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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...

Celebrities should not publicly endorse political nominees

Celebrities should not publicly endorse political nominees

By Anna Kronthal, Assistant Opinions Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Pop singer Taylor Swift shared her views on political candidates in a lengthy caption that she posted to her instagram. Swift’s picture was liked by over 2 million people. Meanwhile, our president’s inauguration was attended by only 900,000. Recently, celebrities have been impacting politics by promoting ...

Campaigning 101

By Ethan Miller, New Staff Liasion

June 8, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinions, Top Stories

It feels that now more than ever the political landscape is stratified; republicans and democrats entrenched in their positions with a government that is characterized by national events. As a result during this year’s 2018 primaries, candidates are falling into the trap of representing their poli...

Young Voters, This is Your Primary Concern

Young Voters, This is Your Primary Concern

By Nathan Deychman, Sports Editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Opinions

The 2016 Presidential Election is rapidly approaching, meaning that many upperclassmen at CHS will be eligible to vote and plan to do so. However, many of these students are not prepared for the responsibility of voting. Voting requires a general understanding of the candidates and their backgrounds,...

Obama’s humor keeps young people engaged

Obama’s humor keeps young people engaged

By Ariel Levchenko, Online Opinions Editor

June 3, 2015


Filed under Opinions

“These days, the House Republicans actually give John Boehner a harder time than they give me, which means orange really is the new black.” This was a quote by President Obama at the 2014 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and actually probably his best joke of the night, which isn’t to say...

Don’t balk at Cathy, just ‘eat more chikin’

Don’t balk at Cathy, just ‘eat more chikin’

By Joe Nolan, Opinions Editor

October 1, 2012


Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

When the "news" came out that Chick-fil-A supported the traditional definition of marriage, dissenting CHS students biting into the restaurant chain’s iconic chicken sandwich found themselves in a dilemma difficult to digest: should they continue to patroniza a business that holds atypical views? ...

Student reflect on prolonged primary process

By Guransh Singh, Staff Writer

March 27, 2012


Filed under Opinions

The Republican primary process began Jan. 3 and will continue until June 26. The candidates are competing against each other in order to win the nomination of the party, but none of them have built a large enough lead for the others to drop out of the race. As a result, there will be a long and hard-fought...

Kyle in Context

Kyle in Context

By By Kyle Edwards, Online Humor Columnist

December 20, 2011


Filed under Column, Online Exclusives, Opinions

I believe in using the knowledge gained in some parts of life to succeed in others. My goal over the past year was to become a successful fantasy football manager, so I focused all my attention on one league and created a system of winning where my idealism and favoritism came last. I learned both of...

Politics and Prose draws in young readers

By By Emily Birnbaum

May 19, 2011


Filed under Arts, Books

Politics and Prose, the Washington D.C. bookstore that has been a haven of book-buying and author meet-and-greets for 25 years, was bought by former Washington Post editors Lissa Muscatine and Bradley Graham April 1. Despite popular belief that the bookstore would not be bought when it went up for...

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