The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

Stories from Carnegie Vanguard High School
Vaccine inequality struck international family members of CVHS students and staff
News

Caitlin Liman | October 1, 2021

Just last Friday on September 16, 2021, the FDA Vaccine Advisory Committee rejected President Biden’s booster shot plan for the general population amidst growing criticism of vaccine disparity, including…

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Carnegie staff and students voice opinion on open carry law
News

Sasha Cabral | September 30, 2021

On Sept. 1st, Governor Greg Abbott’s open carry law went into effect across Texas.

The law allows individuals 21 years and older to carry handguns in public places without a license or training. It…

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From Saigon to Kabul: Lessons We Haven’t Learned
Opinions

Sofia Hegstrom | September 30, 2021

March 29, 1975: the first day of North Vietnam’s campaign into the crucial central city of Danang, following the American withdrawal of troops. My grandfather, who was stationed with his regiment at…

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CVHS club Student for Refugees delivers food to refugees in need during the pandemic
Features

Vivian Huynh | April 16, 2021

With COVID-19 affecting millions worldwide, leaving many jobless and unable to buy food, Student for Refugees, a student run club at CVHS that strives to promote awareness and education to the refugee…

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I experienced anti-Asian racism in internal isolation
Opinions

Hilary Nguyen | April 14, 2021

On the evening of March 18, my parents sat me and my siblings down and told us that we need to be even more careful when going out now and that we are no longer in the clear. We had a similar talk around…

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Beyond the Model: Junior Jessica Lin exposes the intersection of the model minority myth and Anti-Asian violence in her documentary, featured at the SXSW Film Festival
Features

Julian Namerow | April 14, 2021

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival draws over 230,00 attendees and raises over 355 million dollars yearly. The festival only features 7 productions for the category “Texas High Schools” out of…

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Attacks on transgender students nationally is felt locally
News

Abigail Nunez | March 11, 2021

Since the start of this year, dozens of bills have been introduced in states across the country prohibiting healthcare for transgender youth and excluding them from athletic programs.

17 states have…

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CVHS adds African American Studies to the elective curriculum for the 2021-2022 school year
News

Judith Carrizales | March 9, 2021

It was April 2020 when the Texas State Board of Education had approved African American Studies as an elective for Texas high school students. After the hard work of the African Students Association, at…

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Stop the state violence: We need rehabilitation, not executions
Opinions

Vivian Huynh | January 25, 2021

In a last minute attempt, the Trump Administration ordered a series of federal executions, with three scheduled this past week:

Wednesday at 1:31 a.m- Lisa Montgomery, the first woman to receive the…

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How to Teach Calculus with a Baby in Your Arms
Features

Nadia Talanker | December 4, 2020

With a newborn child in her lap, CVHS calculus teacher Stephanie Chen takes on the task of teaching an entire class while having to tend to her child’s needs at the exact same time. She juggles answering…

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Through the lenses of junior Humza Hanif: A summer of chronicling the Black Lives Matter protests
Features

Alexandra Silva | November 19, 2020

One Saturday morning during the summer, when protestors poured into the streets following waves and waves of other protests that rocked the nation junior Humza Hanif was inspired to capture this day to…

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From the U.S. to Nigeria: Nigerian immigrant and mother of junior Chiemelie Chinweuba shares stories on the fight against police brutality among Nigerian youths
News

Chiemelie Chinweuba | November 16, 2020

Precious Chinweuba, a college student at Prairie View A&M University, was sitting at her desk. Exams were on the horizon and she was determined to pass. But then, she got a call. She picked up the…

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From Trayvon Martin to George Floyd to the March on Washington, Black Student Union president Ashton Brown chronicles his growing activism for racial justice
Features

Ashley Becerra | November 13, 2020

Black Student Union president, junior Ashton Brown, was only about 9 years old when the 17-year-old African-American Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by vigilante police in 2012. At that time, he and…

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Senior Javier Rodriguez- Son of Immigrants- Is Awarded a Full Ride as a Questbridge Scholar
Features

Judith Carrizales | November 13, 2020

October 21 was a typical Wednesday for most students, but for senior Javier Rodriguez, it was the day that determined the path he would take towards college and beyond. Emails were sent out to Questbridge…

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CVHS to Hire A Dedicated Mental Health Counselor Amid Calls for More Support
News

Katherine Linares | February 11, 2020

*Lily has a rubber band she uses to snap herself out of her anxiety attacks, moments when her workload accumulates and consumes her. Otherwise, she pinches or scratches herself.

“If I’m in stressful…

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111 days later and a student killed- HISD finally enacts security measures at Bellaire H.S.
News

Gabi Rodriguez | February 5, 2020

Recent headlines have publicized the demands for increased security on HISD schools after a student shot senior César Cortes at Bellaire High School on January 14. But many are not aware that these demands…

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