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Bindis – A Touchy Trend and a Slippery Slope

April 14, 2014
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Bindis – A Touchy Trend and a Slippery Slope

Coachella, the famous indie music festival in California, has recently dominated the gossip media. Who’s performing, who’s attending, who’s wearing what and who’s with who. Vanessa Hudgens of High School Musical fame was among the celebrities and concertgoers sporting an Indian bindi at Coachella, a fashion trend that’s been the center of a religious...
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Top Ten Games from March Madness Thus Far

March 24, 2014
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Top Ten Games from March Madness Thus Far

It has been a crazy tournament so far. These are the top ten games that have shaped this year’s March Madness. Round of 64 games Dayton over Ohio State: This game started March Madness off with a bang. With 15 seconds left, Aaron Craft hit a layup putting Ohio State up by one. Dayton...
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The Pirates of Penzance: Comedic Genius or Family Flop?

March 10, 2014
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The Pirates of Penzance: Comedic Genius or Family Flop?

This weekend, the hard work of a multitude of CCHS students was brought to fruition as Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance premiered to mostly positive reviews. The actors, dancers, musicians, and techies all put up a strong performance of the family-friendly comedic opera and yet, for some, the show left something to be desired....
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Opinion: Poem Reading on 9/11 is Justified

September 16, 2013
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Opinion: Poem Reading on 9/11 is Justified

It seems that recently, CCHS has been in the news all the time. After the racial slur written in gummies and the two million dollar lawsuit, Concord Carlisle was once again mentioned in multiple newspapers for forgetting to recite the pledge of allegiance on the anniversary of September 11 and reading, instead, a poem...
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The Madness of college basketball playoffs

March 25, 2013
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The Madness of college basketball playoffs

  It’s March Madness time again in America. March Madness, for all you athletically disinclined, is the bracket-guessing battlefront for college basketball teams. For sports fanatics, that means checking scores, watching games on their computers and devices during the day, and having the TV on at night to make sure their brackets hold up....
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Why watch football?

January 14, 2013
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Why watch football?

  After spending a weekend of watching game upon game of professional divisional playoff football, I asked myself this one simple question: why watch? Why watch 200 or 300 pound grown men hit each other for three hours? This question has come up many times, and I am going to take the best stab...
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2012 MMEA All State Festival

March 26, 2012
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2012 MMEA All State Festival

On March 1st through March 3rd, some four hundred high school students from across Massachusetts flocked to Boston’s Seaport and Renaissance Hotels for the 2012 MMEA All State Festival. The festival offers the top student musicians in Massachusetts an unique opportunity to perform with each other under seasoned conductors who have experience playing in and conducting professional ensembles....
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2012 MMEA Eastern Senior District Festival

February 15, 2012
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The MMEA Eastern Senior District Festival is a highly selective band, orchestral, and choral festival featuring the top musicians in our region, and it took place on January 7 this year. Students begin practicing their audition pieces as early as June, and auditions take place in late November every year. Instrumentalists and vocalists alike perform scales, sight-reading,...
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Muckraking: Documentaries vs. Books

February 13, 2012
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Muckraking: Documentaries vs. Books

I used to think that nonfiction books were just a banal version of movie documentaries. I used to think that I could get the same depth of information from both mediums. Just recently, I read Eric Scholloser’s book Fast Food Nation and watched the documentary he produced, Food, Inc. I was shocked to find...
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