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The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

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The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

Pixars Turning Red reveals the suppressive nature of Asian standards alongside the universal struggle of growing up and discovering how to make others smile while staying true to oneself.

Turning Heads: Turning Red resonates true Asian culture on the screens

By Caitlin Liman and Nina Nguyen April 20, 2022

A sonorous 4-part rendition of “Just The Way You Are” on our way out of James Coney Island to Guitar Center, our band of besties often serenade the streets of H-Town with our shamelessly Just-Dance-esque...

Image courtesy of Hulu.

Ugly Feminism: ‘The Dropout’ Series Review

By Ava Lim, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

Spoilers for The Dropout ahead. Trigger warning for mention of sexual assault.   A woman, clothed head to toe in black. Black eyeliner widens the slightly terrifying stare she's burning into...

The second season of Netflixs Bridgerton, starring Jonathan Bailey, Simone Ashley, and Charithra Chandran, dropped on the streaming platform on March 25. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix’s “Bridgerton” romanticizes colonialism

By Hilary Nguyen, Opinion Editor April 20, 2022

Orchestral renditions of Rihanna and Madonna’s music. Lavish parties in colossal estates. One viscount intertwined with two sisters. March 25 marked the return of Netflix’s hit series  “Bridgerton”. The...

The new 2022 r/Place final canvas.

A brief tour of r/Place 2022

By Danielle Yampuler, Copy Editor April 19, 2022

About five years ago, now internet legend Josh Wardle (creator of Wordle), presented hundreds of Reddit users with a particularly peculiar subreddit—one that took form, not as a forum of text posts,...

Everything Everywhere All At Once is sci-fi multiversal acid trip, which would have benefited from an epilepsy warning, challenges Asian family dynamics and tells a very human story.

Everything Everywhere All At Once: A lesson on living life without regrets

By Jessica Lin, Feature Editor April 19, 2022

Spoiler Alert: This review contains spoilers for Everything Everywhere All At Once. However, the plot is so hard to explain that these spoilers probably don't even matter. When I walked into the movie...

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...

Leith Rosss Like Well Never Have Sex

An ode to the asexual: Review of Leith Ross’s “Like We’ll Never Have Sex”

April 19, 2022

Have you ever listened to a song that was so profound that it left a mark on your very existence? It made you feel seen, it made you feel heard, it made you feel human. Very few songs have ever done...

Grammy Awards- filled with disappointment and some sunshine

Grammy Awards- filled with disappointment and some sunshine

By Nicole Rodil Suarez and Abigail Nunez April 19, 2022

The Grammy has  been a tradition in the music industry since 1956. Over 86 different categories from country music, to musicals, the Grammys offer opportunities for up and coming artists. Last year’s...

For a quick and cheap bite, Christys Donuts and Kolaches is located just down the street from CVHS on Gray Street.

Tired of Barnaby’s? Here are three small businesses near Carnegie for your next off-campus lunch

By Noah Mohamed, Staff Writer March 9, 2022

It's 12:20 when the bell rings, signaling the end of fourth period and the start of lunch. For me, a second-semester senior with poor spending habits and no desire to be productive, this means I'm heading...

Kamila Valievas free skating amongst doping scandal left many with faulty and harmful opinions.

Why Kamila Valieva Stopped Fighting

By Nadia Talanker, Opinion Editor March 9, 2022

Kamila Valieva, a Russian figure skater who became the first woman to surpass the 170 points barrier in a free skate, holds the current Rostelecom Cup world record, and became the first woman to break...

Review: Wordle, Nerdle, Sedecordle and more words!

Review: Wordle, Nerdle, Sedecordle and more words!

By Nicole Rodil Suarez, Staff Writer March 9, 2022

In the midst of a long lecture, you feel like you're about to lose your mind. When is this going to end? When will the sheets, readings, and work just stop? You tune out the sounds and pray that the class...

The thumbnail of the  Hayloft II Official music video

Mother Mother Hayloft II: Is revenge worth it?

By Katherine Linares, Editor In-Chief March 9, 2022

In all of us, there is a fervent fire. A fire that runs deep and boils our blood. That fire: revenge. Although most do not act on it, there is always a need to fulfill that desire, whether through a snide...

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