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15 year old Alabama High School student Nigel Shelby leaves a legacy of love and tolerance.

By Dani Miller, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019

On April 16, 15 year old Alabama High School student Nigel Shelby died by suicide after being relentlessly bullied for being gay. This story made national headlines, as many were taken aback that a kid who presented himself as so vibrant, and frankly happy, could be pushed to such drastic means. However,...

Peaceful Muslims Live in Fear of Being Labeled Terrorists

By Jasmine Baten, Opinions Editor

December 23, 2015

Terrorism isn’t a religion. Following the terrorist attacks around the world on Nov. 13, people in all countries gathered to mourn and support those who lost their lives and those who lost loved ones. When ISIS claimed responsibility for the horrors, the universal kneejerk reaction was to blame...

CHS Rises UP as a Strong Community

CHS Rises UP as a Strong Community

December 22, 2015

On Nov. 10, CHS stepped UP. The Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) came to CHS Nov. 10 to protest the CHS Gay-Straight Alliance club and our general acceptance of diversity. Though the general feelings of disapproval towards the WBC are widespread, it was clear through the student-created Facebook group...

Zero tolerance policy is unacceptable

Zero tolerance policy is unacceptable

By Danny Gordon, Noah Salzberg, Staff Writer, Public Relations Manager

November 26, 2013

A student comes into school on a Saturday for Homecoming preparations and brings in a Swiss-Army knife on his keychain with his keys. Another student, completely unbeknownst to the knife owner, starts messing around with the knife and cuts himself, causing a minor wound. The owner of the knife recei...

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