Op-ed: I’m registered to vote – now what?
BY SAVANNAH KEYSER, CCHS SENIOR The U.S. midterm elections this year will be held on November 6, 2018. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 100 seats in the Senate will be up for reelection. Currently, both legislative houses are Republican-dominated, along with the executive branch, represented... Read more
Broward County #NeverAgain protest extends nationally
BY KENDYL COUNTS Just over a week after the Valentine’s Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead, what began as raw outrage has evolved into a full-fledged, organized movement against gun violence. The movement, known as “Never Again MSD,” is spearheaded by Marjory Stoneman... Read more
Students speak to U.S. leaders, ask for action at Sunrise CNN Town Hall
BY CASEY CHAPTER Following the tragedy that struck Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD) in Parkland, Florida, the high school students who were affected have been speaking up and demanding action. This week, their voices were heard. The students gathered at the BB&T center in Sunrise to speak with... Read more
Pioneer Middle School joins MSD in “Walk 4 Beigel” event
BY KYLE NELSON Valentine’s Day, more specifically February 14, 2018, is a day that Broward County will never forget. Last week, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School lost a large chunk of their coaching staff and student body – and an ever bigger chunk of its heart. Among the 17... Read more
Fort Lauderdale courthouse attracts hundreds for emotional gun control rally
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR AND DANIEL RAKOWER There was only one message that could be undoubtedly interpreted during last Saturday’s gun control rally at the steps of the Broward County U.S. Federal Building and Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale. Only one sentence shouted by a chorus of over a thousand voices:... Read more
Cadets make Cowboy Battalion history at Brain Brawl State Championships
BY KENDYL COUNTS Over the weekend, nine NJROTC cadets traveled to Tampa to compete in the State Brain Brawl Championships held at Gaither High School on February 10. Both teams set records for the CCHS NJROTC program – Cooper City 2 came in sixth, and Cooper City 1 came... Read more
Flu virus hits the United States, Florida hard
BY JULIA WENGIER In late January, more and more Americans began to experience symptoms of the influenza virus as flu season approached. This year more than other years, however, this particular virus stands as one of the worst outbreaks this country has ever seen. An atypical amount of people... Read more
Annual women’s march returns globally
BY SOPHIA WENGIER On January 20 and 21, millions of people worldwide took to the streets to advocate for human rights and protest the Trump administration in the second annual Women’s March. One year ago, men and women flooded cities all over the United States to protest President Donald... Read more
Time’s Up: The ticking timer on sexual misconduct
BY NUHA ISLAM The red carpet’s blackout this year at the 2018 Golden Globes was more than a mere fashion statement. In order to protest the recent wave of sexual harassment cases that have thrusted famed Hollywood actors in the limelight, over 300 industry A-listers showed up to the... Read more
FCC dumps Title II net neutrality regulations
BY NOAH CASTAGNA On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission decided in a 3-2 vote to repeal the Title II regulations protecting net neutrality. The official vote was made after months of protests both on online platforms like Twitter and Reddit as well as offline on the streets of DC... Read more