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The Calm After the Storm: What the Holidays Look Like at Carnegie Vanguard

By Annie Nguyen, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

The bustling, overcrowded hallways of Carnegie Vanguard slow down to students milling about in utter leisure as the fury of the semester itself wears off. As the last numbers make their way into the gradebook and seniors’ college applications are squared away, what is there to look forward to but th...

Carnegie Theatre Company’s FAUST: A Stunning Revival

Carnegie Theatre Company's FAUST: A Stunning Revival

By Annie Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Carnegie Theatre Company revives the medieval European myth of Faust with a fresh adaptation and sleek production to retell this classic tale. The play is running November 8 to 9 and 15 to 16.  The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus by British author Christopher Marlowe was arguably the first pub...

Familiar and Not-So Familiar Faces: Spirit Week ’19

Monday: Athletes vs. Mathletes!

By Annie Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

October 28th to November 1st marked the annual Spirit Week at Carnegie Vanguard High School in which students, teachers, and administrators alike spared their ordinary school attire for funky ensembles instead. From Monday to Friday, a buzzing yet lighthearted kind of energy swept through the hallways...

Is There Meat to the Argument for Veganism? A Vegan and Non-Vegan Decide

Hannah Holliday’s bowl of ramen, an example of the diversity of vegan food.

By Annie Nguyen and Hilary Nguyen

October 21, 2019

Food. We Houstonians are known for offering a diverse culinary landscape of it that’s predominantly carnivorous. After all, we are a nook within the larger Lone Star State of bluebonnets, beer, and barbecue. Carnegie Vanguard High School seems to be no different in its preference of food palette, ser...

ITS Carnegie: Community in the Courtyard

Students congregating in the courtyard to enjoy the festivities of ITS Carnegie.

By Annie Nguyen, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

I finally felt a sense of community from the school in the form of the first annual ITS Carnegie last Friday, September 27th.

The Flick: A Closer Look

The scenic and lighting department of Carnegie Theatre Co. 
preparing the space to open The Flick by Annie Baker.

By Annie Nguyen, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

Audience members walked into the fine arts building last weekend expecting Carnegie Theatre Company’s stage production of The Flick--what they did not anticipate was sitting down and facing the very audience they were supposed to be in.

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