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CHS hosts MCR to vote for 2018-2019 officers

CHS hosts MCR to vote for 2018-2019 officers

By Dani Miller, News Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Top Stories

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 Slams to Success with Poems

By Jenna Greenzaid, Circulation Manager

March 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Top Stories

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

By Dani Miller, Production Editor

October 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

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’

CHS Students Have Their Eyes on ‘Hamilton’

By Dani Miller, Production Editor

May 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

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

‘Lemonade’ Quenches Beyoncé Fans’ Thirst

By Dani Miller, Production Editor

May 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

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

Pro Sports’ Gender Disparity Evident at CHS

By Dani Miller, Production Editor

May 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Observations, Online Exclusives

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?

Drake Versus Meek Mill: Who’s the Winner?

By Dani Miller, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

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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