The Observer

New bill lowers college cost

New bill lowers college cost

By Fatima Yazdi, Features Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently signed into law a bill which makes community colleges in the state of Maryland tuition-free for qualifying residents. The legislation will create a $15 million program to provide scholarships for up to 5,000 students from families that earn less than $125,000 a...

Sierra Burgess is a Loser: not worth the controversy

Sierra Burgess is a Loser: not worth the controversy

By Fatima Yazdi, Features Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinions

From “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” to “Clueless”to “Love Actually”, Netflix features all the favorite romantic comedies However, it’s newest addition to the rom com series, “Sierra Burgess is a Loser,” has stirred up quite a bit of controversy regarding the bad morals and examples por...

ASMR proves therapeutic to CHS students

ASMR proves therapeutic to CHS students

By Bryan Fletcher and Fatima Yazdi, Production Manager and Features Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features, Top Stories

Most people in our generation probably have that one friend who will not stop talking about how relaxing playing with slime is or their obsession with acting out role plays, but what exactly is all this newfound hype about? Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) is the term used to describe the...

Disney remakes are more disappointing than nostalgic

By Fatima Yazdi, Social Media Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinions, Top Stories

Picture this: your 5 year old self snuggled up on the couch with your parents and coziest blanket, singing along to Hakuna Matata with Timon, Pumbaa and Simba. Disney has been producing successful movies for years now, many of which make up our generation’s childhood. Recently, Disney has been...

Shorter school days should be considered for U.S. students

Shorter school days should be considered for U.S. students

By Fatima Yazdi, Social Media Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

There are only 24 hours in a day, and in CHS students’ busy schedules, we often wish there was more time in order to accomplish all that must get done. Attending CHS takes up over six hours per day and around 1,080 hours per year in school. It does not have to be this way; students in many schools...

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