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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

Ryan Garcia mesmerizing the crowd during the Valentines Day pep rally with his spooky zombie-thriller hip-hop routine.

CVHS Senior Ryan Garcia stole all our hearts during his Valentine’s Day performance

By Roxell Bonilla and Audrey Piczak March 10, 2023

If you have attended any of CVHS's pep rallies, chances are that you know who Ryan Garcia is. Maybe you remember his excitingly haunting performance from the Valentine’s Day pep rally when he strutted...

Ginny and Georgia S2 E9. Ginny and Georgia after Paul gets upset about Georgia taking charge of the meeting.

“Ginny and Georgia”: Not your perfect mother-daughter relationship

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

Spoiler Alert and Trigger Warning: This story discusses self-harm, gun violence, racism, body dysmorphia, domestic abuse, and murder. "Ginny and Georgia" is a show about many problems people face. The...

This is me watching Gilmore Girls thinking how I wish they were me and my mom.

Personal Column: Gilmore Girls is fictional, but my mom’s love isn’t

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

Like every Netflix show to exist, there is always a mother-daughter relationship that is a catastrophic symphony. Ginny and Georgia, Jane the Virgin, Sweet Magnolias, and my favorite: Gilmore Girls.  During...

A few books Robert Houghton and Erica Harris gave me to read on my own time, for class, or for this review. Slaughterhouse five, Foundation, On Earth Were Briefly Beautiful, How Proust Can Change Your Life, and Everything I Never Told You.

To all the books our English teachers live by

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

Growing up, I’ve always seen teachers as robots. They sit down, type away on their computer, scold a student, teach a lesson, and repeat. Then at the end of the day, after school, they would stand behind...

CVHS Teacher, Julea Brode, hangs No AirPods In Class sign for students to see when they walk in

CVHS teachers enforce no listening devices in classrooms

By Roxell Bonilla and Cindy Cui September 23, 2022

CVHS teachers have started what they call a “No Airpods Zone” in their classrooms. This new rule does not allow students to wear AirPods, wireless headphones or earbuds in their classrooms. Though...

Putting a smile on to deceive the public is apart of having imposter syndrome. photo courtesy of Somerville - University of Oxford student story, Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Personal Column: Carnegie Imposter

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

Imposter Syndrome occurs when one feels they do not belong in the environment they are in. A person who pretends to be someone else to deceive others. A person who, in order to fit in, changes everything...

Sophomore Marvin Johnson dunking during warmups before the final game.

Marvin Johnson, Jesse Gee, Peter Jackson, and Ethan Ngo win March Madness

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

The crowds winning pick of CVHS 2022 March Madness were sophomores Marvin Johnson, Jesse Gee, and seniors Peter Jackson, and Ethan Ngo carried pressure on their backs, knowing they would be in the books...

Kayne has some tried and true tips for wooing back that special someone.

Kanye’s Guide to Wooing Your Girl

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

Since Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from Kanye West, Kanye has been trying to get Kim back. And for the most part, it’s working! Here are a few things he has done to win back his girl. Pay attention,...

Chelsie Kryst, Miss USA 2019, took her life on February 2, 2021.

Op-Ed: What’s behind a crown and a smile

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer February 22, 2022

I remember the day I was sitting with my family watching Miss USA 2019 live on Telemundo. The clock was about 7 minutes before 10 pm, and my sister and I were holding hands, anticipating Miss North Carolina,...

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Open carry laws will only increase gun-violence related deaths

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer February 1, 2022

On November 28, 2021, my dad and I were putting up Christmas lights on a tree we have in front of the house. As we were putting up the lights, we heard what sounded like fireworks. We both looked up. There...

Courtesy of Roxell Bonilla

Op-Ed: Travis Scott needs to be held accountable

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

On June 21, 2014, Travis Scott was performing as a guest opener at the Malkin Bowl with White Arrows, and a headlining band at the time, The Neighborhood. During the White Arrows performance, there was...

Get your boba fix at Kung Fu Tea near CVHS

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

The first time I ever tried boba was an eye-opening experience. Like whenever you find something really cool or nice that you really enjoy and you just don’t want to stop getting it or seeing it.  I...

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