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Gen Z must stand up to sexual assault

Gen Z must stand up to sexual assault

By Nora Holland, Opinions Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Opinions

President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill Anthony Kennedy’s place as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court July 9. Soon after, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford wrote Senator Dianne Feinstein a letter accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assaulting her. These two events led to an dramatic pair of test...

Kavanaugh trial has lasting implications on teens

Kavanaugh trial has lasting implications on teens

By Nora Holland, Opinions Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under National, News, Top Stories

President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill Anthony Kennedy’s place as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court July 9. Soon after, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford wrote Senator Dianne Feinstein a letter accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assaulting her. These two events led to an dramatic pair of testimonies...

By Nora Holland, Opinions Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Opinions

In America, a “rubber” is slang for a condom. In Australia, it serves as slang for an eraser. Either way, it seems as if MCPS is soon going to have both of these important tools roaming the hallways. Due to recent reports on the drastic increase of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the U....

CHS students travel back in time at MD Renaissance Festival

CHS students travel back in time at MD Renaissance Festival

By Nora Holland, Opinions Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

With the weather finally signaling the start of fall, many students are looking for ways to go out and enjoy the autumn air. While pumpkin patches are a must, many students have been travelling a little farther away to a land of princes, princesses, elves and fairies.   The Renaissance Festival ...

SAT subject tests only elicit stress in students

By Nora Holland, Arts Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

With the ACT or SAT, AP tests and Required Quarterly Assessments (RQA), it seems as if testing in high school never ends. Even with all these exams to study for, there is another type of testing some students are not aware of: subject tests. SAT subject tests are hour-long exams that allow students...

CHS should update the way homecoming court is decided

CHS should update the way homecoming court is decided

By Nora Holland, Arts Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinions

With the arrival of yet another homecoming for CHS students also comes the time to once again vote for homecoming court. This high school tradition, paired along with spirit days and pep rallies, dates back to decades ago. Although it has been an ongoing tradition, the original idea of homecoming...

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