The Chariot

SAT Problems 

SAT Problems 

Ping-yu Hsu, Staff Writer

June 4, 2020

Springtime is a very important time for many juniors, with students last minute studying for SATs and tomorrow’s tests in order to keep that 4.0 GPA.  However, this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak, public schools have shifted online. With schools closing before Spring Break, this caused the SAT ...

Basking in the Light

Print Editor-in-Chief recounts what aspects of her life has made her into who she is.

Kaitlyn Piggott, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2020

I never kept an actual diary; looking back, I probably should have. Ever since I could remember, I had a difficult time expressing my emotions out loud, often quiet from all things truthful and meaningful. I lived in a tight-knit family that weathered impeccable storms with strength and dignity. I wore...

Which Dance?

Students decide whether they like the Homecoming dance or the Snowcoming dance better

Vanisa Kumar, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Homecoming: you have the uncomfortable dress or suit, the friends, the cheap dinners and the press-on nails. Many enjoy this week filled with chaos, but many could live without it. Snowcoming: you have the uncomfortable dress or suit, the friends, the cheap dinners…. So I guess the same things,...

Fact or Fiction: Your Opinion

Fact or Fiction: Your Opinion

Lola Pinneo, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Feb. 14, Valentine's Day, is celebrated by millions around the world, with traditions that back it up to a sixth century B.C. pagan holiday centered around fertility, Lupercalia. Senior Lucas Gray shares his opinion on this holiday.  “I think it's a hallmark holiday, kind of made up, but I thin...

The Difference in Our Actions

Graphic by Gabby DeRose

Gabby DeRose, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

As world issues become more prevalent, ordinary civilians across the globe take action for the sake of themselves and others. Protests have become a common trend around the world. More people are educating themselves on issues at hand in order to strive for what they think is right. As protests begin...

The Tragic End to an Unimaginable Legacy

The Tragic End to an Unimaginable Legacy

Lola Pinneo, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

As we begin 2020, we are faced with the devastating loss of a basketball icon.  Kobe Bryant died on January 26, along with his daughter, Gianna and 7 others in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California according to CBS sports.   Bryant left a legacy that’s hard to forget, including a 20 year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. Along with that he’s considered by many as one of basketball's greats.  He has many honorable awar...

Giving a Like to No More Likes

Instagram has already deactivated some accounts' public likes, including celebrities

Jessica Geisler, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

Instagram has been an extremely popular social media app since it was first released in 2010. Giving people from around the world the ability to share their lives with the world, users have become engrossed in the app. However, as nice as it can be to share parts of our lives with others, it can also...

The Battle of the Cookies

The battle between the gingerbread cookies and the  sugar cookies.

Lola Pinneo, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

As snow falls and holidays come around, we begin to think about all the holiday treats that we have learned to love over the years. For years, many Americans have debated whether sugar and gingerbread cookies are superior. There are a lot of similarities when it comes to the two cookies. They both...

It’s Not Niles

Troy College and Career High School, their single hallway of classrooms.

Olivia Perron, Website Editor-in-Chief

December 16, 2019

As students at Troy High School, most of us know Troy College and Career High School as Niles, due to the fact that it is located inside the Niles Center and we have no further indication of the school’s actual name. The name Niles carries with it a stigma; many believe this school is only for...

Let The Sweetwaters Flow

Sweetwaters Coffee and Tea's new location at Troy's City Center had its grand opening on June 14th, 2019.

Murryum Farooqi, Copy Editor

December 9, 2019

   Sweetwaters Coffee and Tea recently opened its doors to Troy, offering a wide range of teas, coffees and slushies. As a person that loves trying new places, I gave some of their popular flavors, as well as some flavors I normally wouldn’t go for, a try. Caramel Ice dragon 5/5  As...

Candy vs. Chocolate

The Debate on Chocolates vs candy sweets on Halloween unfolds.

November 5, 2019

Why Esports are a Real Sport

Students play league of legends at Troy High video game club.

Ping-Yu Hsu, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

As someone that has been a competitive League of Legends player since 13 and a dedicated League of Legends Championship Series viewer, my experience and exposure to esports, or electronic sports, has led me to believe that esports qualify as a sport beyond all reasonable doubt. Sports require skill,...