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Not Just Teens. Adults, teens alike should be aware of dangers of texting and driving

Not Just Teens. Adults, teens alike should be aware of dangers of texting and driving

Kalea Miao, Managing Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print Columnists

As a teen driver, i follow all the rules: hands on nine and three, feet comfortably on the pedals and phone out of my hand. With Teen Texting and Driving week upon us, teen drivers will hear that last rule more than they already do, as teens are stereotypically seen as the most common perpetrators, too...

Column: Journalism Isn’t Dying

Column: Journalism Isn’t Dying

Jessica Mo

November 8, 2017


Filed under Online Only, PERSPECTIVES, Top Story

Nowadays, it seems like fake news is everywhere, especially in politics. President Donald Trump uses the term all the time (claiming that he invented the phrase), and the Senate Intelligence Committee warned of the Russian fake news threat on social media during recent congressional hearings with Fac...

Column: The Limits of Reenacting our History

Column: The Limits of Reenacting our History

Bethlehem Daniel

November 7, 2017


Filed under Online Only, PERSPECTIVES, Top Story

Growing up, playing dress up was one of my favorite pastimes. It provided me and my friends an escape from reality for a short time being. When we slipped Disney-themed dresses over our shoulders, we felt as if we were transported into the locales we only saw through the Disney movies. When we dressed ...

Taking A Knee. Students should reflect on the true reason behind the protests

Taking A Knee. Students should reflect on the  true reason behind the protests

Misha Rekhter, Perspectives Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print Columnists

When I discuss the recent anthem protests by NFL players over the past few weeks, I want to acknowledge that while I may think I “get it,” I can never fully understand the foundation and necessity of the protests. After all, I am a white male, and “white privilege” is still very much a real phenomenon...

Do Unto Others. Respect between students, teachers is crucial to learning, teaching effectively.

Do Unto Others. Respect between students, teachers is crucial to learning, teaching effectively.

Emily Worrell

October 26, 2017


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print Columnists

As a 17-year-old girl, I get mixed messages from everywhere regarding how to act. From parents to friends to teachers, I have a million social pressures pulling me every which way, all contradicting one another and even contradicting themselves. The biggest issue I encounter is the mixed messages I get...

A Bad Apple. iPhone X not worth its hefty pricetag

A Bad Apple. iPhone X not worth its hefty pricetag

Sam Shi, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print Columnists

Last month, apple revealed three new iPhones during its keynote event: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus and the iPhone X. With its completely redesigned build, the iPhone X stole the spotlight of the show. The iPhone X is to have a nearly edgeless, 5.8-inch, OLED display, which is larger than the iPhone 8 plus’s...

Inclusion and Awareness. Including those with disabilities is important not only at CHS, but nationwide.

Inclusion and Awareness. Including those with disabilities is important not only at CHS, but nationwide.

Hannah Glazier

October 26, 2017


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print Columnists

As October comes to an end, it is imperative to reflect upon this month dedicated to promoting acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. The primary purpose of this month is to raise awareness, with the ultimate goal of destigmatizing the genetic disorder. According to the National Institute o...

Russifying Carmel. Russian should be offered as a language at CHS

Russifying Carmel. Russian should be offered as a language at CHS

Anna Klauz, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print Columnists, Uncategorized

As a first-generation American in my family, it is seemingly inevitable that I would exist in a multicultural, bilingual household. With English as my second language, I spoke solely Russian until age five. However as I was introduced to an American way of living, my grip on my Russian heritage has slippe...