Sharpe Shooting: an inside look

Sharpe Shooting: an inside look

The wooden arrow hurtled at cross-country coach Tim Sharpe’s thigh. Thirty years ago in the Michigan woods, his friend’s finger slipped while stretching out his bow, letting an arrow hurtle point blank at Sharpe’s leg. He fell to the ground upon impact, but something in his pocket had braced most of the hit — a […]

Who are you?

Who are you?

I was in an Uber last fall when the driver asked me where I went to school. When I told him, his eyes lit up. “Doesn’t that Cassius Stanley kid go there? He’s insane. I’m gonna go to some of your games this year.” Months later, during the Wolverines’ game against Loyola, sometime after Cassius’ two […]

Chronicle finalist for California's best high school paper

The Chronicle and seven members of the staff will be honored by The California Newspaper Publishers Association on May 3 at its annual Better Newspaper Awards luncheon in San Jose. The newspaper will be named either the first or second place high school winner for general excellence. In addition, six individual staffers will receive first […]

Publications students to attend Boston conference

A total of 42 students from Chronicle, Vox Populi and Spectrum will attend the fall convention of the National Scholastic Press Association and Journalism Education Association Nov. 14-17 in Boston. It will be announced at the convention if the 2012-2013 volume of the Spectrum will win the National Pacemaker and Chronicle managing editor Sarah Novicoff […]

Publications win national journalism awards

Big Red, Chronicle, Spectrum and Vox Populi all recently won awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Asscoiation, the National Scholastic Press Association and Quill and Scroll. Vox Populi won two Gold Circle awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. One for the sports feature titled “#winning” written by Alexander Ravan ’13 and another for the […]

The bus ride of a lifetime

I was such a naïve kid in seventh grade. I still don’t know what was going through my head when I accidentally hopped on a bus to Hancock Park after school when I was supposed to take the Westside 3 bus home. It was only my second month of school after all, but I still […]