Cowboys go to the polls: Seniors take an early voting field trip
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Voting isn’t something new to Cowboys. Every year, CCHS students have the opportunity to vote for class officers, homecoming court and Student Government Association (SGA) officers. But for the Cowboys that have already turned 18, this week provided an opportunity to finally cast a ballot that... Read more
A stay in the swamp: CCHS debaters take on Blue Key
BY EMMA HUERTA As with the majority of the clubs here at CCHS, the Speech and Debate Team has its fair share of significant events that members can partake in. Large-scale tournaments present an opportunity for students to debate with competitors from across the country and showcase everything they’ve... Read more
“One last dance”: Dwyane Wade gives the Miami Heat one last season before retiring
BY RYAN MERARD Dwyane Wade, shooting guard for the Miami Heat, almost has decided to retire after spending 16 years in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Throughout Wade’s career, he spent 14 years with the Miami Heat and has been an important factor in the Miami Heat’s history. He... Read more
Hurricane rundown: This season, last season and the future
BY GENNA NORDLING As Hurricane Florence nears the east coast and President Donald Trump makes comments on the death toll of last season’s hurricanes, Americans are bewildered by the amount hurricanes and tropical storms in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Currently, there are four named storms in the Atlantic,... Read more
Kilauea Volcano eruptions cause destruction but open opportunities
BY GENNA NORDLING The Kilauea Volcano began its first major eruption since 2014 on May 3, 2018. The lava is still flowing and is getting faster and hotter, which poses as an extreme threat to locals and visitors within the area. This eruption has caused mass evacuations from the... Read more
Troupe 0784 takes on Cappies
BY ANNABELLE ROSA Every theater kid dreams of attending the Tony awards. Though this isn’t necessarily plausible, the Cappie Gala helps to achieve this goal in a way. This year, the CCHS Thespians participated in the event. Troupe 0784 took part in the National Cappies program with their production... Read more
Hugs for HOPE 5k: Running to raise awareness
BY JULIA WENGIER On May 19, the Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention (FISP) is teaming up with the HOPE Sunshine Clubs of Broward County for the fifth annual Hugs for HOPE 5k Walk/Run. The event will take place at Markham Park from 7:30 to 9:30 in the morning. Helping... Read more
The Lariat receives county awards from Sun Sentinel
BY KENDYL COUNTS As the school year comes to a close, journalism students gathered from across South Florida to attend the Sun Sentinel High School Journalism Awards, held at Archbishop McCarthy High School. By the end of the night, The Lariat staff had received 20 awards for its achievements... Read more
Relay for Life: “By coming together, we can find hope”
BY TAMARAH WALLACE The American Cancer Society’s mission is simply to “free the world from cancer,” an assertion that is supported by their efforts to fundraise for research, share information and support patients – efforts that all culminate at their annual Relay for Life events. “Relay for Life was... Read more
Please romaine calm: CDC warns against the leafy green
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN It’s been a tough week for Caesar salad fans. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an advisory this month about potentially-contaminated romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Ariz. region. Some of the romaine from the region may be infected with a strain of E.... Read more