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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...

Colt Case

Colt Case

A deep-dive into Troy High’s very own serial killer.
Anjali Sanil and Ria Gupta October 25, 2021

On the off chance that you ever search up Troy High School on Wikipedia, and scroll down to the alumni list, you’ll find a very … diverse mix of people who have attended Troy High. We have everything...

Gender-Based Diversity In STEM

Gender-Based Diversity In STEM

The Troy Chariot investigates the presence of gender-based inequities in various STEM fields and Troy High School classes.
Varsha Penumalee, Staff Reporter March 3, 2021

With March being Women’s History Month, many people are discovering the importance of gender equality, specifically with the mixed responses to the first female Vice President. Since then, the gender...

Virtual learning sheds light on the technological disparities of certain communities

Online Learning Highlights Technology Disparity among Students

Students and faculty share their takes on how the TSD can close the gap.
Anjali Sanil, Staff Reporter October 26, 2020

With a transition to online learning comes the necessity for stable internet connections, iPads, laptops, headphones, web-cameras and a myriad of other electronics. This virtual reality highlights the...

Rearranging the Alphabet

Rearranging the Alphabet

Andy DeGrand and AJ Kowalak February 19, 2020

“We’re not gonna sneeze on your children and make them shake a stick at God,” freshman Cate Deller said. “Just because your kid is gay, trans, bi, doesn’t mean that they are a bad person. I...

TCCHS is a school with one hallway. The doors bear the logo of the school.

“You’re One of Us”

The Chariot takes a step inside Troy College and Career High School to see what the school is really about and their goal
Olivia Perron, Website Editor-in-Chief December 16, 2019

A one hallway high school with a population of 127 students and seven full-time teachers, Troy College and Career High School was formerly known as Niles Community High School. TCCHS evolved from NCHS...

Often times resource room classes are put at the end of hallways, maybe this to separate maybe it is for space, either way its where the shine breaks through.

Shedding Light on Special Education

Accommodations are not cheating, students who receive services are not stupid and special education is not a place
Kaitlyn Piggott, Print Editor-in-Chief October 29, 2019

Please note that all of the parents and students interviewed have had their names changed not only to protect their family’s privacy, but also in respect to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy...

Senior Caroline Shabet reads over all of her papers from various classes.

Let’s Talk About Stress, Baby

High school students attempt to balance their busy schedules in their everyday lives.
Gabrielle Francois, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 14, 2019

School has been in session for two months now and for some it can bring excitement and nerves, but others are already drowning in homework, extracurriculars and stress. Stress and anxiety presents itself...

When surveyed in 2015, 7.7 million young people between the ages of 12-20 said they had consumed alcohol in the last month.

Buzz Kill: The Truth About Underage Drinking

As many students get older, they are coming face-to-face with alcohol, either through peer pressure or pure curiosity, but many downplay the harmful effects consumption can have on the rest of their lives
Annie Smuts and Olivia Perron March 12, 2019

The first time senior Amelia Stewart, whose name has been changed, drank alcohol, she was in her friend’s basement. “One of the girls [I was with] knew someone from another school [and they gave...

According to the Office of Adolescent Health, every day, 94 percent of American teens will use the internet on their devices and 77 percent will go on some type of social media platform.

The Sickening Effects of Technology

Students and professionals discuss how technology and social media has affected youth
Kaitlyn Piggott and Tracy Cabej March 11, 2019

According to the Office of Adolescent Health, every day, 94 percent of American teens will use the internet on their devices and 77 percent will go on some type of social media platform. So, this prompts...

Senior Caroline Shabet reads over all of her papers from various classes.

Let’s Talk About Stress, Baby

High school students attempt to balance their busy schedules with their everyday lives.
Gabrielle Francois, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2018

Sophomore Ahimsa Sathyakumar arrives at home at 9 p.m. for her first time since school ended and immediately begins eating her dinner while completing two subjects of homework at the same time. With her...

Vape Epidemic

Vape Epidemic

As the usage of cigarettes declines, a growing number of teenagers have begun using e-cigarettes, now a problem in schools.
Annie Smuts and Gabrielle Francois February 15, 2018

It was the summer of 2016. Instead of spending her evening at the pool enjoying the fleeting warm weather, junior Alice Lee, whose name has been changed along with the rest of the student names in this...

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