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All Eyez on Me

All Eyez on Me

Rayne Ware

January 23, 2019

If it was up to me, I would be at CT or Eaglecrest. As a black student at Grandview, I am one of the many that just want to get the school year over with and I feel that young, educated, minority men and women shouldn’t have to endure certain minor indirectly racist comments, glares, and sl...

Cutting the Prologue

Cutting the Prologue

January 18, 2019

By Jori O'Grady Imagine starting Harry Potter, but on the fourth book. Imagine watching Star Wars without “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.” And imagine starting history--9000 years in. In June, College Board released a statement that announced the A.P. world course will be cut in h...

Humanity Can’t be Felt Through a Screen

Humanity Can’t be Felt Through a Screen

December 18, 2018

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

Death for Dinner

Brynn McCabe

December 17, 2018

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 has to sacrifice it’s life for your burger, while a dog...

15 Read Woke Book Recommendations

15 Read Woke Book Recommendations

December 13, 2018

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 re...

Blue Bench Pilot Soars

Blue Bench Pilot Soars

Staff

December 3, 2018

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 first completed rap...

Why You Should Have Seen Hairspray if You Didn’t

Why You Should Have Seen Hairspray if You Didn't

Emma Wilson

November 20, 2018

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 the accurate fashi...

Regarding The ‘Demons In The Den’ Article: A Letter to the Editor

Regarding The 'Demons In The Den' Article: A Letter to the Editor

November 20, 2018

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 the inflammatory headline...

To Kill a Love for Reading

To Kill a Love for Reading

November 2, 2018

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” — often from the 1800s o...

Why Tech Crew Should be Considered a Gym Credit

Why Tech Crew Should be Considered a Gym Credit

Emma Wilson

October 29, 2018

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 unaware of. Pr...

Cultural Appropriation: It’s What Makes Us Human

Cultural Appropriation: It's What Makes Us Human

Mia Nguyen

October 9, 2018

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 the sense that it was unexpected, and ma...

Take a Break

Take a Break

Brynn McCabe

October 5, 2018

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 a fact of high scho...

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