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April 20, 2018

and stuff. There’s a lot more than animals, so that was really cool. It’s just kind of a tradition, that’s the thing you do during July: the fair." Q: What’s been your favorite experience, if you could pick one out? A: "I really liked the Pork Ambassadors. Anyone can join it, but it’s for the most part kids that take pigs to the fair and we get to educate the second graders and the coun...

In Close Quarters: CHS students, administration reflect  on recent events, future safety regulations

Raphael Li, Manahil Nadeem | March 23, 2018

A knife. Multiple fights. Threats. Rumors. These are words that could be used to describe the month of February, which was plagued with an unfortunate series of events, leading to two arrests and two public video announcements, and several press releases to the community. These events, along with the terror created from the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 1...

Build of Rights: Students, experts reflect on youth engagement in local government

Lin-Lin Mo | March 23, 2018

Right before the start of the second Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) public meeting for Al Salam Foundation’s mosque proposal for Carmel on Feb. 26 at 5:04 p.m., CHS students handed out blue ribbons and rehearsed their one-minute tailored speeches they planned to give that evening. Senior Talha Ahmad said he, too, prepared ahead, spending weeks coordinating with his club, Amnesty International, ...

‘Rep Urself’: CHS staff, students reflect on utilization, progression of modern slang

Anushka Dasgupta | March 23, 2018

With the advent of the Internet, social media and a wider range of mass media, teenagers today are far different from their predecessors. They use new slang words daily, each passing in and out of trends, made up by anyone and everyone who has access to the Internet. In the past few years, many have  criticized teenagers’ utilization of slang words, particularly “text slang.” Some linguists c...

Future Gene-ius: Students, staff discuss effects of important discoveries in science, potential for future.

Angela Qian | February 23, 2018

Next Wednesday marks the 65th anniversary of a huge scientific discovery. On Feb. 28, 1953, geneticist Francis Crick and his colleague James Watson walked into a pub and said they had “discovered the secret of life.” They, with the help of experiments carried out by Rosalind Franklin and Maurice Wilkins, had discovered the double helix structure of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). Senior Xuchen We...

The Future Is Female

Da-Hyun Hong and Riya Chinni | February 23, 2018

Bryn Walker, vice president of CHS Democrats Club and senior, said she strongly believes in equality for all; however, although she said she thinks society has made progress in addressing discrimination, she said there is still a lot more to be resolved in terms of tangible results. “I think (recent events) have been really efficient catalysts to energy that’s been brewing for a while. These ...