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Graphic: carbon criminals

Graphic: carbon criminals

Kruti Subbannavar May 20, 2022

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Dietary criteria in school lunches should be updated to students’ needs

Dietary criteria in school lunches should be updated to students’ needs

Arya Pinnamaneni May 20, 2022

For as long as I can remember my parents have been telling me to eat my whole plate and to not be wasteful because they pay a lot of money for the food. Or that some child in a distant country is starving...

Performative activism unconstructive, prevents progress in climate movement

Performative activism unconstructive, prevents progress in climate movement

Siri Surapaneni May 18, 2022

Uniqlo, H&M, and Lululemon are just a few names of brands who are taking part in sustainability initiatives, but the sustainability initiatives are just for show. This is to align with the ongoing...

Hunting should be recognized as human right for indigenous, tribal people

Hunting should be recognized as human right for indigenous, tribal people

Chenyao Liu May 17, 2022

In the environmental movement hunting is a controversial topic. One of the strongest anti-hunting arguments revolves around trophy hunting. Trophy hunting is the hunting of animals solely for their head...

Students should always consider every perspective, be more understanding of fear

Students should always consider every perspective, be more understanding of fear

Daniel Tian April 25, 2022

I am afraid of the dark. Firmly clutching my flashlight, my 1 a.m. excursions to the pantry downstairs were always filled with tension. I would imagine the horrors that awaited me in the shadows: monsters,...

As young performers see increasing success in entertainment, high schoolers should recognize importance of personal successes

As young performers see increasing success in entertainment, high schoolers should recognize importance of personal successes

Grace Guo and Claire He March 27, 2022

People are often quick to point out the lack of actual teenagers in teenage shows these days, making fun of the so-called “30-year-old high schoolers.” Still, it’s important to note that as cast...

In light of Disability Awareness Month, everyone should work to include people with disabilities

In light of Disability Awareness Month, everyone should work to include people with disabilities

Emily Sandy March 25, 2022

I was raised in a family with three siblings with a variety of disabilities: cerebral palsy, autism, ADHD, and severe anxiety. Through the many tantrums thrown in the baking aisle to the physical therapy...

People should avoid blindly hating on anything popular, have informed opinions on their tastes

People should avoid blindly hating on anything popular, have informed opinions on their tastes

Austin Guo and Jillian Moore March 25, 2022

It’s a familiar ritual at this point: I see what’s trending and a part of me just scoffs at it and dismisses it. I see all the buzz and the memes about it and they quickly grow old. It gets oversaturated...

Even with addition of new parking lot, CHS should increase parking pass opportunities

Even with addition of new parking lot, CHS should increase parking pass opportunities

HiLite Staff March 22, 2022

Starting March 1, the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) began towing cars that were parked in their parking lot without permission. This is just the latest of many punishments given by the city of Carmel...

Given uncertainties surrounding recycling industry, students should reconsider recycling

Given uncertainties surrounding recycling industry, students should reconsider recycling

Alivia Romaniuk March 21, 2022

We are all aware of the implications of disposable plastic. We’ve seen the sea turtles trapped in it, the whales who accidentally ingest it, the landfills that are full of plastic wrappers, straws and...

Stigma around state colleges should be antiquated, students should keep an open mind

Stigma around state colleges should be antiquated, students should keep an open mind

Cady Armstrong March 21, 2022

When I told my friends that I wanted to go to Indiana University (IU) or Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) next year for college, a lot of them didn’t understand why. Many of...

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