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Get Out There and Get Some Experience! (Ongoing)

By Katherine Linares and Yamen El-Refaie

March 5, 2020

Katherine Linares It’s the time of year again, with the summer coming up in a few months, internships and volunteer opportunities are starting to open up. The Upstream news team has compiled a shortlist of Opportunities so that you don’t have to! Check back often to see the new opportunities as...

CVHS seniors vote for the first time- but young voter turnout in TX down 20% from 2016

Harris County voters line up for the poll at Gregory Lincoln School.

By Vivian Huynh and Sharon Vera

March 5, 2020

On March 3, CVHS seniors were able to vote for the first time on Super Tuesday, during the primary season of presidential elections. However, young voter turnout (ages 18 to 24) was disappointingly low across the county, Texas, and the nation.  According to the Harvard Institute of Politics, ...

The Chinese Dragons- Chinese Club Roars Into Action

Members of the Chinese Club stand in unison.

By Alvaro Alvarez, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

The first Chinese Club that Carnegie Vanguard has to offer, The Chinese Dragons, has launched into action! After a long-awaited semester, the club has sprung to life with new leaders, an exciting new club name, and fun activities!  The Chinese Dragons offer a broad array of activities, such as p...

So, What Career Will It Be?

Dr. Wesley Long, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist, speaks to students interested in a health professions career.

By Andrew T Mai, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

As we all know, on February 12, 2020, Carnegie Vanguard High School had kids swarming in and out of their SSEP’s, running down the halls, and rushing into rooms that they signed up for during Career Day: an event held at CVHS which brought professionals to the school to speak about their job. All...

How to survive the 30-Hour-Famine

Students doing an activity during the 30 Hour Famine

By Donovan Snell, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

On February 21, Carnegie will be hosting it’s 8th annual 30 hour famine. Hosted by NHS, the nation honors society, and sponsored by World Vision: an organization that provides humanitarian aid to children and communities throughout the world. The famine has been one of the longest lasting events a...

Carnegie’s First Annual Talent Show

MCs Rakesh Oberoi and Jiya Ghorpade commence the first Carengie’s Got Talent Show

By Gabi Rodriguez, Features/ Sports Editor

February 17, 2020

It’s Friday, and students are streaming into the school gym. Yes, it’s the start of the weekend, and yes, it’s voluntary, despite inclined belief. However, the gym has lost its identity. Instead, a crisp red carpet trails one's eyes to a wooden stage that beams beneath the glow of the spotlight. All ...

What you need to know about the 30-Hour Famine

What you need to know about the 30-Hour Famine

By Yamen El-Refaie, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

The 30 Hour-Famine Every year, thousands of teenagers come together to support children in poverty stricken countries. Started in 1997, the 30-hour famine was started by World Vision, a charity dedicated to helping families overcome poverty and injustice. According to World Vision, their goal with the 3...

Fifteen Years and Counting

front row: Izabella Mandujano, Leslie Morales, Marilyn Vaca, Michelle Nguyen, Ms. Jiménez, Talia Hirsch, Ximena Zapata, Joan Castro, Dulce Alonso

middle row: Jose Ortega, Evelyn fung, Mia, Myalynn Hyunh, Rebecca Gabrie, Michelle He, Andrea Erkal, Elvia Mora Blanco, Xitlali Ramírez, Emilip Garcia, Lucas Clavijo

back row: Javier Moreno, Diego Acosta, Eddie Rodriguez, Miriam Yampuler, Emily Saether, Abby Sode, Dylan Green, Katherine Salinas, Aidan Cisneros, Marcos DelgadilloLope, Viana Rodrigues, Brandon Cisneros, Victoria McKean, Natalia Cardone, Karla Galeas

By Hilary Nguyen, News Editor

February 14, 2020

“Como miembro del capítulo [name] prometo dedicarme al estudio de la lengua española con el fin de dominarla algún día, recordando que una lengua puede ser un lazo fuerte entre personas de distintos orígenes de raza o religión. Como ciudadano de mi patria prometo promover la amistad y el entend...

Carnegie’s Wildlife Projects: A Creativity Showcase

Carnegie's most recent art car

By Shaun Wood, Arts & Entertainment/ Opinion Editor

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 classes that they would enjoy, like Ms. Ford’s Wildlife Class. And part of that class is the upcom...

A Bellaire High School Student’s Perspective on the Shooting

**ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, OCT. 20**A student makes his way into Bellaire High School Friday, Oct. 27, 2006  in Bellaire, Texas. Bellaire High School graduates scores of National Merit finalists every year and is rated among the very top of U.S. high Schools however the federal government said Bellaire doesn't meet standards. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

By Ashton Brown, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Minds were shocked and hearts broken on the 14th of this month, when Cesar Cortes, a senior at Bellaire High School, was killed by an accidental shot from another student. Students were evacuated, teachers were filled with confusion. Gun violence has been an epidemic in our country, affecting almo...

Women Inspiring Social Harmony

By Esha Sharma, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Over 100 boxes of feminine products were donated to Houston Area Women’s Center(HAWC) as of January 31st. This was thanks to the wonderful organization of the WISH (Women Inspire Social Harmony) club here at CVHS. Aarushi Pant, the president of the organization here at Carnegie, began this club th...

CVHS to Hire A Dedicated Mental Health Counselor Amid Calls for More Support

42 percent of students suffering from mental health issues indicate academic pressures as a cause.

By Katherine Linares and Hilary Nguyen

February 7, 2020

*Lily has a rubber band she uses to snap herself out of her anxiety attacks, moments when her workload accumulates and consumes her. Otherwise, she pinches or scratches herself. "If I'm in stressful situations, I don't handle them very quickly and my mind just starts racing and being like, 'this wen...

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