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Working during the Holiday Season: Instead of relaxing over the holidays, some CHS students, staff have chosen to work

Working during the Holiday Season: Instead of relaxing over the holidays, some CHS students, staff have chosen to work

Raphael Li

December 14, 2017


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For many people, the holidays are a time to relax with family, but for junior Kelly Xiang, she said she’ll be spending much of her winter break working at Cold Stone Creamery. Xiang said she will work extra hours over the break but said she doesn’t mind the extra work because it gives her somethin...

O’ Christmas Tree: Students put up Christmas decorations, not necessarily for religious aspect

O’ Christmas Tree: Students put up Christmas decorations, not necessarily for religious aspect

Richa Louis

December 14, 2017


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Like many people  during this time of the year, freshman Shreya Sinha has a Christmas tree full of lights and ornaments sitting prominently in her house. But Sinha isn’t a Christian, and she said she puts up the decorations for other reasons. “We decorate (Christmas trees) because it’s fun,...

Cashing in for a Different Way of Christmas: CHS students and staff assess the advantages and disadvantages of receiving cash instead of traditional gifts during Christmas

Cashing in for a Different Way of Christmas: CHS students and staff assess the advantages and disadvantages of receiving cash instead of traditional gifts during Christmas

Darrell Cheng

December 14, 2017


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When Christmas approaches, images of family, embellished trees and gifts come to mind. However, a trend not only at CHS, but also nationwide, has brought upon a new, more common type of present: cash. For senior Omid Hessaraki, receiving cash for Christmas in the place of traditional gifts is by no m...

Keep Mindfulness in Mind: As finals week approaches, students, teachers evaluate another way to alleviate stress: mindfulness.

Keep Mindfulness in Mind: As finals week approaches, students, teachers evaluate another way to alleviate stress: mindfulness.

Lin-Lin Mo

December 14, 2017


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Every Gold Day, junior Aubrie Bradbury comfortably sits crossed-legged and leans against large bean bags for back support during meditation exercises, directed over the speakers. She follows its directions, inhaling and exhaling when told, sometimes smiling when something unexpected interrupts the flow. She...

Bridging the Gap: CHS students, staff consider decreasing gender gap, improved minority involvement in AP Computer Science Principles

Bridging the Gap: CHS students, staff consider decreasing gender gap, improved minority involvement in AP Computer Science Principles

Adhi Ramkumar

November 17, 2017


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Computer Science Awareness Week, from Dec. 4 to 10, is a yearly event which serves to foster the growth of computer science and encourage STEM participation. In accordance with this philosophy, the College Board debuted a new AP Course, namely AP Computer Science Principles (AP CSP), in 2016 to expand the...

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Local Businesses: As Nov. 25 marks Small Business Saturday, CHS students reflect on how small businesses persevere in a large-business world

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Local Businesses: As Nov. 25 marks Small Business Saturday, CHS students reflect on how small businesses persevere in a large-business world

Lin-Lin Mo

November 17, 2017


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Seven years ago, a former Broad Ripple train station became the local ice cream store Broad Ripple Ice Cream Station (BRICS), a well-loved business that has blossomed in the past few years. For junior Rachel Morrison, the store means a lot. Morrison boasts the title not only of a BRICS former employ...

Transcending Travel: CHS evaluates meanings of education with overseas trips

Transcending Travel: CHS evaluates meanings of education with overseas trips

Marissa Ryan

November 17, 2017


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In order to graduate, every student at CHS must complete some type of language class, but unlike many, sophomore Ayman Bolad took his Spanish class experience to another level. He was a part of the summer 2017 school trip to Spain. While directors offered the Spain trip to any student regardles...

Teacher Appreciation: In honor of American Education Week, CHS students consider how teachers impacts their lives

Teacher Appreciation: In honor of American Education Week, CHS  students consider how teachers impacts their lives

Richa Louis

November 17, 2017


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American Education Week, which started Monday and lasts through today, celebrates public education and honors those who ensure that every student receives a quality education. At CHS, there are over 200 teachers who try to positively influence their students and change their lives so they succeed i...

Dining with Diversity: Students, teachers assess how they celebrate their typical Thanksgiving with cultural twists

Dining with Diversity: Students, teachers assess how they celebrate their typical Thanksgiving with cultural twists

Bryce Cheng and Darrell Cheng

November 17, 2017


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When Thanksgiving comes to mind, turkey, mashed potatoes and football typically come to the forefront. For some students at this school, however, not all of these stereotypical elements are present. For senior Sathvik Madduri, Thanksgiving entails aspects not considered in an average Thanksgiving ...

The Singularity: With technology becoming increasingly prevalent in the 21st century, CHS students and staff evaluate its effects on one’s privacy and security

The Singularity: With technology becoming increasingly prevalent in the 21st century, CHS students and staff evaluate its effects on one’s privacy and security

Heidi Peng

October 27, 2017


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“Hey Alexa, what’s the weather today?” “Today it is 67 degrees.” “When will technology ever take over?” “I’m sorry; I didn’t quite catch that.”

Get Scared: With Halloween approaching, CHS students discuss the science behind fear

Get Scared: With Halloween approaching, CHS  students discuss the science behind fear

Jessica Konrad

October 26, 2017


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As Halloween creeps around the corner, many students at CHS are beginning to celebrate this holiday by watching scary movies and visiting haunted houses. While some students anticipate this time of the year and look forward to participating in these frightening festivities, others become filled with a se...