Viewpoints

Look Both Ways

Was it just me, or did it feel like the world was coming to an end on Wednesday, November 9, 2016? I had not slept well the night before – one of those nights when I go to bed too late and then wake up for an hour with my mind racing over all sorts […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Vote Third Party This November

It is difficult to pinpoint the last time the major party nominees for a U.S. presidential election have been so unpopular or divisive. But for better or for worse, either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be our next president, and a third party vote might be more dangerous than wasteful. More than a few […]

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A Message To Our Black Youth

On Feb. 26, 2012, Trayvon Martin, a 17 year old unarmed African American teen, was fatally shot by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer. Zimmerman was put on trial, but was not held accountable for his actions. Since then, it seems like young black men have been unlawfully killed at an astonishing rate. Sadly, this […]

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What is Sticking Out of Chamblee’s Roof?

If you’ve ever caught a glimpse of the roof of Chamblee’s main building, you might have seen some interesting-looking contraptions sticking out. Many students at Chamblee have seen them, but few know what they actually are and what they are there for. Here are some of the students theories. Cameron VanderWiele (junior): “That’s where they […]

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Decency Has Taken a Backseat to Selfishness at CCHS

The headline above may be disconcerting. Nobody wants to see that title connected to their school. Unfortunately, this is the reality at Chamblee. And it needs to end. Right now. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, don’t worry. No questions will be unanswered by the end of this article. But let me warn […]

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Gilmore Girls to Make Long-Anticipated Return

Gilmore Girls, staged in the storybook town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, follows the story of Lorelai Gilmore, her daughter, Rory Gilmore, and their everyday drama. Lorelai Gilmore is a sarcastic, single mom, working at an inn to support her daughter, who dreams of attending Harvard. Lorelai reconnects with her well-off parents who have shunned her […]

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Harry Potter and the Dreadful Disappointment

WARNING: CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS I, along with most of the wizarding world, was beyond excited for the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Even though I knew it was a script rather than a novel, and even though I knew J.K. Rowling had some help writing it, I couldn’t wait to crack open […]

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Artemis Fowl is a Timeless Tween Novel

I can’t pretend that Eoin Colfer’s Artemis Fowl books are really recent enough to warrant a review: they were published, one a year, starting in 2001. However, I had loads of free time this weekend, so I picked up the first novel in the series, Artemis Fowl, just to see if it was really as […]

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ABC’s Scandal Beginning to Overstay Welcome

The classic ABC political thriller Scandal, which finished its fifth season in May of this year, is hanging by a thread. The show has quickly deteriorated; it is a shell of the exciting masterpiece it once was. This is not an especially new phenomenon for Scandal: signs of distress and discontent were evident in the […]

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Stranger Things is Netflix’s Next Big Thing

Stranger Things, a Netflix original TV show aired in July 2016, is a supernatural, science fiction thriller that had everyone watching on the edge of their seats.   Set in the 1980’s in the made-up town of Hawkins, Indiana, the show is about the mysterious disappearance of 12 year-old Will Byers and his friends’ and […]

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