The Communicator

A new face is running for Washtenaw County Prosector

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Sam Berkooz February 14, 2020

On Aug. 4, 2020, the election for the new Washtenaw County Prosecutor (WCP) will be underway. Unbeknownst to many county residents, Brian L. Mackie is our current WCP and has been for the past 28 years.  “For...

Mock Trial regional tournament preview

The Community High School A-team following their Washtenaw Regional Tournament on Feb. 23, 2019. The team is holding their trophy in celebration, just seconds after the announcement of their advancement to the State Tournament. The team was one of only two teams that advanced to stated from the Washtenaw County Courthouse
Ben Cooper and Sam Berkooz February 3, 2020

As Feb. 22 quickly approaches, the nerves for both of CHS’s Mock Trial teams are setting in. Only weeks away from competing at the Washtenaw County Courthouse in the Washtenaw Regional Competition, both...

Living through Hurricane Florence

Living through Hurricane Florence
Sophie Nunez September 26, 2018

On Sept. 13, 2018, Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina. The size of Florence itself spanned larger than the entire state. “I got home from school and my mom asked me if I had heard about the hurricane,”...

‘Captain Marvel’ first trailer: introducing Brie Larson as Carol Danvers

'Captain Marvel' first trailer: introducing Brie Larson as Carol Danvers
Morraina Tuzinsky September 23, 2018

“I keep having these memories,” Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) said in the first trailer of the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU): Captain Marvel. “I see flashes. I think I had...

Ghostly International at the Neutral Zone

Teens from around the state come to The Neutral Zone to listen and learn from world renowned artists all signed to the record label, Ghostly International. Amanda Colbenson, Sam Valenti, and several other artists explained to the group how they will split up with each artist and what they will be learning throughout the workshop. “Philosophy, concepts, execution, and community is what music is about,” says Matthew Dear.
iO Soucy November 9, 2017

The Neutral Zone and record label Ghostly International have been in contact since 2006. Neutral Zone music coordinator Charlie Reischl and Ghostly Producer Matthew Dear had been planning a workshop...

Four things you should know, but don’t really need to.

Four things you should know, but don't really need to.
Miles Klapthor October 12, 2017

International News: Gurbanguly M. Berdymukhamedov, President of Turkmenistan, gave Russian president Vladimir Putin an alabai puppy as a belated birthday gift during a conference of former Warsaw Pact...

You Can’t Justify Injustice: Rally for Ciaeem Slaton

You Can't Justify Injustice: Rally for Ciaeem Slaton
Gina Liu October 5, 2017

The downpour of rain on Oct. 4. did not drown out any frenzy of protest signs, drums, and flags crowded on the side of the Blake Transit Center, protesting the incidents involving Black Ann Arbor teens...

Genes in Disease and Symptoms Club Gets Ready for Another Great Year

Genes in Disease and Symptoms Club Gets Ready for Another Great Year
Gina Liu September 26, 2016

On Sept. 14, dozens of curious students showed up to learn about basic genetics as well as mainstream topics like lung cancer and depression. This was only the second meeting of the year for the Genes...

Lottery Day: Seniors Reflect on Getting the News

Lottery Day: Seniors Reflect on Getting the News
Emily Hatch February 23, 2016

The lottery for the 2016-2017 school year at Community High School of Ann Arbor was held on Feb 9. Every year the numbers are posted and hopeful, current eighth graders swarm to CHS to see whether they...

Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News Anchor, Suspended for Six Months

Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News Anchor, Suspended for Six Months
Anurima Kumar, Science Editor February 11, 2015

He lied about one thing. Brian Williams, anchor host of the NBC Nightly News, was suspended for six months without pay because of his false claims from reporting in the Iraq War. He claimed that the...

February Halloween Dance

On the Dancefloor (Photo Credits to Fiona McKillop)
Andreea Serban February 11, 2015

As the lights dimmed in the Craft Theater, students entered with their creative costumes and enthusiastic energy, and the music started pounding on the speakers. The atmosphere surrounding the dance floor...

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