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