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Through the lenses of junior Humza Hanif: A summer of chronicling the Black Lives Matter protests

Photographer Humza Hanif captured images at a local Black Lives Matter Protest in the summer of 2020
November 12, 2020

One Saturday morning during the summer, when protestors poured into the streets following waves and waves of other protests that rocked the nation junior Humza Hanif was inspired to capture this day...

Seniors surveyed reveal a mix of hope and doubt in the outcome of the 2020 general election

Student protestors remind elected officials that they are accountable to young voters.
October 14, 2020

It is a common tale that the youth is disengaged politically. However, while the Harvard Youth Poll reported 63% of youth ages 18 to 24 were likely to vote in this year's election, 35.7 % of the 98...

Dark Lane Demo Tapes: Even darker than it appears

Dark Lane Demo Tapes: Even darker than it appears
May 12, 2020

Drake has been one of the most sonically predictable pop star of the most recent decade and furthermore a work in progress. From collection to collection, year to year, he draws from a standard palette...

Yay or Nay to the TikTok Coffee

I decided to put the TikTok frappé recipe to the test. Now it's your turn.
April 27, 2020

These are not normal times. There are those who are thankfully only suffering from cabin fever yearning to go out on a sunny day and hang out with friends or go to a coffee shop to get work done. Some...

Confronting Feelings of Guilt and Helplessness During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Shoppers find empty shelves and a desolate environment at HEB grocery store.
April 13, 2020

I wake up well after all my teachers’ office hours, way past noon, just me in my house without worry striking my conscience. I then get to choose what I want to go with my cereal: almond, 2%, silk? Not...

Lexy Silva’s Top Three Tik Tok Dances

Lexy Silva's Top Three Tik Tok Dances
March 6, 2020

Tik Tok, the app that took everybody by storm. Formerly known as Musical.ly, this app continues to break records for social media. The app ranges from acting, singing, comedy, to its most popular content,...

“Jumanji: The Next Level”- Camels and Mandrils- Oh My!

January 30, 2020

The sequel movie in the reprised franchise of Jumanji, “Jumanji: The Next Level,” directed by Jake Kasdan is an entertaining blend of comedy and adventure, guaranteeing a laugh and a rush of escapade. The...

Art Review: An Impressionist Autumn at the MFAH

November 14, 2019

A revolution in organization. Progressive politics. Immigration. The international stage. Postwar. Consumer culture. The transition to the modern era from the late 19th century to the early 20th century...

Carnegie’s Annual Halloween Pep Rally Dances- A Hit or Miss?

November 13, 2019

You walk into the gym the first thing you see is the entrance to Dracula’s house, you sit on the floor and are thrusted into the world of Halloween. Every corner of the eye is a different costume. Music...

FDA to Crackdown on Unauthorized Flavored E-Cigarettes

FDA to Crackdown on Unauthorized Flavored E-Cigarettes
But It May Not Address Health Concerns for Multi-Substance Users
October 19, 2019

In the summer of 2017, CVHS student Buddy* overdosed on Xanax and ended up unconscious in the hospital. “When I realized what was occurring, in my head I was like, wow, like am I really that stupid...

“It: Chapter 2”: Nostalgia For 90s Teens and Hope for Teens Today

Movie Review
October 3, 2019

  On August 26, the highly anticipated sequel to the 2017 “It” movie, based on the Stephen King novel, miniseries, and movies, was released. This movie brings back a lot of the spooky elements...

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