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

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 ha...

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

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 ...

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

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 Ins...

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

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 duri...

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

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. M...

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

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...

Burning Out: Academically competitive environment affects CHS students’ ability to keep up with workload

Burning Out: Academically competitive environment affects  CHS students’ ability to keep up with workload

Jessica Konrad

February 22, 2019

As the minute hand of the clock approaches 3:05 p.m., the tension in the classroom grows with each passing second. Antsy students squirm in their chairs, while others start crowding around the door in eager anticipation of the final bell. For many students, the bell signals the end of a long day of ...

The Business of Baking: Cake Bake Shop to open new Carmel location this July, aiming toward an all-around sensory experience

The Business of Baking: Cake Bake Shop to open new Carmel location this  July, aiming toward an all-around sensory experience

Grace Xu

February 22, 2019

From the outside to the interior of the Cake Bake Shop, the emphasis on aesthetics is clear, from the floral themed decorations to the elegant desserts on display. As the Cake Bake Shop is a place focused on selling cakes and other desserts that appeal to taste, emphasizing aesthetics may seem a bit...

Respect The Gestures: With Japanese exchange students arriving March 20, students, teacher explain some barriers when interacting with foreign cultures

Respect The Gestures: With Japanese exchange students arriving March 20, students,  teacher explain some barriers when interacting with foreign cultures

Angela Qian

February 22, 2019

Last summer, junior Christian Peasley spent 21 days in Japan with a host family through the Japanese foreign exchange program. He was fully immersed in the culture, despite having known next to nothing about the country just a few years earlier. The over 30-year-old program is a partnership with our siste...

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

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

        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

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...