Upstream News

CVHS Juniors and Seniors Balance School and Jobs in Road to Financial Independence

Senior Wendy Garcia takes a quick break on her job at Whataburger.

By Julian Namerow and Carys Reyes

October 14, 2020

According to an Upstream News survey taken by 74 Carnegie juniors and seniors, 28.4% have jobs while in school, and of those working, the juniors and seniors expressed financial independence as their motivation.  Of the 28.4%, 17.4% indicated they are working nearly full-time hours of 30-40 hou...

Seniors surveyed reveal a mix of hope and doubt in the outcome of the 2020 general election

Student protestors remind elected officials that they are accountable to young voters.

By Alexandra Silva and Thomas Dowe

October 14, 2020

It is a common tale that the youth is disengaged politically. However, while the Harvard Youth Poll reported 63% of youth ages 18 to 24 were likely to vote in this year's election, 35.7 % of the 98 CVHS seniors polled who are eligible to vote indicated that are registered.  Seniors who met vo...

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