The Wolfpack

Political Orientation: Does It Matter?

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter

May 24, 2017

Political Orientation: Does It Matter? Never ask a woman her weight, adults their salary or friends their political orientation. That was the mantra that many students were taught from a young age. Yet, with social media, political orientation is becoming more prominent to one’s social status and...

Senior Morgan Grosch ranked 21 nationally for debate

Senior Morgan Grosch poses for senior photos.

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter

May 10, 2017

Debate resolution:  Public colleges and universities in the United States ought not restrict any constitutionally protected speech. Senior Morgan Grosch studied this year's debate topic written in blue ink on the board, her mind already strategizing the numerous ways in which she would prepare for...

CPHS Students March for Science

CPHS student's participated in the Science Fair march, and senior Deena Ismail took pictures of different signs and slogans that made her laugh.

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter

May 10, 2017

Scientists, teachers, students, engineers and more stormed the Austin capitol on April 22 to create conversation and change in regard to the current administration’s stance on science. The administration has employed many changes to our government’s distribution of information, while expunging some...

The Two Women of DECA: Seniors Avery Daniel and Brittany Ballou

(left to right) junior Gregory Phea, seniors Sagar Kansara, Avery Daniel, Brittany Ballou. Holding up the DECA sign, DECA are dressed up before the award ceremony.

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter

May 9, 2017

Slipping the cool glass between their fingers, DECA VP of competition, senior Avery Daniel, and DECA president, senior Brittany Ballou, have been competing in DECA since sophomore year, hoping for the chance to make it to ICDC, and this year they did. ICDC is the international competition DECA hosts...

Junior Shiva Kumar Creates Science Club and Wins Award

Junior Shiva Kumar stands in front of his board for the Intel Science Fair. “What I am trying to accomplish is for the future and for the future doctors to be able to utilize this plant based diet, instead of taking a lot of medication, when people are having these metabolic diseases,

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter

April 11, 2017

While sports and music may dominate many competitive fields, academics is starting to play a more dominant role in competitive contests. However, junior Shiva Kumar was still astounded by the lack of competition opportunities at CPHS for students eager to be involved in STEM. So, he created a club dedicated...

Community College or University? Students Explain Their Choices

Senior Preethi Keerthipati stands in front of one of the many structures that don UT's campus.

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter

April 5, 2017

Choosing where one wants to go to college is a large step in coming into adulthood. Many students have been procuring acceptances from colleges around the world, struggling to decide which college they should go to, however, some students forget that there is another option: Austin Community College...

PROM Expectations Contract Elicits Different Reactions From Students

PROM Expectations Contract Elicits Different Reactions From Students

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter

March 27, 2017

The “PROM Expectations -- Contract” has stirred a conversation at CPHS, eliciting different reactions from students. Some students appreciate the contract, as it warrants them a safe night. Others detest the contract, pronouncing it unneeded. Prom committee president, senior Lexxi Clinton welcomes...

CPHS Students Debate the Need to Pay Attention to Politics

left to right: Amelia Vidrine (10), Emily Williams (10), Liva Jenson (10)
Sophomore Amelia Vidrine participating in political activism by attending the Women's March in Austin on Jan. 20.

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter

March 22, 2017

In the light of the recent presidential election, more members of the community are engaging in political discussion and activism. From attending marches, speaking at hearings, or simply posting a paragraph on social media, politics is slowly weaving its way into more prominent aspects in society. Much...

Breaking Barriers: Sophomore Shares Hair Transformation

Sophomore Deana Trautz holds up her cut brown hair to her freshly dyed pink buzz cut.

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter

March 7, 2017

Her long legs were draped over the leather black chair, clad in dark blue jeans, dark black boots, and her torso was dressed in a worn grey shirt with faded graphics. The sophomore was by most definitions, “normal.” That is until, the eyes caught the cool, bright, blue tones painted through her pixie...

Students Advance to Internationals in DECA

Senior Avery Daniel holding her award that allows her to advance on to Internationals in DECA.

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter

March 1, 2017

On Feb. 24-26, DECA students traveled to San Antonio to compete in the state DECA competition. Four out of the 15 students qualified for Internationals, otherwise known as ICDC. Seniors Brittany Ballou and Avery Daniel are advancing to Internationals for Fashion Merchandising and senior Sagar Kan...

CPHS Seniors Model in Style Show

Senior Wynne McDonald walked in the Style Show wearing a black ball gown.

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter

February 13, 2017

This year, senior girls and boys were given a unique opportunity to walk the runway. On Wed. Feb 1., the Project Graduation committee put together a fashion show to raise money for the event that will take place Jun. 3, right after graduation. Project Graduation is put on to help make sure that all...

Women’s March Storms Texas Capitol

Marchers held up many different signs signaling their support for different ethnic groups, religions and female rights, but an extent of signs illustrated people's feelings toward the new administration.

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter

February 2, 2017

People crowded throughout the city as women, men and children from all around the state gathered at the Austin capitol on Jan. 21. to march in honor of equal rights. The Women’s March was held the day after President Donald Trump was inaugurated into the White House and became the 45th President of th...

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