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Upstream News

The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

Upstream News

Five of many flavors from Girl Scouts: Caramel deLites, Thin Mints, Adventurfuls, Peanut Butter Patties and Peanut Butter Sandwiches.

Review: The return of Girl Scout Cookies

By Catherine Hu and Ella Pham March 10, 2023

It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year again, where Thin Mints and Lemonades inevitably reign supreme, pockets are emptied into the girl-next-door’s hands and indulging is masked by the veil of...

The authors hugging the vending machine, it smiles back affectionately.

Before you choose a vending machine snack… read this

By Nina Nguyen and Bao Nguyen November 14, 2022

On the second floor sits CVHS's vending machine: a friend and a foe. One test can ruin your day, but to make up for it, the vending machine is an angel in disguise. After taking an emotionally scarring...

True Sushi on Westheimer Road offers all you can eat sushi.

A game plan to get the most for your money at the all you can eat True Sushi

By Joseph Mutagaya and My-Tran Vo November 14, 2022

Growing up eating Vietnamese and Ugandan food was a bliss. Day after day we would eat pho (Vietnamese beef noodle soup) and samosa (fried triangles filled with meat), but it was never enough. We needed...

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Common Bond’s Sweet Lies

By Ava Manchac, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

I’m not a morning person. I relish my sleep more than anything. Never would you find me up early on the weekends, but on moonlit Sunday mornings at age eight, my eyes would be wide open, my ears tuned...

Welcome to The Original Kolache Shoppe established in 1956, the birthplace of the Houston kolache industry.

The magic of The Original Kolache Shoppe

By Ashley Becerra, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

Since I was a child, I have always had a strong love for kolaches. Every other Saturday morning, my mom used to take me to Shipley Do-Nuts to get a kolache, until I got tired of it one day. I never realized...

The last McDonalds restaurant in Kiev, Ukraine was destroyed in a Russian missile strike yesterday.

U.S. calls Russian attack on McDonald’s a “heinous war crime”

By Atahan Koksoy, Staff Writer March 30, 2022

KYIV, UKRAINE - The Western World has decried the Russian missile attack against the last operating McDonald's in the besieged city, Upstream News reports. The restaurant, located in Kyiv’s city center...

Uncommon combinations, such a the peanut butter and picket sammy sandwich are taste-tested in this story.

Peanut Butter and Pickles (And Other Gross-Good Food Combos)

By Sofia Hegstrom, Contributing Writer November 8, 2021

 Pepsi and milk. Takis and Cream Cheese. These controversial ‘food combo’ trends have been popularized on platforms such as Tiktok and Twitter, largely because of how polarizing they are. But are...

Lankford Grocery on 88 Dennis Street near CVHS has been offering comfort food for the Fourth Ward neighborhood for more than eighty years.

Lankford Grocery: A Quiet Neighborhood Restaurant Near Carnegie

By Atahan Koksoy, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

A couple of blocks away from Carnegie, on Genesee street, sits a small, red-lined, white building known as the Lankford Grocery and Market. It has been part of the Houston landscape for almost a hundred...

Outside view of One of Houstons best Donut Shops, Voodoo Doughnuts

The Best Donut Shops Around Houston

By Judith Carrizales, News Editor November 8, 2021

Growing up, my family never had a lot of money. My father was the only working adult in the household. Making ends meet was always a difficult task. Even so, my mom and dad always tried to give us the...

Tasting viral Tik Tok dish: Emily Mariko Salmon Bowl

Tasting viral Tik Tok dish: Emily Mariko Salmon Bowl

By Camille Marlin, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

 Throughout my life, I have eaten many different types of foods with many different types of flavors. Overall, I was content with my food choices. That is until one day I went on Tik Tok. Salmon.. with...

The varieties of Macaroons are far from short at Common Bond.

Common Bond: An Inner City Paradise for Baked Goods

By Shaun Wood, Arts & Entertainment/ Opinion Editor October 7, 2019

Growing up, I have never been able to turn down a sweet treat, much to my poor parents’ chagrin. A myriad of chocolate cookies ranging from crispy to chewy and everything in between, fresh pies baked...

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