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Austin Gordon standing next to Orbit after throwing the first pitch.

One student’s year-long battle against cancer

By Kaitlyn Garza and Julian Namerow October 24, 2021

With a blazing 103-degree fever and stomach cramps that turned his abdomen rock-solid, CVHS senior Austin Gordon was sent home from the ER once again with what the doctors claimed to be the common cold...

The English hallway at Carnegie is crowded with all students wearing masks.

CVHS students express frustration with district’s COVID plan

By Julian Namerow and Kaitlyn Garza September 20, 2021

CVHS is adhering to HISD's Ready Set Go Plan on safe in-person learning and working, but two-thirds out of the 159 CVHS students surveyed expressed that the plan could do more to make students feel safe...

Protests against police brutality, poverty, and taxes have rocked Colombia since April 28.

A Colombian teacher and student struggle to connect to a home country drowning in chaos

By Julian Namerow, Staff Writer June 1, 2021

As Colombia’s rates of poverty, police brutality, rape, and also taxes escalate to the highest they have ever been, under President Ivan Duque, the governments response has been crack down on dissension...

The theater team gathers in a celebratory photo after advancing to Regionals

Carnegie theater make memoires off-stage while exploring memory-making on-stage

By Julian Namerow, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

The Carnegie Theater Company advanced to UIL Regional and performed their award winning One Act Play, Describe the Night, on Saturday, April 17, at San Jacinto College. They did not advance to UIL State...

Junior Jessica Lins documentary film Beyond the Model was recently featured and won Jury Selection for Directing at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

Beyond the Model: Junior Jessica Lin exposes the intersection of the model minority myth and Anti-Asian violence in her documentary, featured at the SXSW Film Festival

By Julian Namerow, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival draws over 230,00 attendees and raises over 355 million dollars yearly. The festival only features 7 productions for the category “Texas High Schools” out of...

CVHS Multi-Racial Student Organization (CMRSO) gathered outside to make Valentines Day cards for the Womens Home.

CVHS Multi-Racial Student Organization Delivers Some Love to the Women’s Home on Valentine’s Day

By Julian Namerow, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

Despite Carnegie’s Multi-Racial Student Organization (CMRSO) limitations to only online meetings once a week, the club still prevailed in organizing a Valentine’s Day card drop off at the Women’s...

Senior Wendy Garcia takes a quick break on her job at Whataburger.

CVHS Juniors and Seniors Balance School and Jobs in Road to Financial Independence

By Carys Reyes and Julian Namerow October 14, 2020

According to an Upstream News survey taken by 74 Carnegie juniors and seniors, 28.4% have jobs while in school, and of those working, the juniors and seniors expressed financial independence as their motivation.  Of...

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