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Bring It Back: As Internet users, students should push the reinstitution of net neutrality

Bring It Back: As Internet users, students should push the reinstitution of net neutrality

Raphael Li

January 25, 2018


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On Dec. 14, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted to abolish net neutrality, taking away the internet’s classification as a “common carrier. Net neutrality, as mentioned in a previous HiLite perspective, is the law forcing Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to treat all data equally,...

Culture Clash: Students should utilize clubs to explore other cultures, expand horizons.

Culture Clash: Students should utilize clubs to explore other cultures, expand horizons.

Jordyn Blakey, 15 Minutes Editor

January 25, 2018


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As an African-American student, when I first came to CHS, I felt like there weren’t a whole lot of people like me. I knew all of these faces, but they seemed unfamiliar at the same time. As a result, I started to feel like I would get lost amongst others who didn’t look like me. However, when I ...

What’s in a Name? Students should appreciate the heritage, culture of others.

What’s in a Name? Students should appreciate the heritage, culture of others.

Heidi Peng, Feature Editor

January 25, 2018


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For years I have battled with the question of “Who am I?” According to my bloodline, I am Chinese; according to my citizenship, I am American. According to those who know me, however, I am an “ABC”- American Born Chinese- or Chinese-American. Nevertheless, people continually question my iden...

Cancer Crackdown: People should consider donating to cancer research, awareness foundations regardless of personal affiliation

Cancer Crackdown: People should consider donating to cancer research, awareness foundations regardless of personal affiliation

Claire Abdellah, Reporter

January 25, 2018


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On Sunday, Feb. 4, World Cancer Day will take place. It is a day which has a special place in my heart. Cancer has touched my family and I, as it has all of us. My grandfather died of lung cancer when I was eight years old. My best friend’s father, a second father to me at times, passed away due to...

Tighter Leash: CHS students should consider stricter gun control laws

Tighter Leash: CHS students should consider stricter gun control laws

Misha Rekhter, Perspectives Editor

December 14, 2017


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As an American citizen, I recognize the inherent freedom to protect oneself that all Americans possess. It is this freedom which has prompted the stockpile of weaponry in American homes; gun owners endlessly cite the Second Amendment as justification for the possession of these firearms. However, in...

Where Is The Love?: Retail stores should consider transitioning into a more culturally diverse music playlist during the holidays

Where Is The Love?: Retail stores should consider transitioning into a  more culturally diverse music playlist during the holidays

Anna Klauz, Reporter

December 14, 2017


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In the spirit of the holiday season, the overplayed Christmas music craze has commenced. From “Santa Baby” to “White Christmas,” most of us can admit to songs like these being stuck in our heads at one point or another when coming out from our favorite retail or grocery stores. As an ethnic Jew,...

Don’t Ignore It. CHS students should address, not ignore controversial issues.

Don’t Ignore It. CHS students should address, not ignore controversial issues.

Raiha Zainab

December 14, 2017


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Here in our lovely city of Carmel, everything has always looked appealing and attractive. After all, we live in the number one city in America. We go to a great school. Everyone seems to be rich and happy. Everything is just perfect. Except it isn’t.  Moving to Carmel in seventh grade, I had a cer...

Waiting for Weight. Top jazz bands should be weighted.

Waiting for Weight. Top jazz bands should be weighted.

Bryce Cheng

December 14, 2017


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Going into my fourth and final year of the jazz program at CHS, I can’t help but feel excited and sad at the same time. From the talented group of musicians to the dedicated directors, this program has nurtured a valuable progression both in my musicianship and overall character. With that being sa...

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


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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...

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...