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Harvard's doors open only for those who can pay the gatekeeper.

College endowments should be taxed

By Yash Nigam, Senior Writer May 21, 2015

While the American tax code has always had loopholes, political and financial analysts across the country have found what seems to be a gaping crater in tax regulation: college endowments. It may come...

If students receive a 5 on an Advanced Placement exam, some AP teachers will bump their semester grade to reflect their content mastery.

A five on the AP should merit an A in the class

By Arjun Swaminathan and Yash Nigam April 29, 2015

Currently, a student at CHS can receive the highest possible AP exam score, a five, and not receive an A in said AP class. This is unacceptable. A student who shows mastery on the AP test should receive...

Tutoring website creates platform for interactive help

Tutoring website creates platform for interactive help

By Danny Gordon, Staff Writer October 24, 2014

Senior Yash Nigam, an Observer staff writer and online opinions editor, recently developed an e-learning system called VolunteerTutor that enables high school students to collaborate with peers using an...

Administration launches pedestrian safety program

Administration launches pedestrian safety program

By Danny Gordon and Yash Nigram February 24, 2014

In response to recent concerns over CHS’ morning drop-off habits, the administration launched a pedestrian safety campaign Jan. 27. The administration observed an increase in jaywalking, inattentiveness...

Left Turn Signal Should be Added to Tuckerman Traffic Light

Left Turn Signal Should be Added to Tuckerman Traffic Light

By Yash Nigam, Production Editor October 30, 2013

Tuckerman Lane is saturated with cars in the morning before school starts. The congestion is exhausting to drivers and is hazardous, especially for inexperienced teenage drivers who have not been that...

Juniors show support for McCabe during illness

By Yash Nigam, Production Editor April 3, 2013

Junior Harrison McCabe has been undergoing extensive medical treatment since he was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in late September. "What I have is something called an inflammatory bowel disease...

Does Turnitin successfully catch plagiarism?

By Yash Nigam, Production Editor May 3, 2012

Four thousand dollars open up a world of possibilities. With this large sum of money, the school could improve its bathrooms or purchase new computers. Despite the immense benefits of saving money, the...

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