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Pi Day 2017

Pi Day 2017

Gina Liu, Andie Tappenden
March 15
Filed under FRONT PAGE

  “One at a time, one at a time,” math teacher Craig Levin said at 11:09 a.m. on March 14. “What kind of pie do you want?” Despite being six minutes prior to fourth block ending and lunch starting, the line for Community’s Pi Day festivities had already begun to wrap around th...

Taking the Communicator to College

Taking the Communicator to College

Gina Liu
February 8
Filed under 300 WORDS, FEATURES

Harsh winter, a huge campus and the Hands On Museum might be new experiences for college freshmen unfamiliar with the University of Michigan, but not for freshman Anurima Kumar. Kumar was born, raised and educated in Ann Arbor. She graduated from Community High School, less than a mile from the cente...

The Art of Dualling

The Art of Dualling

Gina Liu
January 20
Filed under FEATURES

Community student Elina Kang dodges through slush and snow on a cold January day to get to junior Tanvi Jaikamal’s car, around 12:10 p.m.. Her destination to Pioneer High School is about 10-15 minutes away, and she gets to the building well before the bell rings at 12:36 to start 5th hour. Sometimes Kang ...

Shades of Yale University A Capella Group Performs at the Neutral Zone

Shades of Yale University A Capella Group Performs at the Neutral Zone

Gina Liu
January 18
Filed under A & E, MULTIMEDIA, MUSIC

As Yale University freshman Cami Arboles crooned an astonishing high note in a rendition of Etta James’s ‘At Last,’ thunder rumbled from above, as if on cue. Arboles was one of 18 members, which also included CHS alumnus Isaac Scobey-Thal, of the acapella group Shades, that performed at the Neutral Z...

Song of the Day: The Less I Know Better

Song of the Day: The Less I Know Better

Gina Liu
November 11
Filed under SONG OF THE DAY

‘The Less I Know the Better,’ a song released in 2015 by the Australian band Tame Impala in July 2015 on their album ‘Currents’, follows a young hero/heroine and their sad but relatable journey through love and pride. Tame Impala is categorized as a psychedelic rock band, and was started by K...

Ashlyn Strain

Ashlyn Strain

November 9
Filed under COMMUNITY HIGH PROFILES

  What do you like about Community? I like the atmosphere here, I like how it’s really open and people here are really accepting and it’s just really friendly.   What’s the best and the worst thing about junior year? I don’t know… I think the worst thing is probably t...

America’s Jaw Drops As Donald Trump Is Named 45th President of the USA

America’s Jaw Drops As Donald Trump Is Named 45th President of the USA

Sam Ciesielski and Gina Liu
November 9
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS

Chants shouting "USA!" came from the teary crowd at Trump HQ in New York at 2:45 A.M, on the morning of Nov. 9, 2016, as Mike Pence introduced The United States of America’s 45th president, Donald J. Trump. At 2:30 A.M., The Association Press officially called the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. ...

Multi-Culti Needs Change

Multi-Culti Needs Change

Gina Liu
November 2
Filed under OPINION

In light of the sudden change of Community High’s Multi-Culti, students and former alumni have become angry as a decision to change the tradition was made without Forum Council input and was unexpectedly enforced upon students on Oct. 27 during Forum Bulletin. Multi-Culti is an annual event where each ...

Why You Should Get Your Flu Shot

Why You Should Get Your Flu Shot

Gina Liu
October 26
Filed under OPINION, SCIENCE

Ever since the conception of vaccines and other immunization medicines, there has always been debate on whether they work and whether it is safe to be injected with certain chemicals and parts of vaccines and flu shots. The piece of advice that I, many scientists, doctors and physicians have for all cu...

Genes in Disease and Symptoms Club Gets Ready for Another Great Year

Genes in Disease and Symptoms Club Gets Ready for Another Great Year

Gina Liu
September 26
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

On Sept. 14, dozens of curious students showed up to learn about basic genetics as well as mainstream topics like lung cancer and depression. This was only the second meeting of the year for the Genes and Diseases Club at Community High School. Senior Catherine Garton, one of the co-presidents of G...

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