My Spine Doesn’t Hold Me Back: CHS students discuss scoliosis, lack of awareness, impact on their daily lives

My Spine Doesn't Hold Me Back: CHS students discuss scoliosis, lack of awareness, impact on their daily lives

Anushka Dasgupta

May 18, 2018

By all measures, senior Lauren Salmon is very good at the viola. Salmon currently plays in the Camerata and Symphony orchestras at CHS and will attend the IU Jacobs School of Music in the fall to continue her education. However, her journey into the instrument has been, at the least, unconventional. In...

Online Harassment? Students, staff define online harassment, reflect on its effects

Assistant principal Brittany Wiseman checks the attendance list. She said she would define online harassment as an act performed intentionally to annoy or provoke someone.

Raphael Li

April 20, 2018

To most students, the bell at the end of fourth period signals the end of school. But, for Claire Estabrook, Instagram model and senior, it is not only the end of the school day but also the start of a time when she can focus more on her social media accounts online as a model. Estabrook is not alo...

Healing Hearts With Creative Arts: Scientific evidence proves healing effects of art therapy on students with disabilities

Crowley paints water for her painting. She said art is her main stress-reliever when she feels down.

February 23, 2018

A group of young artists with disabilities crowd in a pod, equipped with paint, boards and canvases; however, these students paint for purposes beyond simply creating  artwork. Gressa Crowley, teaching assistant at Magdalena Academy of Art and sophomore, said, “People create artwork out of their...

Alone in the crowd?

Alone in the crowd?

Raiha Zainab and Angela Qian

January 25, 2018

At 13, senior Kelsey Irwin said she lost her motivation to keep going. She started to quit everything she had loved doing: theater, dance, choir, hockey, volleyball, soccer and more—the list goes on. It was at this point in her life when she was close to giving up. She almost let her “inner demons”...

Frida(m) Calling: CHS students, teachers assess how the work of female artists has empowered them

Junior Adelle Murphy presents her favorite piece of artwork. The old woman has green eyes that contrasts with the rest of the drawing in black and white in order to showcase that her eyes are not dull due to time; they are still bright. Murphy said female artists are still not as represented and not taken seriously.

Angela Qian, Feature Reporter, Beats Editor

September 21, 2017

To honor what would have been Frida Kahlo’s 110th birthday on July 6, hundreds of people donned floral dresses, shawls, artificial flowers and unibrows in an attempt to set the world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as Kahlo. In the years since her death, especially with the current po...

Graphic: Earth-Friendly Foods

Amberly Xie, Graphics Staff

September 21, 2017