The Observer

Planned Parenthood defunding incites debate: Congressional actions hamper medical treatment

By Andrea Mirviss, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2011

Movie fans all over the nation are familiar with the scene: Juno, a rambunctious, outspoken and feministic teenager, waddles up to the entrance of her local Planned Parenthood.  She rolls her eyes at a solitary Pro-Life protestor, but when the protester explains to her that her unborn child has developed...

Ugandan newspaper calls for hanging of homosexuals

By By Yasmin Akbari, Online News Editor, and Andrea Mirviss, Editor-in-Chief

November 23, 2010

In a country where 64 percent of the population wants the Bible to be the law of the land, and where 80 percent of Christians believe homosexuality is immoral, Uganda’s independent newspaper, Rolling Stone, published an “exposé” in early October, outing closeted homosexuals by printing their pictures...

The ‘Look at Me’ Generation

By By Andrea Mirviss, Editor-in-Chief

June 3, 2010

A typical teenager girl turns on her computer, signs on to Facebook and updates her status with what she did that day and what she will do for the rest of the day. She may spend the next hour or two flipping through her friends’ Facebook pages, and she will probably check the top of the screen constantly...

Guidance Counselor Teresa Suter retiring

By By Andrea Mirviss, Editor-in-Chief

June 3, 2010

Guidance counselor Teresa Suter will retire this summer after 15 years at CHS.  She will be working in online education for college students. Suter has already begun her new endeavor and will move to Lewes, Deleware to be closer to her daughter. “I am going to be transitioning to an online environment,”...

Students, staff mourn loss of teacher Becky Gerlowski

By By Natalie Geisler and Andrea Mirviss, Editors-in-Chief

June 2, 2010

Becky Gerlowski, who taught Web Design, Guided Research and Computer Programming at CHS, died May 15 at age 39 due to complications with her 22-year-long battle with cancer. She will be survived by her husband and her three sons and two stepsons. “Mrs. Becky Gerlowski was a role model for each...

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