Archive for January, 2012

New music from Orange: Off Harrington, on beat

January 30, 2012
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New music from Orange: Off Harrington, on beat

Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently, you’ve likely seen the posters adorning bulletin boards and the T-shirts storming the halls between blocks. You might have witnessed their Battle of the Bands set last year, one that won them the historic title of co-first place winner. In fact, you may even have made...
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The Grey: A gripping tale of survival and desperation

January 30, 2012
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The Grey: A gripping tale of survival and desperation

Reading a description of The Grey’s movie plot, one might dismiss it as yet another rugged survival movie with little character development and an almost nonexistent plot. A plane leaving from an oil rig in Alaska crashes in the snowy wilderness. Only seven men survive and must find a way back to civilization, or...
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The Lion in Winter roars at CC

January 9, 2012
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The Lion in Winter roars at CC

This story was written by Isabel Feinstein. It took me a while to realize that Richard and John were the same princes as the kings from Robin Hood, but after I came to my senses, The Lion in Winter was highly enjoyable. The historical significance of the play was seriously and successfully portrayed by its...
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Challenge Day 2011 continues the tradition

January 9, 2012
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Challenge Day 2011 continues the tradition

  Three consecutive days every year in the lower gym, CCHS holds Challenge Day, an event offered to all students. About 100 people attend each day, including students, teachers, and other adults from the community. When asked how Challenge Day began, leader and physics teacher Brian Miller explains that “It started with a girl...
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Selling Points: How football recruiting has changed over the last 20 years

January 9, 2012
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Selling Points: How football recruiting has changed over the last 20 years

Jadeveon Clowney, now a freshman at South Carolina, was perhaps the most recruited player coming out of high school in football history.  By the time he was sixteen years old, he had an athletic scholarship offer from almost every single one of the 127 teams in Division One.  Clowney attended South Pointe High School...
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What to watch for Christmas

January 9, 2012
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What to watch for Christmas

Christmas is a great time of year – everyone is a little happier, and we get a week off from soul-crushing routine. Well, we’re back in it now, but looking back on Christmas, one of my favorite parts is that it has generated hundreds of movies and songs that are highly enjoyable.  So, without...
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Athlete Spotlight: Jamir Henderson

January 9, 2012
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Athlete Spotlight: Jamir Henderson

Jamir Henderson is the starting point guard for the CCHS varsity basketball team. He was the captain of the BC High School freshman basketball team last year. The year before that, he played at CMS and led the team to an undefeated season and his travel basketball team to a league title. He is...
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