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The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

Social media continues to impact how people perceive themselves whilst setting unreasonable and harmful standards. No matter who you are, social media has something to critique. | Photo credits: Zoe Florida

Media cinches standards of beauty

By Nadia Talanker, Opinion Editor May 27, 2022

Content warning: the following article discusses both body image (in great detail) and eating disorders. Looking into fogged up mirrors with my own eyes clouded as I pointed out every single distinction...

Putting a smile on to deceive the public is apart of having imposter syndrome. photo courtesy of Somerville - University of Oxford student story, Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Personal Column: Carnegie Imposter

By Roxell Bonilla, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

Imposter Syndrome occurs when one feels they do not belong in the environment they are in. A person who pretends to be someone else to deceive others. A person who, in order to fit in, changes everything...

Depp-Heard trial continues beyond its fifth week.

Both gender can face domestic violence

By Ashley Becerra and Camille Marlin May 27, 2022

Domestic violence can occur in heterosexual and same-sex relationships which can essentially affect anyone of any age. Domestic violence can take many forms; including physical, verbal, emotional, and...

Personal Column: Hacked

Personal Column: Hacked

By Ava Lim, Co-Editor in Chief May 27, 2022

I’m lying about who I am. Or at least, that’s what Instagram says. I’d been scrolling with half my brain for the last half hour, when suddenly, a red error message: You have been logged out.  Hm....

The passing of Plyer v. Doe allowed all children, including undocumented children, to receive a free public education.

Gov. Greg Abbott declares discriminatory proposal to deny immigrants access to public education

By Danielle Yampuler, Co-Editor in Chief May 27, 2022

On May 5, current Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared a new, regressive proposal, stating his belief that undocumented children should not have the right to a paid public education in Texas, directly going...

Welcome to Dear Upstream, Carnegies first advice column.

Dear Upstream- CVHS’s first advice column

By Jahrel Noble, Noah Mohamed, and Nicki Anahita April 20, 2022

Welcome to CVHS's advice column.  Meet your wise advice-givers: Tom- Noah Mohamed (Satire) Jerry- Nicki Anahita (Satire) Noble Knight- Jahrel Noble (Real) Gossip Girl, Grade 12 Dear...

Analisa helps me do my hair, a effeminate task I have not yet learned how to do.

Personal Column: Bimbo? Bimbo.

By My-Tran Vo, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

A bimbo is an attractive but stupid girl. I never wanted to become her. I was better than that. I wasn't like other girls. Other girls only cared about hot boys and the color pink. It was their whole personality...

When competition goes too far: Criticism of Name That Book

When competition goes too far: Criticism of Name That Book

By Brooke J Ferrell, Entertainment Editor March 9, 2022

TW: Discussion of suicide, homophobia, eating disorders, human trafficking, abuse, and death I click through the new list of titles, each plot bringing a fresh drop of nausea to the horror rolling in...

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...

A prescription pill bottle for hydrocodone and a flyer that warns of opioids dangers.

Op-Ed: Vilifying prescription opioids has harmed patients

By Jessica Lin, Feature Editor March 9, 2022

Hydrocodone-acetamin 10-325 mg, Jessica Lin. The pharmacist might as well have handed me a bomb. I had spent my pandemic doing research about prescription opioids and writing a novel about addiction. After...

A mosaic of Brian Flores composed of photos from the NFL, Black History, and the personal life of Brian Flores.

Op-Ed: NFL coach Brian Flores’ lawsuit reminds Black Americans we have not progressed enough

By Jahrel Noble, Entertainment Editor March 9, 2022

On the night of February 13, 2022, I watched blue and yellow confetti rain down from the skies onto the field of SoFi Stadium when the Los Angeles Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals to win Super Bowl...

My friend Vhlor and I waiting for a Mitski concert to begin.

Personal Column: It’s about tempo

By Danielle Yampuler, Co-Editor in Chief March 9, 2022

I was five years old at my first concert. Stone Sour, a five-person heavy metal band was the main act, but just getting to them took sitting through five opening bands- an excessive amount of openers...

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