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

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

Alina Yu

August 14, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates

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 T...

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

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

Angela Qian, Reporter

August 14, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates, Top Story, Uncategorized

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. Jo...

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

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

Kassandra Darnell, Entertainment Reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates

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+ com...

Pumped up to perform: CHS choir students to attend Showchoir Camps of America over the summer, come back ready to learn

Kelly Truax

May 18, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

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...

Bringing it back: As summer months near, CHS students discuss how ‘70s, ‘80s, ‘90s fashion trends are resurfacing

Hannah Gretz

May 18, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

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....

The (Band) Purge: Band program should consider adding another band to accomodate for unfair placement

The (Band) Purge: Band program should consider adding  another band to accomodate for unfair placement

Amy Zhou, Entertainment Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates

Having been in the Carmel High School band program for all four years, I’ve seen a lot of changes take place. Before high school, you can choose to audition to be placed into a higher group right out of the gate. However, one trend I’ve noticed is that the band program is becoming significantly larg...

Ambassadors continues to prepare for choral competitions

Ambassadors continues to prepare for choral competitions

April 26, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, ENTERTAINMENT, Online Only, Recent Updates

For the next two weeks, the Ambassadors will be very busy as they finalize their set for a state wide competition known as ISSMA on April 28, according to Kyle Barker, associate director and leader of Ambassadors. According to Barker, as fourth quarter continues, the Ambassadors are staying occupied getting ...

Under the Scene: Directors changing aspects of spring musical, create a modern take on the show

Under the Scene: Directors changing aspects of spring  musical, create a modern take on the show

Karen Zhang

April 20, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, entertainment-top, Recent Updates, Top Story, Uncategorized

This year’s spring musical will have CHS students going under the sea. On Aug. 7, 2017, the CHS Musical Twitter account announced this year’s musical was Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” According to Sam Chenoweth, director of the spring play and associate director of choirs, “The Little Merma...

Foresight on Fortnite: After release of Fortnite’s trial mode, there are potential drawbacks of actual mobile version

Foresight on Fortnite: After release of Fortnite’s trial mode, there are potential drawbacks of actual mobile version

Raphael Li, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

For those who don’t know, “Fortnite Battle Royale” is a game styled like The Hunger Games—a free-for-all survival game where only one team or individual can live till the end. Players can eliminate other players by acquiring weapons and materials from either materials spawned in at the beginn...

Game On: Game development becomes an increasingly popular hobby, endeavor for students

Game On: Game development becomes an  increasingly popular hobby, endeavor for students

Armaan Goel

April 20, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, entertainment-top, Recent Updates, Top Story

Video games are a common pastime for many CHS students. Games such as “Overwatch” and “Fortnite Battle Royale” are becoming increasingly popular among the student body. But for some students like senior Matthew Konkoly, he’s more interested to see how games work and he’s started designing t...