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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...

Carly Jensens new album The Loneliest Time is a journey of grief, heartbreak, and struggle for the singer.

Carly Rae Jepsen’s new album “The Loneliest Time” is questionably shadowed by Taylor Swift’s new album “Midnights”

By Ivan Salazar, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

Carly Rae Jepsen's latest album The Loneliest Time is a facade of colorful and electric pop songs, with lingering synths that reverberate through your ears and upbeat tempos that make you ignore the underlying...

Legendaddy: An album filled with memories from the past, present and future

Legendaddy: An album filled with memories from the past, present and future

By Adrianna Guadalupe, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

The sound of announcers blaring through the speakers ring through my ears. The current action of the game, whether it be a soccer game, a race or a boxing match, flashes before my eyes. It was a frequent...

Photo of CVHS Assistant Principal Juan Garner during the first year (2004) CVHS became an official school.

Assistant Principal Juan Garner’s 26-year pedagogical history is tied to CVHS’ own history

By Judith Carrizales and Sakina Hafeez October 20, 2022

During his youth, CVHS Assistant Principal, Juan Garner was fascinated by maps. He drew maps of his childhood neighborhood, created imaginary maps and made cities in the dirt for his Hot Wheels car set....

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...

Diego Mendez plays his guitar in music theory class during the weekly jam sessions.

Carnegie students jam in school’s first music class

By Rinn Wilson, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

This year at CVHS is the first where students can attend the new extracurricular class Music Theory, a class that focuses on students’ relationship to music of all genres.   Students last year were...

CVHS Teacher, Julea Brode, hangs No AirPods In Class sign for students to see when they walk in

CVHS teachers enforce no listening devices in classrooms

By Roxell Bonilla and Cindy Cui September 23, 2022

CVHS teachers have started what they call a “No Airpods Zone” in their classrooms. This new rule does not allow students to wear AirPods, wireless headphones or earbuds in their classrooms. Though...

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...

Jon Batiste receives the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Album of the Year

Jon Batiste’s We Are album deserved the Grammy Award for Album of the Year, CVHS students disagree

By Sasha Cabral, Entertainment Editor April 19, 2022

On April 3rd, 2022, the Grammy Award for Best Album of the Year weighed Jon Batiste’s soulful and jazzy We Are album against some of the biggest household names in the pop industry: Billie Eilish, Olivia...

The thumbnail of the  Hayloft II Official music video

Mother Mother Hayloft II: Is revenge worth it?

By Katherine Linares, Editor In-Chief March 9, 2022

In all of us, there is a fervent fire. A fire that runs deep and boils our blood. That fire: revenge. Although most do not act on it, there is always a need to fulfill that desire, whether through a snide...

The cover for Muses new song Wont Stand Down

Back to their roots: Muse releases new song “Won’t Stand Down”

By Sasha Cabral, Entertainment Editor February 20, 2022

January 13, 2022, marked the premiere of "Won't Stand Down." This is the most recent song released since the 2019 synth and 80's movie reference-ridden album Simulation Theory, a stark contrast from previous...

The Battle at Gardens Gate album cover, with twelve symbols representing each of the twelve songs on the album

Greta Van Fleet’s The Battle at Garden’s Gate: leading the charge for a Rock revival

By Sasha Cabral, Entertainment Editor November 8, 2021

“Rock is dead.” That’s a phrase that one too many rock fans have heard to justify why pop and rap currently dominate the mainstream music industry. It seeks to condemn the rock genre, as most people...

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