The Observer

Is it just me, or is everybody doing it?

By By Amna Farooqi and Nicole Weltmann, Editor-in-Chief and Staff Writer

November 21, 2011


Filed under Features

Last summer, junior David* pulled up to a parking lot. He stopped the car and motioned for a girl he knows, another CHS student, to get in the backseat. Obligingly, she climbed in, he joined her, and they exchanged some brief conversation. After about 10 minutes of talking, she went down. That girl no...

Putting on the pressure, ‘Tiger moms’ are on the prowl

By By Zoe Forster Staff Writer

March 1, 2011


Filed under Features

Many students may wonder why their Asian American classmates continuously excel in school, score the highest test grades and attend prestigious universities. According to Amy Chua, a professor at Yale Law School and the author of a new controversial book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, the source of...

Some parental punishment harms academic achievment

By By Emily Plesset, Fact Checker

October 29, 2010


Filed under Opinions

According to a Sept. 6 Washington Post article, parents have updated their punishments to better fit technological times.  No longer are parents solely grounding their kids or keeping them home on lockdown— the so-called new and improved method of punishing involves confiscating cell phones, shutting...

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