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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

31 days after Uvalde School shooting, The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act passes.

Bipartisan Safer Communities Act passes 31 days after Uvalde School shooting

By Judith Carrizales and Abigail Nunez September 23, 2022

As of August, the United States has experienced 470 shootings. On May 24, the Uvalde school shooting killed 22 people and injured 17. On May 14, the Buffalo shooting killed 10 people and injured three....

Women and Men rally up to protest the possibility of the overturning of Roe v. Wade in Austin, Texas.

CVHS staff and students voice opinions on the overruling of Roe v. Wade

By Judith Carrizales, News Editor May 27, 2022

Roe v. Wade is a landmark decision that protects a woman's bodily autonomy right to an abortion. Initially a case between Jane Roe and Henry Wade, it was recently re-targeted by the Supreme Court. On...

Poster of Netflix adaptation of Comic book series Heartstopper. Heartstopper features the accurate LGBTQ+ representation on screen.

Heartstopper’s accurate LGBT+ representation

By Judith Carrizales and Nicole Rodil Suarez May 27, 2022

Heartstopper, a coming-of-age Netflix adaptation of the comic book series written by Alice Oseman, tells the story of 2 queer kids, Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring. Charlie was outed as gay the previous...

Debt Collectors demand the cancellation of all student debt and access to a tuition free college.

The student debt crisis impacts college choices

By Judith Carrizales and Rugveda Patil April 20, 2022

Biden’s administration announced a series of new student loan relief plans to cancel a minimum of $10,000 of student debt per person. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a pause in student debt...

People begin purchase mass quantities of energy and caffeinated products after recent studies reveal the immunity to FDA-approved energy drinks.

Battery acid isn’t bad — you’re just doing it wrong

By Nadia Talanker and Judith Carrizales March 31, 2022

A recent study conducted by the School for Sleep Deprivation and Coffee Bean Craftery reveals that teenage students have grown immune to the majority of FDA-approved caffeinated drinks. With an overload...

The official movie poster for Uncharted, starring Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg

Movie review of Uncharted: Even Hollywood’s golden boy can’t save a bad movie

By Judith Carrizales and Abigail Nunez March 9, 2022

[WARNING: UNCHARTED SPOILERS AHEAD] Uncharted, starring English Actor Tom Holland as Nathan Drake, was released in American theaters on February 18th. Holland is well known for his role as Spider-Man...

Emmery Nguyen using her Denjis chainsaw mask from Chainsaw Man cosplay during spirit week

CVHS Junior Emmery Nguyen turns cosplay hobby into TPSP project

By Judith Carrizales and Nadia Talanker February 22, 2022

The first time CVHS junior Emmery Nguyen started sharing her cosplays was in middle school. Cosplay is a hobby of creating costumes relating to or reflecting a character from fictional media. Cosplays...

CVHS girls basketball team attend their last game of the season following new HISD protocols

HISD, CVHS cancel or postpone extracurricular activities amid COVID surge

By Judith Carrizales and Abigail Nunez January 31, 2022

In the first week of school, 45,515 students or nearly a quarter of the district student population were absent on Monday. 26,259 were absent on the first Tuesday of the new year, while 2240 of those students...

Distorted photo of a women. In one side they show to the word that they are fine but in reality they a breaking inside.

Personal Column: Philophobia – an overwhelming and unreasonable fear of falling in love

December 8, 2021

At the age of 9, I received my very first award. A shiny gold medal. I was so proud. But yet, I still craved validation from my parents. My naïve young self went home flashing my shiny gold medal and...

Outside view of One of Houstons best Donut Shops, Voodoo Doughnuts

The Best Donut Shops Around Houston

By Judith Carrizales, News Editor November 8, 2021

Growing up, my family never had a lot of money. My father was the only working adult in the household. Making ends meet was always a difficult task. Even so, my mom and dad always tried to give us the...

Cayla Gottesman protest the abortion ban by sitting for the Texas Pledge.

CVHS junior Cayla Gottesman begins a protest against the Texas abortion ban

By Judith Carrizales and Abigail Nunez October 24, 2021

CVHS junior Cayla Gottesman never felt right about standing up for the Texas pledge. Everytime she stood, all the injustices, brutality, and inequality that happened in the country she stood on, the...

The HISD COVID-19 dashboard reports a total of 2,693 positive cases as of September 23.

District and state COVID-protection plans remain unchanged while HISD’s COVID cases increase by more than 100% in last week

By Judith Carrizales and Abigail Nunez September 28, 2021

A week after August 23rd when HISD opened schools for the 2021-22 school year, the district reported 493 student and staff COVID cases. In the third week, the district reported 1,235 cases, representing...

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