The Obvious Answer: Should Superintendent Runcie have offered his resignation?
BY NICOLE NADLER Robert Runcie, the current Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent since 2011, has recently come under fire after being arrested for impending charges for perjury in front of a statewide jury. Though pleading not guilty, he still decided that it was best to resign from his... Read more
Making Life in School Easier: The importance of organization
BY DIMITRI MELETIS As the first few weeks of school begin to set in, students at CCHS and all over Broward County are adapting to their back-to-school routines for the new year. While plenty of students are happy to be back, there are several who feel overwhelmed about the... Read more
Exploring Emotions: Students experience mixed feelings as the school year begins
BY LONDON DERNIS Anxiety, excitement, dread and enthusiasm. These are only a few of the multitude of emotions that CCHS students are feeling as the 2022-2023 school year enters the first quarter. After coming back from a two-month break, the first weeks of school can often feel like the... Read more
Extending the school year: A proposition to increase free public education
BY LUCIA CORREA Through the American Families Plan, President Joe Biden plans on increasing free public education from 12 years to 16. Although it was first discussed around 2015, when Biden was vice president, it has yet to come true.  Revisited on May 3, in a speech at Tidewater... Read more
Generational throwdown: The widening gap between Gen-Zers and Millennials
BY CAMILA FERNANDEZ They may all look young and technologically adept, but when it comes down to it, Millennials and members of Generation Z—also known as Gen Z—might as well be from two different planets. Despite not having exact cutoff years, with 1994 to 1997 babies in a gray... Read more
Commercialized corruption: Why the Grammys should not be taken seriously
BY EMMA HUERTA 2020 was a big year for R&B musician The Weeknd. The release of his latest album, “After Hours,” in March earned him widespread praise and critical acclaim.  In fact, “Blinding Lights,” track nine on the album, broke the record for most weeks in the top 10... Read more
Special spooky episodes: 10 of the best throwback Halloween episodes TV has to offer
BY JAELYN YEAMPIERRE With Halloween quickly approaching amidst the limitations of COVID-19, the ability to participate in fun Halloween activities is set back due to social distancing. One thing that hasn’t changed though is the collection of Halloween-themed TV show episode reruns. Here are 10 of the best Halloween... Read more
Celebrating during COVID: A guide on how to celebrate the upcoming holidays safely
BY SOFIA MENDEZ As 2020 comes to an end, the holiday months start to approach. However, the country must prepare to likely spend the rest of the year living with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. This year’s October, November and December celebrations will look somewhat different. September has... Read more
Hype and happenings: TikTok hype comes with consequences both positive and negative
BY KAREN SUROS Uploading anything to the wide world of the internet comes with unspoken anticipation in the form of the questions, “Could it possibly go viral? If it went viral, would the rest of my content follow? Could I be famous?” Uploading videos to TikTok is no different.... Read more
Controversial cinema: Everything wrong with Disney’s live-action remake of “Mulan”
BY EMMA HUERTA In the Disney cinematic universe, it seems as though new ideas run out quickly and all the movies of the past are remade. Classics including “Aladdin,” “The Lion King” and “Beauty and the Beast” were transformed into live action versions with the same plots and similar... Read more