The Chariot

Concerts Delayed and Cancelled Due To Covid-19
Concerts Delayed and Cancelled Due To Covid-19
October Marquez, Staff Writer • November 5, 2020

When the pandemic forced most places and activities down, many concerts were cancelled as well. Many concerts bring people with similar music taste together to feel like a family for a few hours. Students like freshman Nikki Carnegis express their sadness in regards to concert cancellations, but understand why these decisions were made. “I’ve missed Foreigner, the Foo Fighters, Guns N’...

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Halloween With A Twist
Halloween With A Twist
Bridgette Scott, Social Media Editor • October 22, 2020

As of October 2020, schools are opening and life is continuing. As Halloween approaches, many parents as well as students are worried about navigating the holiday! Sophomore Victoria Kang, expresses her concern about Halloween safety.    “I think COVID will have a major impact on Halloween activities, because I think kids will be wearing masks, and some adults may choose against passing...

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The official poster for “Mulan” (2020). PUBLIC DOMAIN.
Loyal, Brave, and True: Mulan (2020) Review
Avril Yu, Staff Reporter • October 1, 2020

Who is that girl I see? In a 2020 live-action remake of the beloved 1998 animated film, actress Liu Yifei stars as the titular Mulan. An energetic, adventurous young woman, Mulan lives in a small rural village in China during the Northern and Southern dynasty. When the emperor of China rules that every household must volunteer one man to fight against the Rouran army led by the fierce Bori Khan (Jason...

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 Homemade banana muffins.
Cooking Up a Storm
Murryum Farooqi, Body Copy Editor • May 19, 2020

Natalia Amador Banana muffins are something senior Natalia Amador has been making again and again, especially because they’re usually gone in a few days.  “With the time that I have now I can make lots of things from scratch,”  Amador said. Amador enjoys the sometimes tricky process of working with pasta dough. “As a family we used to cook homemade pasta on Sundays every once...

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Print Editor-in-Chief Kaitlyn Piggott reviews the return of TV after their winter break
Review of Returning TV
Kaitlyn Piggott, Print Editor-in-Chief • February 21, 2020

Yes, I’ll be honest, one of my favorite things about the new year isn’t the ball dropping or some resolution I never uphold. It’s the fall series picking up after their mid-season break. As an avid “NCIS” fan, I tune in on the naval criminal investigative team every week. If I’m being blunt, fall’s final episodes made me upset. For those who don’t know the plot of the show, it’s...

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Student texts in hall.
Communication Conflicts
AJ Kowalak, Staff Writer • February 19, 2020

Throughout the past decade, social media has been both a tool and a detriment to many impressianable teenagers. Senior Lauren Hughes has had social media since sixth grade, when she got her first cell phone. “Everyone had social media so I got [social media],” Hughes said. In addition to features like posting photos and sharing memes, many students, like senior Caroline Zhang, use social media...

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Harley Quinn
A League Of Her Own
Meriam Meram, Body Copy Editor • February 19, 2020

The new year usually means a fresh start, and new beginnings. With the start of a new decade, 2020 has proved to be a year of big changes. Not only are things beginning to heat up on the political side with several female presidential contenders, but the movie industry is also beginning to portray a new category of onscreen characters. Three female-led superhero movies are set to come out in 2020,...

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The Sequel Trilogy Review
Ping-yu Hsu, Staff Writer • January 10, 2020

     My first experience with Star Wars was the second chronological movie in the series, "Star Wars: Episode 2 - Attack of The Clones." I was a very young child when I first watched it. I was charmed by the interesting and cool stories that were told by George Lucas. So when I saw the trailer for a new Star Wars trilogy directed by J.J. Abrams, I was so excited for it I counted down the days until...

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Graphic by: Emy Galustyan
Have A Rockin' Holiday!
Chloe Collins, Digital Content Editor • December 16, 2019

Every year, the holiday season seems to appear when Halloween ends and November begins. Local radio stations such as 98.7 and 100.3 start the holiday music on Nov. 1. Seeing as the holiday music played is mainly the old school originals or overplayed pop covers of songs that have been around for years, many people may expect it and get sick of it quickly. When people get absorbed in what they already...

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Bingeclock.com provides statistics showing how long it would take to watch T.V. shows in one sitting.
Are You Still Watching?
Murryum Farooqi, Body Copy Editor • December 16, 2019

It’s Friday night. Hot Cheetos on deck, tucked under a blanket, junior Julia Marku settles in for a binge. A few miles away, a similar scene unfolds as junior Annie Joseph sets down a basket with piles of laundry and gets to folding. As many people have started making the transition from watching mainstream T.V. to using streaming services, a new culture surrounding entertainment has emerged. Marku...

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