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CHS students and teachers show greater interest in cooking at home

CHS students and teachers show greater interest in cooking at home

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April 23, 2015

She bought the brownie mix. She measured the rest of the ingredients. She made the batter and placed the pan into the oven. All that was left for her to do was watch the cooking magic of the transformation of the batter into deliciously scrumptious brownies. With the baking process underway, she, Amanda Ventura...

Economics Club members to participate in Fed Challenge

Economics Club members to participate in Fed Challenge

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March 20, 2015

On April 22, five students will compete in the High School Fed Challenge at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, according to Paul Clayton, Fed team sponsor and business teacher. Clayton said the competition requires students to analyze monetary policy. “I certainly enjoy helping them prepare fo...

Bargain luxuries may be an economic indicator

Bargain luxuries may be an economic indicator

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March 22, 2013

Senior Nicole Ridge said she buys nail polish once, maybe twice, a week. She used to go to the nail salon to get her nails done, but now she paints them herself, changing up the colors and patterns every week. “It was kind of a big switch for me to start doing (my nails) on my own, but I li...

Holiday hiring rate expected to increase this year

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October 23, 2012

A recent survey conducted by the Hay Group revealed that 36 percent of retailers plan to hire more holiday workers than they did last year. Business foundations teacher Pete Smith said, “I think that’s exciting. That’s my first reaction. I think it gives a boost to our economy, that we’re...

Citizens must understand America’s potential to retain economic dominance due to diversity

Citizens must understand America’s potential to retain economic dominance due to diversity

perspectives

October 23, 2012

“For the first time, the international organization has set a date for the moment when the ‘Age of America’ will end. China’s economy will surpass that of America in 2016.” These words, written in the Wall Street Journal on April 25, 2011, are now heard almost everywhere in society. When we ...

Despite an uncreative curriculum, students and teachers try to foster innovation

Despite an uncreative curriculum, students and teachers try to foster innovation

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May 18, 2012

"Mildly creative” is how junior George Armstrong describes himself, somewhat surprisingly for a student in IB Visual Arts, on track to receive an IB diploma when he graduates. Inherently, he might not be extremely creative, Armstrong said, but his experiences in these classes have taught him to think...

Entertainment double take. In troubling economic times, the entertainment industry plays it safe, skips the creativity.

perspectives

November 17, 2011

Have you seen this column before? If this piece were to follow the recent trends of our entertainment industry, chances are you would have. Who else rolled their eyes the first time they saw the preview for “Puss in Boots,” a spin-off of the popular “Shrek” series, or when the commercial for...

Toyota customers still faithful despite recalls

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March 25, 2010

By Grayson Harbour <gharbour@hilite.org> In January, Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) recalled 5.6 million vehicles due to reports of sudden acceleration in some Toyota models. Night after night, news stations covered and probed the industry, seeking a response that ensured consumer safety. Culle...

Graphic Perspective: Economy

perspectives

March 13, 2009

Like it or not, China plays key role in aiding U.S. economy

perspectives

February 6, 2009

By Mackenzie Madison <mmadison@hilite.org> Ten trillion dollars in debt. Yeah, that’s a lot. That is a one followed by 13 zeros. To put that number into perspective, our current population is roughly 300 million. In order for us to get out of debt, each person in the United States would h...

In times of hardship, be thankful

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December 12, 2008

By Bennett Fuson <bfuson@hilite.org> Think back to this time last year. What was on your mind? Most likely, you were thinking about finals or the holidays, although in this city I’ve noticed that “thinking about the holidays” is a fancy way of saying “how much stuff will I get?...

Students need to find positive in economic downturn

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November 20, 2008

OUR STAND: Instead of dwelling on financial difficulty this winter, students should keep in mind what the season is all about. The current economic situation is clearly taking a toll on everyone, and despite Carmel’s perceived well-to-do location, the city is not excluded from that equation....