of the U.S women’s national soccer team, Carli Lloyd, Hope Solo, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe and Becky Sauerbrunn, sued the U.S Soccer Federation for wage discrimination. This lawsuit has made headlines for further exposing the disparity between how female and male athletes a...

Students Meet Members of Parliament

Students Meet Members of Parliament

By Dani Miller, Production Editor

March 23, 2016

Members of the U.K. Parliament met with 93 A.P Comparative Government students to discuss their political experience, how their government system works and the relationship between the U.S and the U.K. According to A.P Comparative Government teacher Jamie Kimbrough-Groves, her class profiled six...

Drake Versus Meek Mill: Who’s the Winner?

Meek Mill (left) and Drake (right) are both hip-hop artists who have had a long history of verbal spats with one another via their music.

By Dani Miller, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016

Oh man, oh man. Not again. In typical rap beef fashion, the first single off of Drake’s upcoming album, Views from the 6, is a diss track against rapper Meek Mill, reviving a supposedly dead fight from this summer and once again asking the age old question: “Who’s better: Drake or Meek Mill?” In...

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