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YOU HAVE TO READ THIS!! : Students, teachers address evolution of clickbait, repercussions for unbiased information

YOU HAVE TO READ THIS!! : Students, teachers address evolution of clickbait, repercussions for unbiased information

Uday Lomada

September 21, 2018

After a long and strenuous day at school, senior Riley Aadson used to plop down on his couch and watch the headlines pass by or watch a YouTube video from his recommended list. This was when he normally caught up on the news about the world around him. Titles like “Obamacare IS DESTROYING JOBS” and headl...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...