The Chariot

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,...

Tinsel or Turkey

Morgan MacDonald, Staffer

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,...

Why I Stand

Why I Stand

Jack Stromberg, Cartoonist, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Last year, controversy erupted when Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers at the time, began kneeling during the playing of the national anthem before football games as a form of protest. Kaepernick said he knelt because he was unhappy with the way people of color were being treated...

What Spirit Should Be

What Spirit Should Be

A Staff Editorial

October 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Every Friday, the TC Line hosts a pregame tailgate where around 50 kids sit under a white tent and watch some boys toss a football. Then, while most of us are on the football field preparing our cameras for the game, the TC Line is hyping up the marching band as they enter the stadium. When the game...

Letter From The Editors

Letter From The Editors

A Staff Editorial

October 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Upon entering the third year of our paper, we started to do some soul-searching. What is the essence of The Chariot? What do our readers want out of the paper? What do we want to provide for them? While we always appreciate feedback from the community about what they enjoyed in the paper, what they...

‘Hope Will Never Be Silent’

‘Hope Will Never Be Silent’

Bianca Bucholtz, Copy Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

On Feb. 22, the Trump administration revoked all federal guidelines allowing transgender students to have the right to use the bathroom of their preferred gender identity in schools, an act signed into law by President Obama in May 2016. Following this decision, many people from across the nation were out...