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Paying Our Educators: Teachers, students consider what goes into teacher salaries and how they reflect respect, education quality

Paying Our Educators: Teachers, students consider what goes into teacher  salaries and how they reflect respect, education quality

Kassandra Darnell

January 24, 2019


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Junior Alison “Ali” Moss loves working with children and has considered pursuing a job in teaching. However, Moss said that despite wanting to become a teacher, the lower salary that comes with that career is concerning. “Wages are always a thing to think about in the future, but I’d rather do a...

Youth Activism: Following midterm elections, students from both sides of the aisle consider effectiveness of political activism movements

Youth Activism: Following midterm elections, students from both sides of  the aisle consider effectiveness of political activism movements

Josie Cruzan

January 24, 2019


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        For sophomore Isabella Fallahi, the months leading up to the midterm elections this past November consisted of waking up, getting ready, going to school, then catching a ride to the Hamilton County Democratic Office, where she would pick up a shift manning phones or canvassing in neighbo...

No Weigh To Live: Anorexia has highest mortality rate of all psychiatric illnesses; CHS students struggle to combat its effects

No Weigh To Live: Anorexia has highest mortality rate of all psychiatric illnesses; CHS students struggle to combat its effects

Anushka Dasgupta

January 24, 2019


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Junior Sara Stockholm knew something was seriously wrong the second she stood up and felt like she was about to faint. It was the end of her freshman year, and she hadn’t exercised or worked out at all during the day. Instead, she knew she had another, much more serious and deep-rooted problem. Fo...

Scouting for the Future: Students, community members explore what drives some students to stay, some to quit Girl Scouts

Scouting for the Future: Students, community members explore what drives some students to stay, some to quit Girl Scouts

Tara Kandallu, Sarah Kim, Angela Li, and Raphael Li

January 24, 2019


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For Sapna Nakshatri, Girl Scouts and junior, Girl Scouts has always been an integral part of her life. She joined the program in second grade and started out her experience with Troop 1500. Even when the troop’s leader quit after her sophomore year, Nakshatri continued on with the program by joini...

Fighting a Language Battle: Students, staff discuss Carmel’s foreign language learning opportunities throughout high school compared to internationally

Fighting a Language Battle: Students, staff discuss Carmel’s foreign language learning opportunities throughout high school compared to internationally

Tara Kandallu, Maddie Kosc, Robbie Ge, and Raphael Li

January 24, 2019


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Junior Ava Hutchison walks down the hall with purpose, but stops when she sees someone who is familiar to her, her French II teacher, Kim Manlick. Although she was planning to go class early to study, she still stops to say “Bonjour.” For Hutchison, although France has always been a passion of he...

Is It True?: Conspiracy theories help students question, better understand the world around them

Is It True?: Conspiracy theories help students question, better understand the world around them

Emily Dexter

December 13, 2018


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  Senior Olivia Krall was far from the first person to think that something seems “off” about the Denver International Airport. After all, as the airport’s website explains, the place has underground tunnels, gargoyles and a plaque that references the mysterious New World Airport Commission. The...

Extended Culture: Students, teachers consider impacts of having extended family live far away, cultural benefits that come along

Extended Culture: Students, teachers consider impacts of having extended family live far away, cultural benefits that come along

Grace Xu

December 13, 2018


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This winter break, junior Maria “Mars” Stefanidou will be visiting her relatives for the holidays. However, for Stefanidou, it won’t be the run-of-the-mill driving to grandma’s house type of visit—instead, she’ll be flying all the way to Greece. “We’re going to be going (to Greece and...

A Way To Stay: Students find unusual ways to stay in Carmel despite parents moving; administrators discuss how to properly facilitate this

A Way To Stay: Students find unusual ways to stay in Carmel despite parents moving; administrators discuss how to properly facilitate this

Angela Li, Raphael Li, Angela Qian, Carson Terbush, Heidi Peng, and Rhea Acharya

December 13, 2018


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Last January, junior Yueze “Jimmy” Liu came home to a flooded basement. He had just returned from a vacation, only to find the pipes frozen and water everywhere. While most students his age would simply leave their parents to deal with it, Liu solved the problem on his own not because he wanted to...

Holiday Stress(tivities): Students, staff consider how holiday season can be more stressful than relaxing, discuss how to relieve stress

Holiday Stress(tivities): Students, staff consider how holiday season can be  more stressful than relaxing, discuss how to relieve stress

Wendy Zhu

December 13, 2018


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While people often see the holiday season as cheerful time to unwind and spend with friends and family, the weeks leading up to it can be anything but relaxing for many, including students. In fact, with the sheer number of tasks they must accomplish, from purchasing gifts to studying for final exams, it...

Ending Hate : Students, community deem hate crimes ineffective, emphasize need for hate crime law

Ending Hate : Students, community deem hate crimes  ineffective, emphasize need for hate crime law

Angela Qian

November 16, 2018


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Although he goes to a different synagogue, junior Josh Honig said the hate crime on Congregation Shaarey Tefilla (CST) was a wake-up call. On July 28, burn marks and anti-Semitic graffiti, comprised of Nazi flags and iron crosses, were discovered at CST, engendering a wave of support for Jews in the...

Thank You(th) : With upcoming holidays such as Thanksgiving, students give back to community through volunteering

Thank You(th) : With upcoming holidays such as Thanksgiving,  students give back to community through volunteering

Richa Louis

November 16, 2018


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While many people come together with their family to prepare feasts for Thanksgiving Day dinner,  watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade or plan for Black Friday sales, families, like senior Karsen Williams’s, use Thanksgiving break as an opportunity to help the less those who are less fortun...

Global Family: CHS students examine motives behind adopting internationally, impact on lives with observance of National Adoption Awareness Month in November

Global Family: CHS students examine motives behind adopting internationally, impact on lives with observance of National Adoption Awareness Month in November

Natalie Khamis

November 16, 2018


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For junior Gabe Quigley, the adoption of his younger sister Metta six-and-a-half years ago was more than an opportunity to expand his family; it was a chance to help. According to the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), a string of rebel at...