Claire Judson

Claire Judson

Claire Judson is currently a sophomore at Claremont High School. She is a reporter on her school's newspaper, as well as a HS Insider Student Advisory Board member. Email: clairejuds@gmail.com
Message to my next president: Fight for all survivors

Message to my next president: Fight for all survivors

Dear future president,  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 1 in 5 of my female classmates will be sexually assaulted in their lifetimes. Most of these assaults will happen within the next few years, as the U.S. Department of Justice...

Break with an Insider podcast: Episode 1 — Vivian Wang

Break with an Insider podcast: Episode 1 — Vivian Wang

Welcome to the new HS Insider Podcast: Break with an Insider! Throughout this series, we will be interviewing various journalists from HS Insider about what motivates them to write stories, how they get ideas, what their writing process looks like and more. Our first...

Meet hip-hop dance star Queen Danny D, high school celebrity

Meet hip-hop dance star Queen Danny D, high school celebrity

“Danny D! Danny D!” The gym roars as Wolfgang, Claremont High School's hip-hop team steps up to perform in the midst of the back to school rally. More and more students seem to join along with the chant. This is not the first pep rally in which this has occurred, and...

Young entrepreneurs seek to give back to their community

Young entrepreneurs seek to give back to their community

It was last summer when Claremont High School freshman Dylan Baler took a trip to Santa Cruz’s Wharf and found himself inspired to create a T-shirt based on a colorfully exaggerated roller coaster he saw. As soon as he got back from his trip, using an iron-on T-shirt...

Meet hip-hop dance star Queen Danny D, high school celebrity

Opinion: Dear vegans, not everybody can eat just like you

For those that have fallen victim to a quintessential generation Z stereotype, diet often seems to be associated with social identity. A person does not simply follow a vegan diet, but rather, is vegan — a mere decision to refrain from eating certain foods quickly...

From student to SoundCloud phenomenon: JREMY

From student to SoundCloud phenomenon: JREMY

“Yeah, and I’m confident, I be gettin’ to the money, not the opposite,” is a line many Claremont High School students would have probably been able to read in the tune of rapper JREMY’s latest song, which has seemingly become a staple on campus. Now with eight songs...

The CrossFit Games: a worldwide competition

The CrossFit Games: a worldwide competition

Throughout February and March, avid CrossFit athletes around the world can be found frantically logging into their CrossFit.com accounts to view what they have been training for all year: a ranking on The Reebok CrossFit Games Open leaderboard. CrossFit, which has...

The Emma Chamberlain Effect: an unprecedented phenomenon

The Emma Chamberlain Effect: an unprecedented phenomenon

“Sister WENT OFF!” a freshman girl with Doc Martens, mom jeans, two shirts, and a pink velvet scrunchie exclaims across my high school campus. I, along with many others, would agree that such an occurrence is anything but unusual. But this common style and sense of...