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Hannah Fernandez (left) on graduation day in May 2021 at the University of Virginia. Michelle Nguyen (right) is currently a sophomore in college.

The right match: CVHS alumni share their journeys as Posse finalists

By Sarah Fernandez and Hilary Nguyen October 24, 2021

Four years ago, Hannah Fernandez graduated from CVHS. Three years later, Michelle Nguyen graduated from CVHS. Both students were Posse finalists. However, the schools they were selected finalists for changed...

Students were able to sign up for clubs at the CVHS club fair September 1.

Carnegie’s Club Fair: Exploring 83 Clubs in 90 Minutes

By Sarah Fernandez and Hilary Nguyen September 28, 2021

During advocacy on September 1, students had the opportunity to explore and sign up for various clubs at Carnegie. Over 80 clubs set up tables around campus to advertise and recruit prospective members. This...

Many families visit Buddhist temples every Sunday for seven weeks after they have lost a loved one to fully honor the deceaseds soul and to help them transition into their next life.

What It Means to Pass Away During COVID-19 As a Buddhist

By Hilary Nguyen, News Editor May 18, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the nation, the number of deaths continues to increase. Generally, one’s death is followed by a funeral. However, due to social distancing, many are not able to...

A scene from Crash Landing on You, the third highest-rated Korean drama in cable television.

Crash Landing on My Sleep Schedule

By Hilary Nguyen, News Editor April 28, 2020

Normally, during the school year, I find myself staying up late to do homework. While these are not normal times, I still find myself staying up late. The only difference is that this time, I am staying...

Senior Michelle Nguyens final year at Carnegie has been moved onto her laptop. She now finds herself spending a lot of time looking at her laptop whether it be for talking to friends or learning more about colleges.

Coronavirus Di-seizes Senior Year

By Hilary Nguyen, News Editor April 17, 2020

When news of a novel coronavirus began to make its way out of Wuhan, China, worry started to spread around the globe. Initially, there were not that many cases reported in China and many took it as a small...

First Row: Jonathan Turck, Akhil Mandalapu, Samuel Lim, Rahul Menon 
Middle Row: Lazo Attar, Nicholas McIntosh, Caleb Hu, Devin Wang, Kartikeya Gullapalli, Gowtham Kadiyala, Hugh Coleman, Jared Yang, Ammaar Khatlani, Monish Civunigunta, Dan Bizman, Ankush Girotra
Back Row: Luke Dulworth, Carter Hidalgo, Jiya Ghorpade, Ruth Liu, Serena Fu, Srikar Siripuram, Tietchan Dang, Amir Tahanan, Ekin Tiu, Elijah Miranda, David Guan, Alex Nguyen, Shelby Yang, Howard Cai, William Nguyen, Mateo Ortega, Aditya Prasad

Robotic Teams’ Road to Worlds

By Hilary Nguyen, News Editor March 6, 2020

For the past 3 years, Carnegie’s robotics team has qualified for the annual VEX Robotics World Championship and this year was no different. Over 30 countries consisting of over 160 teams will meet in...

front row: Izabella Mandujano, Leslie Morales, Marilyn Vaca, Michelle Nguyen, Ms. Jiménez, Talia Hirsch, Ximena Zapata, Joan Castro, Dulce Alonso

middle row: Jose Ortega, Evelyn fung, Mia, Myalynn Hyunh, Rebecca Gabrie, Michelle He, Andrea Erkal, Elvia Mora Blanco, Xitlali Ramírez, Emilip Garcia, Lucas Clavijo

back row: Javier Moreno, Diego Acosta, Eddie Rodriguez, Miriam Yampuler, Emily Saether, Abby Sode, Dylan Green, Katherine Salinas, Aidan Cisneros, Marcos DelgadilloLope, Viana Rodrigues, Brandon Cisneros, Victoria McKean, Natalia Cardone, Karla Galeas

Fifteen Years and Counting

By Hilary Nguyen, News Editor February 14, 2020

“Como miembro del capítulo [name] prometo dedicarme al estudio de la lengua española con el fin de dominarla algún día, recordando que una lengua puede ser un lazo fuerte entre personas de distintos...

Student serve food during the 8th Annual I-Fest Celebration.

Carnegie Interact’s 8th Annual I-Fest: Celebrating Cultures

By Hilary Nguyen, News Editor November 20, 2019

On Friday, September 15, Carnegie's campus was illuminated with lights and filled with children and parents from around the community. I-Fest is an international festival Carnegie’s Interact Club...

The debate of affirmative action within college acceptance remains divided with the recent news of students paying their way into college. (Photo: Hilary Nguyen/ Upstream)

The Fractious Fight for Affirmative Action

By Hilary Nguyen, News Editor November 6, 2019

Harvard does not discriminate against Asians. That was the ruling of federal Judge Allison Burroughs on October 1, 2019. Although the case between Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard has been an ongoing...

Carnegie Varsity Volleyball Suffers First Loss to Rival School Bellaire

By Hilary Nguyen, News Editor October 7, 2019

Set 1: 25-17/ Set 2: 25-17/ Set 3: 25-18 The Rhinos were swept again by the Cardinals. In past years, Bellaire High School’s ladies' varsity volleyball team has dominated Carnegie’s. However,...

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