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Silence Speaks Louder Than Words

Silence Speaks Louder Than Words

Sacha Verlon
April 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS, UNCATEGORIZED, US AND WORLD

The effects of derogatory LGBT phrases and name-calling goes even further than harming the recipient. In many cases, it suppresses the individual into keeping quiet about their struggle, therefore suppressing the LGBT rights movement. That is what the Day of Silence hopes to spread; harassing people for...

Community High School’s Blood Drive Returns

Community High School’s Blood Drive Returns

Zane Jones
April 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

Students, staff and strangers trickled in and out of craft theater on Thursday, April 20, to donate blood. Student volunteers manned the check-in table on the second floor. "The students were excited to be helping out with the cause," said Morraina Tuzinsky, CHS freshman and Thomas forum member. ...

Custodians Honored on Second Floor

Custodians Honored on Second Floor

Alexandra Hobrecht and Grace Jensen
March 31, 2017
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL, UNCATEGORIZED

Students gathered around large, paper hearts on Friday, March 31 on the second floor of Community High School to write messages for the school's custodians. Each heart represented one of the custodians and featured their name in the center. The idea was set up by eight members of Forum Council, alon...

The Men Controlling the Nation’s Health Care

The Men Controlling the Nation’s Health Care

Sonja Benjamins-Carey
March 31, 2017
Filed under UNCATEGORIZED, US AND WORLD

The House Freedom Caucus is a group of 40 Republican congressmen who stopped Paul Ryan's healthcare bill from passing through congress, saying the bill didn't repeal enough of the Affordable Care Act.   In an interview with CNBC, Caucus member Ted Yoho said, “If we don’t repeal [the ACA]...

The 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival in a Jiffy

The 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival in a Jiffy

Sacha Verlon
March 29, 2017
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS

This past week has seen a variety of quirky, funny, serious and enlightening experimental films come through the Michigan Theatre and various other locations in Ann Arbor. The Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF), the oldest experimental film festival in North America, wrapped up its six day program this pa...

Students Place for Poetry Slam Finals

Students Place for Poetry Slam Finals

Alexandra Hobrecht
March 28, 2017
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

As rain drizzled down in light drops on the dusky evening of March 20, a group of students huddled together on stage inside Community High School’s Craft Theater. In the center of the group stood Jeff Kass, a teacher at Pioneer High School and the Literary Arts Director at The Neutral Zone. What he sa...

Judith DeWoskin Leads Friday Wellness Dance Break

Judith DeWoskin Leads Friday Wellness Dance Break

Alexandra Hobrecht
March 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

Community students of all grades gathered in small circles in the Dance Body Studio waiting for English teacher Judith DeWoskin to lead the third Wellness Break. Community High School’s Depression Awareness Group (DAG) is putting on a Wellness Break every Friday of March at lunch for students ...

“Trumpcare” Faces Opposition and Skepticism

“Trumpcare” Faces Opposition and Skepticism

Sonja Benjamins-Carey
March 22, 2017
Filed under US AND WORLD

With a Republican majority in Congress and Trump as president, right wing politicians finally have a clear path towards repealing and replacing Obamacare. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has introduced "The Patient's Choice Act," which, according to his website, "ensures universal, affordable health c...

Found! Tom Brady’s Stolen Super Bowl 51 Game Jersey Recovered by FBI

Found! Tom Brady’s Stolen Super Bowl 51 Game Jersey Recovered by FBI

Shea O'Brien, Staff
March 20, 2017
Filed under NEWS, SPORTS

NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas was more than just the sight of Super Bowl 51 this past February; it was also labeled a crime scene after five time Super Bowl champion quarterback Tom Brady’s jersey was stolen. After being missing for almost a month and a half, the FBI confirmed the jersey has been...

CHS Promotes Wellness During Lunch Break

CHS Promotes Wellness During Lunch Break

Kate Burns
March 13, 2017
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

March is Depression Awareness Month. Community High School’s Depression Awareness Group (DAG), works to “Reduce Stigma and Raise Awareness.” This year they are having a weekly Wellness Break for the first 30 minutes of lunch in the Dance Body Studio on the first floor every Friday of March. ...

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