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The contributions of successful Black individuals should not be considered separately from those of other famous Americans.

Black History Month is divisive, not inclusive

By Greer Smith, Opinions Editor February 27, 2014

It is 2014: nearly 60 years since the Brown v. Board of Education ruling, 49 years since the passing of the Civil Rights act of 1965, and America’s sixth year with a Black president. Yet, despite all...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By By Joe Haynes, Editor-in-Chief March 23, 2012

 A hand contusion did not stop him. Neither did a dislocated finger. Or a high ankle sprain. Even a fractured vertebra in his back didn’t. On a fractured knee he won the state championship for discus...

Arthur-Williams has been dominant this season, averaging 13.7 points per game.

Athlete of the Month

By By Maddy Flax, Sports Editor February 21, 2012

  When senior Sarafina Arthur-Williams started playing basketball in the seventh grade, she would often cry or pretend to be injured just so her mom would let her skip practice. It is almost impossible...

Senior Timothy Faerber has already committed to Michigan for diving.

Athlete of the Month

By By Matt Raab, Features Production Editor December 20, 2011

      Senior Timothy Faerber was born clinically dead but was saved by the technology invented by a professor now teaching at the University of Michigan. Next fall he will attend the University...

Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month

By By Emilie Plesset, Online Opinions Editor November 21, 2011

Freshman Lucy Srour joined the CHS cross country team three months ago, never expecting to be one of the team’s star runners. Srour started running competitively this year and remained undefeated...

Athlete of the Month

By Julie Kracov, Online Arts Editor October 24, 2011

      With intensity, vigor and a will to win, senior Kristina Roberts adds so much more to her team than just the regular key traits necessary to be a successful field hockey goalie. She...

Athlete of the Month

By Joel Denicoff, Sports Editor September 28, 2011

  When envisioning a shark, among the first few adjectives that come to mind are predatory, brutal and ruthless. All of these traits are captured by senior linebacker Bret Sickels, which explains...

Athlete of the Month: Bradley Grossman

Bradley Grossman showed up at CHS in a big way. No one knew what to expect from the senior Landon transfer, but it is certain that no one can be disappointed by his performance on the lacrosse field, as...

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