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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

Puss in Boots, Kitty Softpaws and Perrito the Dog set out on an adventure, in search of the Wishing Star. (DreamWorks Animation)

“Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” Review: An edgy yet heartwarming tale as old as time

By Brooke Bushong and My-Tran Vo January 27, 2023

Spoiler warning! The article contains MAJOR spoilers for "Puss in Boots: The Last Wish." Guitar! El Gato! Fireworks! The movie starts off with a big opening number in true fashion of Puss and how extravagant...

Miss USA after being crowned, with the rest of the contestants behind her

“Miss Universe 2022” review: is this review out of this world? Or are the outfits?

By Karla Berrueto and Ivan Salazar January 27, 2023

Eighty-four contestants from all around the world gathered on one stage. All sharing the same goal, to become the next Miss Universe. All these women from around the world are selected to represent their...

Rosaline: Retelling of Shakespeare play Romeo and Juliet. Hulus Rosaline show the embodiment of Gen-Z.

“Rosaline”: Hulu’s guide to turning an independent woman to a damsel in distress

By Judith Carrizales, News Editor November 14, 2022

This review will contain spoilers for “Rosaline.” During my freshman year at CVHS, I remember reading Shakespeare's “Romeo and Juliet” and absolutely hating it. Nothing anyone ever told me made...

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...

Coco Crepes & Coffee offers a variety of crepes down the street from CVHS.

Your choice of sweet and savory at Coco Crepes & Coffee

By Chiamaka Uwalaka and Dia Vaswani November 14, 2022

We walked up towards the porch of the Coco Crepes & Coffee, located on University Boulevard in Rice Village, on a sunny Thursday afternoon. As we walked in, we were greeted by the homestyle wooden...

The movie poster for the Disney+ streaming release of Hocus Pocus 2.

“Hocus Pocus 2” lacks the magic of the original

By Sasha Cabral, Entertainment Editor November 14, 2022

Warning: The following article contains spoilers for both “Hocus Pocus” and “Hocus Pocus 2.”  The witches are back, but they are not here to stay, we think. (More on that later.) Regardless,...

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...

Common Bond logo.

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...

Album cover for Daddy Yankees seventh studio album, Legendaddy

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 credit: Netflix/Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story ; edits by Nadia Talanker. | A new docu-series about American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer sweeps the media with a wave of mixed emotion.

Monster: Turning trauma into public entertainment

By Nadia Talanker, Contributing Writer October 20, 2022

Content warning: Crimes themselves will not be discussed in detail, nor will there be any mentions of gore. However, criminal offenses are listed. Please read on in caution. June 25th, 1979. A surreal...

Poster of Netflix adaptation of Comic book series Heartstopper. Heartstopper features the accurate LGBTQ+ representation on screen.

Heartstopper’s accurate LGBT+ representation

By Judith Carrizales and Nicole Rodil Suarez May 27, 2022

Heartstopper, a coming-of-age Netflix adaptation of the comic book series written by Alice Oseman, tells the story of 2 queer kids, Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring. Charlie was outed as gay the previous...

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...

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