Shoshi Gurian-Sherman


Name: Shoshi Gurian-Sherman
Position: Page Editor
Graduation Year: 2007
Shoshi Gurian-Sherman is a CAP junior and a junior staffer for Silver Chips. This is her first time working on a newspaper although she has always liked reading the Washington Post and loved her 10th grade Journalism class. She most enjoys writing feature stories and opinions. She hopes to have a great year and learn a lot!


Stories (4)


Sleepless nights, tired days; teens battle insomnia

By Shoshi Gurian-Sherman | May 25, 2006, midnight | In Print »

When senior Crystal Avalos was rushed to the hospital for downing almost three bottles of cough syrup, she wasn't trying to get high. She just wanted to get some sleep.

Guilty until proven innocent

By Shoshi Gurian-Sherman Allie O'Hora | April 6, 2006, midnight | In Print »

On Dec. 16, Juan, a freshman, awoke at 5:30 a.m. to a gun pointed at his face. Three police officers in full SWAT gear stood staring back at him. As Juan and his family were forced bodily from their beds and handcuffed, the rest of the 12-member team ransacked the house for evidence of gang activity — it had received a tip from Blair security that Juan had allegedly attacked another student with a gun.

Give peace a chance

By Shoshi Gurian-Sherman | April 6, 2006, midnight | In Print »

There's been little peace in regards to the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Peace Studies class lately. Two B-CC students, seniors Andrew Saraf and Avishek Panth, recently concluded that the class and its teacher, Colman McCarthy, were overtly biased, unleashing a wave of criticism directed at both themselves and Peace Studies. These allegations have provoked a passionate debate over teacher bias in classrooms.

Clanging cowbell demeans freshmen, irritates everybody else

By Shoshi Gurian-Sherman | Dec. 16, 2005, midnight | In Print »

The clanging of a cowbell sounds in the hallway one minute before the official bell. It would make sense if this were a Great Plains cattle ranch, the set of a western movie, a cattle auction, a dairy farm, Damascus or any other place cows are typically found.