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 Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

Abigail Nunez representing the El Salvadorian team in CONCACAF U-17 World Cup.

Carnegie Sophmore Abigail Nunez play for El Salvador in CONCACAF U-17 World Cup

By Julian Namerow and Kaitlyn Garza May 27, 2022

Since she was nine-years-old, sophomore Abigail Nunez has traveled across the country to support and watch her brother play in his club soccer tournaments. To pass the time, Nunez found herself kicking...

Senior Nancy Teran Aguilar was Carnegies art car model that walked along the car during the parade. Photo courtesy from Ms. Ford.

Carnegie’s Dia De Los Muertos Rhino art car presented at Houston’s Art Car Parade

By Julian Namerow and Kaitlyn Garza April 19, 2022

Smiles lined the parade route as Claire and Nicole made their way down Allen Parkway. They finally felt their hard work was paying off after having to scrape their 6 months' worth of work and start all...

Each day students are presented with a tantalizing array of dishes to choose from at school.

Food Review: HISD Beef Ragù Entree

By Julian Namerow, Features Editor March 30, 2022

Walking through thick large glass double doors sets the scene; fine dining. My nose is struck with an elegant aroma of truffle oil and aged parsley as I walk across the shinning grey floor carefully hand-painted...

As of March 1, HISD no longer has a mask mandate, but most CVHS students say they will keep masks on.

78% of students polled said they will keep masks on

By Julian Namerow and Kaitlyn Garza March 9, 2022

As of March 1, HISD students and teachers now have the choice to decide whether or not they want to wear a mask. In an Upstream News survey, 78% percent of 374 students polled indicated they would keep...

Column: High school sweethearts- heres how to make your relationship last longer than 4 months

Column: High school sweethearts- here’s how to make your relationship last longer than 4 months

By Julian Namerow, Features Editor February 20, 2022

Only about 2% of high school sweethearts last. Here at Carnegie.... that sounds about right. It seems like every kid at Carnegie is practically dating each other. But sorry to break the news- not everyone...

Unlike other social media apps, the app BeReal captures people in real time, without time for perfectionist editing.

BeReal

By Julian Namerow and Kaitlyn Garza February 2, 2022

Zoom in on the red puss mountain on my left cheek. Blur-blur-blur- zoom in on the pimple on top of my right eyebrow, blur-blur-blur. My waist is sticking out too much, was I sucking in enough? Edit-warp-warp,...

4 hours after being taken off DHE, and finally was allowed to have food in the morning.

Personal Column: Silent Killer

By Julian Namerow, Features Editor December 9, 2021

A black 2-inch thick velcro strip strapped my right leg down, next to my left, and then an even larger one pressed me down on my abdomen. Immobile, I had wheeled out of the hospital wishing I could see...

Brandy Melvilles One-Size Fits Small clothing brand has received criticisms failing to hire non-white employees and for body-shaming.

Brandy Melville- a one-size-fits-small, body-shaming brand

By Julian Namerow, Features Editor November 8, 2021

Brandy Melville, initially a European Brand that moved to the United States in 2009, advertises a one-size-fits-all clothing brand.  Their contemporary apparel follows the latest trends on Instagram,...

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...

As of March 1, HISD no longer has a mask mandate, but most CVHS students say they will keep masks on.

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...

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, Features Editor 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, Features Editor 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...

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