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The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

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Three ways to get perfect grades

By Adrianna Guadalupe and Natalia Nguyen April 1, 2023

Contrary to popular belief, perfect grades are necessary to any form of success in life, not just college acceptance. Want a job? They’ll be asking detailed questions about your exact high school GPA,...

The Last of CVHS

The Last of CVHS: How to survive an apocalypse on campus

By Bao Nguyen and Nina Nguyen April 1, 2023

*Warning: there may be spoilers for “The Last of Us”* How likely would an apocalypse happen at our very own CVHS campus as a result of the cordyceps fungi mutating and consequently invading human...

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To flush or not to flush? A guide on how to keep the bathrooms clean

By Hagar Cohen, Opinions Editor April 1, 2023

Let’s get one thing straight, nobody likes going to the school bathrooms. The smell is atrocious, and even worse, people decide that suddenly all the knowledge they had on how to flush a toilet is gone....

HISD unveils a prototype of the new potato laptops set to debut in the 2023-2024 school year.

New potato powered HISD laptops to ‘make dollars and sense’ at CVHS

By Jerry Fan, Copy Editor April 1, 2023
HISD has announced plans to adopt potato-powered laptops for the 2023-2024 school year to replace the current fleet of PowerUp devices.
A stack of the multiple books which are often read in English class in front of blue curtains.

New CVHS bill mandating no thought be put into literary analysis is met with no criticism

By Danielle Yampuler, Co-Editor in Chief April 1, 2023

As a result of the CVHS Student Uprising of 2025, many new and innovative policies have been instated, yet none have changed the social climate of CVHS’s English classes more than the “Blue Curtains”...

Mayor Sylvester Turner proudly presented a mock-up of urban Houstons prospective highway, which he drew all by himself! Image by Ava Lim.

New 20-lane freeway to cover all of urban Houston

By Ava Lim, Co-Editor in Chief April 1, 2023

After years of complaints about urban Houston’s pothole-ridden streets, the City of Houston has answered. Mayor Sylvester Turner proudly unveiled an intricate diagram of a 20-lane freeway at yesterday’s...

A photograph of Jacqueline Sparrow after her eye donation, contributing to the organ donation increase.

WHO and Federal Reserve report skyrocketing organ donations linked to inflation

By Sasha Cabral, Entertainment Editor April 1, 2023

On Monday, the United States Administration on Organ Donations (AOD) released their annual report on national organ donation statistics. Their data reports a 3,986% increase in organ donations collectively,...

A picture of Chad G.P. in his finest blue suit.

Meet Chad G.P., CVHS’s Valedictorian

By Ella Pham and John Nguyen April 1, 2023

It was an hour before the deadline. Chad had to get a 50-page essay completed.  For many, minutes would’ve become seconds, and an hour would have flown by within the blink of an eye. For Chad G.P,...

DUPE! Alternatives to all the essentials

DUPE! Alternatives to all the essentials

By Anjali Martinez and Cherry Vo April 1, 2023

As of January, a new trend has reigned popular on social media — duping. Short for “Duplicate,” duping is essentially the act of investing in knockoff items.  Duping is used commonly for the...

Unwanted Born escaping an egg after being incubated.

Amazon unveils new ‘Adopt-an-Unborn’ initiative in Texas

By Nicki Anahita, Managing and News Editor April 1, 2023

This Tuesday, following the effectiveness of the “Adopt-a-Highway” program, Amazon has released the “Adopt-an-Unborn” (AAU) initiative. This comes after months of various state legislatures targeting...

Student becomes too stressed with homework on the first week back from spring break.

Too much work? Stressed? Just cope.

By Judith Carrizales and Sumedha Mohanty April 1, 2023

On the first week upon returning from spring break, CVHS students have said that their teachers have assigned enough work to fill up a 30 feet deep landfill. As if the countless piles of assignments weren't...

SAT near? Never fear, Broseph Testpassers is here!

SAT near? Never fear, Broseph Testpassers is here!

By Brooke Bushong and Joseph Mutagaya April 1, 2023

Losing hair, sleep and sanity over the good ol’ Standard Aptitude Test? You may (or may not) be entitled to advice from Broseph (pronounced Bro-sef) Testpassers Incorporated. Anyways, like most students...

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