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Student character designers, art teacher describe effects of new styles of animation

Student character designers, art teacher describe effects of new styles of animation

Emily Carlisle

December 12, 2019

The phenomenon whereby a computer-generated figure or humanoid robot bearing a near-identical resemblance to a human being arouses a sense of unease or revulsion in the person viewing it. This is the Oxford Dictionary definition of the “uncanny valley”, a term that has become more prevalent in r...

As “cuffing season” arrives, students debate how high school relationships affect social development

As “cuffing season” arrives, students debate how high school relationships affect social development

Kiersten Riedford

November 15, 2019

Sophomore Elizabeth Katz has never dated in her life and she said during this cuffing season she would prefer to keep it that way. The term “cuffing season,” which originated in Urban Dictionary in 2011, refers to the desire to be in a relationship or “cuffed,” during the winter months. Katz...

Q&A with Sophomore Jenna Presley who competes in horseback-riding, gymnastics fusion: vaulting

Q&A with Sophomore Jenna Presley who competes in horseback-riding, gymnastics fusion: vaulting

Selena Liu

September 21, 2018

How'd you start vaulting? I wanted to do this thing called “trick riding” which is similar to vaulting but it’s a completely different discipline. There’s nowhere around here that (offered) that so I found vaulting and I decided (it would) be the closest fit. I’ve been riding hor...

Housing the Hounds: With Clear the Shelter event this Saturday, CHS students discuss challenges, obstacles with adopting from shelters

Housing the Hounds: With Clear the Shelter event this Saturday, CHS students discuss challenges, obstacles with adopting from shelters

Lin-Lin Mo

August 14, 2018

In a common turn of events, even after years of pleading with her parents for a dog, senior Mayil Bhat’s parents did not cave in. But, as anyone who knows her will contend, her love for animals of all kinds, especially dogs, has persisted. In August of 2017, she said she followed a friend’s recomme...

Give Cats a Chance: CHS students, staff should take time to consider, appreciate cats’ better qualities

Give Cats a Chance: CHS students, staff should take time to consider, appreciate cats’ better qualities

Emily Dexter

August 14, 2018

Over the course of my life, my family has owned three dogs and five cats, in total. While each animal has had a unique personality and her own set of quirks, and while there have been some moments of frustration along the way, this experience has planted in me a deep love for both dogs and cats. At the ...

Chicago: Our Lively Neighbor to the North

Chicago: Our Lively Neighbor to the North

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April 26, 2014

As the days to finals and AP exams dwindle down, there are fewer and fewer days for us to spend reveling in leisurely activities. This weekend (and maybe next weekend, too), try taking some time off to relax, and where better to go than Chicago, the largest city in the Midwest. Not only is it a relatively...