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In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

Angela Li

April 19, 2019

Senior Samuel Chen has a passion not uncommon for others his age: cooking. However, what separates him from those who similarly share his hobby is his necessity to cook for his family every day. Three years ago, Chen’s mom was diagnosed with breast cancer—for the second time. “She had to go to ch...

Deli Dilemma: Students should be aware of deli meat’s negative effects

Anushka Dasgupta

January 24, 2019

January means New Year’s and New Year’s resolutions, where the cliché resolution of eating healthier seems to be common. In our school, our cafeteria offers us a wide variety of lunch choices— some may be more healthy or more delicious than others, but all in all, there is a complete list of optio...

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

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...

Student athletes come back better than ever after suffering from major medical problems

Student athletes come back better than ever after suffering from major medical problems

Alina Husain, Reporter

March 17, 2017

For most CHS students, Feb. 16, 2016 was just another normal day, but for Matt Cooper, student athlete and senior, it was a day that would change the rest of his life. On that day, Cooper was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. The diagnosis presented Cooper with a low chance of survival, and it...

Not Everything Causes Cancer. We should be aware of the severity of some illnesses but not constantly fearing getting them.

Not Everything Causes Cancer. We should be aware of the severity of some illnesses but not constantly fearing getting them.

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February 19, 2016

Over the course of my life I’ve lost an uncle, great uncle, great aunt and  grandma all due to chronic illnesses. They somehow seem to come out of nowhere. It’s just an average week, and then when you get a phone call, and suddenly everything that seemed normal isn’t so normal anymore. But the tr...

Forget about the money: Value raising awareness for causes that matter to us over extravagant donations

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November 14, 2014

On Oct. 14, Mark Zuckerberg announced on Facebook that he donated $25 million to help fight Ebola. The reactions that ensued were largely focused on the large sum of money and thus what an incredible man Zuckerberg must be. While the money undoubtedly helps and Zuckerberg is very respectable, we should...

Tanning Tradition

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March 28, 2011

According to a recent study, mothers enable their daughters to develop tanning addiction By Olivia Walker <owalker@hilite.org> For many teenage girls throughout the Midwest, nothing is more desirable than a “killer tan.” However, many of these tanners are oblivious to the fact that their...

In lieu of money, some students choose to share their hair

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October 29, 2009

Even in recession, Locks of Love kept alive by plentiful donations By Katie Norman <knorman@hilite.org> Donations for the charity Locks of Love have not fallen due to the economic recession even though many other charity donations have. Junior Jessica Novitski has donated twice to the charity Locks of Love and said the reason the ...

Funeral scheduled on Sept. 13 for Britany Bohrer

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September 11, 2009

By Michelle Hu <mhu@hilite.org> UPDATED 9/11/2009 On Wednesday, Sept. 9, junior Britany Bohrer died of a lifelong battle with cancer at Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis. Bohrer's funeral will be held on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. in Leppert Mortuary, Smith Carmel Chapel. A...

FCCLA sponsors Relay for Life to support cancer research

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May 22, 2008

By: Erum Rizvi <erizvi@hilite.org> Gauri Bajpai, Family Career and Community Leaders of America Club (FCCLA) member and senior, said that she is excited for Relay for Life, which will be the club’s next event coming up at this school. According to Bajpai, who was the Indiana chapter’s former vice president, the event will be a 24-hour team event fro...