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Smoke fills the air after Israeli airstrikes on Rafah, Gazas southernmost city, October 8, 2023.

Hidden Headlines: The silent tragedy of Super Bowl Sunday

By Adelynn Rubio and Anushka Ghimire March 7, 2024

*GRAPHIC CONTENT INCLUDED* Approximately 123.7 million viewers tuned in to watch the LVIII annual Super Bowl on Feb. 11, as innocent children and civilians were dying at the hands of Israel’s bomb...

Barbers Hill junior Darryl George recently lost his case against Barbers Hill ISD after being suspended for the length of his hair, CVHS students respond.

CVHS students respond to Darryl George decision

By Joseph Mutagaya, Arts and Entertaiment Editor March 4, 2024

On Feb. 22, Barbers Hill High School Junior Darryl George lost a case against his former school district, Barbers Hill ISD, after being suspended for his hairstyle, known colloquially as barrel twists....

A boy sits in a waiting room, looking at his phone.

Kids Online Safety Act claims to protect minors from “dangerous” content

By Tobias Hawes, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

The Kids’ Online Safety Act is currently under consideration in the Senate. The bill, coauthored by Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), has both support and opposition...

Photo of monitors which relate to how scammers allegedly view victims through the camera.

Houston scamming and the importance of awareness

By Karla Berrueto and Erwin Morales December 4, 2023

On September 28, a group of people in the Houston area were sentenced to federal prison for the nationwide scamming of elderly for their life savings. Five individuals stationed in Houston came together...

Flier for CVHS Boo Bash hosted by Senior Committee on October 27th at 7 p.m.

CVHS Senior Committee’s first annual Boo Bash

By Daniella Lopez, Staff Writer December 4, 2023

The Carnegie Vanguard Senior Committee started the first dance of the year with a “BOO!” on October 27 at 7 p.m. in the gym. Not only did the Senior Committee kick off the year’s festivities, but...

Graphic that represents CVHS students common transfer locations within HISD

Transferring: A common CVHS phenomenon

By Andrew Lee, Staff Writer December 4, 2023

This school year, many CVHS students have transferred to neighboring high schools across the greater Houston area. This trend can be explained by the compelling pull factors represented by other schools,...

A bottle of COVID-19 vaccine, and a hypodermic needle to administer it. Courtesy of Arizona Department of Health Services

COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Houston for the fall

By Tobias Hawes, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

As we come into a proper Autumn, vaccines come with flu season. New vaccines came to Houston pharmacies and hospitals a month ago, defending against new strains recently identified earlier this year. Most...

Carnegie students walkout with posters in order to protest the TEA takeover

CVHS students organize walkout amid TEA takeover

By Adrianna Guadalupe and Ava Manchac April 24, 2023

CVHS students participated in an admin-approved district-wide walkout to protest the TEA takeover on April 6.  The walkout, which took place during lunch, comes as a response to the TEA takeover, which...

Ivy League admission rates have dropped in the 2022-2023 school year.

College acceptance rates decline for the class of 2023

By John Nguyen and Ella Pham April 24, 2023

2022-2023 saw a year of one of the lowest college acceptance rates ever. Although Ivy League schools are known to be highly competitive, the eight universities (Brown, Colombia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard,...

The popular app, Tiktok as seen commonly on smart devices.

Potential ban poses a threat for TikTok users

By Anjali Martinez and Ivan Salazar April 24, 2023

On March 7, Sen. Mark Warner (D-Ind.) introduced the “Restricting the Emergence of Security Threats that Risk Information and Communications Technology Act,” colloquially known as the “RESTRICT”...

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, Editor-in-Chief 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,...

Interacts leader Elissa Merhi helping set up I-Fest, an event celebrating cultures and good food.

School organizations talk about district’s fundraising policies

By Ivan Salazar, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

As of 2014, the Texas Department of Agriculture repealed the Texas School Nutrition Policy, a policy requiring that schools follow nutritional standards for competitive foods, as outlined by the U.S. Department...

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