Opinion: Let’s really celebrate Black History Month at CHS

BY Juelle Ford February is coming to a close, meaning that Black History Month will have had it’s 43rd celebration in the United States; however, since it began as “Negro History Week” in 1926, many people have opposed and questioned why it is observed at all. Carter G. Woodson, Harvard University graduate and noted scholar, … Continue reading Opinion: Let’s really celebrate Black History Month at CHS

Boba Ratings: An Update

BY Tess U-Vongcharoen The next stop on my boba journey is ShareTea, one of the most popular boba shop in Cerritos, California. Originally established in Taipei, Taiwan in 1992, ShareTea has internationalized its franchising by branching over to 18 nations, ranging from the United Kingdom to Australia. ShareTea lover and Junior Minh-Thy Vo visits the … Continue reading Boba Ratings: An Update

Opinion: ‘Mentally Unstable’ not good enough

by IRIS LIN Another school shooting on the news.  Pictures of victims and heroic stories of saviors.  A sad loss of innocent lives at the hands of a cruel, psychotic teenager.  Right?  Wrong. Stop simply labeling kids as “mentally unstable” when the news doesn’t tell the full story and no one cares enough to find … Continue reading Opinion: ‘Mentally Unstable’ not good enough

Healthy mind, healthy life

by BRIANNA KATSUDA  Rising numbers of high school students are experiencing anxiety and depression from increasing pressures from school, family, and social media. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 2 million teenagers in the United States are experiencing depression that affects their day-to-day activities and 6.3 million have an anxiety disorder. … Continue reading Healthy mind, healthy life

A Step in the Right Direction: Adopt, Don’t Shop

by SHREYA SHANTHARAJ California has officially become the first state to formally ban the pet store sale of puppy mill dogs. Puppy mills are largely known as commercial dog breeding operations where profit is held at a higher status than the actual well-being of the animals. Most puppies that come from puppy mills are usually … Continue reading A Step in the Right Direction: Adopt, Don’t Shop

DACA: When dreams turn to nightmares (Opinion)

by LEANNE PICHAY If I were to tell you today to leave everything—your life, your home, your family—for a land you hardly know, what would you do? For undocumented citizens, this question is a looming burden, haunting them from the moment they wake and guiding almost every decision made. The repercussions of deportation are well … Continue reading DACA: When dreams turn to nightmares (Opinion)

America’s nephew: North Korea (Opinion)

by AARON SEO As the unfolding of recent nuclear tests has demonstrated, North Korea is armed, dangerous, and more rogue than ever. But rogue states aren’t only third-world countries with authoritarian governments; in fact, the greatest rogue state also happens to be the greatest democracy. Let’s get this straight, though: it is undoubtedly true that … Continue reading America’s nephew: North Korea (Opinion)