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Arts and crafts on a new level: DIY mask ideas!
Thursday June 04, 2020
BY CAMILA FERNANDEZ With the sudden surge in demand for face masks, stores are seeing shortages nationwide, if not worldwide. Face masks are critical for running errands during the coronavirus pandemic, especially to protect oneself and others. However, there are multiple easy and fun crafts you can try to make...

The end of the game: An obituary for sportswriters
Friday May 29, 2020
BY KYLEIGH SPRIGLE Sportswriters, 106, passed away in April 2020 due to the coronavirus. Born in 1914, sportswriters gave their lives to provide fans with the best coverage possible. They had humble beginnings. Sports writing has been around for hundreds of years. Even Benjamin Franklin wrote about swimming before sportswriters...

Not just yet: States are reopening too early and this has dangerous implications
Friday May 29, 2020
BY JOSEPH STURGEON Since around mid-March, most states in the U.S. have issued stay-at-home orders to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Now, roughly two months later, many states are developing plans to lift these orders and reopen public spaces. As COVID-19 is still spreading, and no approved vaccine...

Saying goodbye to CCHS: The legacy of Principal Wendy Doll
Friday May 29, 2020
BY THE LARIAT EDITORIAL BOARD After being the principal of CCHS for over twenty years, Principal Wendy Doll has announced her retirement. Doll has led CCHS with grace and has impacted the lives of many staff members and students during her time at CCHS. The goal of CCHS is to...

Predicting the future: CCHS staff and students’ predictions for the 2020-21 school year
Friday May 29, 2020
BY ARIELLE KRAUS The coronavirus pandemic has taken over the world, leaving the future of almost everything uncertain. School has now shifted to being strictly online, and Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) has yet to release a plan for next school year. CCHS students and faculty are unsure of what...

Top 5 classics that need to be on Netflix
Thursday May 28, 2020
BY ALYSSA KHAN More than ever, boredom is hitting as the time spent in quarantine goes on. Netflix and other streaming services have been dropping new movies and television shows, but there are some classics that also need to be added and people are waiting to see. 1. “The Parent...

What could have been: CCHS spring sports predictions
Wednesday May 27, 2020
BY KYLEIGH SPRIGLE With all the spring sports seasons being cut short this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, all one can imagine is what could have been. The dreams of going to districts, regionals or even states competitions were lost. However, the highly competitive spring sports teams at Cooper...

A not-so-sickening summer: How summer plans have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic
Wednesday May 27, 2020
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH “Summer 2020 is going to be a movie,” is what so many people claimed at the beginning of the year. However, within the first few months, this vision of hope quickly disappeared as the number of people affected by COVID-19 continued to increase. Now, as the school...

Applying the pressure: NBA G-league program poses as a new threat to college basketball
Wednesday May 27, 2020
BY RYAN MERARD The route for professional athletes has typically been the same since the 1900s. Players who plan to reach the professional level either go overseas or to college after high school in order to do so. Despite the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) prohibiting student athletes from being...

Lack of essential supplies: The shortage of protective equipment is risking the lives of healthcare workers worldwide
Friday May 22, 2020
BY ALYSSA KHAN The effects of the coronavirus are global, causing catastrophic consequences throughout the world. It’s bad enough that the pandemic is continuously spreading, but the fact that healthcare workers aren’t able to be properly taken care of and protected makes it worse. This is because of the high...

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