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It’s Your Moove: In light of recent Fair Oaks incident, students, dietitian explain experience with, reasoning behind vegan lifestyles

It’s Your Moove: In light of recent Fair Oaks incident, students, dietitian explain experience with, reasoning behind vegan lifestyles

Grace Xu

August 13, 2019

The day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the winter of 2018, junior Carmen Broadnax suddenly decided to never eat meat again. And not just meat, either. She’d chosen to cut out all animal-related foods from her diet, including dairy, seafood and egg. In other words, she’d simply decided to beco...

Making a Difference: With World Humanitarian Day on Aug. 19, students reflect on experiences helping communities in need

Making a Difference: With World Humanitarian Day on Aug. 19,  students reflect on experiences helping communities in need

Natalie Khamis

August 13, 2019

Once a week throughout his sophomore year, senior William “Will” Pugh would set aside his homework for an hour or two and log onto his computer. A few moments later, a group of excited children from a rural village in Cambodia would appear on the screen, ready for their next English lesson with Pugh,...

Dressin’ Comfy: Students should wear more comfortable clothes to school

Raphael Li

August 13, 2019

As someone who seems to wear sweatpants and a T-shirt almost every day, I can confidently say there’s nothing wrong with dressing comfortably every day to school. Formal—even semi-formal clothes—are often more restrictive than normal clothes. Khakis and dress shirts are just less comfortable than...

Practice Makes Perfect: Band, orchestra students give advice for practicing over break, adapting to higher level performing arts

Practice Makes Perfect: Band, orchestra students give advice for practicing over break, adapting to higher level performing arts

Isabella White, Bowen Zhou, and Grace Xu

August 13, 2019

Noah Sim, marching band member and senior Is there a specific practice schedule for marching band over the summer? We practice on weekends and a couple of weeks in the middle of the summer. We get a month off, but then in August we have these two weeks where we practice for 11 hours a day for four da...

Teach for the Stars: As national interest in space initiatives increases, CHS astronomy community determines impact of astronomy education in modern day

Teach for the Stars: As national interest in space initiatives increases, CHS astronomy community determines impact of astronomy education in modern day

James Yin

May 23, 2019

On April 11 of this year, a group of researchers working for the Event Horizon Telescope released the first-ever photo of a black hole, a celestial object from the Messier 87 galaxy. In October, scientists at the University of Bern in Switzerland plan to launch the Characterising Exoplanets Satellite...

“This is not just a hashtag, this is real life:” pro-choice protest takes place at Indiana Statehouse

“This is not just a hashtag, this is real life:” pro-choice protest takes place at Indiana Statehouse

Da-Hyun Hong

May 22, 2019

On May 21, 2019 an hour-long protest against abortion-restriction laws took place at noon, organized by Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, Indiana’s Chapter of the Women’s March on Washington and the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana. This rally was one of many as a part of a nati...

Sen. Todd Young addresses national drug epidemic at press conference in media center

Sen. Todd Young addresses national drug epidemic at press conference in media center

Da-Hyun Hong

May 10, 2019

Today, May 10, 2019, Sen. Todd Young held a press conference in the media center to address the national epidemic of drug abuse among underaged students. According to Young, between 2017 and 2018, e-cigarette use went up 48 percent for middle school students and 78 percent among high school students. ...

Mental Health Awareness Month: A Book List

Mental Health Awareness Month: A Book List

Emily Dexter

May 8, 2019

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. To celebrate, here is a list of Young Adult books that touch on the themes of mental health and mental illness. ...

A Real Tear-Jerker: HiLite staff member Alina Yu reviews Avengers: Endgame

A Real Tear-Jerker: HiLite staff member Alina Yu reviews Avengers: Endgame

Alina Yu

May 7, 2019

By the title of this review, you probably think I am going to write about some sappy romantic comedy that just came out on Netflix that every teen girl is probably watching right now. While there is probably a movie like that out there, this review is not for them. This tear-jerker was “Avengers: En...

Q&A with next year’s Speaker of the House and Student Body President

Q&A with next year’s Speaker of the House and Student Body President

Isabella White and Hari Patel

May 3, 2019

Deion Ziwawo, 2019-20 speaker of the House Why did you decide to run for speaker of the House? After my first year in Cabinet, I definitely had the idea of being speaker in my mind. That year, I got a feel for what the role would be like and I could see myself potentially wanting to do it. Espe...

Graduation Schedule

Graduation Schedule

April 24, 2019

GRADUATION SCHEDULE ...