The greatest show, man!

Alyssa Ramsey, Reporter
January 12, 2018

“Ladies and gents, this is the moment you’ve waited for . . .”  — a review on the new hit musical, The Greatest Showman.  Starring Hugh Jackman in the lead role of P.T. Barnum, the founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus, this movie will leave audiences cheering for more of “The... Read more »

Creative solution needed

Rosebelle Toledo, Reporter
January 12, 2018

Chanute High School offers many diverse classes for students’ interests, however, I can’t help but feel slightly upset that creative writing is not one of them. In my opinion, I think creative writing is absolutely necessary because it forces you to use your imagination in ways that make you aware... Read more »

Mass shooter media attention: con

Kristen Umbarger, Reporter
December 16, 2017

There is a fairly popular post from the satire website The Onion is titled “ ‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens.” This is in reference to the massive amounts of terrorism the country sees carried out by extremist groups, most commonly right wing terrorists... Read more »

Diagnosing the drug problem

Kristen Umbarger, Reporter
December 16, 2017

Drugs are an epidemic. Most every student at CHS knows someone who regularly uses some sort of illegal substance or has experimented with one. While the school community may be aware of this, many teachers, parents, and administrators do not seem to realize just how big the problem is. However, the issue... Read more »

Mass shooter media attention: pro

Darbee Chard, Reporter
December 16, 2017

Right now, this country is facing a major issue- an issue that is not being dealt with. This is the increasing number of mass shootings that have quickly risen recently. The fact that people not being truly informed is one of the main causes for this. We need to see this issue spread all throughout the... Read more »

Here to stay or here for today?

Kristen Umbarger, Reporter
November 10, 2017

What is love? No matter your personal opinion, don’t ask a high school student for a definition. Why? Because none of them know, or at least they don’t show that they do in their relationships. High school relationships are a huge part of what is wrong with this generation. In high school, relationships... Read more »

Irked and overworked

Mikayla Kwek, Reporter
November 10, 2017

You’ve seen the chart. The one where you have to pick two out of three: good grades, a social life, or sleep? With school until 3 p.m, homework in almost every class, and often work until 10 p.m, I don’t have free time. After work I spend my nights drowning in homework or collapsing right when I... Read more »

HallowThanksMas: Con

Kristen Umbarger, Reporter
November 10, 2017

This time of year, when holiday music is inescapable and people are busy slapping each other in the face with supposed holiday cheer, I realize just how much I hate the holidays. It wasn’t always like this. I too used to enjoy the holiday season. Yet as I grew older it became more and more apparent... Read more »

HallowThanksMas: Pro

Rosebelle Toledo, Reporter
November 10, 2017

Something about the holiday season separates it from the rest of the year. Whenever autumn rolls around, I am overwhelmed with feelings of anticipation knowing that Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are all coming. With family rendezvous and lightheartedness comes a sensation of community and love.... Read more »

Homecoming makeover needed

Kristen Umbarger, Reporter
October 6, 2017

Year after year homecoming has become less and less special. Many students feel disenfranchised from the event, many students just do not care. The event has become tired and routine; instead of being excited to choose candidates many students are indifferent. This year a new idea was introduced. The... Read more »

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