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“Rain Man” Will Make Any Rainy Day A Little Brighter

“Rain Man” Will Make Any Rainy Day A Little Brighter

Emily Farren, Reporter

May 18, 2018


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Rating: R for Moderate Profanity, Mild Sexual Content and Alcohol and Smoking   The 1988 hit movie “Rain Man” is an entertaining way to spend an otherwise boring day. The award-winning movie has a small but entertaining main cast of Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman with Valeria Golino playing...

The Mythos of The Theater Kid, Debunked

The Mythos of The Theater Kid, Debunked

Brigid Ambuul, Reporter

March 9, 2018


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If you’ve ever set foot on the CAHS campus, chances are you’ve come in contact with a theater kid. As you stride down the hallway by the Drama Room, and your ears are suddenly filled with a crescendoing, boisterous rendition of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Alexander Hamilton,” you may be asking ...

Middle School: The Best Worst Years of Our Lives. But Mostly the Worst.

Middle School: The Best Worst Years of Our Lives. But Mostly the Worst.

Brigid Ambuul, Reporter

February 16, 2018


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We need to stop pretending that middle school is in the distant past. The oldest among us clocks in only four years of distance from the dark days of side ponytails and voice cracks. So why, I ask you, is it so taboo to bring up the fact that we all have lingering allegiances to our past tastes in music, mo...

Students Share Their Thoughts on the Importance of Music

Students Share Their Thoughts on the Importance of Music

Julia Clark, Reporter

November 9, 2017


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Some would say music is the color of life. Music has helped students immensely through difficult times. “I had a very hard time in sophomore year, and music was one of the big things that helped me get through that,” senior Shiloh Beeler said. For Beeler, music is a cathartic process, a way...

How to ‘High School’: Four Years of Advice from a Senior

How to ‘High School’: Four Years of Advice from a Senior

Anastasia Reimann, Editor in Chief

September 14, 2017


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I can’t believe I’m here. Three years ago, I stepped inside a church complex pulling a suitcase behind me and headed down its hallways searching for my French class. I hardly knew anybody, or anything. But now, as a senior, I know a few things. These are things I’ve gained from experience, little tips ...

Seven Tips for Surviving Second Semester

Elizabeth Reimann, Reporter

February 15, 2017


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After Christmas break, everyone starts to count the days down to summer. Here are a few tips to make the time between New Year’s and graduation breeze by. 1. Take mini-vacations Give yourself something to look forward to! Whether it be over spring break or the weekend, a simple getaway can he...

Top 5 Fast-Food Meals for Vegetarians

Top 5 Fast-Food Meals for Vegetarians

Rylie Pepper, Reporter

January 17, 2017


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Can a vegetarian partake in fast-food dining? While eating out at fast-food restaurants can sound troublesome for vegetarians, vegetarian options are becoming increasingly available. I have been a lacto-ovo-vegetarian for a little over 8 years, which means that I do not eat any type of fish or meat, but ...

5 Things From 2016 That Are Worth Smiling About

5 Things From 2016 That Are Worth Smiling About

Kaleigh Strong, Mikaila Barker

January 11, 2017


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Regardless of how the year began, many of us can agree that 2016 wasn’t the brightest year. From the deaths of iconic stars such as Prince, David Bowie and Carrie Fisher to the heated race between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, 2016 wasn’t everyone’s slice of cake. ...

Top Five Things to get into the Holiday Spirit this year

Top Five Things to get into the Holiday Spirit this year

Rebecca Campbell, Reporter

December 9, 2016


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If the holidays seem to sneak up on you every year, then you may be in need of a few holiday-themed events. Planning a few events for the break is one wonderful way to spend time with your friends and family, while enjoying the holiday cheer.

5 Things We’ve Learned From 5 Poems

5 Things We’ve Learned From 5 Poems

Mikaila Barker and Kaleigh Strong

December 9, 2016


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To us, listening to the soft, soothing sounds of a love poem versus the empowering, rhythmic sounds of a feminist poem is indescribable, and Button Poetry is our main source for discovering new, captivating poets. Button Poetry is an organization that distributes both video and audio poems, aiming to inspire young individuals to speak up and share their beliefs, both through poetry or other artistic ventures. From Melissa Newman-Evan’s liberating poem “9 Things I Would...

Traveling Yosemite National Park—the Ambuul Way

Traveling Yosemite National Park—the Ambuul Way

Brigid Ambuul, Reporter

October 27, 2016


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Road trips. Gotta love ‘em. But you haven’t taken a road trip until you’ve taken it with a family of 10. A couple weeks ago, my family, along with my Aunt Diane, took a seven-hour road trip to both Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks. Spilled snacks, not enough leg room, “I’m cold,” “I’m ...

Top 6 Life Hacks, Ranked in Levels of Laziness

Top 6 Life Hacks, Ranked in Levels of Laziness

Danielle Pigeon, Reporter

October 14, 2016


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From the apathetic to those who go out of their way to avoid work (counter-intuitive, right?), life hacks help any lazy teenager looking for a way to save time and reserve any extra effort for Netflix. Here is a list of the most helpful, most slothful life hacks.   6. Mug Life What could be more genius th...

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