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Democrats Club to focus on local campaigns in coming months

Democrats Club to focus on local campaigns in coming months

Michelle Lu

October 3, 2019

The Democrats club is preparing to work on local campaigns prior to city council elections until Nov. 5. According to Zoe Koniaris, club president and senior, city council campaigns allow smaller clubs a chance to make an impact. “We’re working with a few different local campaigns for city council, such ...

Democrats Club to host call-out meeting, distribute voting information to senior class

Democrats Club to host call-out meeting, distribute voting information to senior class

Michelle Lu

September 11, 2019

After a summer of activism, the Democrats Club is set to host a call-out meeting in the coming weeks. According to Zoe Koniaris, club president and senior, the primary goal the club has this year is to get students involved in the voting process prior to election season. “One big project this year is ...

Q&A with student body president (SBP) Maddie Heath, speaker of the House (SOH) Deion Ziwawo

Q&A with student body president (SBP) Maddie Heath, speaker of the House (SOH) Deion Ziwawo

Victoria Nopporn

August 13, 2019

Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo What are your responsibilities? One of the main things that I will be doing is running the House of Representatives, so the 700 member student government group. I will also be leading the Cabinet. How has your role changed over the years? I have been in Cabinet si...

Hamilton county councilor Fred Glynn to challenge Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard

Hamilton county councilor Fred Glynn  to challenge Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard

Tara Kandallu

April 19, 2019

With the upcoming republican primary on May 7, all attention is on the two mayoral candidates: Mayor Jim Brainard and city councilor Fred Glynn. Glynn, who began his second term at the beginning of the year, plans to run against the incumbent mayor and win largely on a more conservative platform. Josh...

School Board President Layla Spanenberg discusses plans for upcoming term following reelection

Rhea Acharya

December 13, 2018

Apurva Manas As a group, do you think you work well together? Why do you think you all got re-elected?     “I think we work very well together. I think what is unique to our board is that we have five individuals from different backgrounds and different perspectives. And the fact that we can all bring to the board these different perspectives can ...

Rage Against the Machine. Students should think rationally about results of the election.

Rage Against the Machine. Students should think rationally about results of the election.

Shiva Vallabhaneni, Managing Editor

December 12, 2016

A time of year where we should be united, we are divided. After witnessing the aftermath of the 2016 election, the riots as well as the peaceful protests. It struck me how divided the country really was during this historic election. Many who are protesting in the big cities of Los Angeles and Philadelphi...

Trump Trumps Clinton

Trump Trumps Clinton

Allison Li, Beats Editor

November 10, 2016

On the morning of Nov. 9, it was announced that Donald Trump is the new 2016-2020 president-elect. U.S. History teacher, Gordon Copee, believed that this election, in particular, was different from previous elections because of the controversy behind both candidates. Copee said, “I think this...

CHS did not host mock election this year

CHS did not host mock election this year

James Yin, Sports Copy Editor

November 9, 2016

CHS did not have its quadrennial mock election for the 2016 election cycle. According to Will Ellery, previous mock election sponsor and social studies teacher, the major reason for the lack of an election was because of the characteristics of the election and of the candidates. “(The mock election) was always issues dri...

NO LONGER THIRD-WHEELING

NO LONGER THIRD-WHEELING

Adam Gostomelsky, Sports editor

October 13, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the nominees for the Republican and Democratic party, respectively. While they did win enough votes in the primary election season, both candidates have as many detractors as they do supporters. According to a Roper Center poll, Clinton and Trump average “strong un...

Late-night talk show hosts influence perceptions of presidential candidates

Late-night talk show hosts influence perceptions of presidential candidates

Amy Zhou, Reporter

October 13, 2016

Late-night talk show hosts such as Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon are well known for their humorous takes on topics that may seem dull for some, such as politics. To some extent, talk shows influence how the audience views political candidates. According to Sebby Thatcher, Carmel High School Democrats C...

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...

Remember Who We Are. In light of issues discussed in political election, people should recall America’s optimistic culture.

Remember Who We Are. In light of issues discussed in political election, people should recall America’s optimistic culture.

perspectives

February 19, 2016

As I see more politics creeping into the news each day, I can’t help but cringe.  Don’t get me wrong; this election will be one of the most critical decisions we’ve made as a nation in a long time. It will also be the first time I get to put my ballot in the box. But all the finger-pointing, name-calling...