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Here’s the Scope: Despite opposition, people should keep horoscopes alive, appreciate their true purpose

Here’s the Scope: Despite opposition, people should keep horoscopes alive, appreciate their true purpose

Anna Klauz

February 22, 2019


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates

Astrology dates back to the ancient days when the divination by the stars was an essential practice to find a glimpse of your future endeavors. A modern-day twist has been implemented shifting its focus more on the social science aspect of psychology rather the observational science it used to be enterta...

Driving in Carmel: as Carmel becomes more urban, parking is an increasing problem

Driving in Carmel: as Carmel becomes more urban, parking is an increasing problem

Tara Kandallu

January 11, 2019


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At the change of a light, a seemingly endless line of cars begin their prowl. They are on the prowl for the best parking spot. If, during this first rush, they are unable to find a spot, the cars will be relegated to a parking garage far away from their intended destination. Although this may seem like som...

Trail of Torment: Administration should consider making changes to the parking process

Livvie Hurley

October 22, 2018


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Just about every student has experienced the horrors of this school’s very own Trail of Tears. I received my license in December of my sophomore year, so I immediately experienced the worst version of walking the trail: during the cold of the winter. Since I have two more years of the dreaded trail...

Coloring in the lines: Movie “Crazy Rich Asians” to star all-Asian cast, emphasizes importance of representing minorities

Coloring in the lines: Movie “Crazy Rich Asians” to star all-Asian cast, emphasizes importance of representing minorities

Alina Yu

August 14, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates

As summer ends and school  begins, it is never too late to stop by the theater to catch a movie. But what to watch? Among film selections recently, I have noticed an increase of minority representation, whether that be nearly all African-American casts such as “Black Panther,” which grossed over $1.1 billion worldwide over its opening weekend according to T...

Up To Us: Our generation determines social media trends

Up To Us: Our generation determines social media trends

Hannah Gretz

February 20, 2018


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Since 2005, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and many other social media platforms have emerged and made their way onto many teeanagers cellphones. Year by year, these apps have steadily gained new users, many of which are teenagers. However, within this time period, highschool social media users h...

Column: Don’t Blame the Education System

Column: Don’t Blame the Education System

Pranav Sriram

February 7, 2018


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The U.S. public education system is routinely blamed for poor American academic performance and interest. While I acknowledge the U.S. education system isn’t perfect (no education system is) and is drastically underfunded, I firmly believe most problems surrounding education in the U.S. are a result of soc...

Bring It Back: As Internet users, students should push the reinstitution of net neutrality

Bring It Back: As Internet users, students should push the reinstitution of net neutrality

Raphael Li

January 25, 2018


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print Columnists, Recent Updates

On Dec. 14, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted to abolish net neutrality, taking away the internet’s classification as a “common carrier. Net neutrality, as mentioned in a previous HiLite perspective, is the law forcing Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to treat all data equally,...

Culture Clash: Students should utilize clubs to explore other cultures, expand horizons.

Culture Clash: Students should utilize clubs to explore other cultures, expand horizons.

Jordyn Blakey, 15 Minutes Editor

January 25, 2018


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As an African-American student, when I first came to CHS, I felt like there weren’t a whole lot of people like me. I knew all of these faces, but they seemed unfamiliar at the same time. As a result, I started to feel like I would get lost amongst others who didn’t look like me. However, when I ...

What’s in a Name? Students should appreciate the heritage, culture of others.

What’s in a Name? Students should appreciate the heritage, culture of others.

Heidi Peng, Feature Editor

January 25, 2018


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For years I have battled with the question of “Who am I?” According to my bloodline, I am Chinese; according to my citizenship, I am American. According to those who know me, however, I am an “ABC”- American Born Chinese- or Chinese-American. Nevertheless, people continually question my iden...

Campaign for Change. Me Too campaign raises much-needed awareness on sexual harassment and assault.

Campaign for Change. Me Too campaign raises much-needed awareness on sexual harassment and assault.

Emily Worrell

November 17, 2017


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On Oct. 15, 20 years after Tarana Burke founded the Me Too campaign, actress Alyssa Milano tweeted out a request that victims of sexual harassment or assault reply by saying “me too.” Since then, the hashtag #metoo has gone viral. When I see this hashtag, I am filled with a bittersweet mixture o...

COLUMN: A Freshman Homecoming

COLUMN: A Freshman Homecoming

Sam Shi, Entertainment Reporter

September 29, 2016


Filed under CLUBS, Homecoming, Online Only, PERSPECTIVES

Every single year, the school celebrates Homecoming as an event which welcomes students back to school. This celebration is an essential part of CHS tradition, playing an important role in welcoming new students into the school. Since its inception, Homecoming has mainly been an event focusing on the F...

Forget about the money: Why we should value raising awareness for causes that matter to us over extravagant donations

perspectives

November 14, 2014


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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...