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Protestors gathering to honor Aminis death.

Woman, Life, Freedom: Iran’s Ongoing Humanitarian Crisis

Alexandra Carcel, Staff Writer January 18, 2023

On Sept 13, 2022, a 21-year-old Kurdish-Iranian woman Mahsa Amini (also known as Jina Amini) traveled to Tehran, Iran, to visit her brother. While at the entry point to an expressway, Amini was detained...

Family members gathering at a memorial to honor those who lost their lives in the shooting.

Shooting in Colorado Springs Leaves the LGBTQ+ Community Heartbroken

Lily Barber, School News Editor January 18, 2023

During the late hours of Nov 19, Colorado Springs Police were called because of an armed shooter attacking Club Q, an LGBTQ+ bar that was packed after hosting a birthday event for a drag queen, Wyatt Kent....

The final product of a hair mat.

A Hairy Situation

Evan Scarpulla, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

When you get a haircut, do you ever think about where your hair goes? Oftentimes it is thrown away in the garbage and sent away to a landfill, or even used in a nest by a bird. Hair can even be donated...

Leon students hold signs and protest the Dont Say Gay bill outside the House and Senate chambers.

Florida’s Don’t Say Gay Bill Will Harm LGBTQ Youth and Their Families

Lily Barber, Staff Writer May 9, 2022

Dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay Bill” by the media, the Parental Rights in Education Bill will take effect on July 1, 2022, for the entire state of Florida. The bill has the intent of protecting the rights...

Cheslie Kryst crowned Miss USA in 2019

How the Death of A Former Miss USA Shocked the Nation

Jason Buczko, Editor March 16, 2022

On January 30, 2022, former Miss USA, Cheslie Kryst, jumped to her death from the 29th floor of The Orion, a 60 story apartment building in Manhattan, at the age of 30 years old. Up until her death, Kryst...

Malala Yousafzai pictured in a a classroom

Women’s History Month

Anna Kolodiy, Editor March 16, 2022

Women’s History Month, which spans the entire month of March, is a month-long celebration of notable women who have greatly contributed to society throughout history. Whether it be a TV commercial, a...

Spoon Free Zone written on a chalkboard

The Mysterious Origin of Cherokee’s Spoons Game

Jordyn Fuchs, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

On Tuesday, January 10, over one hundred seniors arrived at school with an opponent’s name, a plastic spoon, and over seven hundred dollars on the line. Every year for over a decade, Cherokee seniors...

Bob Saget Then and Now

The Life and Legacy of “America’s Dad”

Jason Buczko, Editor February 2, 2022

On January 9th, 2022, American stand-up comedian; actor; and television host, Bob Saget, died at the Ritz Carlton Orlando Resort at the age of 65. His death shocked America to its core, as no one expected...

Katelyns dog, Bear

What It’s Really Like Raising a Puppy

Katelyn Eddy, Staff Writer February 2, 2022

Everybody loves puppies, whether you like a specific breed or not, they can bring joy into your life. Adopting and raising one sounds like a dream but the reality is a lot different. Yes, having a puppy...

The Girls Freshman Field Hockey Team

The Freshman Field Hockey Team’s Season of Success

Bridget Trombetta, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Cherokee sports quite frequently show lots of success, but some teams don't get the recognition or appreciation that they deserve. For this year’s Freshman Field Hockey Team, this is exactly what happened. Through...

Close-up picture of a COVID_19 vaccine

Is the COVID-19 Vaccine the New Passport?

Jason Buczko, Editor November 11, 2021

Within the past couple of months, the state governments of New York, California, and Washington have issued various Covid-19 vaccine requirements for a myriad of indoor activities. This decision comes...

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