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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

The cover, which showcases Ukraines national flower, the sunflower, of Pink Floyds recently released protest song Hey Hey Rise Up

Pink Floyd reunites to release “Hey Hey Rise Up” in response to war in Ukraine

By Sasha Cabral, Copy Editor May 27, 2022

On April 8th, legendary rock band Pink Floyd ended its 28-year long music drought, which started in 1994 with the Division Bell album’s release. While Pink Floyd’s “Hey Hey Rise Up” was greeted...

Jon Batiste receives the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Album of the Year

Jon Batiste’s We Are album deserved the Grammy Award for Album of the Year, CVHS students disagree

By Sasha Cabral, Copy Editor April 19, 2022

On April 3rd, 2022, the Grammy Award for Best Album of the Year weighed Jon Batiste’s soulful and jazzy We Are album against some of the biggest household names in the pop industry: Billie Eilish, Olivia...

As of March 6th, 2022, TikTok implemented restrictions on users in Russia

Without access to Tiktok, droves of Russian teens admitted to mental hospitals

By Sasha Cabral, Copy Editor March 31, 2022

In response to Russia’s “fake news” law, TikTok has placed restrictions on the country’s users as of March 6th, 2022. Users in Russia no longer have access to live streams and new content, which,...

The poster that announced Dr. Charlotte Haney as CVHSs 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year

Dr. Charlotte Haney is CVHS’s Teacher of the Year

By Sasha Cabral, Copy Editor March 9, 2022

Colorful balloons gently bumped the doorway as Mrs. Matsu, Dean of Instruction and AP Coordinator, made her way into Dr. Charlotte Haney’s room with flowers in hand. The PTO gifted Haney a generous gift...

The cover for Muses new song Wont Stand Down

Back to their roots: Muse releases new song “Won’t Stand Down”

By Sasha Cabral, Copy Editor February 20, 2022

January 13, 2022, marked the premiere of "Won't Stand Down." This is the most recent song released since the 2019 synth and 80's movie reference-ridden album Simulation Theory, a stark contrast from previous...

A flyer used to promote Operation Music Class, both physically and digitally online

Students seek to implement a music class at CVHS

By Sasha Cabral, Copy Editor January 28, 2022

As of January 27, 2022, Operation Music Class, which started last December, has fulfilled the unofficial minimum number of students needed for the administration to find a certified teacher to institute...

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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