Art Fair Anticipation: Dancer, artist, organizer discuss experiences with, expectations for Penrod Arts Fair

Angela Qian, Reporter | August 14, 2018

When someone looks up “Indiana’s Nicest Day,” the first link will direct them to the Penrod Arts Fair website. It says the Somerset CPAs have trademarked the phrase, and with over 50 years of experience organizing the fair, it has become one of the largest single day art fairs in the nation. Jonathan Kane, former Penrod artist and former CHS art teacher, was on his way to Canada, a place whose...

8/14 Entertainment Briefs

Karen Zhang | August 14, 2018

Coloring in the lines: Movie “Crazy Rich Asians” to star all-Asian cast, emphasizes importance of representing minorities

Alina Yu | August 14, 2018

As summer ends and school  begins, it is never too late to stop by the theater to catch a movie. But what to watch? Among film selections recently, I have noticed an increase of minority representation, whether that be nearly all African-American casts such as “Black Panther,” which grossed over $1.1 billion worldwide over its opening weekend according to Time Money, or female actors taking...

Pride and Prejudice: With upcoming Indy Pride Festival, students discuss how LGBT+ community is represented in media

Kassandra Darnell, Entertainment Reporter | May 18, 2018

The indy Pride Festival will occur on June 9 in downtown Indianapolis, and according to Chris Handberg, executive director of the pride festival, it provides the LGBT+ community a place where they can feel safe, accepted and represented. Events like the pride festival also shed light on the LGBT+ community within pop culture and the media and the importance of representation. Handberg said big events...

Kelly Truax | May 18, 2018

The Showchoir Camps of America (SCA) hosts two camps each summer, one in Ohio and one in Illinois. High school and middle school performers come to these camps from all over the country as well as different parts of the world. The camp provides several different workshops and performing arts activities for the attendants. “(Students) get exposed to so many great clinicians and so many people that...

Hannah Gretz | May 18, 2018

Over the past century, each decade had it’s own distinct style. However, the style of the past years have had a mixture of several different time periods’ influence. Clothing trends from the 1970s to 1990s are finding their way back into the closets of teen girls around the nation, especially at CHS. One student who channels this type of mixed style is sophomore Madeline “Maddie” Morton. “I...