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Black History Month is divisive, not inclusive

Black History Month is divisive, not inclusive

By Greer Smith, Opinions Editor

February 27, 2014

It is 2014: nearly 60 years since the Brown v. Board of Education ruling, 49 years since the passing of the Civil Rights act of 1965, and America’s sixth year with a Black president. Yet, despite all this progress, we still manage to perpetuate segregation through the yearly recognition of Black His...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By By Joe Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2012

 A hand contusion did not stop him. Neither did a dislocated finger. Or a high ankle sprain. Even a fractured vertebra in his back didn’t. On a fractured knee he won the state championship for discus in Spring 2011. And now, senior Nadim Elhage is finally healthy.  During the indoor track season, E...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By By Maddy Flax, Sports Editor

February 21, 2012

  When senior Sarafina Arthur-Williams started playing basketball in the seventh grade, she would often cry or pretend to be injured just so her mom would let her skip practice. It is almost impossible to think that five years later, that same girl who once dreaded practice is one of the comma...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By By Matt Raab, Features Production Editor

December 20, 2011

      Senior Timothy Faerber was born clinically dead but was saved by the technology invented by a professor now teaching at the University of Michigan. Next fall he will attend the University of Michigan on a diving scholarship and hopes to meet the professor who created the technology that ...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By By Emilie Plesset, Online Opinions Editor

November 21, 2011

Freshman Lucy Srour joined the CHS cross country team three months ago, never expecting to be one of the team’s star runners. Srour started running competitively this year and remained undefeated against Maryland runners until she placed second by 2.7 seconds in the 4A West Regional Championship...

Athlete of the Month

By Julie Kracov, Online Arts Editor

October 24, 2011

      With intensity, vigor and a will to win, senior Kristina Roberts adds so much more to her team than just the regular key traits necessary to be a successful field hockey goalie. She makes the team flow.   Roberts has been a goalie on the field hockey team since her sophomo...

Athlete of the Month

By Joel Denicoff, Sports Editor

September 28, 2011

  When envisioning a shark, among the first few adjectives that come to mind are predatory, brutal and ruthless. All of these traits are captured by senior linebacker Bret Sickels, which explains why many of his teammates refer to him by his nickname "The Land Shark." Sickels has started at linebacker o...

Athlete of the Month: Bradley Grossman

By Maddy Flax and Joel Denicoff, Sports Editors

May 24, 2011

Bradley Grossman showed up at CHS in a big way. No one knew what to expect from the senior Landon transfer, but it is certain that no one can be disappointed by his performance on the lacrosse field, as he has become one of the leaders of the team, not only through his coachability, but also with his ...

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