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Why Fraternities and Sororities Promote Unhealthy Culture

March 23, 2015
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Why Fraternities and Sororities Promote Unhealthy Culture

With the recent racist incidents at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Oklahoma, Greek life has fallen under scrutiny yet again. Frat culture has continuously come under fire in recent decades, and for good reason. The despicable actions of the members of the SAE fraternity at OU reveal the extent to which...
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Racism Assembly Starts the Right Conversation

March 2, 2015
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Racism Assembly Starts the Right Conversation

                            As many loyal Voice readers might know,  I tend to be very critical of how CC handles discussions on race. Last year’s ADL program was clumsy at best, and presented an overly simplified and unsophisticated take on racism.  During this...
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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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