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The Eye on Houston exhibit, featuring the photography of the city by Houston teens, is now on exhibit at the MFAH through the Winter of 2022.

Protest-Strength- Identity- Man vs. Nature: Four CVHS students exhibit their photographic depictions of the city at MFAH

By Chiemelie Chinweuba and Kallisti Clemons April 30, 2021

The Eye on Houston exhibit is an art show, which the city’s teenagers can show how they view Houston through their photography. With skyscrapers that brush the clouds, delicious restaurants that line...

Students remain cautious even as they start to get the vaccine

By Kallisti Clemons, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

In March of 2020, life took a drastic turn. A pandemic swept the country, changing lives in an instant. Students were moved to online school, many people got laid off their jobs, and soon, everyone was...

Houston was one of five U.S. cities chosen for a FEMA super-site, prompting the opening of the NRG vaccination super-site.

Vaccination Super Sites May Spell the End of Covid-19

By Kallisti Clemons, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

At this point in the period of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s become a part of daily life for most people, including CVHS students. Almost everyone has a mask on them at all times, and for a while, it seemed...

Since October protests against the Nigerian police force SARS or the Special Anti-Robbery Squad has rocked the nation reeling from corruption, joblessness, and hunger.

From the U.S. to Nigeria: Nigerian immigrant and mother of junior Chiemelie Chinweuba shares stories on the fight against police brutality among Nigerian youths

By Chiemelie Chinweuba and Kallisti Clemons November 12, 2020

Precious Chinweuba, a college student at Prairie View A&M University, was sitting at her desk.  Exams were on the horizon and she was determined to pass. But then, she got a call.  She picked up...

The Rice University campus lacks its usual bustle of students during the pandemic.

1,450 colleges make SATs and ACTs optional and 300 colleges announce shift in admission priorities during the pandemic

By Chiemelie Chinweuba and Kallisti Clemons October 14, 2020

CVHS seniors are grappling with the changing requirements for college admissions during the pandemic. Since the start of quarantine, colleges have made changes to their admissions processes due to in person...

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