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The Communicator

The Week Ahead: 5/27 - 5/31
The Week Ahead: 5/27 - 5/31
Jonathan Carter, Clara Freeth, and Kate Groves 2 days ago
Celebrating  our Seniors
Celebrating our Seniors
Luca Hinesman, Clara Freeth, and Lucia Page Sander 3 days ago
Field Day 2024
Field Day 2024
Luca Hinesman and Paige Plavnick 1 day ago

Agree to Disagree: Is College Necessary?
Agree to Disagree: Is College Necessary?
Isabella Maldonado and Piper Cooke 2 days ago
The Clouded Tiger Cat is the Newest Member of the Felidae Family
Ivy Miller 12 hours ago

Weighing in at roughly one percent of a tiger's body weight, the Clouded Tiger Cat (Leopardus pardinoides) is confirmed to have become a distinct...

"DATA" By Tainy
Evan "Gummy" Ochoa and Jake Williams 12 hours ago

Working with the likes of Daddy Yankee, Wisin Y Yandel, Bad Bunny, Rauw Alejandro, and J Balvin, his experience is unmatched by any other super...

The Home Stretch
Mahir Soofi 12 hours ago

Griffin Siersma, a senior catcher, emphasizes the importance of consistency down the stretch of a 35-game season. As an integral part of the...

Our Turn: Sana Schaden
Lucia Page Sander 12 hours ago

“I feel loved and appreciated by my friends and family when my friends check up on me and make plans with me. Even when we’re both busy,...

Field Day 2024
Luca Hinesman and Paige Plavnick 1 day ago

  Field day at CHS is not only an athletic event during the school year, but it is also the last day of school for the seniors. The...

Field Day 2024
Field Day 2024
CHS finalizes the year with its annual field day, where forums compete against each other. 
Luca Hinesman and Paige Plavnick 1 day ago

  Field day at CHS is not only an athletic event during the school year, but it is also the last day of school for the seniors. The day includes many opportunities for forums and full-school bonding. It's also a great opportunity for competition for a school that doesn't offer sports. Students, in their forums, took the buses to gather at...

Senior Celebration of 2024
Senior Celebration of 2024
5 days ago

As the end of the school year rapidly approaches, senior celebrations continue. From the senior spork game to our forum senior send-off, today, May 23, 2024, was one of the last celebrations for the...

Annual Communicator Banquet of 2024. 
Annual Communicator Banquet of 2024. 
6 days ago

Wednesday, May 22, the staff of the Communicator, accompanied by friends and family, celebrated their publication. Filling the craft theater to the brim, the murmuring voices of students, teachers...

Northern Lights Visible From Michigan
Northern Lights Visible From Michigan
6 days ago

On the evenings of May 10 and May 11, the sky was painted with vibrant hues of green, blue, purple, and pink. This is the result of a severe geomagnetic storm, also known as a solar storm, involving coronal...

Sadie Wilkins (center) races down the field. She scored the game-winning goal for Pioneer, working around Skylines defenders all night.
MHSAA Districts Begin
May 22, 2024

The stakes are high for high school soccer players this week as districts begin. Soccer teams from Ann Arbor Public Schools and surrounding school districts will meet at Temperance Bedford for the District...

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Photography by: Joel Sartore, National Geographic, photo ark. When Joel Sartore photographed Tabu, a wildcat at Costa Ricas Toucan Rescue Ranch in 2021, he was considered a Costa Rican oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus oncilla). Now, a new study confirms Tabu belongs to a new species, the clouded tiger-cat, L. pardinoides.
The Clouded Tiger Cat is the Newest Member of the Felidae Family
Ivy Miller 12 hours ago

Weighing in at roughly one percent of a tiger's body weight, the Clouded Tiger Cat (Leopardus pardinoides) is confirmed to have become a distinct cat species. A...

All About Love
All About Love
Claire Lewis, Ionie Steudle, and Grey Phillips 1 day ago

Growing up, Farrell would sit next to the library shelves in her kindergarten classroom. She described making bonds as boiling down to “you look for...

Photography by Destany Colagrossi
Luciana and Kai Qu pose for photos by the waterfront in Detroit. They took photos to document their special moment. “I would say we just kind of get each other,” Qu said. “We just get each other’s  vibes. We don’t have to talk very much. I think it’s one of those relationships where you are just super good friends. We are best friends, but we also really love each other.”
Finding the One
Anjali Kakarla and Ailish Kilbride 2 days ago

In 2012, Luciana Qu met her future husband, Kai Qu, at Michigan State University (MSU). During the first few months of knowing each other, they kept in...

Roommates Dr. Lori Lichtman and friend Judy dress up for Halloween their freshman year at Michigan State in 1978.
One Call Away
Allegra Blackwood 3 days ago

“I’m only one call away. I’ll be there to save the day,” said Charlie Puth in his 2016 song, “One Call Away.” While Puth later said he was...

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Gabe Deedler
Agree to Disagree: False Hope
Amelia Sandstrom and Violet Knyal 1 day ago

Amelia Sandstrom argues that while false hope can lead to disappointment, it is a necessary ingredient for success and happiness. At some point...

Agree to Disagree: Is College Necessary?
Agree to Disagree: Is College Necessary?
Isabella Maldonado and Piper Cooke 2 days ago

Agree - Piper Cooke A college degree is not just a piece of paper; it's a transformative tool that can reshape your life. Whether your motive...

Fatal Fall
Decaying Fox
Luca Hinesman, Journalist • 6 days ago

I stress and overthink to the point of screaming. I ran out of the house and down the dirt road. Aggressively fast cars zoom by, causing me to...

Embracing Ramadan
Embracing Ramadan
Mahir Soofi May 22, 2024

My head pounded as my focus dissipated from the task at hand. I glanced at the clock, realizing there was still a long way to go. The impulse...

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The Perfect Ice Cream Pair: Sautéed Bananas
The Perfect Ice Cream Pair: Sautéed Bananas
Augustus Kaschube and Helio Fong 6 days ago

For many years it has been a tradition for my friend Helio Fong and I to make a special type of dessert: ice cream with sautéed bananas. The...

Humans of Community: EJ Jordan
Humans of Community: EJ Jordan
Charlie Laman April 29, 2024

"I was playing softball one time with my friends. It was our last game and I remember it was weirdly damp. It was kind of soggy outside, so I...

Cafe Review: Dunkin
Cafe Review: Dunkin'
Jonathan Carter April 29, 2024

"America Runs on Dunkin'" is an iconic catchphrase that accurately describes many people's relationship with the chain since its establishment....

Our Turn: Ivy Miller
Our Turn: Ivy Miller
Ava Griffith April 15, 2024

“I'm most looking forward to my triathlon in 2024. It’s March 10th, indoors at the Y. It's a nice mix of activities because there are three...

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"DATA" By Tainy
Evan "Gummy" Ochoa and Jake Williams 12 hours ago

Working with the likes of Daddy Yankee, Wisin Y Yandel, Bad Bunny, Rauw Alejandro, and J Balvin, his experience is unmatched by any other super producer in their early 30s. Unknown to most, however, was the debut studio album brewing for decades. After Tainy released EPs and collab albums under his name starting during the late 2010s, his rollout for...

Older by Lizzy McAlpine album cover.
"Older" Album Review
1 day ago

Folk indie pop artist Lizzy McAlpine released her third studio album “Older” on April 5, 2024. McAlpine teased parts of it by releasing two songs beforehand: “Older” and “I Guess”. These two...

Freakonomics review
Freakonomics review
5 days ago

The cover of Freakonomics has a straightforward introduction to the book. It's about a rogue economist who explores the hidden side of everything. Throughout Freakonomics, the authors address that the...

Luke Newton and Nicola Coughlan as Colin Bridgerton and Penelope Featherington in the third season of Bridgerton.
The Anticipation for Season Three of Bridgerton
May 18, 2024

London’s high society in the 1800s is no stranger to modistes sewing dresses, newspaper boys running along the cobblestone streets, illustrious families, scandals, and secrets. These classic period place...

Maggie Williams works on a sketch in the art room. Williams has found that she feels most at peace when she is drawing. “I think I have always liked art,” Williams said. “I like looking at it, I like creating it. It’s just great.”
Artist Profile: Maggie Williams
May 16, 2024

From the moment Maggie Williams was able to hold a pencil in her hand, she has been creating art. Doodling in the margins of her assignments or experimenting with pencils and paints, her creativity is...

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Room Tour: Meghan Pillote
Claire Lewis April 5, 2024
Behind the Scenes of CET: Costumes Crew
Hannah L. Rubenstein March 20, 2024
Behind the Scenes of CET: Props Crew
Hannah L. Rubenstein March 20, 2024
Behind the Scenes of CET: Cast
Hannah L. Rubenstein March 20, 2024
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