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New Cancer Treatment »

BY MELANIE SMITH According to the National Cancer Institute, there will be an estimated 1,685,210 additional cases of cancer and an additional 595,690 deaths this year.  Last month, Stanley Riddell,…

Mar 31 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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New Planet »

BY SOPHIA WENGIER   On January 20, astronomers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin announced evidence of a ninth planet, roughly the size of neptune, orbiting our sun just beyond pluto.…

Mar 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Start Your Engines: 45th Annual Miami Auto show comes to South Florida »

BY KYLE NELSON   From November 6th to 15th, car companies flocked to South Florida to showcase their top cars in the Miami International Auto Show.   An auto show…

Feb 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sound of Pride Gains National Recognition at Sugar Bowl »

BY SOPHIA WENGIER   On December 29th the Cooper City Sound of Pride took their long anticipated departure to New Orleans, Louisiana for the Sugar Bowl.  During this five day…

Jan 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Senior Superlatives »

  BY: RACHEL CALLAHAN   Senior year is the year of decisions; 12th graders ask themselves many important questions, one of them being: what superlative applies to me? On Thursday October…

Jan 20 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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College Fairs »

BY DANIEL LIEBOWITZ   The Greater Fort Lauderdale National College Fair was held at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward Convention Center on October 12th to allow students to interact with admission…

Jan 20 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Blogs

Everything You Need To Know About Feminsim »

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BY SAVANNAH KEYSER   Let’s talk about attraction. Sexual and romantic. Believe it or not, there is a difference between…

May 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Stop It With All The Gossip »

BY SAVANNAH KEYSER   I don’t know if everyone has heard yet, but a little Twitter account called Cooper City…

Apr 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Why How I Met Your Mother’s Ending Was Terrible (Spoiler Warning) »

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BY SOPHIA WENGIER How I Met Your Mother is a popular sitcom that aired for nine seasons with interesting characters…

Apr 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Hillary Refuses to Debate the Burns »

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BY: SKYLER JONES-BOXWELL   With members of both political parties racing to gain enough delegates to become their party’s nominee…

Apr 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Irrational Childhood Fears »

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BY SOPHIA WENGIER While discussing my childhood with a friend, I came to the realization that many of this generation…

Apr 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Wonders of the Universe »

This artist’s impression shows the dust and gas around the double star system GG Tauri-A. Researchers using ALMA have detected gas in the region between two discs in this binary system. This may allow planets to form in the gravitationally perturbed environment of the binary. Half of Sun-like stars are born in binary systems, meaning that these findings will have major consequences for the hunt for exoplanets.

  BY SOPHIA WENGIER In a universe as colossal and boundless as this one, there are infinite possibilities for what…

Apr 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Where Did All the Cows Go? »

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BY: KENDYL COUNTS Driving down stirling road, it’s not uncommon for native Cooper City residents to be overtaken with feelings…

Apr 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Everything You Need To Know About Feminism »

FEMINISM

BY SAVANNAH KEYSER Hey kids, Have you ever wondered what being a feminist means? Have you ever heard the word…

Apr 8 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Reviews

Batman v. Superman: Yawn of Justice? »

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BY: NOAH CASTAGNA Going into Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, I was expecting a trainwreck. The critics had bashed the film with brutal precision, pinpointing its jarring editing, weak storytelling, and poor character writing as massive issues bogging down a movie brimming with potential.…

Apr 4 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Review: American Sniper »

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BY DANIELLE ONAFRAYCHUK With many amazing movies coming out these past few months, such as Unbroken and Mockingjay: Part I, American Sniper had high expectations to reach if it wanted to prosper… and that it did. After seeing all three, I can confidently say that American Sniper is one that definitely leaves…

Mar 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Why Don’t Buses Come for AP Reviews?

BY: RACHEL CALLAHAN Taking advanced placement classes provides both financial and academic advantages; they count as a college credit and boost GPA, and, unlike colleges, high schools don’t charge a fee to take the class. However,…

May 16 2016 / Read More »
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Unpopular Opinions: Nickelback, An Examination of the Finest Musical Artists of the Decade

SOURCE: SKYLER-JONES BOXWELL BY: NOAH CASTAGNA Defined as “the act of willfully allowing one’s ears to bleed” by Urban Dictionary, Nickelback is perhaps one of the most hated rock bands of all time. Misguided critical attention…

May 16 2016 / Read More »
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Save the ees: Where have the Bee’s gone?

BY SOPHIA WENGIER AND SAVANNAH KEYSER   One may come across many people who fear or hate bees, seeing them as a nuisance and pest.  However, despite their negative reputation, bees are crucial to the well…

Apr 21 2016 / Read More »
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Not Black or White, But Grey All Over: Examining the Issue of Orca Captivity

BY MELANIE SMITH   When one sees a sea creature that’s larger than a car, it’s overwhelming to watch them part water with an unexpected grace. Locking eyes with them, one knows a vast intelligence exists,…

Mar 14 2016 / Read More »
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The Choices of a Vegetarian

BY ZOE SHIR AND WENDY LUN Chicken, turkey, steak, pork, sausage, bacon etc. – these are many foods that people would perceive as delicious and a part of their daily diet. Each and every year, more…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »
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The Problems with PETA

BY ALEX DEADORFF   In a world that seems to be filled with hate, cruelty, and injustice, when one comes across something that is good, they often cling to it for dear life, grasping helplessly at…

Jan 15 2016 / Read More »
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Not Your Average Joe: CCHS Senior Joe Torres Ascends to MIT and Beyond

BY KENDYL COUNTS Under studio lights a curly-haired boy stands alert, his hand hovering above a buzzer.  As if by a feat of clairvoyance, his hand slams the buzzer and he answers correctly, even after receiving…

May 26 2016 / Read More »
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Zoe Hobson: Queen of the Court

BY SOPHIA WENGIER The walls of Cooper City High School’s gymnasium are covered with posters cheering on our beloved volleyball team and the stands are full of excited fans, waiting in anticipation for the game to…

Apr 21 2016 / Read More »
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Max Mickenberg: Cooper City’s First Space Cowboy

BY LINDSEY HANNAH     This is not the Max Mickenberg I imagined I would be interviewing in a stuffy classroom one sweltering Friday afternoon. “I want to be the first cowboy astronaut on the moon,”…

Apr 6 2016 / Read More »
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Introduction BY: CHRISTINA RIVERO The concept of these stories taking place a long time ago still rattles me a bit considering how far along they are in technology and thought. Nevertheless, it has been quite a…

Apr 5 2016 / Read More »
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Jessica Lupo: Dimples and Drive

BY KENDYL COUNTS   She’s beauty, she’s grace, she’s an active member of National Honors Society, Student Government Association, Future Medical Professionals of America, and much, much more. The copious amount of fancy titles, however, sounds…

Mar 2 2016 / Read More »
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Ben Santana: Candid Band Kid

BY KENDYL COUNTS   In a colorful room crammed with stands and stray sheet music, a  little boy encounters his first musical instrument, carefully removing a plastic recorder from its case and tentatively tooting the first…

Feb 3 2016 / Read More »
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When Diversity Faces Adversity

BY: SKYLER JONES-BOXWELL With the release of the latest Star Wars film, fans everywhere were eagerly anticipating a dramatic adventure to reflect the success of the previous movies. But when they came face-to-face with the movie…

Apr 21 2016 / Read More »
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Why How I Met Your Mother’s Ending Was Terrible (Spoiler Warning)

BY SOPHIA WENGIER How I Met Your Mother is a popular sitcom that aired for nine seasons with interesting characters and comedy, mixed with important themes about life and love.  While I could go on about…

Apr 15 2016 / Read More »
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Star Wars Current Canon: The Clone Wars

BY CHRISTINA RIVERO   Throughout the years Star Wars has made a huge impact in the pop culture industry. With the announcement of the sequels, a few alterations were made to the universe. Well, maybe more…

Apr 14 2016 / Read More »
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Introduction BY: CHRISTINA RIVERO The concept of these stories taking place a long time ago still rattles me a bit considering how far along they are in technology and thought. Nevertheless, it has been quite a…

Apr 5 2016 / Read More »
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Weezer’s Pinkerton Review

BY: NOAH CASTAGNA When asked of what ever happened to the girl from “Across the Sea,” Weezer frontman and songwriter Rivers Cuomo responded, “Good question. I don’t know the answer.” This succinct, earnest acknowledgement reverberates the…

Apr 4 2016 / Read More »
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CW Going Lone Wolf

BY: DARIAN SABLON   Netflix has become the the cultural center of past and present television media. It is a place where people around the world share the experience of crying at the death of their…

Mar 31 2016 / Read More »
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Soccer Season Recap

BY MARK BRENT   The Cooper City Cowboys soccer team lost to the Cypress Bay Lighting 1-2 in the Regional playoffs on February 2nd. The Cowboys have had a successful season, going 14-5, winning their district,…

Mar 10 2016 / Read More »
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Basketball Recap: Cooper City Cowboys vs. Nova Titans

BY ADAM SHLOMI On Thursday, January 7th the Cooper City Cowboys (0-13) lost to the Nova Titans (17-2) 71-76. Initially, it seemed that Cooper City would again be routed by a team that is on pace…

Jan 28 2016 / Read More »
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Fall Season Recap

BY: MARK BRENT   As the school year slowly progresses, and the fall season concludes, Cooper City High School student athletes were given the opportunity to showcase their talents on and off the field. Various sports…

Dec 7 2015 / Read More »
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CCHS Volleyball Participates In Big 8 Tournament

               Following the conclusion of an extraordinary year for CCHS volleyball, our lady  Cowboys were given the opportunity to play in the Big 8 Tournament, hosted at Cardinal Gibbons High School.   Played at the…

Nov 23 2015 / Read More »
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CCHS Sophomore Makes Varsity Debut

BY: SHAHAAN KHAN AND MARK BRENT   Cooper City High is experiencing a new brand of Cowboy football. Coming off a successful freshman season, sophomore Michael DiLiello has emerged as the starting quarterback for the Cowboys’…

Nov 19 2015 / Read More »
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Basketball Open Gyms

BY MARK BRENT   With the emergence of Cooper City’s open gyms, the Cowboys’ men’s and women’s varsity basketball teams hope to discover new talent and make improvements following last year’s disappointing seasons.   Open gyms…

Nov 19 2015 / Read More »
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CCHS Students Visit Holocaust Exposition

BY CAMILLA SOSA Holocaust Student Awareness Day for High School Students, a prejudice reduction program for 9th ­- 12th grade students, was held on Thursday, December 11. Students and teachers from all over Broward County had…

Feb 10 2015 / Read More »
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CCHS Students Visit Holocaust Exposition

BY CAMILLA SOSA Holocaust Student Awareness Day for High School Students, a prejudice reduction program for 9th ­- 12th grade students, was held on Thursday, December 11. Students and teachers from all over Broward County had…

Feb 10 2015 / Read More »
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CCHS Students Visit Holocaust Exposition

BY CAMILLA SOSA Holocaust Student Awareness Day for High School Students, a prejudice reduction program for 9th ­- 12th grade students, was held on Thursday, December 11. Students and teachers from all over Broward County had…

Feb 10 2015 / Read More »

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