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September 7, 2007


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By: Cathy Chen <cchen@hilite.org> Two weeks ago it was, “You talk on the phone too much.” Last year it was, “You are not walking out of this house dressed like that.” My entire life it’s been, “Why can’t you just keep your room clean?” And that’s just the nagging. I haven’t e...

Flip-flops or laptops?

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August 13, 2007


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By: Tim Chai <tchai@hilite.org> “Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions” -G.K. Chesterton On my final night at the Ball State University journalism workshop the fire alarm went off in the residence building, Noyer Hall. Idly laying on my cot checking the ...

First day can’t be perfect

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August 13, 2007


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By: Grace Baranowski <gbaranowski@hilite.org> “We’re supposed to be perfect our first day on the job and then show constant improvement.”- Ed Vargo, Major League Baseball Umpire The first day of school has always been a little disgruntling for me. New classes, new faces, a change from the summer norms (...

Weighted grades benefit all students

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August 13, 2007


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By: Tian Yang <tyang@hilite.org> We know there’s been a fair amount of confusion about the new CHS policy on weighted grades, but what students fail to realize is that, according to the counseling center, their grades are sent to colleges both with only school years starting with this one wei...

Summer’s over, time to get to work

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August 13, 2007


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By: Jaclyn Chen <jchen@hilite.org> “The smarter the journalists are, the better society is. To a degree, people read the press to inform themselves -- and the better the teacher, the better the student body” - Warren Buffett … and we’re back. So starts another year at Carmel High School. I hope this first issue of the newspaper finds y...