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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

Gas prices around the US have been on a rise, so much they now cost an arm, leg, or even both.

Rising Gas Prices: Alternative ways to get around Houston even though you have nowhere to go

By Vivian Huynh and Jahrel Noble March 31, 2022

4.20, 4.41, 4.98, 5.09. These are not just a random collection of numbers that happen to be higher than your GPA. Instead, they are something far more frightening: a reflection of the rising gas prices...

You cant buy love at Target.

Is Cupid Jeff Bezos with wings and in a diaper?

By Vivian Huynh and Ankitha Lavi February 22, 2022

Look out! Cupid's arrows are aiming right at you! Does Walmart make the bows? Do you have to buy jewelry if you're hit? Is Cupid capitalism's sponsor? Jeff Bezos with wings, in a diaper? Valentine's...

Netflixs newest k-drama series, My Name, becomes popular after Squid Game.

Netflix’s newest revenge show: My Name

By Vivian Huynh, Editor-in-Chief, News Editor November 8, 2021

Revenge. Gore. Betrayal: this new Netflix Series has it all. Directed by Kim Jin-min and written by Kim Ba-da, My Name, quickly rose in popularity in many countries including France and Germany.  Released...

Tina Li led an open discussion about racial identity and activism with CVHS clubs AAA and BSU on April 1st.

AAA and BSU host seminar discussing racial identity and activism after Atlanta mass shooting

By Vivian Huynh, Editor-in-Chief, News Editor April 9, 2021

On April 1, CVHS junior Tina Li organized and led a joint seminar for an open discussion with CVHS clubs Asian American Association (AAA) and Black Student Union (BSU) to discuss racial identity, social...

Firefighters arrive at CVHS freshman Jay Singhs house as a fire, resulting from the electrical shortages resulting from the winter storm, consumes his house (Singh family).

From freeze to flames, freshman Jay Singh faces home loss following an Arctic apocalypse

By Vivian Huynh and Gabi Rodriguez March 8, 2021

On February 15th, most families’ worst worries were freezing through the night. This was not the case for CVHS freshman Jay Singh and his family. Late Monday night, at 10:30 pm, Singh sat down for dinner...

Three federal executions were carried out last week in Terre Haute, Indiana.

EDITORIAL: Stop the state violence: We need rehabilitation, not executions

By Vivian Huynh, Editor-in-Chief, News Editor January 22, 2021

In a last minute attempt, the Trump Administration ordered a series of federal executions, with three scheduled this past week: Wednesday at 1:31 a.m- Lisa Montgomery, the first woman to receive the...

Streaming services including Netflix, Hulu and HBO have become increasingly popular during quarantine.

Vivian Huynh’s List of Bingeworthy Netflix Shows to Catch Up On

By Vivian Huynh, Editor-in-Chief, News Editor December 16, 2020

Ever since quarantine, I have found myself bored to death. I wander aimlessly around the house, figuring out what to do. The sight of my TV instantly made me cave in and scour lifelessly through Netflix,...

In addition to her internship with How to College: First Gen, Shree works with the March for Our Lives, Students for Refugees, Red Cross, and more advocacy and activism work.

How to College: First Gen’s Intern – Shree Kamani

By Gabi Rodriguez and Vivian Huynh November 12, 2020

        The situation was every man for himself. Hours of work put into building an academic stronghold could collapse at the expense of one failure. Performance status...

Students and teachers are expected to wear their masks during standardized testing.

Standardized Testing While Social Distancing: CVHS Prepares for Testing Season

By Vivian Huynh and Gabi Rodriguez October 14, 2020

CVHS is officially in test day countdown. From October 27th through October 29th, the school will host the College Board’s PSAT for freshmen and juniors, and the SAT for seniors. Given the COVID-19 circumstances,...

Since schools have closed, students, like Vincent Huynh, have been required to participate in online classes.

HISD Adopts New Grading Guidelines as Schools Close

By Vivian Huynh, Editor-in-Chief, News Editor May 13, 2020

While COVID-19 puts enormous stress on families and students, HISD has taken steps to alleviate the weight by implementing more lenient grading guidelines.  Ever since March 13, HISD announced that...

My friends and I attempted a Minecraft virtual dinner; while it satisfy my hunger, it did satisfy my need for friends and fun during this pandemic.

Virtual Dinner: Minecraft Style

By Vivian Huynh, Editor-in-Chief, News Editor April 28, 2020

As students adjust to quarantine, they devise new ways to keep in touch, stay creative, and enjoy themselves as they usually wouldn’t in their hectic lives. While many try online challenges, such as...

Several masks that my aunt made when her business was shut down.

When Masks are Nowhere to be Found

By Vivian Huynh, Editor-in-Chief, News Editor April 16, 2020

My aunt, Duyen Tran, is a salesperson at High Fashion Fabrics and since March 23, the business has shut down because of COVID-19. WIth no money coming in, she forms ways to help her family.  Since...

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