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The Student-Run News Site of Carnegie Vanguard High School

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The photo shows and represents the artistic interpretation of Parentification.

Personal Column: Mature for your age

By Rinn Wilson, Staff Writer April 24, 2023

It was past 10 p.m. as I pushed around the curled-up pasta I threw into a boiling pot of water. It was barely made well; in fact, it seemed to be disfigured into weird shapes that resembled ovals more...

As more young adults come to terms with their childhood  trauma, many of them realize that their parents are the root cause of it. (iStock, edits by Manizeh Rahman)

Op-Ed: It’s okay to not forgive your parents

By Manizeh Rahman, Contributing Writer April 24, 2023

In August 2022, “iCarly” actress Jennette McCurdy released “I’m Glad My Mom Died,” a memoir which details the abuse she suffered at the hands of her mother, who caused her to develop severe eating...

Joseph Mutagaya first photo, for a passport (Republic of Uganda)

Personal Column: Lugambo and the art of shutting up

By Joseph Mutagaya, Arts and Entertaiment Editor February 20, 2023

I’ve always had a big mouth. Scrawled tactically under glowing recommendations and smiley face stickers would be a small, tacit note: “Joseph is VERY… social.” Translation: teach your kid to shut...

A message to my parents in 2018 using my Minecraft world. Since I have such a deep love for them, I wanted to be creative with how I showed that. This is one of these instances.

Personal Column: My greatest treasure

By Manizeh Rahman, Contributing Writer February 17, 2023

Boom. "Sesame Street" plays on the TV. I’m happily eating the aloo bhaji, roti, and eggs my dad made for me. The sofa is set to where I have my little nook, closed off from the rest of the couch....

CVHSs mascot, The Rhino, at the 2023 Valentine Pep Rally.

CVHS’s first look post-COVID

By Roxell Bonilla and Ivan Salazar February 16, 2023

In 2020, the national health emergency regarding COVID within the US had been put in place by the Trump Administration. This led to nationwide health protocols and formalities including state mask mandates....

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