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The responsibility of the citizenry

The responsibility of the citizenry

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, November, Opinion, Raise Your Voice, HB, Showcase, Uncategorized

The phrases “civic duty” and “service to our country” are often used in the same sentence, and refer almost exclusively to the significance of the military or voting. While military service is a vital form of public duty, and voting is truly a pillar of democracy, serving the country doesn’t n...

Afghanistan: an American responsibility

Afghanistan: an American responsibility

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under November, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

As American politics appear to be in perennial turmoil, the focus of the American population has turned away from foreign policy. In times of great domestic turmoil, it is easy for national politics to become self-centered, but as the greatest geopolitical force in the world, the United States has a ...

Halt the attacks on news outlets

Halt the attacks on news outlets

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Editorial, November, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

All of us student journalists at the Cavalier Chronicle would like to take a moment to offer our sincerest condolences regarding  the death of Jamal Khashoggi. We, as a community, were deeply saddened to hear of his death and the blatant disregard for free press and free speech that it unearthed. It’...

There is no such thing as a blue state

There is no such thing as a blue state

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Columns, November, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Political media likes to describe states as “red” or “blue,” but the reality is that most are some shade of purple. Most states are made up of diverse political opinion, regardless of its color on election maps. Every four years, the analysis of the electoral map is much the same. Commen...

There’s a world out there, and it’s time to care

There’s a world out there, and it’s time to care

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, October, Opinion, Raise Your Voice, HB, Showcase

Plastic cups, plastic wrap, plastic chairs, plastic bears, plastic blocks, plastic clocks; plastic here, plastic there, plastic everywhere! In modern society, one of the most popular manufacturing materials, plastic (a synthetic polymer) is killing the environment one habitat at a time. Of course, p...

Saudi Arabia, not the moral high ground

Saudi Arabia, not the moral high ground

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under October, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

The recent incident involving the death of a Saudi journalist has raised some serious questions about US foreign policy in the Middle East. This month, Saudi Arabia has taken some serious heat both from Turkey, and (surprisingly) from Trump. The international community is responding to the Saudi gov...

It’s time to make a difference, Hollis-Brookline

It’s time to make a difference, Hollis-Brookline

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, October, Raise Your Voice, HB, Showcase

Kids can make a significant difference in the world before they grow up. Yet, at Hollis-Brookline High School, it almost seems as though my fellow students and I are off in our own little universe, where the effects of real life can’t really reach us. We tend to forget that there’s a world outside ...

On monsters…

On monsters…

Jackson Hinkle, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, October, Politics

It’s often that people speak kindly of when Christopher Columbus sailed to a place he thought was Japan. Of course, he did not arrive in Asia, but an entirely different continent that we now know as America. An awful lot has happened since that year; two Haitian empires have come and gone, two Chinese...

Columbus Day, the best of America

Columbus Day, the best of America

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor

October 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, October, Politics, Showcase, Uncategorized

Disclosure: this article is written for satirical purposes only, the ideas herein do not reflect those of the author or the CavChron.   The second Monday in October approaches, and with it, perhaps the proudest celebration of American culture possible. This day of revelry epitomizes what it mean...

Before you hit share

Before you hit share

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, October, Raise Your Voice, HB, Showcase

Today, thanks to the increase in access to a continuous stream of digital updates, false information can be widely shared with a ripple-like effect. All it takes is one click to send falsified news or events into the void of the internet, potentially sparking mass confusion and chaos. In order to become t...

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