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Update: GOP Race as Wild as Ever

Bridget O'Connell, Copy Editor

January 24

Filed under Business Currents

The results of the South Carolina primary sent a shock wave through the GOP Republican presidential race. According to Entertainment Weekly, it was “a surprise to the pundits, left, right, and center.” Newt Gingrich won South Carolina with 40.4% of the vote. Mitt Romney, the media favorite for th...

What Ever Happened to Baja Arizona?

Shoujit Banerjee, Journalist

January 19

Filed under Business Currents, Top Stories in Student Government

Just over a few months ago, the talk around town was of the addition of a new state to the United States of America.  This 51st state was to consist of the Southern portion of the state of Arizona, which would extend from ...

Giffords to Attend Vigil Commemorating January 8th Shootings

Lisa Li, Journalist

January 5

Filed under Business Currents

On January 8th, 2011, a small crowd of constituents were gathered around Arizona representative Gabrielle Giffords at a Safeway supermarket parking lot when a bullet went flying, deliberately hitting her head. She fell to t...

Make a Difference: Three Charities to Join

Emma Fouts, Journalist

December 29

Filed under Business Currents

We have all seen the ads on television about starving children, abused animals, and environmental problems. The problems shown seem too big to conquer. It is not hard, however, to step up and make a small change at a time. One of the simplest ways to make a difference is to support a charity that ...

The Power of Microblogging

Sydney Filler, Journalist

December 8

Filed under Business Currents

With the rise of social networking sites, it’s hard not to be involved with at least three to four of them; Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr and Twitter are among the most recognized. While in the U.S. these might be used for ente...

Influenza! Influenza!

Bridget O'Connell, Copy Editor

December 8

Filed under Business Currents

It’s that time of year again: flu season. This wonderful season generally runs from fall to spring. During flu season, runny noses, coughing fits and sore throats flourish. The flu refers to illness caused by a number of d...

The Cheating Game

Bridget O'Connell, Copy Editor

December 6

Filed under Business Currents

Statistics show that cheating among high school students has drastically risen in recent years.  The Ad Council’s Nocheating.org explains that during the 1940s, about 20% of college students admitted to cheating in high scho...

In Tucson, the Dead Walk Among Us

Austin Gilliland, Journalist

December 6

Filed under Business Currents

 Smoke and howls of delight fill downtown Tucson as a mob of 20,000 people march down Broadway. No, this isn’t a riot, but it is an invasion: an invasion of the dead. Every year on the Sunday after Día de los Muertos (Nov...

SAT Scores Decline Nationally

Brian Erickson, Journalist

December 1

Filed under Business Currents, Student Life

It’s a stressful time at CFHS.  Seniors are burying themselves in college applications, and the PSAT has juniors thinking about where they’ll be two years down the road.  Even freshmen and sophomores have college on t...

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