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Nadia Talanker

Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor

Nadia is a senior at CVHS in her 4th year of writing for the Upstream. She has been writing as a hobby and competitively for nearly a decade and her favorite part about journalism is the responses to her articles. She is most interested in psychology, activism/equality, pop culture, video games, and the Olympics, which is reflected in her publications. She associates herself with several nonprofit organizations and enjoys volunteering.

All content by Nadia Talanker
A recreation of the plane crash, featuring three of the missing students. Photo taken by Mike Bobaguard via Iphone 15 front camera. | Image Credits: NPS Photo, Image Edits: Nadia Talanker

37 CVHS students missing in Bermuda

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor
April 1, 2024
The host of the 2023 Game Awards, Geoff Keighley, traversing a side-plot with historically known video game fan, Gonzo the Muppet. Except I lied and he has no connection to video games whatsoever. | Image Credits: The Game Awards

The Game Awards — or, lack thereof

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor
January 21, 2024
Loyal subjects of the Dear Upstream series: hear ye, for thee patrons hath blessed thou with a new edition.

Dear Upstream 3: Hark! Replies to thy quandaries

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor
December 4, 2023
Ghost, a supporting character in the newest CoD game, recently underwent a surge in popularity among social media. | Image credits: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

Op-Ed: Playing Call of Duty and reveling in sexism

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor
December 13, 2022
Ilia Malinin at the Skate America 2022 competition after putting on a gold medal-winning performance.

2022 Skate America: This year’s top performers

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor
November 14, 2022
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: letters2president.org

Media cinches standards of beauty

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor
May 27, 2022
Kamila Valievas free skating amongst doping scandal left many with faulty and harmful opinions.

Why Kamila Valieva Stopped Fighting

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor
March 9, 2022
Chinese voice actress Guiniang restricts her chat due to an onslaught of hate and threats after a character she voiced was received poorly by the community.

The Reality in 2D: Harassment of Voice Actors

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor
February 2, 2022
After a long wait, Deltarunes chapter 2 is finally out. Nows the time to ask the question - does it live up to Undertales reputation?

A review on Toby Fox’s most recent game

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor
November 8, 2021
Junior Fatima Ahmed runs a baking company that sells a variety of delectable goods all while dealing with the stresses of being a student at Carnegie.

Flavored by Fatima – A Carnegie born business

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor
October 24, 2021
Carnegie Vanguards campus reflects the principals of its students.

CVHS nearing 10 years at its historical campus

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor
September 28, 2021
A slate of bills on the table of the 87th State Legislature threaten to take away the rights of transgender students and money away from already cash-strapped districts.

Texas State Legislature vs. Texas Students

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor
April 30, 2021
One of the many vibrant murals in Houstons downtown area.

The Everchanging Cityscape of Houston

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor
December 17, 2020
Calculus teacher Stephanie Chen continues communicating with students online while her 6-month-old son Jacob sleeps in her arms.

How to Teach Calculus with a Baby in Your Arms

By Nadia Talanker, Entertainment Editor
November 12, 2020
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