The Student News Site of Patriot High School

The Charge

The Student News Site of Patriot High School

The Charge

The Student News Site of Patriot High School

The Charge

American and Chinese cultures seem to be neck and neck in terms
of their cultural differences and societal expectations. What isnt clear
however is why theres such a stark difference in what American and
Chinese children want to be when they grow up. While culture does play a
role the true answer is much more significant and nuanced.

American vs. Chinese Ambition In Youth

Ayman Sharieff, Editor-in-Chief
May 16, 2024

Tiktok vs. Douyin, American vs. Chinese, land of the free vs. the home of the...

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In image of Paris Parkers hair the year before she cut her hair, aptly called big chop!

How Shaving My Head Taught Me to Embrace My Natural Hair

Paris Parker
May 6, 2024

“I hate my hair,” I grumbled to my mother as she yanked on my knotted coils...

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A teen high school student opens the app TikTok, a popular social media platform.

Mental Illness and TikTok: The Self Diagnoses Crisis

Mia Miller, Opinion Editor
May 6, 2024

It’s no secret that popular social media platform, TikTok, can certainly generalize...

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A close-up photo of Hunter Stadnyk (Opinion Editor of the Charge). It is made to show an example of the emotions one might feel from things that happen on social media.

How Media Influenced Child Influencers

Hunter Stadnyk, Opinion Editor
May 6, 2024

With the rise of social media, there has been a growing concern for child influencers...

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Hollywood would likely have you believe that this is what the typical conspiracy theorist looks like. In reality, people who believe in such theories are often normal folks who look just like you and me, yet hold a profoundly different view of the world around us.

The Psychology Behind Conspiracy Theories

Ayman Sharieff, News Editor-in-Chief
May 2, 2024

Imagine for a moment you live in a world where everything is not as it seems,...

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In the preparation for making many cultural drinks, including colada morada, many pots and pans need to be used. The largest pot, as seen in the back of the image, is the one used to carry the actual drink itself.

Colada Morada: An Example of How Cultural Food and Drink Can Connect Generations

Mia Miller
Apr 30, 2024

While food and drink are something necessary for every human being to live,...

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Nov. 24, 2018—A scene depicting the distribution of cholera prevention kits in one of the villages of Yemen during Dr. Mohanad Motea recent visit during the countrys cholera epidemic

What Makes The Yemeni People So Resilient?

Ayman Sharieff, News Editor-in-Chief
Apr 12, 2024

Yemen is a land of riches, ancient cities, and open desert. It’s the country...

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We often forget how much of a role our phones take in our everyday lives. Now, its time to check out how they really affect us personally.

Beyond the Grades: How Phone Usage Shapes Student’s Lives

Ayman Sharieff, News Editor-in-Chief
Apr 12, 2024

In a previous article of mine, we explored whether phones had a meaningful impact...

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Steamboat Willie Enters Public Domain—What Does It Mean For Us?

Steamboat Willie Enters Public Domain—What Does It Mean For Us?

Ayman Sharieff, News Editor-in-Chief
Feb 15, 2024

As the clock struck midnight on Jan. 1, 2024 an iconic Disney character was...

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a graphic made off of canva

Let’s Talk About Love

Victoria Williams, Opinion Editor
Feb 14, 2024

  Love is an enigma... Love is blind...Love is patient and love is kind...Blah...

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Shadows and  the eerie theme of the photo symbolize  the isolating feelings of living with psychosis

Was It Even Real? What it Truly Means to be “Psychotic”.

Paris Parker, Opinion Editor
Jan 25, 2024

I didn’t know that “it” wasn’t real at first; I used to think it was...

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Image from Unsplash

High Insurance Rates for Teen Drivers—Why Does This Happen?

Mia Miller, Opinion Editor
Jan 23, 2024

Driving a car or other vehicle is one of the most important and integral things...

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