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Fewer high school students vote nationwide, but current election interests CHS students in politics

Fewer high school students vote nationwide, but current election interests CHS students in politics

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January 21, 2016

The 2016 u.s. presidential election, scheduled for Nov. 8, will be the country’s 58th quadrennial election. Although many people consider this event one of the most important phenomena in the United States, studies suggest people should expect fewer young adults, defined as citizens ranging from...

Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates

studentsection

April 24, 2014

Speaker of the House Candidates: Junior Henry Curts How are you qualified for this position? I believe I’m qualified because I have been a three –year student government member and a Cabinet member for the last two years. What/ Who inspired you to run? I’ve been a Riley kid (a Riley Hos...

Time to Vote

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April 16, 2013

Alright, well first off I'm just going to say that even though I haven't written anything since February, I haven't given up on my blog yet. I'm hoping to start writing more often, but we'll see what happens. Now on to this week's topic: school elections. Other than Homecoming, Election Week(s) at...

With election over, beware of party bias, focus on issues

perspectives

November 16, 2012

After Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and President Barack Obama “reached across the aisle,” utilizing the power of both Republican and Democratic parties to help the area recuperate from the devastation. As a result, New Jersey was able to receive federal...

Photo Gallery: 2012 Presidential Election

Photo Gallery: 2012 Presidential Election

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November 14, 2012

ELECTION EDITION: Carmel citizens vote for president at the 136th and Allisonville Road fire station. Barack Obama won the election. OMEED MALEK/ PHOTOS ...

HiLite’s 2012 Election Coverage

HiLite’s 2012 Election Coverage

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November 6, 2012

Click here for all sorts of helpful information to get you through the 2012 election on Nov. 6.

Students and faculty consider the pros and cons of lowering the voting age

Students and faculty consider the pros and cons of lowering the voting age

acumen

November 2, 2012

Senior Olivia Ross fought quite a few battles as a freshman–not battles of bloodshed but rather of words. Ross participated in political debates in her class, Debate 1. She said that the debates she had in class helped her become a more politically aware voter  for the future. “(Debate 1) really ...

Romney wins CHS Mock Election

Romney wins CHS Mock Election

News

October 29, 2012

Following the elections during SRT on Oct. 29, presidential candidate Mitt Romney was determined to be the winner of the Mock Election. The results for each candidate are the following: Mitt Romney (R): 969 Barack Obama (D): 765 Gary Johnson (L): 340 Here are the details of the Mock Election: Ever...

2012 State of the Union Address

2012 State of the Union Address

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January 23, 2012

Join our live conversation as you watch the 2012 State of the Union address. Tune in on Jan. 24 at 8:45 p.m. to contribute your thoughts and participate in polls. Enter your email address in the space below if you'd like to receive a reminder, and we'll hear from you soon! Click here to view our ...

DECA continues officer elections this week

DECA continues officer elections this week

Beats

September 7, 2011

Due to a delay, elections for DECA officers will continue take place throughout this week in all marketing and fashion merchandising classes. The DECA officer meeting originally scheduled for Sept. 8 will now be sometime next week. The new date will be announced later this week. According to DECA sponsor ...

List of Candidates and Their Platforms

News

October 20, 2010

Senate Race Brad Ellsworth (D): former sheriff for Vanderburgh County and current representative of Indiana's 8th district since 2007 economy: supports tax cuts, investment spending in public works, wants to cut government red tape for small businesses energy: supports domestic drilling, nuclea...

Life should be run like the NBA draft

perspectives

January 23, 2009

By Bennett Fuson <bfuson@hilite.org> 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...