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The Wi…fi Issu…e At CH…S

The Wi…fi Issu…e At CH…S

Nicholas D'Antonio, Staff Writer May 9, 2022

Many, including myself, have deemed that the wifi at Cherokee High School is poor quality. It takes some time for the Chromebooks to connect to the wifi, and even then, it takes forever for Google Classroom...

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Should the USA Put a Foot into Ukraine’s Matters?

Anthony Foster, Staff Writer February 24, 2022

The US should put troops in Ukraine  Russia has made no mistake about its expansionist desires. The Ukraine region is a vital buffer zone for Russia. When Russia annexed Crimea in 2014 they destabilized...

Do Standardized Tests Help or Hinder Students?

Do Standardized Tests Help or Hinder Students?

Jordyn Fuchs, Staff Writer January 24, 2022

Every year, almost all students are required to take standardized tests. These tests assess students on their performance on a single day within a time span of about three hours while sitting in silence....

Mask Up to Decrease the Surge in COVID Cases

Mask Up to Decrease the Surge in COVID Cases

Reva Vatsavayi, Staff Writer January 24, 2022

These past few years have been incomprehensible. The coronavirus disease (COVID) pandemic has affected everyone in one way or another. Over 5,500,000 people have already died, and COVID cases are rising....

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Cherokee Dress Code Unfairly Targets Females

Safeena Bhimani, Staff Writer January 13, 2022

As of November 2021, Cherokee High School has reinstated a specific dress code geared toward shackling the freedom of clothing expression, predominantly for female students. The dress code bans students...

Do Football Players Get Overpaid?

Do Football Players Get Overpaid?

Reva Vatsavayi, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

Football: America’s Game. This game never fails to captivate and excite audiences.  The players in the NFL make a great deal of money from funding from T.V deals. This has led to the debate: Do football...

Alexi Navalny

Who‌ ‌is‌ ‌Alexei‌ ‌Navalny‌ ‌and‌ ‌Why‌ ‌are‌ ‌People‌ ‌Protesting?‌ ‌ ‌

Celeste Yeany, Editor April 15, 2021

Approximately 5529.83 miles away from Marlton lies Siberian Russia. This is where, in August of 2020, Alexei Navalny was poisoned with the lethal nerve agent Novichok. After the fall of the Soviet Union...

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Hurtful, Not Helpful: The Case Against Correcting Accents

Katherine Nikolau, Editor In Chief April 15, 2021

“Actually, it’s pronounced —” This common correction is one that has been heard by countless American immigrants, for whom English is not a native language. It might be heard from a stranger...

Here Comes COVID, Here Comes COVID!

Here Comes COVID, Here Comes COVID!

Nicholas D'Antonio and Anna Kolodiy February 11, 2021

2020 was certainly an eventful year, especially with the struggle against COVID-19. As we step into 2021, it is important to reflect on the impact holiday festivities and travel had on the pandemic. Holidays...

Is Taking The Classroom Home The Right Choice For Students?

Is Taking The Classroom Home The Right Choice For Students?

Jessica John and Grace Norris January 7, 2021

Ever since school has reopened in September, students have been debating whether they want to stay with virtual learning or try hybrid schooling. Virtual learning is when students take classes at home...

Seniors make the best of their final year at Cherokee

Why Teachers Should Take it Easy on Seniors: Spending The Last Year in A Pandemic

Katherine Nikolau, Editor January 7, 2021

School changes in the pandemic have been a hard pill to swallow for everyone at Cherokee: students, teachers, and staff alike. But perhaps these changes have been hardest on seniors, who have seen three...

Two Opposing Social Movements Battling Each Other: BLM vs. ALM

Two Opposing Social Movements Battling Each Other: BLM vs. ALM

Anna Kolodiy, staff writer December 17, 2020

On May 25, 2020, Derek Chauvin allegedly murdered George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. His death was recorded and the video flooded social media, creating a shocked and horrified...

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