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A Greener Tomorrow: Earth Day creates student activism  in climage change, ways to help the Earth

Kassandra Darnell, Maddie Kosc, and Angela Qian | April 19, 2019

On march 15, senior evan Kenyon spent his afternoon listening to speeches from students all over Indiana and participating in chants about climate change while marching around downtown Indianapolis. The event was the Indiana Climate Strike and it is just one example of how students like Kenyon have shown how they care about climate change. “Most of (the speeches) were from students at various...

Moving Forward: Students who graduate early look back on benefits, drawback of different schedule

Leslie Huang, Calina He, and Wendy Zhu | April 19, 2019

For most students, their senior year marks the end of their high school experience and begins a new chapter in their life, but for junior Holly Eschmann, her case sways away from the traditional path. During the end of her sophomore year, Eschmann made a big decision; instead of graduating with the Class of 2020, she would graduate a year early. “I decided to graduate early so I could get...

In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

Angela Li | April 19, 2019

Senior Samuel Chen has a passion not uncommon for others his age: cooking. However, what separates him from those who similarly share his hobby is his necessity to cook for his family every day. Three years ago, Chen’s mom was diagnosed with breast cancer—for the second time. “She had to go to chemotherapy, and she couldn’t really do anything, so it made me more dependent on myself,” Chen...

What Are the Odds?: Boeing 737 crashes exacerbate consumer fears, despite other everyday events being more dangerous

Heidi Peng | April 19, 2019

Just six minutes after its takeoff on March 10, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed, killing all 157 people on board. This was the second crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in under six months. While these crashes have caused widespread concerns about the safety of different flights, Tyler Miller, pilot-in-training and senior, said he is not worried. According to Miller, at any given moment hundreds...

Moving from Venezuela to Carmel opens new doors for students

Kassandra Darnell | April 19, 2019

Two years ago, senior Luisana Rodriguez and her mother left their home in Venezuela and moved to the United States in order to avoid the growing political and economic crisis spreading across the country. They first moved to Miami and then to Indiana, but at the time, the conditions in Venezuela were not as bad as they are now. “You really can’t live there because it’s really hard to. When...

I Don’t Get It!: In honor of National Humor Month in April, people express ideas regarding generational differences in humor

Karen Zhang | March 22, 2019

As Kyle Fleckenstein, ComedySportz member and junior, stands on stage during a ComedySportz match, he draws inspiration for his jokes from popular and well-known events occurring in society. For example, Fleckenstein said he plans to reference “memes,” which are virally transmitted cultural symbols or social ideas, in his ComedySportz match tonight. Memes often characterize and define Generation...