The key health differences: An infographic on COVID-19 versus the flu
BY CAMILA FERNANDEZ AND SOFIE KAHLIG In the early stages of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, tens of thousands of Americans were under the impression that the virus was comparable with that of influenza, the seasonal flu, and no more harmful. A National Public Radio (NPR) poll from March 2020... Read more
‘Renegade’ away?: The rundown of the latest TikTok ban threats
BY KAMDYN ROHER When the mobile app TikTok was first released in 2016, originally as Musical.ly, no one expected the app to become as popular as it is now. In 2020, it is one of the most popular apps on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, with... Read more
DC’s FanDome steals the spotlight from Marvel
BY ADDISON ROBERTS With this year’s ComicCon being entirely virtual and heavily limited, DC Comics has decided to take matters into their own hands and hold an online convention of their own. FanDome streamed live for a full 24 hours on August 22. DC unveiled a whole host of... Read more
Check your sources: The realities of fake Twitter accounts
BY ARIELLE KRAUS In a world revolving around instant technology, it is not uncommon for many individuals to turn to Twitter as their source of news. With its 280 character limit, the news is presented how younger generations like it: short and to the point. However, when using Twitter... Read more
#IveGotABubble: CCHS Thespians uses unique promo activities to support their production of “Bubble Boy”
BY EMMA HUERTA CCHS’s very own Thespians Troupe 0784 recently completed their final shows of “Bubble Boy,” a musical based on the namesake film in which a boy born without immunities is forced to live in a plastic bubble. Starting in December and leading up to their performances on... Read more
Disney’s new movie “Onward” features an LGBTQ+ character
BY SOFIA MENDEZ Disney’s new Pixar movie called “Onward” premiering March 6, recently announced that it is coming out with its first-ever openly gay character representing the LGBTQ+ community. The character is known to be a lesbian police officer who is voiced by “Master of None” actress and writer,... Read more
“This is how I disappear”: My Chemical Romance has not, and reunites for the first time in 6 years
BY JULIA SAFRIN My Chemical Romance (MCR) was right when they sang, “I’m not dead, I only dress that way” in their 2012 song “Boy Division.” To many fans’ delight, MCR isn’t dead and the band members are reuniting after a 6-year split.  On Halloween of this year, MCR... Read more
Will Kylie Jenner continue to “Rise and Shine?”: Jenner gets slammed for attempted trademark
BY EMMA FRANZ  Wherever there appears to be a Kardashian/Jenner sister, controversy seems to follow. On October 10, the “self-made” billionaire released a tour of her cosmetics office. This extraordinary office tour included Jenner going into her daughter Stormi’s room and singing “Rise and Shine.” This later sparked the... Read more
“DHL” sent a new package of music: Singer Frank Ocean releases his newest single after a temporary hiatus
BY EMMA HUERTA On Saturday, October 19, R&B singer and rapper extraordinaire Frank Ocean seemed to arise from the ashes, ascending like a phoenix, after releasing a single entitled “DHL.” This newest single came after Ocean began his New York City queer nightclub project “PrEP+” on Thursday, October 17,... Read more
Return of the boy band: Jonas Brothers fans are “Burnin’ Up” over the trio’s reunion
BY EMMA FRANZ In most cases, “S.O.S.” signifies a call for help. But in this case, it’s for all of those who suffer from a severe case of Jonas fever. For years now, the seemingly annual rumor of an official Jonas Brothers reunion has flashed across the media. In... Read more