The Chariot

How Did Gas Prices Get So High?

How Did Gas Prices Get So High?

As costs at the pump soar higher and higher, the chariot takes a look back at how we got here.
Matthew Grabowski, staff Reporter June 23, 2022

     It’s no secret that gas prices have been on a painful and expensive rise recently. It's hard to find a shortage of complaints online and in person about the wallet-draining cost per gallon of...

Diverse and Divided

The truth behind the diversity at Troy High
Ashley Park, Body Copy Editor June 2, 2022

When you enter Troy High, the first thing you notice is that you can easily find people of similar cultures and backgrounds to become friends with. There’s a variety of people from different cultures...

C*nsorship

C*nsorship

Understanding and defining censorship in the student body.
Vanisa Kumar and Luanni Ford January 25, 2022

“Censorship is not so easy to define. According to Webster’s Dictionary, to “censor” means “to examine in order to suppress or delete anything considered objectionable.” Its central meaning...

No Longer News

No Longer ‘New’s

The pandemic that never ends.
Ria Gupta, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

  With rising COVID-19 cases across the country, and the subsequent shutdown of some of the nation's top universities over the winter holidays — one question consistently seems to bounce around...

Covid-19+School

Covid-19+School

A look into the school year of 2021.
Hannah Lee, Staff Reporter October 25, 2021

March 2020, a month  that turned the world upside down. Eighteen months later, Troy High is back to normal with precautions. Last year was very different because of the hybrid schooling system that was...

1-800-Please-Hold

1-800-Please-Hold

With a lack of feedback about the use of mental health resources and hotlines, the cycle of negative experiences continues.
Michelle Baik, Staff Reporter October 22, 2021

1-800-273-8255. The number on the back of all Troy High School’s student IDs. But what really lies behind this number? What it might be like to actually dial 1-800-273-8255-- the National Suicide Prevention...

Our District needs a plan

Our District needs a plan

Staff Editorial March 26, 2021

On Monday, March 15, the Troy School District's website was hacked and replaced with racist, homophobic and other offensive comments. And while Michigan state police and other district officials are trying...

The Holiday Season of Giving

The Holiday Season of Giving

Students talk about their preference of receiving gifts or cash for the holidays.
Lola Pinneo, Source Editor December 12, 2020

Whether it’s Hanukkah, Christmas, or Kwanzaa, or the many holidays during the winter season that involve giving and receiving gifts. The question then becomes, what kind of gift is best?   Senior...

Online vs. In-School Learning

The benefits of in-person learning
Madeline Hiser, Staff Reporter October 26, 2020

In March of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, after many cases across the globe. As soon as the first few cases hit in Michigan schools began to shut down. Many students thought they would...

Online vs. In-School Learning

The benefits of online learning
Lola Pinneo, Source editor October 25, 2020

Personally, at this time I think that the best way for us to learn is virtual. One of the many reasons I say this is because I have an autoimmune disease (Type one diabetes), which makes my risk of getting...

Traveling Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Traveling Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

People share their experiences traveling by flight and taking extra precautions during the pandemic.
Praneetha Ankisettipalli, Staff Reporter October 24, 2020

It is safe to say that the airline industry was pretty much paused for about four months due to the coronavirus. But it couldn’t go on in that manner for much longer. As airlines reopen with increased...

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