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The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

Grammys 2022: maybe not as chaotic as the Oscars, but the outfits will still blow your mind.

Grammys 2022: Outfits that slayed

By Ankitha Lavi and Vivian Huynh April 20, 2022

The 2022 Grammys was certainly the best way to start off April. Some come to the Grammys hoping to leave with a trophy in their hand and some come with a swaggy Walgreens bag (yes, you Dillon Francis)....

Governor Greg Abbott fights for Texans rights through 200 executive orders.

Governor Greg Abbott passes 200 laws that build a better foundation for Texas’ principles.

By Ankitha Lavi, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

On April 2, 2022, over 200 new executive orders will be enacted by Governor Greg Abbott in the state of Texas. The soon-to-be enacted orders will be passed to protect Texas’s withstanding conservative...

The breakdown of costs for the One Safe Houston Plan total up to be about $44 million.

One Safe Houston Initiative tackles Houston’s increasing crime rates

By Ankitha Lavi and Vivian Huynh March 9, 2022

On February 2, Mayor Sylvestor Turner announced a $44 million plan to tackle rising crime rates in Houston. Since the start of the pandemic, violent crime has spiked, prompting Houston to implement...

South Asian society and culture oftentimes clashes with American culture.

South Asian Standards: a double-edged sword

By Ankitha Lavi, Staff Writer February 2, 2022

It was shocking. It was rare. It was a complex experience. There he was.  Breathing.  The crowd goes wild. Everyone is cheering him on. Fireworks are sparkling through the night as if it was the...

SHEIN, the fast-fashion company, overtook Amazon as the most downloaded app last year, but its affordable trends come at a cost.

#SHEIN fast fashion offers affordable trends at the cost of questionable eco and labor practices

By Ankitha Lavi, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

When a small company started making inexpensive wedding dresses in China, no one knew it would be one of the most successful fast-fashion companies in the world.  Through viral unboxing hauls and trendy...

Jailan Routt and his teammates playing basketball in the courtyard

Boys’ basketball team dribbles to the top

By Ankitha Lavi, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

As Jailan Routt saw the bulky guys in the opposing AAU basketball team cheer for their winning point, he knew that it was over. The first half of the game was done and the opposing team was 20 points...

CVHS seniors Catherine Do and Ishita Uddarraju working on college applications.

First-gen students at CVHS receive college application tips from counselors

By Ankitha Lavi and Camille Marlin September 28, 2021

With college deadlines around the corner, seniors, especially first-generation students, are scrambling to find information about the college process. However new this process is for students, all past...

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