The Chariot

Apple Versus Pumpkin: The Fall Showdown

Apple Versus Pumpkin: The Fall Showdown

Kaitlyn Piggott, Co-Copy Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In order to truly figure out which is better, you have to break down what makes these foods the best. Pumpkin patches vs. apple orchard: First of all, there are the pumpkin patches with the perfectly rounded edges and the crispy leaves on the ground. For me, it brings back memories of my family picking...

A Sister Surprise

Patti Kubota, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Until this past summer, I had no information about my biological family. All I knew was that I was abandoned at a police station in China as a newborn, taken to an orphanage and adopted by American parents at nine months old. As I got older, people started to ask me things like, “So...you don’t know...

Apple Versus Pumpkin: The Fall Showdown

Apple Versus Pumpkin: The Fall Showdown

Megan Wallace, News Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

When the fall season comes around, the leaves are changing, the weather is getting colder and the apples are being picked. With the leaves on the ground and a cool breeze blowing through the trees, the only snack on my mind is a nice juicy apple. There is a debate, though between if apples are the best...

Nothing Bundt Cakes is Nothing Bundt The Best

Nothing Bundt Cakes is Nothing Bundt The Best

Murryum Farooqi, Staffer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

          On July 26th, the “Nothing Bundt Cakes” bakery franchise opened a new location on Big Beaver. It is owned by the Detroit Lions’ wide receiver, Marvin Jones, and his wife, Jazmyn Jones.            Fast forward to October, and I was finally able to go to the bakery and hav...

The Power of a Pop Star: Taylor Swift’s Political Impact

The Power of a Pop Star: Taylor Swift’s Political Impact

Annie Smuts, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Opinion

On Sunday, Oct. 7, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift wrote a post on Instagram that voiced her support for the Democratic candidates in her native Tennessee. This is significant because Swift was seemingly apolitical until this point, and different groups used her as a figurehead for white supremacy. No longer ...

Mutual Respect

Annie Smuts, Columnist

June 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Not only do students have to respect administration regarding snow day decisions, but administration has to respect student’s discontent.

The Light at the End

The Light at the End

Kaitlyn Piggott, Sports Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It was May when the pain started. I had the whole world in the palm of my hands: I was a point sprinter, competing in the county tournament for long jump and was on the starting line-up for my AAU basketball team. My life was perfect. Until it wasn’t. I went to three doctors, I had one...

An Overdue Conversation

An Overdue Conversation

Bianca Bucholtz and Natalie Suh

January 23, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, Opinion

The issue of sexual assault is not new: it has lingered throughout history with the exploitation of millions of men and women. When the Harvey Weinstein allegations came forward, we knew this topic was not only newsworthy but also needed to be talked about within our own community. While searching for ...

A Fresh Perspective on a Mixed Life

Priya Bandstra, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This year, many are excited about the big engagement in the British Royal Family. Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markle announced on Nov. 27 that they are to be married next spring. Any royal engagement is cause for celebration, but this one is particularly special. Once Markle is wed to the prince,...

At a Crossroad

A Staff Editorial

December 20, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Opinion

Articles are being published every day regarding net neutrality and its downfall. The Federal Communications Commission’s vote to repeal the open internet has begun to swirl into a cyclone of unknown benefits and consequences. Because of this, part of the student body has begun supporting or opposin...

I Went Vegan for a Week and I Actually Didn’t Hate It

I Went Vegan for a Week and I Actually Didn’t Hate It

Elisabeth Andrews, Photo Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This past week was definitely not the best of my life, but it wasn’t terrible either. I decided to go vegan for a week, whether it was a good idea or not, I enjoyed the experience. Even though most of the week was spent whispering “Are you vegan?” to food. It was something I had never considere...

Tinsel or Turkey

Jacob Sirhan, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

On Nov. 1, stores like Target and Kroger put away the candy corn and bring out the peppermint. I believe that holiday festivities, such as listening to Christmas music, should start the day after Halloween, and I’m not alone. “I think we should be able to be thankful for Christmas on Thanksgiving,...