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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...

“Actually, it’s pronounced —”

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...

Historical Figures Through Modern Eyes

Historical Figures Through Modern Eyes

Maya Zarcone, School News Editor December 17, 2020

Over the years, debates have emerged about monuments and days dedicated to historical figures like Christopher Columbus. Many of these figures did racist or harmful things while they lived and left scars...

A view of a student's online school setup

Online School: Bitter Might Make Us Better

Katherine Nikolau, Staff Writer May 11, 2020

There is no denying that the current state of world affairs is one that is completely unprecedented. As we all do our best to solve problems creatively and practice social distancing, the American education...

Ok, Boomer

Ok, Boomer

Katherine Nikolau, Staff Writer February 10, 2020

For as long as teens and Millennials can remember, the older generation, often referred to as Baby Boomers, has consistently demonstrated a dislike for some of the values that the younger generation holds...

Protesting for an increase in wages

New Jersey Keeps Pushing the Minimum to a Maximum

Katherine Nikolau, Section Editor February 8, 2020

The State of New Jersey has planned to increase its minimum wage. A true roller coaster ride, the amount has now increased from $8.85 an hour to $10 an hour and will continue this pattern of systemic increase...

Rethinking the Chief

Rethinking the Chief

Maya Zarcone, Staff Writer January 3, 2020

Symbols are powerful. They represent ideas, people, and values. Sometimes symbols give people and groups an identity, but it doesn’t work that way. People give symbols their meaning that then show the...

Different Ways to Recycle

Recycling is Important, Yet Most People are Doing it Wrong

Maya Zarcone, Staff Writer October 17, 2019

How often have you gone to throw out something and wondered, “Can I recycle this?” Probably not often. Recycling is such an easy thing to do, however, people always seem to forget about it.    Point...

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