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I signed up for an AP exam; I got a farce

I signed up for an AP exam; I got a farce
Eliot Klus May 30, 2020

On Friday, May 15, with four minutes and 22 seconds left in my testing period, I submitted my Advanced Placement (AP) United States History exam to the College Board’s new online test-taking software....

Taking AP exams at home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Calculus formula sheets accompany paper for writing the exam. With AP exams taken at home, they were designed to be open-note this year. However, collaboration between test-takers during the exam was strictly prohibited, and the College Board is suspected of creating a social media account to lure students who intended to cheat.
Mori Ono May 28, 2020

At 1:30 p.m. on May 12, CHS senior Ruhi Khanna clicked on the “E-Ticket” that directed her to the link where she would take the AP Calculus AB exam. After filling out her personal information, she...

“Crisis Mode:” How COVID-19 Has Revealed The Failures of Social Support Systems

A week's breakfasts for one child from Ypsilanti Community Schools' food distribution. The food provided to students by the district has been sugary and devoid of protein due to difficulties with suppliers.
Eliot Klus, Journalist May 27, 2020

COVID-19 and the safety guidelines that it has necessitated have changed life for billions of people around the world. It has been dubbed “the great equalizer” by celebrities in milky bathtubs, a scourge...

Ayla Soofi

Geneve Thomas-Palmer May 25, 2020

In this interview, Ayla Soofi discusses her reaction to COVID-19 and Gretchen Whitmer’s order to close K-12 schools for the rest of the academic year.

Treating Patients with COVID-19

This is the protective gear that is worn when seeing a patient with COVID-19
Scarlett London May 18, 2020

My father stood with a huge plastic hood over his head, waiting, as he had done every year since medical school, to see if he would smell the pungent odor being pumped into it.   “Can you smell...

Eli Herrmann

Geneve Thomas-Palmer May 18, 2020

In this interview, Eli Herrmann discusses his reaction to COVID-19 and Gretchen Whitmer’s order to close K-12 schools for the rest of the academic year.

Sofi Maranda

Geneve Thomas-Palmer May 8, 2020

In this interview, Sofi Maranda discusses her reaction to COVID-19 and Gretchen Whitmer’s order to close K-12 schools for the rest of the academic year.

Matt Johnson

Geneve Thomas-Palmer May 1, 2020

In this interview, Matt Johnson discusses his reaction to COVID-19 and Gretchen Whitmer’s order to close K-12 schools for the rest of the academic year.

Sugar cookies

Sugar cookies
Lily Sickman-Garner April 30, 2020

Another 10 things to do during quarantine

Another 10 things to do during quarantine
Cate Weiser and Scarlett London April 29, 2020

While stuck in your houses, you might be trying to think of something productive to do. After this is over, we will want to say that we did not waste our time. We know how hard it can be to get out of...

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