• Carmel High School dismissed on May 26. We will continue to periodically release information throughout the summer.

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Asian American Hate: Are we really un-American?

Asian American Hate: Are we really un-American?

Chloe Sun April 24, 2021

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Asian-American racism deep-rooted with COVID-19, encourage more conversations about systemic racism among Asians

Asian-American racism deep-rooted with COVID-19, encourage more conversations about systemic racism among Asians

Leah Tan April 24, 2021

Throughout the course of the pandemic, Asian-Americans have been used as a scapegoat for administrative failures. As a result, the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism found hate crimes against Asians...

Don’t feel guilty about vaccine eligibility, protect  community, family members from spread of COVID-19

Don’t feel guilty about vaccine eligibility, protect community, family members from spread of COVID-19

Calina He April 24, 2021

In early January, I received an email saying that I was eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Of course, this shocked me; I only knew healthcare workers were eligible for the vaccine. After reading the email,...

Considering risky behavior in teen drivers, students should wait until ready to get license

Considering risky behavior in teen drivers, students should wait until ready to get license

Olivia Stock April 15, 2021

As more people are getting vaccinated and society continues its journey back to relative normalcy, traveling and visiting family are becoming things people feel more comfortable with. A big part of such...

Students should rethink values for volunteering, restore purpose over prestige when gaining service hours

Students should rethink values for volunteering, restore purpose over prestige when gaining service hours

Alivia Romaniuk April 15, 2021

Our good friend phoebe from Friends once said that there is no selfless good deed. Every good deed yields some return, whether it be a feeling of satisfaction, praise from others or a boosted status. Phoebe’s...

Men should stop dismissing women’s concerns  by saying “Not All Men,” listen, support them instead

Men should stop dismissing women’s concerns by saying “Not All Men,” listen, support them instead

Kruti Subbannavar April 11, 2021

About six months ago, I was mindlessly scrolling down Instagram when this reel caught my eye. It was about a male Tik-Toker asking his female followers what they would do if the world had no men for an...

Politicization of climate change is detrimental, need to implement long-term solutions like rebuilding energy infrastructure

Politicization of climate change is detrimental, need to implement long-term solutions like rebuilding energy infrastructure

Leah Tan March 26, 2021

As brutal winter storms settle, the issue of the Texas blackouts have become less prevalent in the news, but the actual situation is far from becoming “less prevalent.” Rather, the blackouts have only...

Graphic Perspective: The Fall of Good Music

Graphic Perspective: The Fall of Good Music

Joshika Sathyamathan March 18, 2021

  To see more of Joshika's work, click here. To see a playlist of the most popular Tik Tok songs, click here.

Investing in stock market has become mainstream trend despite its current volatility; people should take stocks seriously again

Investing in stock market has become mainstream trend despite its current volatility; people should take stocks seriously again

Raghav Sriram March 18, 2021

Last month’s buzz associated with GameStop and AMC and their stocks has died down for now, but for a moment it felt like everyone was glued to their phones tracking these two stocks. Of these people,...

With National Awkward Moments day on March 18, students should learn to welcome awkward moments, not be ashamed of them

With National Awkward Moments day on March 18, students should learn to welcome awkward moments, not be ashamed of them

Riley Laferriere March 18, 2021

My face turns beet red as I get nailed by the soccer ball coming straight toward my face. I try to mask my embarrassment, but feeling the eyes of my peers surrounding me makes me feel even more awkward. It’s...

CHS decision to remove online summer courses disrupts rising seniors’ schedules, option should continue for Class of 2022

CHS decision to remove online summer courses disrupts rising seniors’ schedules, option should continue for Class of 2022

HiLite Staff March 16, 2021

Starting this summer, this school will no longer offer AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics and AP Government as courses that can be taken online during summer session through the Indiana Online Academy...

Women’s influence in politics is unprecedented, trend should continue with proven benefits

Women’s influence in politics is unprecedented, trend should continue with proven benefits

Kiersten Riedford March 14, 2021

Now more than ever women are being placed in prestigious political positions.  In particular, 13 out of 33 proposed positions on President Joe Biden’s cabinet are women. This is a record-breaking number....

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