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An Open Letter to the Leaders of Today and Tomorrow

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To the leaders of today and tomorrow: I know that it’s easy to avoid a problem when you can’t feel its direct effects. It takes a push to donate time or energy or money to a cause irrelevant to you. Who wants…

Congress Attempts to Limit Ethics Panel

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When the 115th U.S. Congress met on January 3, the Republicans in the House of Representatives held a meeting in which they decided to greatly limit the power of the nonpartisan congressional ethics panel. 119 voted for and 74 against the proposal,…

NFL Divisional Playoff Preview

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The wild card round of the NFL playoffs are now in the books, with all 4 home teams (Seattle, Green Bay, Houston, and Pittsburgh) winning in dominant fashion by an average of 19.0 points, the largest point differential of the opening…

Political Correctness and Free Speech

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Reading any mainstream news outlet, e.g. the New York Times, one is likely to encounter pearl-clutching articles detailing how political correctness undermines academic freedom or free speech. I can’t say I have much sympathy for their complaints, and I’d like…

Inside CCHS

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Today we interviewed a few more teachers from the CCHS faculty and got a chance to sit down with Social Studies teacher, Mr. Hoblitzelle, who spoke warmly about the challenges of teaching in the 21st century. When asked about the…

Coming home from Christmas: East versus West

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For some people, family live close by, and for others like me, they are scattered across the country. This Christmas, my family trekked out to Santa Fe, New Mexico to see my grandparents. The last time I was there was…

Voices in the Atrium: Midterms

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Midyears are just around the corner. The multi-page, Scantron-ridden exams are starting to creep into our minds, along with the thought of unavoidable preparation. Since school started earlier this year, there is less time between December break and when midterms start.…

CCHS Basketball at the TD Garden

This past Sunday night, the Concord-Carlisle Men’s Basketball Team went to play Bedford at the TD Garden as part of the Good Sports Invitational Event. There were many different boys and girls teams asked to play in the event. Concord…

The Insider on the Students of CCHS

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There are so many people within our community that we don’t even know about. Today we interviewed a few more teachers and students from the community!           Hali Moran, a sophomore at CCHS, said that the hardest…