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Don’t do the JUUL: CHS students should recognize dangers of JUULing

Don’t do the JUUL: CHS students should recognize dangers  of JUULing

Emily Worrell

May 18, 2018

However, I find the prevalence of one particular drug among high school students disturbing.

TechHOUNDS prepares for end-of-year banquet, raises funds for next year

TechHOUNDS prepares for end-of-year banquet, raises funds for next year

Emily Worrell

May 16, 2018

After placing fifth in the world at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (F.I.R.S.T.) Robotics World Championships in Detroit, TechHOUNDS is preparing for its banquet later this month and fundraising for next year. “We have our banquet coming up pretty soon; I’ve been m...

Make Carmel Musical: CHS students should support “Rebirth” concert series, music scene in Carmel

Make Carmel Musical: CHS students should support “Rebirth” concert series, music scene in Carmel

Emily Worrell

April 20, 2018

On March 10, Shark Mouth Productions launched their “Rebirth of a Music Scene” concert series at the Carmel Apprentice Theatre (CAT) in downtown Carmel. As someone who has always wanted to go to concerts but rarely had the opportunity, I was extremely excited by the prospect of a safe, local conce...

TechHOUNDS continues competition season

TechHOUNDS continues competition season

Emily Worrell

April 1, 2018

TechHOUNDS continued their competition season on Saturday, March 31 with a competition at Purdue University. After winning their last competition, TechHOUNDS members are hoping their streak continues, according to Laura Dobie, student lead and senior. “If we win at these competitions, we move on...

Virtually Annoyed: Although virtual reality gaming has advantages, its drawbacks should not be forgotten

Virtually Annoyed: Although virtual reality gaming has advantages, its drawbacks should not be forgotten

Emily Worrell, Perspectives Editor

March 23, 2018

On March 29th, Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ernest Cline’s novel “Ready Player One” will hit movie theaters around the nation. The film demonstrates the diverse uses and abilities of virtual reality (VR) technology. The VR fad has managed to capture the imaginations of many and is now used...

TechHOUNDS improves robot for future competitions

TechHOUNDS improves robot for future competitions

Emily Worrell

March 10, 2018

After placing 26th at their first competition, TechHOUNDS members will focus on making improvements to their robot before competing again. According to Laura Dobie, student lead and senior, the next TechHOUNDS competition is in late March, giving members plenty of time to work beforehand. “I think that ...

Trouble in Paradise: “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette” set bad examples of relationships for CHS students

Trouble in Paradise: “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette” set bad examples of relationships for CHS students

Misha Rekhter

February 23, 2018

Creating entertaining content is the goal of all reality television shows, but at what cost? The fundamental idea behind shows such as “The Bachelor,” and its subsequent spin offs (like “Bachelor in Paradise” and “The Bachelor Winter Games,” which premiered Feb. 13, along with podcasts by vario...

TechHOUNDS concludes build season, finishes robot

TechHOUNDS concludes build season, finishes robot

Emily Worrell

February 17, 2018

This Friday, Feb. 16, marks the end of TechHOUNDS build season, in which members have six weeks to build a robot. According to Laura Dobie, student lead and senior, the club will meet every day this week in order to finish the robot in time. “It’ll get done,” Dobie said. “It always does, but...

TechHOUNDS kicks off build season

TechHOUNDS kicks off build season

Emily Worrell

January 26, 2018

After the announcement of the  For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (F.I.R.S.T.) Robotics game, TechHOUNDS is in week three of its six-week build season, in which club members will create a robot capable of completing the game’s objective. According to teacher mentor Zachary Bone...

Bring It Back: As Internet users, students should push the reinstitution of net neutrality

Bring It Back: As Internet users, students should push the reinstitution of net neutrality

Raphael Li

January 25, 2018

On Dec. 14, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted to abolish net neutrality, taking away the internet’s classification as a “common carrier. Net neutrality, as mentioned in a previous HiLite perspective, is the law forcing Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to treat all data equally,...

Culture Clash: Students should utilize clubs to explore other cultures, expand horizons.

Culture Clash: Students should utilize clubs to explore other cultures, expand horizons.

Jordyn Blakey, 15 Minutes Editor

January 25, 2018

As an African-American student, when I first came to CHS, I felt like there weren’t a whole lot of people like me. I knew all of these faces, but they seemed unfamiliar at the same time. As a result, I started to feel like I would get lost amongst others who didn’t look like me. However, when I ...