The Chariot

Why I Stand

Why I Stand

Jack Stromberg, Cartoonist, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

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

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

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

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...

Recovery Requires Resilience

Recovery Requires Resilience

Annie Smuts, Body Copy and Opinion Editor

September 18, 2017

As much as I hate to admit it, I sometimes turn a blind eye to the news. I try to stay informed about world events, but I usually don’t think most of them relate to me. The US tends to act as a bubble: we know of things but don’t really act on them unless they directly affect us. We’re the kind of ...

American Tunnel Vision

American Tunnel Vision

Natalie Suh, Co-Feature Editor

March 20, 2017

America is stuck in the mindset the world revolves around us. With our strong presence in world affairs, we’ve unknowingly developed a severe case of American tunnel vision. While the American public fixated on the U.S. election, South Korea impeached president Park Geun Hye after a scandal. For ...

In Need of a Material Memory

In Need of a Material Memory

Sarah Funk, Co-Feature Editor

March 20, 2017

Walking through the hallways, alumnus Kyle Villamil (‘16) has countless memories of his high school experience: rollerblading through the halls on the night of Snowcoming, fooling around in art class, painted his chest with his buddies for a well thought out homecoming proposal, getting his first job...

Boudon’s Blueprint: Still Here

Boudon’s Blueprint: Still Here

Jenny Boudon, Catoonist

March 20, 2017

Boudon’s Blueprint: Who’s a Good Boy?

Boudon’s Blueprint: Who’s a Good Boy?

Jenny Boudon, Catoonist

February 17, 2017

Boudon’s Blueprint: The Joy of Doing Nothing

Boudon’s Blueprint: The Joy of Doing Nothing

Jenny Boudon, Catoonist

February 17, 2017

Safe Spaces are Important. So is Dialogue.

Safe Spaces are Important. So is Dialogue.

A STAFF EDITORIAL

February 14, 2017

Despite the stigma surrounding the name, safe spaces are important. That students have places they can go to feel accepted and comfortable encourages, rather than inhibits, personal growth. Someone who feels alone, unheard and invalidated will not contribute to his environment in a cohesive or productive...

Social Media Sways Millennials

Social Media Sways Millennials

Maddie Young, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

The 2016 presidential election will be remembered not only for the polarizing candidates and tumultuous campaigns, but also for the large role that social media played in it. People across the nation used Twitter, Instagram and other sites to voice opinions, exposing both adults and teens to informat...