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Restaurants and Businesses are Opening Too Early

By Talia Moghnieh, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

People are risking their lives just to get a meal in Texas, because restaurants are opening up too early during Covid. The well known newspaper New York Times’s Texas Coronavirus Map and Case Count,...

Migrant minors line up to sleep inside a detention center in El Paso, TX.

Is Biden’s treatment of children crossing the border really any different than Trump’s?

By Emma Pierce, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Last month, CNN reported that in the month of February, alone, Border Patrol apprehended nearly 9,300 unaccompanied children at the US southern border, up from around 5,600 in January. To put this into...

The end of the state mask mandates spells the beginning of private disputes over the wearing of masks

The end of the state mask mandates spells the beginning of private disputes over the wearing of masks

By Jonathon Morales and Alexandra Silva April 9, 2021

On March 10th, Governor Greg Abbott lifted the statewide mask mandate for Texas. There have been mixed emotions about this controversial decision and some businesses are trying to figure out what to...

Pro-Anti-Racism Protests #AsianLivesMatter

We need to stand in solidarity against anti-Asian violence

By Ashley Becerra, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

The 21-year old man Robert Aaron Long was arrested after shooting three Atlanta spas and causing 8 people’s death. Six of the eight victims in the Atlanta shootings were Asian Americans and two were...

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Reddit VS Billionaires: A Controversial Moment in Stock Market History

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

A battle between the ultra rich and the average retail investor who just got their stimulus checks. Something that will probably be in history books in the future has happened recently. News has been spread...

Rain is the main protagonist in the most recent psychological thriller, Fear of Rain.

Facing The Stigma – How Movies Like “Words on Bathroom Walls” and “Glass” Hurt the Mentally Ill

By Nadia Talanker, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

Earlier this month, the movie Fear of Rain was released. It used the main character’s auditory and visual hallucinations due to schizophrenia, a mental disorder that alters the way a person thinks, feels,...

Houston residents fill up water from an outdoor hose after power outages and water shortage from the winter storm.

Finger-pointing and firings will not resolve or prevent another storm-induced power failure

By Ash Brown, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

Besides a shivering fit or the sniffles, the recent winter storm that hit many regions in Texas has resulted in damaged and destroyed homes, hunger and resource scarcity, and has even proved fatal for...

On March 6 the Senate voted 50 to 49 to pass the American Rescue Plan.

Congress Needs to Pass the Stimulus Package- Today

By Maya Collins and Marcos Delgadillo March 8, 2021

"I see enormous pain in this country," said President Biden, as he called for the passage of his American Rescue Plan. Millions of Americans are struggling to put food on their family's tables due...

Houston was one of five U.S. cities chosen for a FEMA super-site, prompting the opening of the NRG vaccination super-site.

Vaccination Super Sites May Spell the End of Covid-19

By Kallisti Clemons, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

At this point in the period of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s become a part of daily life for most people, including CVHS students. Almost everyone has a mask on them at all times, and for a while, it seemed...

Being an underclassmen can be tough. As a senior, there are some things I wish I realized earlier.

Column: Things I wish I had known my freshman year

By Emma Pierce, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

Being a high-schooler is a struggle. Sometimes it can feel like the whole world is staring down at you, expecting you to succeed and be as perfect as you can. Whether it be grades, family life, or social...

A Wild Ride: A Reflection on the Unprecedented NFL Season

A Wild Ride: A Reflection on the Unprecedented NFL Season

By Jahrel Noble, Contributing Writer February 5, 2021

March 11th, 2020. It has almost been a year since this infamous day that impacted not only sports, but the entire world as a whole. This was the day that the National Basketball Association shut down indefinitely...

Side by side comparison of two different events with completely different motives.

The Criminal Contradiction in the Capitol Chaos

By Ash Brown and Ashley Becerra January 22, 2021

“Insurrection,” “coup,” “attack on Democracy.” are all terms that have been used to describe the recent surge of Trump supporters that raided the United States capitol in Washington DC. It...

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