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Marissa Ryan | August 15, 2018

As summer rears to a close, the festivities don’t have to. The Indiana State Fair, rated one of the top state fairs in the midwest by Forbes magazine is just beginning. Not only is the fair voted one of the best entertainment attraction in the region but offers a wide array of opportunities for students. Junior Zoe Horne who has attended the Indiana State Fair the last four years said, “At...

Sugar Struggles: CHS students, teachers discuss health effects of sugar in the American diet

Carson TerBush | August 14, 2018

A s a lacto-ovo vegetarian, senior Maecey Niksch said she works hard every day trying to find foods that fit her diet. According to Niksch, this specific type of vegetarianism means while she does not consume meats, she still incorporates eggs and dairy into her diet. However, Niksch also said she tries to stay away from foods that are unhealthy, and she said one of the most difficult categories for...

Dorm Sweet Dorm: Graduating seniors prepare for transition into life in college dorms

Ashwin Prasad | May 18, 2018

Senior Sophia Tragesser's high school days are running out fast. In just six months, she will move out of her childhood home and into her college dorm at the University of St. Thomas for the foreseeable future. Tragesser said she knows this transition is coming soon, and she knows the significance of  changing her address. Tragesser is amongst many other college freshmen who are moving into a dorm....

My Spine Doesn’t Hold Me Back: CHS students discuss scoliosis, lack of awareness, impact on their daily lives

Anushka Dasgupta | May 18, 2018

By all measures, senior Lauren Salmon is very good at the viola. Salmon currently plays in the Camerata and Symphony orchestras at CHS and will attend the IU Jacobs School of Music in the fall to continue her education. However, her journey into the instrument has been, at the least, unconventional. In fourth grade, Salmon was an active soccer player when she suddenly experienced extreme stomach...

Strike Back: Educational expert, students discuss teacher protests, future of education system

Angela Qian | May 18, 2018

On Feb. 9, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that there were seven major work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers in 2017, the second lowest number on record, and none of which included teachers. Less than two weeks later, West Virginia teachers began a nine-day walkout to protest low wages. Since then, similar teacher strikes and walkouts occurred in Kentucky, Oklahoma, New Jersey, Arizona...

To Serve and Protect: CHS students, staff reflect on police shortage nationwide

Richa Louis | May 18, 2018

Within the last year, the law enforcement community has faced a nationwide police shortage. In Indiana, instructors at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy said it’s likely law enforcement departments across the state will need more than 100 additional people combined. Some of that shortage may be attributed to the police officers who are killed for simply wearing their uniforms and the negative stigma...