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The Chariot brings to light the problem of human trafficking, how to stay safe and what to look out for

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....

The Chariot examines the political biases in two THS American history textbooks in comparison to Texas and California’s.

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...

Many students believed there was a noticeable decrease in students

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,...

Graphic by Ping-Yu Hsu

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...

Two pedestrians walk on a sidewalk that was closed by a construction site.

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...

Students competed eating Maruchan Instant Lunch ramen.

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...

A Deer walking through a students backyard in Troy, MI.

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...

Students wait for college decision letters in the mail after applying.

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....

Border disputes cause tension between the two countries.

Complications In Kashmir

Murryum Farooqi, Copy Editor October 29, 2019

On Aug. 5, 2019, Jammu and Kashmir, an Indian administered territory of the land disputed between India and Pakistan (known as Kashmir), lost the special status it was granted by India back in 1947. The...

Quickly Bubble Tea officially opens on Rochester Road, bringing boba to troy.

Looking For A New Hangout Spot? Quickly Boba May Be A Contender.

Murryum Farooqi, Copy Editor October 23, 2019

The first bubble tea shop ever established in the city of Troy, Quickly Boba Cafe officially opened its doors on Aug. 27. With a menu featuring dozens of milky and fruity flavored tea options, Quickly’s...

Michigan Vape Ban Goes Into Effect

Michigan Vape Ban Goes Into Effect

Meriam Meram, Copy Editor October 2, 2019

On Wednesday Oct. 2, Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer’s emergency mandate to outlaw the sale of flavored e-cigarettes throughout the entire state went into effect. Although the sale and use of flavored...

Latham speaks about her mission to visit all 50 states and find stories of human kindness.

Mary Latham Stops by, Bringing More Good Vibes

Murryum Farooqi, Staff Writer June 17, 2019

       Pandemonium, madness, and utter chaos are just some of the terms some people may choose when asked to describe the state of the world, but ask Mary Latham, and she’ll most likely choose words...

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