Category Archives: Opinion

Roofs remain bare at CHS in light of solar availability

When the sun beams down upon the CHS campus, I cannot help but find myself contemplating the inordinate amount of light energy that goes to waste. It almost seems a…

Rally for stadium lights for fall

A common retort from educators to students’ question of “When will I need to know this?” is often “For the next four years.” Or their response to “Why can’t I…?”…

Financial literacy low among high school students

A common retort from educators to students’ question of “When will I need to know this?” is often “For the next four years.” Or their response to “Why can’t I…?”…

CHS dress code enforced unequally between genders

Though the weather is getting colder, it has not been cold enough for some students to cover up. Whether they are showing a lot of skin or wearing vulgar images…

Is social media a useful tool or a waste of time?

In a world overrun by technology, it is no wonder that people often find themselves feeling immersed in social media. According to a 2014 survey by Edison Research, the number…

Should homework affect students’ grades?

For years homework has been defined as practice to be completed at home and learned from once corrected. Such a system allows students to learn from their mistakes and increase…

Saudi Human Rights Council selection hypocritical

The United Nations is coming under fire for handing Saudi Arabia a key human rights role, even though the country has one of the worst human rights records in the…

Student starvation Looms large in the Stacks

Since the storied times of ancient Babylon, the library has served as a respected institution and centerpiece of academia. If you learned anything in AP World History, you would know…

Should theaters implement security for peace of mind?

Movies are the medium through which people escape from the real world, so to what extent should the fantasy world be protected from the cold world that greets audiences with…

Outside the Box: Political rogues surge in polls

Thinking outside the box? This may be your year! On both sides of the political aisle, non-politicians and underdogs are surging in the polls. These outspoken and often extreme representatives…