The Chariot

Homecoming Mini-Documentary

Annie Smuts, Staff Writer

October 16, 2016

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Singing it Loud From the Underground

Singing it Loud From the Underground

Kendyl Gatzemeyer, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

Young Pioneer is an alternative rock band based out of Brighton, Michigan. They currently play small shows around Michigan, more specifically, Lansing. Young Pioneer, previously Signals, began four years ago when guitarist Jonny Walker and a guitarist named Mitch (who recently left) decided to start a ban...

Students Discuss TV Shows to Watch this Fall

Students Discuss TV Shows to Watch this Fall

Elisabeth Andrews, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

There is an overwhelming number of new shows coming out this fall, like “Speechless” or “Notorious,” as well as others. The shows students talk about most are “American Horror Story,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Stranger Things.” “I like when a show has more...

Strut Your Stuff: All the Latest in Fall Fashion

Strut Your Stuff: All the Latest in Fall Fashion

Tracy Cabej and Priya Bandstra

October 4, 2016

Ladies and gentleman, dust off your combat boots and stylish vests, grab yourself a nice, warm Pumpkin Spice Latte and get ready for fall. Fall is loved by many, mostly because of the wonderfully cozy and ridiculously cute fashion. As we looked around, we noticed a couple of people who came up with...

Birkenstocks vs. Crocs

Birkenstocks vs. Crocs

Morgan MacDonald

October 3, 2016

     Jean skirts and scrunchies aren’t the only things coming back in style. If you take a look around school you’ll notice some wacky footwear you might not expect to see in 2016: Crocs and Birkenstocks. Which one is the better ugly sandal?      Junior Allie Percy isn’t ashamed when it comes to rocking h...

Clubs Prep for Hoco

Clubs Prep for Hoco

SARA LEWANDOWSKI and STELLA SPAGNUOLO

October 3, 2016

Marching Band TCMB members don’t have substitutes in case of injury or illness. “We prepare for Homecoming by working double time and taking everything we do and working harder by 100 percent so we can make the parade, the halftime show and the game as enjoyable and entertaining as possible,” ...

Trends To Leave In 2015

Bianca Bucholtz and Sara Dehaan

February 16, 2016

As we enter 2016, we have noticed some very disturbing trends that have not gone away. It’s been over a year now of hearing the words “lit”, “watch me whip” or “YAAASSSS.” We are done with these overused annoying terms that are used constantly amongst teenagers. Please end them. Savage- What do...

Old Trends are the New Style

Old Trends are the New Style

Katie Bogdanovich

February 16, 2016

What is old is new- and that includes some good old fashion trends that were “hip” during our parents’ days. Now that is not to say we should bring back all trends, like denim on denim or flared jeans- please keep those in the 90s. But I have fully embraced the scrunchies, record players and chokers. I...

Why Netflix’s ‘Making A Murderer’ is so Frustrating

LEAH GRAHAM, EDITOR

February 12, 2016

ELIZABETH GRAHAM There is nothing chill about Netflix’s “Making A Murderer.” Halfway through one of the episodes, I hit pause so my sister and I could fully take in the suspicious glares of several particularly fed-up journalists frame by frame. They were as irritated in 2005 as we were in 20...

Walking Dead

April Rice, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015

We say a farewell to one of our fellow Colt; Steven Yeun known as Glenn on the Walking Dead. This was a heartbreaking moment for many when Glenn got his throat ripped out by the zombies -or did he? "I was really sad that he died because he was one of my favorite characters, and it was really surprising tha...

Student Screenwriter Featured at Local Film Festival

Student Screenwriter Featured at Local Film Festival

Emily Hamilton, Graphic and Design Manager

December 7, 2015

Screenwriting is a career that most people pursue once they have attended college.  For senior Brian Ball, this isn’t the case.  Ball is currently employed by a movie production called Motion Picture Institute of Michigan (MPI).  He writes short films and occasionally acts for the company. Ball’s...