The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

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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

The passing of Plyer v. Doe allowed all children, including undocumented children, to receive a free public education.

Gov. Greg Abbott declares discriminatory proposal to deny immigrants access to public education

By Danielle Yampuler, Co-Editor in Chief May 27, 2022

On May 5, current Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared a new, regressive proposal, stating his belief that undocumented children should not have the right to a paid public education in Texas, directly going...

The new 2022 r/Place final canvas.

A brief tour of r/Place 2022

By Danielle Yampuler, Co-Editor in Chief April 19, 2022

About five years ago, now internet legend Josh Wardle (creator of Wordle), presented hundreds of Reddit users with a particularly peculiar subreddit—one that took form, not as a forum of text posts,...

Matthew Manders poses stoically in his suit on the set of The Batman.

Meet lead actor in next Batman movie- CVHS junior Matthew Manders

By Danielle Yampuler, Co-Editor in Chief March 31, 2022

When Warner Brothers announced the controversial casting for the new Batman movie all the way back in 2019, many doubted the skills of the actor the studio had chosen to play the movie’s titular character....

My friend Vhlor and I waiting for a Mitski concert to begin.

Personal Column: It’s about tempo

By Danielle Yampuler, Co-Editor in Chief March 9, 2022

I was five years old at my first concert. Stone Sour, a five-person heavy metal band was the main act, but just getting to them took sitting through five opening bands- an excessive amount of openers...

This story touches upon Americas long and complicated history with ableism.

Op-Ed: America is ableist

By Danielle Yampuler, Co-Editor in Chief February 22, 2022

Every other week, Pin Oak Middle School would section kids off into a variety of classrooms and shove surface-level messages of glorified kindness and vague acceptance down their throats. Whether it was...

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado weaves short stories on queer womanhood, from body dysmorphia to motherhood to sexual assault. 

Her Body and Other Parties: cracking the code of queer womanhood

By Danielle Yampuler, Co-Editor in Chief February 2, 2022

This story discusses sexual violence in a non-graphic manner. Carmen Maria Machado’s anthology of short stories, Her Body and Other Parties, does its best to pull you in with intriguing plots, premises,...

This story discusses my relationship with men, a relationship that is twisted and confusing to even me.

Personal Column: Real Men

By Danielle Yampuler, Co-Editor in Chief December 9, 2021

I’m in a car. A car. Any car. Sometimes it feels like it’s every car- my own personal liminal space, never quite the same but always identical in feel. Sometimes it’s a big white minivan- those guys...

The album cover for Mitskis Working for the Knife  displays her at her most vulnerable, a bra as her top- a scene that is portrayed in full in the songs music video.

Mitski’s “Working for the Knife” tells all about the flaws of the music industry

By Danielle Yampuler, Co-Editor in Chief November 8, 2021

Mitski Miyawaki sets a recording microphone free in a factory in her newest track, the ‘tink, tink, tink’ of metal against metal apparent and distinct, cutting through the usual discordant backtrack...

Sophomore Elizabeth Hawes, member of CVHS Riot Club and participant in the Womens March stands proudly in the halls of CVHS.

Sophomore Elizabeth Hawes marches for reproductive rights

By Danielle Yampuler, Co-Editor in Chief October 22, 2021

On October 2, over 10,000 people flooded the streets of downtown Houston. Many donned pink clothing, clenched fists, and exclamatory signs. They were there to join in on the fifth annual Women's March,...

Abby Savitz, a junior at Carnegie who mainly expresses herself through her fashion, takes a photo of herself in an outfit she curated, made up of a stay and a white dress.

82% of CVHS students report using appearance as self-expression

By Danielle Yampuler and Alex Samano September 28, 2021

82% of CVHS students surveyed reported using appearance for self-expression. From hair dye to hijabs, the appearance of the CVHS student body is one of the most diversely dressed in HISD due to the school's...

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