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Following appointment of new committee leader Jeff Raatz, officials consider effect of government on schools, anticipate future changes

Lillian He

December 13, 2018

On Nov. 9, Sen. Dennis Kruse stepped down from his role as the leader of the education committee in the Indiana Senate, a position he held for 10 years. His successor Sen. Jeff Raatz plans to continue the majority of the policies that Kruse pushed for but also has goals of his own. Raatz said via e...

Who is on the ballot for the May 3 Indiana Primary

Who is on the ballot for the May 3 Indiana Primary

Contributor

May 1, 2016

With the Indiana Primary coming up on May 3, many CHS students are eligible to vote. For a primary, voters will elect one person for every position to represent their party in the general election in November. In addition to the presidential nomination, Republican and Democratic primary voters will nominate...

Why a change in attitude is so important in the midst of the government shutdown.

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October 13, 2013

Many Americans are growing more and more troubled over the recent government shutdown. And with good reason. While the government shutdown doesn’t actually stop the essential parts of the government from functioning, like the police force and emergency hospitals for instance, it is certainly...

Privacy Please. Congress needs to update its online privacy laws, protect citizens’ rights.

Privacy Please. Congress needs to update its online privacy laws, protect citizens’ rights.

perspectives

April 25, 2013

Over spring break, I Googled how much a certain pair of shoes would cost. Just once. I began to notice those sneakers popping up in ads across Facebook, Amazon and YouTube. Pretty soon these shoes were appearing on almost every website I was visiting. It was reminiscent of a desperate street peddler ...

Liberal Arts Lover. As we strive for practicality and STEM initiatives, we can’t belittle the importance of the humanities.

Liberal Arts Lover. As we strive for practicality and STEM initiatives, we can’t belittle the importance of the humanities.

perspectives

January 24, 2013

These days, there’s probably one question English majors hear more often than any other: “What are you going to do with that degree?” Maybe that’s tied with “Are you going to work at McDonald’s or Burger King when you graduate?” Students have been led to value “practicality” as...

SOPA and PROTECT IP Act threaten to censor Internet

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January 18, 2012

On Jan. 20, representative Lamar Smith pulled the SOPA bill. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has postponed the vote on PIPA, originally scheduled for Jan. 24. Sophomore Rachel Chen has a talented voice. Inspired by independent artists, she is considering a career as a singer. To share her music w...

Many new voters still do not vote despite 40th anniversary of 26th Amendment

Many new voters still do not vote despite 40th anniversary of 26th Amendment

News

November 27, 2011

Senior Nicholas Muller is 18. With those two digits, the doors to a whole new world of privileges open up to him—including the right to vote. But just 40 years ago, 18-year-olds like Muller did not have that opportunity. It was not until July 1, 1971, when President Richard Nixon signed a single but...

After inspirational campaign, the glow is gone

perspectives

February 27, 2009

By Amy Flis <[email protected]> Culminating in his inaugural address on Jan. 20, President Barack Obama moved the nation to have the highest voter turnout in decades and the American people to raise their expectations for their government. Unfortunately, the hope Obama brought to Washingto...

Life should be run like the NBA draft

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January 23, 2009

By Bennett Fuson <[email protected]> This past election season I spent what little spare time I had planted in front of the television. Yes I know, I should have probably spent time studying or doing homework or what have you, but it’s water under the bridge now. As I sat and watched poli...