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Senior Mary Grace Jacko poses for a photo in her backyard before she starts filling orders for her business.

Student business owners take on benefits, risks of starting a business while managing school, personal life

Aniket Biswal, Leah Tan April 26, 2021

During her sophomore year, senior Mary Grace Jacko developed a newfound passion in her jewelry class. “After taking that class, I started making my own bracelets and necklaces throughout the entirety...

Wise Words: Business-Building Advice From Joy Ofodu [Biz Buzz]

Wise Words: Business-Building Advice From Joy Ofodu [Biz Buzz]

Chloe Sun April 18, 2021

Happy spring! A few weekends ago I had the privilege of attending the two-day virtual Women of Color Conference hosted by Afropuff Chronicles, Dear Asian Youth, Zenerations and Diversify Our Narrative,...

Q&A with portrait photographer, senior Grace Barney

Q&A with portrait photographer, senior Grace Barney

Calina He and Maddie Kosc March 20, 2021

How did you get involved in photography? I don’t really know how I initially got started because I got my first camera when I was 10 years old so I’ve always liked taking pictures of friends and...

Mary Grace Jacko on running Jacko Jewelry [Biz Buzz]

Mary Grace Jacko on running Jacko Jewelry [Biz Buzz]

Chloe Sun March 8, 2021

Happy March! Today I sat down with senior and founder of Jacko Jewelry, Mary Grace Jacko, to talk about her Instagram jewelry business. She sells many cool handmade pieces with beautiful meanings behind...

Marissa Cheslock on her custom secondhand sweatshirt business [Biz Buzz]

Marissa Cheslock on her custom secondhand sweatshirt business [Biz Buzz]

Chloe Sun January 15, 2021

Happy new year! Today we're kicking off the new year with senior Marissa Cheslock to talk about her small business making custom sweatshirts using secondhand clothing. Even though Cheslock launched her...

What a Sellout: eCommerce Platforms [Biz Buzz]

What a Sellout: eCommerce Platforms [Biz Buzz]

Chloe Sun November 10, 2020

I’ve decided to spread out the small business interviews a bit and intersperse Biz Buzz with some of my own experiences! Today I’m focusing on different popular online selling platforms and my experience...

Senior Elizabeth Kneifel creates, sells custom clothing

Senior Elizabeth Kneifel creates, sells custom clothing

Christian Ledbetter August 13, 2020

What led you to start selling your butterfly sweatshirts?  I saw that specifically the butterfly sweatshirts I sell are really popular but (the originals are) really expensive. Most people don’t...

Senior Jaehee Kim starts embroidery business to pass time during quarantine

Senior Jaehee Kim starts embroidery business to pass time during quarantine

Da-Hyun Hong April 29, 2020

Tell me a little bit about your embroidery business. I started it I think a month ago—a little into quarantine. The reason why I started it was because I always was interested in embroidering and...

Japanese restaurant Wild Ginger on 116th has temporarily closed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent stay-at-home orders. Tiffany Zhou, co-owner and operator of the restaurant, said she is looking into offering takeout services.

In light of COVID-19 pandemic, Asian restaurants face new challenges

Sam Hawkins April 13, 2020

On March 16, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced that all restaurants would be required to close their dine-in services and shift to delivery and curbside pickup only. This has left many restaurant...

With scheduling for next school year underway, CHS classes attempt  to combine benefits of knowledge acquisition, real-world application

With scheduling for next school year underway, CHS classes attempt to combine benefits of knowledge acquisition, real-world application

Sam Hawkins and Uma Kandallu January 23, 2020

Senior Ruby Sanders wants to be an ecologist when she leaves high school. When she was younger, she loved being outdoors and was deeply fascinated by the inner workings of nature. Ecology seemed the natural...

Senior Loraine Lee

Senior Loraine Lee

May 23, 2019

“I used to be really involved in DECA, I still I am, but I used to be in love with DECA, DECA was like my life and everything I did and I was pretty good at it but sometimes you put in a lot of work...

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