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WIQH Brings Musical Talent from CCHS!

April 14, 2014
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WIQH Brings Musical Talent from CCHS!

The singer plays her bright red electric guitar, crooning into the microphone a vintage-sounding blues song, her combat boots tapping along to the beat of her drummer, while next to her, a guy with dark sunglasses plays his heart out on the trombone.  I’m not describing a professional concert, surprisingly, but the first annual...
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Urban Evening Comes to CC

April 14, 2014
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Urban Evening Comes to CC

Starting a business is an ambitious venture that requires massive amounts of time, energy, and inspiration.  The process of taking a single idea and growing it into an entire running business is an immensely challenging process.  Yet the students of CC are already showing their entrepreneurial spirit, with a new Business Club formed this...
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CC Goes International

March 24, 2014
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CC Goes International

Confession time: I have the travel bug.  Like really badly.  As in, I spend hours camped out on Buzzfeed Travel rather than doing homework, admiring the beautiful rainforest in the Amazon, the elegant restaurants in Barcelona, and the stunning beaches of Australia.  Thankfully, CC offers no shortage of exchange trips, and only seems to...
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Crimea Votes to Join Russia in Controversial Referendum

March 17, 2014
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Crimea Votes to Join Russia in Controversial Referendum

Yesterday, the Crimea, an autonomous republic in the southwestern region of Ukraine, voted in overwhelming favor of a referendum for the peninsula region to join Russia.  The move was condemned by the international community as illegitimate, a claim I personally find persuasive considering that the vote was conducting under the threat of Russian military intervention....
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Conflict in Ukraine Escalates

March 3, 2014
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Conflict in Ukraine Escalates

  Protests in Ukraine, which have continued unabated since November, now threaten to draw in the United States after Russia’s decision to move troops into Ukrainian land.  The protests against President Viktor Yanukovych started when he announced that his government would abandon efforts to integrate into the European Union and would instead tighten its connections...
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Alpine Ski Team Goes to States!

March 3, 2014
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Alpine Ski Team Goes to States!

  CC’s Alpine ski team has long been successful within the state, and this year was no exception.  With almost sixty members, the team, which practices four days a week at local Nashoba Valley, is incredibly popular.  Alpine competes in slalom, with closely set gates that require quick turns, and giant slalom, which is...
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Get Ready for Health Week!

February 24, 2014
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Get Ready for Health Week!

Each year, CC holds a Health Week in March to promote living a healthy lifestyle in high school and after.  This year, Health Week will be held from March 3 to 7, with the theme “the power of a positive life.”  Each day is scheduled with numerous activities for students to participate in, from...
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NFL Recruit Comes Out, May Become First Active Publicly Gay Player

February 10, 2014
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NFL Recruit Comes Out, May Become First Active Publicly Gay Player

America has grown progressively more accepting of the LGBT community, with public support for gay rights and marriage at an all-time high. Yet the professional sports world has traditionally been more conservative in its attitudes, and allegations of homophobic coaches and players have plagued sports teams for years. The NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB...
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Flappy Bird Yanked From App Store

February 10, 2014
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Flappy Bird Yanked From App Store

Flappy Bird is the procrastination app of choice for many teens, and its recent massive popularity has netted the developer, Nguyen Ha Dong, $50,000 a day in advertising revenue and over fifty million downloads. The simplistic, retro-style game, where players tap the screen to navigate a bird through obstacles, is ridiculously addictive, perhaps because...
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CC Wins Big in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

February 4, 2014
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CC Wins Big in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a prestigious national competition for artistically talented middle and high school students, announced its regional winners recently, and CC had numerous winners. In the writing section, Madeline Guth ’15 won two Silver Keys for her “flash fiction” stories, which are usually only a page in length. Isabel Feinstein...
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