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One Small Step, One Giant Leap

One Small Step, One Giant Leap
May 12, 2020

From door-to-door sales and cookie booths, the Girl Scout cookie sales that come once a year have always been a comfort to Americans all across the nations. And now the Girl Scouts are giving back to the...

A Way to Escape the Current Crisis into Another World

Haley Solano's online book club is easy to engage with and features a wide array of books for book lovers like me.
April 28, 2020

Ever since I was young, reading has always been a solace of mine. It got me through a lot of tough times. When I was a kid and had trouble making friends; when I was in middle school and school was causing...

Online Schooling: A Comparison Between the 3 School Levels

My family working on online assignments in close quarters from home.
April 15, 2020

In history books, there are whole chapters devoted to instances where pandemics have swept the globe, like the Black Plague in the Dark Ages, or the Spanish Flu in 1912. Now in 2020, these tragedies have...

Poetry Club Members Enter Slam Poetry Competitions

Kechi Mbah performs one of her poems at a local Poetry Slam.
March 3, 2020

“When people call me quiet or shy I get annoyed/Not because what they’re saying is wrong,/But because what they are saying is right.” This excerpt is from “Tongue”, a poem written by Kechi...

Carnegie’s Wildlife Projects: A Creativity Showcase

Carnegie's most recent art car
February 13, 2020

When a student is in their senior year, they are understandably stressed, because they are realizing that there is a huge change coming up in their lives. So it makes sense that they would gravitate to...

Norman Rockwell: American Freedom

Saturday Evening Post collection, Norman Rockwell
February 6, 2020

Norman Rockwell was one of the lucky people that knew exactly what to do and had the talent to do it. At age 14, Rockwell enrolled in art classes at The New York School of Art (formerly The Chase School...

Thanksgiving Around the World

November 19, 2019

My Thanksgiving is simple. Turkey, tons of food, surrounded by family. Basically, what comes to mind when a person would think of Thanksgiving. But not everyone’s Thanksgiving looks like that. For different...

#TakeItBack Through an Artist’s Creation

The latest installation of the Astros mural project.
November 4, 2019

With tensions rising high due to the end of the 2019 World Series being so near, its no surprise that fans are starting to go above and beyond. Whether it’s painting their body orange, or having huge...

What’s up with the PTO lunches?

What's up with the PTO lunches?
October 20, 2019

Lines would wrap around the corner of the snack bar and into the hallway. Friends joining friends, having to shove through the crowd in an attempt to get to safer ground. Volunteers shouting above the...

Common Bond: An Inner City Paradise for Baked Goods

The varieties of Macaroons are far from short at Common Bond.
October 7, 2019

Growing up, I have never been able to turn down a sweet treat, much to my poor parents’ chagrin. A myriad of chocolate cookies ranging from crispy to chewy and everything in between, fresh pies baked...

A Cheat Sheet for the 2020 Elections (Democratic Party)

A Cheat Sheet for the 2020 Elections (Democratic Party)
Road to the 2020 Elections
September 26, 2019

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