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Light It Down: People should use more environmentally friendly Christmas lights

Light It Down: People should use more  environmentally friendly Christmas lights

Hannah Glazier, Social Media Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print Columnists, Recent Updates

Despite my jewish faith, I love everything about Christmas. However, this year, one defining characteristic of this special season raises a point of concern for me: Christmas lights. Last year, I took AP Environmental Science and closely studied the significant amount of nonrenewable energy it takes...

Giving Back. Donating to others is important all year round, not just during holiday season.

Giving Back. Donating to others is important all year round, not just during holiday season.

HiLite staff

December 14, 2017


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Recent Updates, Staff Editorials

Care to Share, the annual holiday fundraiser sponsored by the student senate, starts in November and ends right before finals week. Senate assigns the SRTs a goal value of money raised and collect funds throughout the entire month. SRTs then use money to buy gifts such as clothes and toys for peopl...

Makeup Your Confidence: Makeup can be used to build self-confidence and love

Makeup Your Confidence: Makeup can be used to build self-confidence and love

Da-Hyun Hong

November 28, 2017


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RAVE ministries, a community of teenage girls “striving to live a more purposeful life,” established “No Makeup November” in 2012 to encourage women to not wear makeup all month and embrace their natural features. They made it clear that wearing makeup isn’t wrong, but having a healthy relationship...

Avoiding the Brand Mania: As holiday season approaches, CHS students should keep in mind products associated with name brands are not necessarily of higher quality

Alanna Wu

November 26, 2017


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Adhi Ramkumar Last year, I discovered the phenomenon that is Supreme for the first time. I remember seeing the iconic red box with white lettering pop up on magazine covers, in my social media feeds and my daily life in general. At first, I was terribly confused as to why everyone had collectively d...

Controversy Caution. Think about gratitude instead of current controversies this Thanksgiving season.

Controversy Caution. Think about gratitude instead of current controversies this Thanksgiving season.

HiLite staff

November 17, 2017


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Staff Editorials

Feeling tense on the Internet? it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the current political climate in our society, with controversies constantly bringing tension to people all across the country. While such internal conflicts are far from being resolved, everyone should pause and remember that differences in opinions can...

Campaign for Change. Me Too campaign raises much-needed awareness on sexual harassment and assault.

Campaign for Change. Me Too campaign raises much-needed awareness on sexual harassment and assault.

Emily Worrell

November 17, 2017


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On Oct. 15, 20 years after Tarana Burke founded the Me Too campaign, actress Alyssa Milano tweeted out a request that victims of sexual harassment or assault reply by saying “me too.” Since then, the hashtag #metoo has gone viral. When I see this hashtag, I am filled with a bittersweet mixture o...

Reluctant Relief. Five weeks after the hurricane, the U.S.’ efforts to help Puerto Rico are still greatly lagging

Reluctant Relief. Five weeks after the hurricane, the U.S.’  efforts to help Puerto Rico are still greatly lagging

Manahil Nadeem, Editor in Chief

November 17, 2017


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Last year in AP U.S. history, we learned about delayed relief for Hurricane Katrina. Twelve years later, parallels can be seen in the relief efforts for Puerto Rico. On Sept. 16, Puerto Rico was struck by two major hurricanes in a short succession. As of press deadline, most of the island is without...

Pizza Purists. Students should consider expanding their pizza topping selection

Pizza Purists. Students should consider  expanding their pizza topping selection

Misha Rekhter, Perspectives Editor

November 17, 2017


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Cheese is the only flavor that will please everyone for sure.” “But cheese is so boring… can we please get some other toppings?” “Fine we can get pepperoni, but that’s it.” I’m frustrated; I’m mad. This type of scenario unfolds basically every time my friends and family place a pizza...