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Emma Watson’s HeForShe Campaign: Working for Gender Equality

October 20, 2014
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Emma Watson’s HeForShe Campaign: Working for Gender Equality

Emma Watson is a Hollywood superstar, and you’ve probably heard of her roles or Red Carpet appearances.  She is especially well-known for one of her most famous role: Hermione Granger. Recently though, the Harry Potter star has been up to a lot more than her roles in “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” and...
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88.3 FM: Radio by Students for Students

October 20, 2014
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88.3 FM: Radio by Students for Students

Up until a few days ago, the main draw of WiQH (found on 88.3 FM),CC’s radio station, had been the inexpensive sodas sold there.  I hadn’t had the opportunity to look around the place, a garage refurbished into classroom, until last Wednesday.  Station Publicity Director, Gillian Pasley ’16, met me by the station’s two fully equipped...
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Mindfulness Assembly Raises Eyebrows

October 20, 2014
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Mindfulness Assembly Raises Eyebrows

I’ll be straightforward with you.  I don’t understand mindfulness.  I don’t get what it is or more importantly, why we need it. Despite sitting through countless presentations introducing the term to me, I’m still confused.  It’s the most vague, broad term imaginable, which seems to be some weird mishmash of every self-help movement out...
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College Supplements Prove to be an Introspective Experience

October 20, 2014
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College Supplements Prove to be an Introspective Experience

Whether the cause be last minute standardized test studying, multiple unfinished essays, the fast approaching November 1st deadline, or squeamish  interview experiences, most seniors are feeling bitter and nervous about the college application process. Responses to these sentiments range from extreme focus and anxious terseness of speech to a dejected approach to school and listless demeanor.  To...
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Terracycle!

October 20, 2014
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Terracycle!

You may have come across more than a few creatively decorated shoe boxes in your classrooms. If you take a closer look at them, you will see that they read “Terracycle,” and then some form of “Old pens/pencils, cereal bag liners, chip bags, and energy bar wrappers.” As part of a school-wide initiative to...
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Dallas Releases People Quarantined Due to Ebola

October 20, 2014
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Dallas Releases People Quarantined Due to Ebola

On October 20th, many of those quarantined in Dallas and monitored for symptoms of Ebola were released by the city. Those released had been under careful watch for the incubation period of 21 days and then were cleared to leave. One of the difficulties of controlling Ebola’s spread is its relatively long incubation period, which makes it...
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Happy Diwali!

October 20, 2014
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Happy Diwali!

Many of you may not be aware that this Wednesday, October 23rd is a very special day for a number of people. And I’m not just talking about Advisory Wednesday. You guessed it, folks, it’s Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights! Diwali is an ancient holiday celebrated all over India. Many Indian holidays are...
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Learning with Passion and Gusto: Ruettgers Seminars

October 20, 2014
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Learning with Passion and Gusto: Ruettgers Seminars

There’s a good chance that if you asked a CCHS student about the Ruettgers seminar you would be met with blank stares. However, despite its obscurity, the Ruettgers seminar is an important addition to CC’s teaching environment and adds a host of interesting courses for students over their careers at CCHS. Supported by generous...
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UNDEFEATED: CC Men’s Soccer 2014

October 20, 2014
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UNDEFEATED: CC Men’s Soccer 2014

Last summer, the world was transfixed by the fast paced and highly competitive action of The World Cup.  You don’t have to go to Brazil, however, to watch quality men’s soccer; in fact it’s only a quick walk up to the turf fields to watch our very own CCHS soccer team play.  The soccer program...
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