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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

Principles of Operative Ordure Potential for Youth (POOPY) releases CVHS potty report

Principles of Operative Ordure Potential for Youth (POOPY) releases CVHS potty report

By Nicki Anahita and Noah Mohamed March 31, 2022

On March 29th, the non-profit think-tank Principles of Operative Ordure Potential for Youth (POOPY) released their most recent evaluation of bathrooms at Carnegie Vanguard High School. In a rigorous analysis...

A shattered, lace-adorned teddy bear

Personal Column: The perfect feminist

By Nicki Anahita, Staff Writer March 9, 2022

There’s this perfect feminist.  She talks about politics and criticizes those who don’t. She doesn’t wear makeup unless it’s to make a point. She’s loud and constantly makes herself heard....

Gov. Abbotts proposed Parents Rights Bill would allow parents to decide if their children had to repeat failed courses and place teachers on a do not hire list if they provided materials deemed explicit by the state. 

Abbott’s proposed ‘Parental Bill of Rights’ causes controversy at CVHS

By Ava Lim and Nicki Anahita February 22, 2022

If voters reelect current Governor Greg Abbott in November, he plans to enact a "Parental Bill of Rights," which would give parents greater control over student education. The bill would allow parents...

Raul Arita discussing Carnegie Theatres UIL production with technicians.

Student teacher Raul Arita- at home with the Carnegie Theater Company

By Nicki Anahita and Zainab Zaman February 2, 2022

Stage lights shining down, the scent of paint on set pieces in the air, and the chattering of young thespians welcome a new face to the theatre. Raul Arita, a senior studying Theatre Education at the University...

Photo Credit: Ava Manchac

Personal Column: Fish are friends

By Nicki Anahita, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

The first day I ever drove her home, I told her that she could play her music if she wanted to.                 “No, I’m alright, my music taste is bad”  What’s that about? Even though...

Junior Isabella Evans shows off her collection of crocheted stuffed animals.

Join the CVHS crochet craze with a simple project for beginners

By Nicki Anahita, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

Yarn tugs against sore fingers, a bright hook flashing between loops. A form emerges--a hat, a scarf, a small animal. From the English Hall to the Math Hall, from Social Studies to Science, crocheting...

Noah Mohamed looking up with bread in his mouth

Senior Noah Mohamed to CVHS students: Grip your food with force

By Nicki Anahita and Ava Lim October 24, 2021

Squirt. Squelch. Splat. Orange oozes through Noah Mohamed’s tightening fist, prompting the students huddled around the spectacle to cringe away. Several groans of disgust resound throughout the...

Sophomore Bela Jotwani uses a re-usable water bottle at a CVHS refilling station before cross country practice.

CVHS students say HISD not doing enough to meet challenge of 1.5°C increase in next two years

By Nicki Anahita and Brooke Bushong September 28, 2021

This past August, the IPCC (the International Panel of Climate Change) issued their 2021 report, saying there will be a 1.5°C increase in the global temperature over the span of 2 years. Interviews with...

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