• Humanity Can’t be Felt Through a Screen

    By Mia Nguyen It’s annoying when people smack their gum. It’s annoying when people obsessively tap their pencil on every available surface. It’s annoying when people play their music too loud, or when they don't use turn signals, or when they don't close the bedroom door. But most of all, ...
  • Death for Dinner

    By Brynn McCabe When we think of our favorite animals, most of us think dogs, cats, or maybe even wild animals like lions or dolphins. But when we think of what’s for dinner, we think of cows, pigs, and chickens. Why is it ok that a cow or a pig ...
  • 15 Read Woke Book Recommendations

    By Jori O'Grady The English curriculum consistently leaves the stories of women and minorities almost completely untouched. Stories of Hispanic, black, Asian, LGBTQ+ individuals, Muslim and Jewish communities, and people with disabilities are sorely lacking in our English classes at a time where reading these books are necessary. Grandview’s library, ...
  • Blue Bench Pilot Soars

    By: Jace DiCola According to the Department of Justice, an average of 321,500 American citizens are victimized by rape and sexual assault each year. As concerning as the perpetually high amounts of rape and sexual assault are, what is even worse is that 42% of rape victims have experienced their ...
  • Why You Should Have Seen Hairspray if You Didn't

    By: Emma Wilson This year’s musical Hairspray was more than astounding. From the sets to the costumes, Hairspray had it all.   Hairspray begins in Tracy Turnblad’s bedroom with the opening song, “Good Morning Baltimore,” and we quickly learn that the time period is set in the 60s due to ...
  • Regarding The 'Demons In The Den' Article: A Letter to the Editor

    To the Editor: First, we would like to express our support to all of our teammates on whatever paths they have chosen regarding their participation in the Grandview Volleyball program. That being said, we take exception to much of the recent Grandview Chronicle article titled “Demons in the Den.” Beyond ...
  • To Kill a Love for Reading

    The Necessity of Diverse Literature in our English Classes By Jori O'Grady Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, The Great Gatsby, Lord of the Flies, Of Mice and Men, The Crucible, Tale of Two Cities, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn What do all these books have in common? They are “classics” — ...
  • Why Tech Crew Should be Considered a Gym Credit

    By: Emma Wilson Weightlifting; push-ups; jumping jacks; that is nothing compared to the workout you get from tech crew.  Tech Crew, the after school society of kids who run the shows, but avoid the limelight. However, tech theatre also includes a lot of physical and mental activity that many are ...
  • Cultural Appropriation: It's What Makes Us Human

    By Mia Nguyen White girls in áo dài (pronounced ow-yai) Ask me what the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen is, and that’s the answer you’d get. And no, it’s not because it was visually disturbing, or gross, or weird in any of those common meanings, but it was weird in ...
  • Take a Break

    By: Brynn McCabe Between the 2017 and 2018 school year at Grandview, there have been 16,182 unexcused absences. 38% of all absences. Throughout the rigors of high school, many students feel the inclination to skip classes. And whether it be to sleep, study, or even be with friends, it’s just ...