The Observer

Black Lives Matter is not an Instagram trend

As of June 2020, there were over 24 million posts for the  #blackouttuesday. However, posting a black square for the Black Lives Matter movement is unhelpful and should not be a trend.

By Ela Jalil, News Editor

June 26, 2020

Last month, Instagram feeds were flooded with black squares on posts and stories. In some of the  stories, users would use the hashtag “BlackLivesMatter” and then tag three more people to repost the same message on their own stories. This trend was meant to bring awareness to the important issu...

Pokémon Go Trainers Trying to Catch’ Em All

People everywhere are walking around with their phones

By Emiliana Cardinale, Production Manager

September 29, 2016

All around the world, no matter where you go, you can see people wandering while staring down at their phones trying to catch ‘em all. Pokémon Go is a GPS based, augmented reality game in which players can essentially find virtual creatures, called Pokémon, in the real world. Players walk...

Is there truth behind the POWER BRACELET trend?

By By Thomas Geenen Staff Writer

October 29, 2010

Throughout the halls of CHS, there seems to be an abundance of students sporting something on their wrists that looks like a hybrid between a watch and a white livestrong band. Others wear a nest of tangled material around their necks and wrists. What are these new accessories? Up-and-coming companies...

Don’t get tripped up by new shoelace trends

By By Lori Koenick Staff Writer

October 29, 2010

Shoelaces have a simple concept, but some students now believe that these strings can do much more than simply keep one’s shoes on. Some students associate shoelaces with projecting a certain look to society and determining the way one feels about him or herself. Also, some students have recently...

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