The Chariot

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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Troy’s Concrete Jungle

AJ Kowalak, Staff Writer | December 16, 2019

The concern in Troy is growing as multiple companies develop land for building new condos near the intersection of Long Lake and Livernois. This may impact the population of Troy, which in turn impacts the population of Troy High. Jane Jackson, who has preferred to remain anonymous, opposes the construction of the new condos. “I think we have enough condos,” Jackson said, “I wouldn’t...

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Ramen Rush

Murryum Farooqi, Body Copy Editor | December 11, 2019

Ramen: The classic Japanese noodle and soup dish revered by many around the world. On Thursday, Dec. 5, ramen-eating was taken a step further when the Japanese Club held their very own ramen-eating competition. Freshman Samantha Smith, a regular member, enjoys it when the club throws events like this, but would rather spectate. “I can eat fast but I don’t want to do it because I don’t want...

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Climate Crisis

Olivia Perron, Website Editor-In-Chief | October 29, 2019

Climate change is right now. Glaciers are melting, sea levels are rising and there are shorter periods between winter and summer. Global change is shown to be happening. The US Global Change Research Program says since 1906, the global average surface temperature has increased by more than 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Skynews reports a global temperature increase can cause glaciers to melt and mountainous...

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The Pressure is On

Meriam Meram, Copy Editor | October 29, 2019

Fall is here, which means the start of college applications for most seniors. With deadlines for many colleges being Nov. 1, seniors are finalizing their applications and gearing up to send to their colleges. Most of them include a set of general questions, an activities list and a general essay, with a prompt usually taken from the Common Application. Although many schools use prompts from the Common...

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