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Females of Peter and the StarCatcher: The February production features several females playing male roles, challenging the idea of a male-dominated theater

Females of Peter and the StarCatcher: The February production features several females  playing male roles, challenging the idea of a male-dominated theater

Kassandra Darnell

January 25, 2018


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Gender bending within theater has been a common practice since the ancient times and is mostly associated with roles written by William Shakespeare. Back then, having a typically female role played by a male actor only occurred because it was not seen as acceptable for women to act in any kind of pl...

KEEPING COMPOSURE: Despite being centuries old, many classical composers’ pieces are still significant today

KEEPING COMPOSURE: Despite being centuries old, many classical  composers’ pieces are still significant today

Karen Zhang

January 25, 2018


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In celebration of mozart’s 262nd birthday this Saturday, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra will perform along with pianist Sean Chen at the Schrott Center for the Arts. Despite dying such a long time ago, Mozart and other classical composers and their pieces continue to stay relevant to this day. Junior...

NEWSFLASH: Movie “The Post” brings greater awareness to real journalism, shows importance of news media

Amy Zhou

January 25, 2018


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The post had a great soundtrack, casting and managed to create an intense and dramatic movie. However, most importantly, for me, “The Post” serves as a good reminder that the free press we enjoy now should not be taken for granted, and that telling the truth may not always be the easiest thing to...

Fan Frenzy: CHS students discuss various award voting processes and their fairness

Kris Otten

January 25, 2018


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The yearly grammy awards ceremony is set to air on CBS on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Unlike other awards ceremonies like the Kid’s Choice Awards and the American Music Awards (AMAs), the public does not vote on the nominees or actual recipients of The Grammy Awards. Rather, for this award show, a panel o...

Life’s a game: With the rise of video gamers in the entertainment industry, CHS students assess the reality of these professions

Uday Lomada, Entertainment Reporter

January 25, 2018


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Three days before Christmas, sophomore Zach Howard and his friends walked into his basement to find three TVs with GameCubes wired to play “Super Smash Bros. Melee.” To get ready, they had warmed up techniques such as the wave dash and multishine. Their end goal: winning a local $1,000 prize tournament. O...

Movies in Concert: CHS orchestras, IB film students join forces to create joint winter concert

Movies in Concert: CHS orchestras, IB film students join forces to create joint winter concert

Hannah Gretz

December 14, 2017


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Tonight, starting at 6 p.m., IB film and orchestra students will display a unique collaboration, as silent videos will play behind the music. The concert is scheduled to start with the two freshman orchestras, followed by an intermission and other orchestra performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 for ad...

MUSIC MAGIC: CHS students use music to help others; the psychological effects of holiday music

MUSIC MAGIC: CHS students use music to help others;  the psychological effects of holiday music

Hannah Glazier

December 14, 2017


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Share the music club, a club that performs a variety of music pieces at nursing homes, will host its annual Winter Benefit Concert at 4 p.m. tomorrow. Typically, the club dedicates all of the ticket funds to charities such as Save the Music Foundation to the Gleaners Food Bank; however, this year the c...

TWEET IT OUT: CHS students discuss the importance of public figures using social media platforms to bring awareness to social issues

TWEET IT OUT: CHS students discuss the importance of public figures using social media platforms to bring awareness to social issues

Da-Hyun Hong

December 14, 2017


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BTS, one of the most representative korean pop (K-pop) boy bands, launched their “LOVE MYSELF” campaign to support UNICEF’s prevention of violence against children and teens this year. According to the K-pop group, the meaning behind the trending hashtag is to “Find love in myself, embrace people...

Movie Musical Showdown: With Pitch Perfect movie coming out, students compare it with known movie series, High School Musical

Kris Otten, Entertainment Reporter

December 14, 2017


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After two movies, “Pitch Perfect” will be coming out with a third film on Dec. 22. According to BuzzFeed, since its first release in 2012, “Pitch Perfect” has made over $100 million with a $17 million budget. People often contribute this popularity to the rise of incorporating singing and danc...

Performing arts department to prepare for winter orchestra concert

Performing arts department to prepare for winter orchestra concert

Adhi Ramkumar

December 7, 2017


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The CHS performing arts department is preparing for the upcoming winter orchestra concert on Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, this concert in particular will be unique. Ohly-Davis said, “Something new this year is that each ...