Company Connection: Students, teacher discuss pros, cons of brand loyalty

Uday Lomada | March 22, 2019

Junior Connor Inskeep likes the fashion brand Supreme. Similar to others at CHS, Inskeep considers himself an avid follower of Supreme. Inskeep said his wardrobe has a whole section dedicated to Supreme and he keeps tabs on the new products the company produces. He said he recognizes the efforts Supreme has gone through to form connections with its target audience. “I believe that companies create...

Does Legacy Rule?: Legacy is key factor in college decision process

Anjali Natarajan, Calina He, Leslie Huang, and Raphael Li | March 22, 2019

For senior Tori Ledezma, the decision to apply early action to Purdue University was an easy one. After all, her parents went there, and Ledezma said that was a large factor for her. In mid-February, Ledezma officially committed to Purdue University. Ledezma said her final decision to commit to Purdue was heavily influenced by her family. Ledezma said, “My parents influenced me because they both...

It’s All Fun And Games: eSports Club members disagree with  stigma surrounding violent video games

Wendy Zhu, Maddie Kosc, and Raphael Li | March 22, 2019

As issues like gun violence take the United States by storm, people often search for something to account for this constant violence. Over the years, many people have attempted to link teen aggression with violent video games; however, according to a recent study published by the Oxford Internet Institute at Oxford University, there is no connection between the two. In fact, video games, under certain...

All Falls Down: Community members feel both positive, negative effects of government shutdown, resulting domino effect

Kassi Darnell | February 22, 2019

Last month, junior Korryn Reichard walked into her SRT room to grab her things, talking with her friends as they exited. While Reichard was at school, her father went to work but was not receiving a paycheck. Reichard’s father is a federal employee, and last month, he worked for 35 days without pay during the government shutdown. Reichard said due to the shutdown, it became difficult for her family...

A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools  like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

Wendy Zhu, Karen Zhang, Rhea Acharya, and Raphael Li | February 22, 2019

With over 5,000 students, CHS is the largest public high school in Indiana and one of the largest in the nation. But while this school’s large student body has its benefits, for students like sophomore Raymond “Ray” Mo, it can sometimes feel more like a curse than a blessing during flu season. Mo said coming into contact with so many different people during the school day may have led him to...

Home-Baked: Students, teacher consider appeals of  taste versus aesthetics in the world of baking

Grace Xu | February 22, 2019

When Tessa Hedrick, baking enthusiast and sophomore, walked into SRT, she brought a cake to share with friends. However, she wasn’t carrying a simply frosted cake, but rather a black forest cake, which was significantly more decorated, from the cherry on top to chocolate flakes on the sides. Hedrick said looks are just as important as taste for items she makes, particularly depending on the situation. “Usually...