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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

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, Copy 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...

Leith Rosss Like Well Never Have Sex

An ode to the asexual: Review of Leith Ross’s “Like We’ll Never Have Sex”

April 19, 2022

Have you ever listened to a song that was so profound that it left a mark on your very existence? It made you feel seen, it made you feel heard, it made you feel human. Very few songs have ever done...

Grammy Awards- filled with disappointment and some sunshine

Grammy Awards- filled with disappointment and some sunshine

By Nicole Rodil Suarez and Abigail Nunez April 19, 2022

The Grammy has  been a tradition in the music industry since 1956. Over 86 different categories from country music, to musicals, the Grammys offer opportunities for up and coming artists. Last year’s...

Review: Wordle, Nerdle, Sedecordle and more words!

Review: Wordle, Nerdle, Sedecordle and more words!

By Nicole Rodil Suarez, Staff Writer March 9, 2022

In the midst of a long lecture, you feel like you're about to lose your mind. When is this going to end? When will the sheets, readings, and work just stop? You tune out the sounds and pray that the class...

The movie Mean Girls depicts an arguably typical high school experience is a far cry from my own.

Is high school really like the movies?

By Rugveda Patil, Staff Writer March 8, 2022

Ugh. Here I am awake at 4 a.m. and doing my research paper. This is not what I thought my high school experience would be like. I remember watching Lemonade Mouth, Degrassi, and obviously High School Musical,...

Korean Netflix original series All of Us Are Dead is a traditional zombie fantasy is reimagined to fit a high school setting.

TV Show Review: All of Us Are Dead teaches all of us a lesson

By Jahrel Noble, Entertainment Editor February 22, 2022

Spoiler Alert for All of Us Are Dead Season 1 As high school students, it often feels like we are fighting for our lives: drowning in swarms of homework, juggling extracurriculars, sacrificing a healthy...

The Book of Boba Fett is an American space Western television series created by Jon Favreau for the streaming service Disney Plus.

The newest series in the Star Wars universe: The Book of Boba Fett

By Abigail Nunez and Nicole Rodil Suarez February 20, 2022

As a little kid I would sit next to my dad with a blindingly bright screen eight times my size in front of me. It introduced me to whole new worlds my little six-year-old mind could never fully comprehend....

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...

The album cover for Mitskis Working for the Knife  displays her at her most vulnerable, a bra as her top- a scene that is portrayed in full in the songs music video.

Mitski’s “Working for the Knife” tells all about the flaws of the music industry

By Danielle Yampuler, Copy Editor November 8, 2021

Mitski Miyawaki sets a recording microphone free in a factory in her newest track, the ‘tink, tink, tink’ of metal against metal apparent and distinct, cutting through the usual discordant backtrack...

Lo-Fi beats by senior Nicolas Lopez

Lo-Fi beats by senior Nicolas Lopez

By Nour Chibani , Staff Writer November 8, 2021

It's 4:10 pm. School just ended and I begin making my way back home. Sitting on my desk I find textbooks, notebooks, and a pile of papers all waiting for me to open and start filling out. Feeling stressed...

Armed game makers in red watch the game players in blue.

Squid games turn playground games deadly

By Hannah Mansour, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

Before its popularity, the show Squid Game seemed like any other Korean drama show on Netflix. Twenty-three days later, the show gained 132 million views worldwide, 900 million dollars in the box office...

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