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The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

MAVIs torn between fame and family in his new album, “Laughing So Hard, It Hurts”

MAVI’s torn between fame and family in his new album, “Laughing So Hard, It Hurts”

By Audrey Piczak, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

MAVI’s new album, Laughing So Hard, It Hurts, perfectly encapsulates its title, blending a mixture of lively beats and subtle yet gut-wrenching messages throughout the record’s 16 tracks. A full-time...

Choi manages to draw anywhere, even in the oddest places. Here, he is sitting in a bathtub during a power outage, drawing in his sketchbook.

Sprouting creativity: An exploration of junior Elliot Choi’s creative process

By Bao Nguyen and Rinn Wilson October 20, 2022

CVHS junior Elliot Choi opens his sketchbook to a blank, dull page as the sun sets along the horizon line. A quiet, warm breeze pulls the shrubbery in a melodic sway, and so does his pen as it flows across...

Landon Stuart flashes a bright smile and a thumbs up for the camera.

More than a beanie, the musings of junior Landon Stuart

By Brooke Bushong and Joseph Mutagaya October 20, 2022

Junior Landon Stuart strutted through the automatic doors of the Super Target and marveled at the aisles upon aisles of the supermarket before he came upon something so magical that he couldn’t help...

The cover, which showcases Ukraines national flower, the sunflower, of Pink Floyds recently released protest song Hey Hey Rise Up

Pink Floyd reunites to release “Hey Hey Rise Up” in response to war in Ukraine

By Sasha Cabral, Entertainment Editor May 27, 2022

On April 8th, legendary rock band Pink Floyd ended its 28-year long music drought, which started in 1994 with the Division Bell album’s release. While Pink Floyd’s “Hey Hey Rise Up” was greeted...

Carnegie Theatre Companys One Act Play participants (Courtesy of Savannah Santibanez)

Carnegie Theatre Company advances to UIL One Act Play’s 6A Regionals

By Alex Samano and Brooke J Ferrell April 20, 2022

On Friday, April 1st, Carnegie Theatre Company advanced to UIL One-Act Play’s 6A Regionals following their most recent performance of Sally Abbott’s I Think We Are Alone, originally performed by Frantic...

Junior Joy Deng wins $1000 with her picturesque World AIDS Day piece

Junior Joy Deng wins $1000 with her picturesque World AIDS Day piece

By Caitlin Liman and Nina Nguyen March 9, 2022

“Awkward.” That was the word that came to mind when junior Joy Deng found out that she won $1000 with her spectacular Best In Show Finalist World AIDS Day Awareness artwork for the CCM Foundation’s...

Cabral (left) and Fernandez (right) show off the Little Free Library located in the courtyard.

Little Free Library encourages Carnegie readers

By Jessica Lin, Feature Editor February 22, 2022

Colorful paintings of popular books decorate the outside of a house-like box standing atop a pole in the middle of the courtyard. 1984. The Tell-Tale Heart. Pride and Prejudice. The house's door opens...

Reminisces of DeWitt County, by Buck Schiwetz, 1968.

On the Legacy of Texas Artist Buck Schiwetz

By Atahan Koksoy, Staff Writer February 2, 2022

“I hope I might have given Texans a worthy depiction of their great heritage and might have made them more aware of the need for preserving many beautiful old structures that will otherwise fall victim...

The 360-degree Immersive Van Gogh experience is now on exhibit until February 6.

The Immersive Van Gogh experience

By Nicole Rodil Suarez, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 8, 2021

Art has never truly interested me on more than a superficial level. To me, art consisted of pretty pictures which varied in color and design. As I grew up, I realized the amount of effort artists put into...

Sophomore Joseph Mutagaya will play the character Gibson in Carnegie Vanguard Theaters production of Mr. Burns opening November 10.

Sophomore Joseph Mutagaya explores the complexity of his character in the CVHS production of Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play

By Sasha Cabral, Entertainment Editor October 24, 2021

It sounds like a choir. The voices reverberate across the room. Harmonious. The voice guiding these vocal warm-ups is meditative, coaxing the relaxation of muscles. Hands raise towards the ceiling. The...

Nancy and Richard Kinder modern and contemporary arts building

A Space for Quiet Contemplation and Art- The New Kinder Building of the MFAH

By Atahan Koksoy, Staff Writer December 17, 2020

It was the year 1924. In a world where fascism was slowly creeping across Europe, and former colonies were slowly gaining independence, the Art League in the growing city of Houston opened the museum building...

Raymond Rodriguezs, the Kraken

The Artwork of Raymond Rodriguez

By Yamen El-Refaie, Staff Writer October 20, 2019

With the Vietnam War raging on, and the untimely demise of John. F Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., the 1960s was a very chaotic time to be brought up in, but also an inspiring time for artists, like...

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