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Maddy Paxton, Unified Track member and senior, stretches with her teammates before practice.

Rhea Acharya and Chloe Sun

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and, d...

Hound Reasoning Additional Results, Sampling Description

Rhea Acharya

January 23, 2020

To read the cover story related to this poll, click here. We collected around 350 responses through social media and 120 responses from going around to various lunches and collecting survey results from the people eating, for a total of exactly 470 students in the sample. All responses were recorded using a Google Form. Almost all people who we requested to fill out the survey...

Beauty pageants judge CHS students on factors other than just physical appearance

Abi Meyyappan, National American Miss Indiana (NAMI) finalist and senior, adjusts her tiara in a mirror. Meyyappan said she enjoyed her first beauty pageant experience.

Wendy Zhu

December 12, 2019

When a family friend told Abi Meyyappan, National American Miss Indiana (NAMI) finalist and senior, about an opportunity for a free photoshoot this past summer, Meyyappan said she had no idea it was actually an open call for a beauty pageant. After the photoshoot, she thought nothing of it, but a few...

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

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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...

In light of recent Fair Oaks incident, students, dietitian explain experience with, reasoning behind vegan lifestyles

In light of recent Fair Oaks incident, students, dietitian explain experience with, reasoning behind vegan lifestyles

Grace Xu

August 13, 2019

The day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the winter of 2018, junior Carmen Broadnax suddenly decided to never eat meat again. And not just meat, either. She’d chosen to cut out all animal-related foods from her diet, including dairy, seafood and egg. In other words, she’d simply decided to beco...

CHS students view public more open to viewing gender as spectrum

CHS students view public more open to viewing gender as spectrum

News

May 21, 2015

With an initial reaction of disgust and agitation, senior Brooke Hosfeld stood among others at the Indiana Statehouse downtown with a sign that proclaimed “No Hate In Our State” to protest against Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Hosfeld said she believed it enabled discrimination and also said the law encouraged...

Cover: CHS students define success in forms other than income

Cover: CHS students define success in forms other than income

News

April 23, 2015

Ask three people to define success, and they’ll say several different things. Ask more, and some will start to repeat some of these things: money, careers, relationships, and luxury, all of which characterize a vision of happiness many people chase throughout their lives—the American Dream. But Luisa Perez, Pr...

After recent government proposals, CHS students consider attending community colleges

After recent government proposals, CHS students consider attending community colleges

News

March 20, 2015

Over the next six years, senior Jack Denger will spend close to $300,000 studying pharmacy at Butler University. He will spend two years taking general core classes, three years taking rigorous pharmaceutical courses and one final, expensive year in rotation to ensure a successful future. “(The future) coul...

Recent fall in gas prices concerns environmentalists

Recent fall in gas prices concerns environmentalists

Contributor

February 20, 2015

In any given October, as the sweltering summer days cool to crisp autumn and the trees exchange the greens of their foliage for fiery reds, brilliant oranges and regal golds, Elizabeth Baach, co-president of Environmental Action Club and junior, can be found strolling through the woods. She frequents Cool Creek...

CHS students reevaluate generalizations of police

CHS students reevaluate generalizations of police

Beats

January 22, 2015

Like any kid his age, sophomore Zach Miller has spent a fair amount of time in cars. However, the cars Miller has ridden in are a big different from the ones most people remember from their childhood. As the son of Sergeant Adam Miller, a police officer under the Carmel Police Department, Miller has had exper...

CHS students drifting towards gender equality, away from “feminism”

CHS students drifting towards gender equality, away from

Contributor

December 12, 2014

Ninety-five years before senior Samantha Cunningham turned 18, feminists fought for her right to vote. Seventy-six years before she got a job, feminists fought for her equality during the hiring process as a woman. Eighteen years before she applied to college, feminists fought for her acceptance to p...

CHS students increasingly identifying themselves as politically Independent

CHS students increasingly identifying themselves as politically Independent

News

November 14, 2014

When senior Johnny Lawless, who identifies as politically Independent, turned 18 on Oct. 21, he registered to vote. However, Lawless truly became politically involved his junior year once he became aware of impending adulthood and wished to be more involved with life around him. While he does have an...