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Net Neutrality & Internet Politics

March 2, 2015
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Net Neutrality & Internet Politics

Net neutrality is now official and part of the FCC’s legal framework. Many people won’t care; they may never have even heard of net neutrality or the clamor around it. However, net neutrality is central to our daily lives, in a huge way. Essentially, net neutrality is the principle that all data should be...
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Where to Put CCHS’s Six Lost Days?

February 23, 2015
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Where to Put CCHS’s Six Lost Days?

This year is, by anybody’s account, one with an extremely high amount of snow days. We’ve barely seen a Monday or Tuesday schedule since midyears! Blizzard after blizzard, the snow continues to be a challenge. Coming into the school for sports practice on one of these snow days, I was able to see whether or not the call...
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Is Slang Good or Bad?

January 5, 2015
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Is Slang Good or Bad?

As a teenager, the amount of slang and new language that I hear is overwhelming. Everyday there is a new phrase, acronym, or term that makes itself known to me. I find that sometimes I cannot even understand much of the current colloquial language. The days of I can’t even are now being taken...
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Defenseless Against Dishonesty: Cheating in High School

January 5, 2015
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Defenseless Against Dishonesty: Cheating in High School

If we’re honest with ourselves, cheating in school is something that happens every day, all the time, constantly. It comes in many forms, ranging from the relatively harmless and even possibly innocuous conversations between friends in the hallway, all the way to complex and deliberate schemes. While most students are opposed to the principle of...
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HAPPY HOLIDAZE!

December 15, 2014
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HAPPY HOLIDAZE!

As 2014 comes to an end, the best time of the year begins to show itself. In fact, Hanukkah is starting tomorrow, and Christmas is a mere 10 days away. Holidays are a great time for laughing around a big table, sharing eggnog, and avoiding thinking about school. It’s also a great time to get...
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The SAT: Boon or Bane?

December 8, 2014
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The SAT: Boon or Bane?

If you ever asked a high schooler to list all of the stressors in their life, there is a good chance that standardized testing will appear somewhere on that list. Indeed, junior year is the time for the ACT or SAT, and students are gearing up for what many consider to be “high stakes...
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What Not To Wear: CCHS Edition

December 8, 2014
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What Not To Wear: CCHS Edition

  As a student At CCHS, or any high school for that matter,  it is obvious that most students put a heavy emphasis on clothing choices and personal style. The way we dress has the power to determine our social standing and the way we are perceived by our peers. However, the control over how...
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Why I Stand With Israel

November 24, 2014
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Why I Stand With Israel

(This article is a Guest op-ed submitted by Benjamin Friedman ’15.) Before WWII, to be a Jew in many parts of the world meant to live a life of oppression. In Germany, to be a Jew meant you could so much as look a German in the eye, and he could kill you without...
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