The Chariot

Snow Day Serendipity

Murryum Farooqi, Body Copy Editor | March 4, 2020

After a snow day was called on Feb. 26, the Troy School District posted a video that now has 71,000 views. Senior Richard Li used this as an opportunity to be creative and poke fun at the district’s video by making a video of his own. Within the span of roughly eight hours, he had written a song, filmed a video, and posted it on various forms of social media, as well as the senior group chat. What...

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The New Virus That Starts the New Decade

Andy DeGrand, Staff Writer | February 25, 2020

The Coronavirus is a common virus that can cause an infection in your nose, sinuses and upper throat. It can also cause upper respiratory illnesses. This new virus comes from a family of viruses known as coronaviruses. Named from their crown-like spikes on their surfaces, the viruses particularly infect bats, pigs and small mammals. Despite the virus being common throughout different animals, it is...

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In the Hands of Another

Olivia Perron, Website Editor-in-Chief | February 19, 2020

Human trafficking has been a fear in the back of some people’s minds. From a young age, individuals are told to always stick together, never wander off. In recent years, human trafficking fear has increased. “Human trafficking is often referred to as modern day slavery,” the Oakland County webportal on human trafficking said. “It is a multi-billion dollar criminal industry that denies freedom...

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The Story of History Rewritten

Kaitlyn Piggott, Print Editor-in-Chief | February 19, 2020

The New York Times released an article on Jan. 12, 2020 examining American History textbooks produced by the same authors in two states: California and Texas. For the most part, their findings were as follows: While the facts were presented in both, Texas textbooks tended to agree more with republican ideology, whereas California had details aligning more with their state’s democratic ideals. So,...

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Rumors of Record Absences Debunked

Murryum Farooqi, Body Copy Editor | December 19, 2019

In the last week before winter break, many students are being bombarded with projects and assignments, and many more are finding themselves unable to come to school. The absences haven’t gone unnoticed, with many students speculating that the number of absences has racked up to be in the hundreds. However Principal Remo Roncone believes the absence levels aren’t as significant as people say...

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Classroom Overpopulation

Ping-yu Hsu, Staff | December 16, 2019

Walking through the main hallway at Troy High, it’s almost impossible to avoid contact with other students. Whether walking to lunch or suffering the sixth hour rush, many students complain about the overpopulation of people at school. During passing time, some say the hallways are congested, thus making some students take longer to walk from one class to another than if there were less people....

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