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How Social Media can be Dangerous: An Op-Ed

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It’s unbelievable how quickly online social media has integrated itself into our lives in just twenty years since it first began. The majority of us, as teenagers, use social media multiple times every day: we check Facebook feeds, scroll through…

Senior Year Bucket List

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Sixteen days.  That’s all the days of high school seniors have left.  Only three more painful Monday morning wake ups, only thirteen more A blocks spent struggling to stay awake in between sips of Dunkin Donuts.  Less, if you have APs…

Grilled Cheese Weekend Gets CCHS Raving!

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  Many of you may be aware that this past weekend Wilson Farm in Lexington hosted its annual Grilled Cheese Weekend. Tickets were bought at the door along with a raffle for a grill; all money went towards the Pan Mass…

Parking: What’s the Sitch?

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(Co-written by Fiona Mackenzie) Once upon a time, juniors and seniors could comfortably park in the student parking lot. Ever since the closing of this old lot, and the opening of the new one, parking has becoming a confusing ordeal. The school has been buzzing…

Why Björk wants you to help save the Icelandic Highlands

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  CCHS has an important connection with the nation of Iceland. Iceland is known as one of the most geologically varied nations in the world, and any earth scientist worth their salt (pun intended) puts seeing the volcanoes, ice floes,…

The Health Nut: Do You Sleep With Your Cellphone Close By?

“Don’t stand too close to the microwave, it’s bad for you…radiation…” As always, mom knows best. Cell phones, much like microwave ovens, produce high frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. So essentially, you are holding a microwave next to your head for hours at…

Yaks: No Longer Just for Nepal

Forget about Facebook, Twitter and Instagram; there’s a new app on the social media scene, and it’s spreading like wildfire.  It’s called Yik Yak and it is the very latest way to interact online.  Think of it as a modified…

Humans of CCHS Captures the School

Jackie Moss ’14 has been an avid photographer for the past three years. After stumbling upon the blog-made-bestseller Humans of New York (or HONY for short) by Brandon Stanton, a collection of portraits with tumblr-worthy quotes, Moss created her own…

Get Off Your Phone!

My desk at home is situated so it is right next to a large window overlooking my yard.  Consequently, when I do my homework, I often relax to the sounds of nature filling my ears, that is, until the buzz…