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A visual representation of how mental health is glamorized in the media

Op-Ed: From stigmatized to glamorized: mental illness in the media

By Sasha Cabral, Copy Editor December 8, 2021

Warning: The following article covers subjects of mental illness, suicide, and self-harm.  There was an uproar. Parents were worried for children, and psychiatrists were concerned for viewers possibly...

The Battle at Gardens Gate album cover, with twelve symbols representing each of the twelve songs on the album

Greta Van Fleet’s The Battle at Garden’s Gate: leading the charge for a Rock revival

By Sasha Cabral, Copy Editor November 8, 2021

“Rock is dead.” That’s a phrase that one too many rock fans have heard to justify why pop and rap currently dominate the mainstream music industry. It seeks to condemn the rock genre, as most people...

Sophomore Joseph Mutagaya will play the character Gibson in Carnegie Vanguard Theaters production of Mr. Burns opening November 10.

Sophomore Joseph Mutagaya explores the complexity of his character in the CVHS production of Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play

By Sasha Cabral, Copy Editor October 24, 2021

It sounds like a choir. The voices reverberate across the room. Harmonious. The voice guiding these vocal warm-ups is meditative, coaxing the relaxation of muscles. Hands raise towards the ceiling. The...

Texas new open carry law went into effect September 1, allowing gun owners 21 years and older without license and training to carry firearms in public.

Carnegie staff and students voice opinion on open carry law

By Sasha Cabral and Jessica Lin September 28, 2021

On September 1st, Governor Greg Abbott’s open carry law went into effect across Texas.  The law allows individuals 21 years and older to carry handguns in public places without a license or training....

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