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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

Debt Collectors demand the cancellation of all student debt and access to a tuition free college.

The student debt crisis impacts college choices

By Judith Carrizales and Rugveda Patil April 20, 2022

Biden’s administration announced a series of new student loan relief plans to cancel a minimum of $10,000 of student debt per person. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a pause in student debt...

Carnegie Theatre Companys One Act Play participants (Courtesy of Savannah Santibanez)

Carnegie Theatre Company advances to UIL One Act Play’s 6A Regionals

By Alex Samano and Brooke J Ferrell April 20, 2022

On Friday, April 1st, Carnegie Theatre Company advanced to UIL One-Act Play’s 6A Regionals following their most recent performance of Sally Abbott’s I Think We Are Alone, originally performed by Frantic...

Sophomore Marvin Johnson dunking during warmups before the final game.

Marvin Johnson, Jesse Gee, Peter Jackson, and Ethan Ngo win March Madness

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

The crowds winning pick of CVHS 2022 March Madness were sophomores Marvin Johnson, Jesse Gee, and seniors Peter Jackson, and Ethan Ngo carried pressure on their backs, knowing they would be in the books...

Carnegie celebrates its 20th anniversary

Carnegie celebrates its 20th anniversary

By Isabel Hoffman and Zainab Zaman April 19, 2022

From 178 to 925 students, CVHS has grown exponentially since its beginning in 2003. With a new building, a growing staff and evolving curriculum, Carnegie has earned its place as one of the top 50 public...

Upstream News writers recognized by Texas Association of Journalism Education Best in Texas contest

Upstream News writers recognized by Texas Association of Journalism Education Best in Texas contest

By Upstream Editors April 19, 2022

Congratulations to the following staff members for receiving awards from the Texas Association of Journalism Education's Best in Texas Contest: Honorable Mention in Story Portfolio: Jessica Lin,...

CVHS Boys Volleyball team practicing for the next game. GO RHINOS!

CVHS Boys Volleyball Club returns after two years

By Ashely Becerra and Camille Marlin April 19, 2022

CVHS Boy's Volleyball Club has come back after two years. This year, the volleyball team has given the opportunity for male students to join and represent Carnegie Vanguard High School. Although the club...

The plan was announced by Superintendent Millard House II. Image Courtesy of HISD.

HISD Superintendent Millard House II Announces New Budget Plans

By Atahan Koksoy, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

HISD Superintendent Millard House II has announced his Strategic Five Year Plan, an ambitious new agenda that aims to bring new programs, facilities, and competitive teacher salaries to all district schools....

Violence escalates in Russias aggression against Ukraine as two-thirds of the country are now refugees and casualties exceed 1,200.

Russian staff and students on campus distressed for family members in both Ukraine and Russia

By Nour Chibani and Hannah Mansour March 9, 2022

The families of ethnically Russian students and staff on campus are caught in the midst of a conflict, caught between family ties to both Russia and Ukraine, caught between Russian and other countries'...

As of March 1, HISD no longer has a mask mandate, but most CVHS students say they will keep masks on.

78% of students polled said they will keep masks on

By Julian Namerow and Kaitlyn Garza March 9, 2022

As of March 1, HISD students and teachers now have the choice to decide whether or not they want to wear a mask. In an Upstream News survey, 78% percent of 374 students polled indicated they would keep...

The breakdown of costs for the One Safe Houston Plan total up to be about $44 million.

One Safe Houston Initiative tackles Houston’s increasing crime rates

By Ankitha Lavi and Vivian Huynh March 9, 2022

On February 2, Mayor Sylvestor Turner announced a $44 million plan to tackle rising crime rates in Houston. Since the start of the pandemic, violent crime has spiked, prompting Houston to implement...

Texans protest Governor Greg Abbott after he issued an order for the TX Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate  child abuse claims against parents who support gender-affirming care for their children.

Abbott orders investigations for child abuse against parents who support gender-affirming care for their children

By Ava Lim and Roxell Bonilla March 9, 2022

On February 22, Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) to investigate parents for child abuse if they allowed their children to receive gender-affirming...

The relationships between the United States, Russia, Ukraine, China, and Taiwan are extremely nuanced and have become more fragile after the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Two Stories: Russia and Ukraine, China and Taiwan

By Atahan Koksoy, Staff Writer March 9, 2022

In the days when all eyes seem fixed on Ukraine, the similarities to the developing crisis between Taiwan and China cannot be ignored. In the past year, the number of Chinese incursions into Taiwanese...

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