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Socialist Changes: Students, teacher contemplate the growing impact of socialism as the Trump administration is moving away from it

Socialist Changes: Students, teacher contemplate the growing impact of socialism as the Trump administration is moving away from it

Emily Worrell, Entertainment Reporter

May 18, 2017


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Junior Genevieve Zircher said she identifies herself as a liberal. She supports LGBT-friendly politicians and abortion rights for women, similar to 55 percent and 56 percent of the U.S. population, respectively, according to Pew Research Center. Despite siding with the majority on most issues, Zirch...

The Model Minority: During Asian American and Pacific Islander Month, CHS reevaluates the role of Asians in politics

The Model Minority: During Asian American and Pacific Islander Month, CHS reevaluates the role of Asians in politics

Alanna Wu, Feature Reporter

May 18, 2017


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Last year, thousands of Asian-Americans across the country gathered to voice their dissatisfaction over the conviction of N.Y.P.D. officer Peter Liang. Among them were Asian-American and sophomore Eric Ma and his mother Yonghao Hou, who took part in organizing the Indianapolis protest. Ma said attending...

Academy Awareness: CHS seniors explore ROTC, military options

Academy Awareness: CHS seniors explore ROTC, military options

Selena Qian, Acumen editor in chief

May 18, 2017


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CHS seniors explore ROTC, military options Mitch Lipe Air Force Academy "I like all the opportunities offered through the Air Force Academy. One really good thing is it’s completely free, but you do have to serve time in the military to pay for college. But I kind of like how that worked because after I’m done with college, I...

World In Crisis: In recent years, new methods have emerged to help those who need it the most in times of crisis

World In Crisis: In recent years, new methods have emerged  to help those who need it the most in times of crisis

Lin-Lin Mo, Feature Reporter

May 18, 2017


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Sophomore Mason Klain raised over $101,000 from Jan. 12 to March 2 by sending out a message similar to this: “Hi, my name is Mason Klain, and I am running for the first ever Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student of the Year Campaign. I am running in honor of my grandma Elaine Levinson who passed...

Raising Awareness

Raising Awareness

Heidi Peng, Feature Reporter

April 20, 2017


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As someone whose family has had an elaborate history of cancer, April, National Cancer Control Month, holds great significance to me. My grandma and great aunt are both breast cancer survivors. My mother found a lump in her left breast in 2014; it was benign. My other great aunt died just last year o...

STUDYING, SERIOUSLY

STUDYING, SERIOUSLY

Alina Yu, Feature Reporter

April 20, 2017


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STUDYING, SERIOUSLY As testing season approaches, students begin to study vigorously with various methods The first week of may is approaching, meaning AP testing and all the cramming for final exams will soon begin. Michael Wang, National AP Scholar and senior, knows that feeling more than most stude...

Proud to be… American? Recent surveys show some Americans see language as a key part of our culture. What do CHS students and staff think?

Proud to be… American? Recent surveys show some Americans see language as a  key part of our culture. What do CHS students and staff think?

Alina Yu, Feature Reporter

March 17, 2017


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After moving halfway across the world from China to the United States in the summer before her sophomore year, Qitao “Rachel” Du, former English as a New Language (ENL) student and junior, took a test in the counseling center that measured her ability in the English language. “They tested me ...

Slipping out of Science: While there is large interest in STEM fields at CHS, it is paralleled with large dropout rate during college.

Slipping out of Science: While there is large interest in STEM fields at CHS, it is paralleled with large dropout rate during college.

Bethlehem Daniel and Manahil Nadeem

March 17, 2017


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Meet senior Darren Chang. For the past three summers, Chang has worked eight to 10 hours a day for five days a week to complete his research project on transcription modulation at the Indiana University School of Medicine. “My research, at its most basic level, is about developing a method for modu...

Profits vs People

Heidi Peng

March 17, 2017


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In a research lab at Purdue University, Sepehr Asgari, a student researcher and sophomore, tests the effectiveness of his combination treatment on neonatal meningitis. Just last June, Asgari began working with this rare strain of meningitis that mainly affects newborns as a result of personal intere...

A (Peaceful) Fight for Peaceful Change: Students, leaders reflect on the utilization of peaceful protests

A (Peaceful) Fight for Peaceful Change: Students, leaders reflect on  the utilization of peaceful protests

Lin-Lin Mo, Feature Reporter

March 16, 2017


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Taking a leap of faith filled with democratic passion and a tinge of nervousness, Emily Pattyn, first time protest participant and senior, marched with hundreds of like-minded individuals from the Indiana State House to Monument Circle and back again on Nov. 12. Pattyn said she texted her mother ask...

Socially Underrated: CHS students, staff evaluate the role social workers, student mediators play

Socially Underrated: CHS students, staff evaluate the role  social workers, student mediators play

Christina Yang, Feature reporter

February 23, 2017


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March is national social Workers’ Month, a period of time set aside to educate society about the invaluable contributions of individuals such as CHS social worker Abby Cartwright-Brattain. For the past seven years, Cartwright-Brattain said she has conducted individual and group counseling so students can f...

Dumbo’s Final Bow: The end of the Ringling Bros., Barnum & Bailey Circus circles back to the exploitation of animals in entertainment

Dumbo’s Final Bow: The end of the Ringling Bros., Barnum & Bailey Circus circles back to the exploitation of animals in entertainment

Lin-Lin Mo, Feature reporter

February 23, 2017


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Going to the circus isn’t as common now as it was last century, but Joanna Zhang, Action for Animals club leader and junior, said she enjoyed the throwback form of entertainment since her parents took her to a show many years ago. Zhang said, “The whole experience is really crowded but sort of exciting bec...