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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

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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

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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 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...

Media polarizes opinion

Media polarizes opinion

News

October 10, 2014

When Mariam Aziz, Muslim Student Alliance member and senior, pulled up her news feed on Facebook, a picture of a crying girl receiving a certificate from men in black robes caught her eye. The caption read, “Gazan girl accepts her mother’s diploma during a graduation ceremony after Israel murder...

Social media spurs a new form of activism

Social media spurs a new form of activism

News

September 11, 2014

She had just completed the ALS  (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) Ice Bucket Challenge, where participants either douse themselves in ice water or donate to the ALS Association. Activism for a particular cause through social media has become the newest way for charities and organizations to market the...

Studying abroad hosts benefits in the job market

Studying abroad hosts benefits in the job market

News

August 13, 2014

Last summer, senior Madeleine Leonard flew halfway across the world, stepped into the home of her new family and was unable to speak English for two months. As a participant in the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages (IUHPFL), Leonard decided to travel to France to fully immerse herself in...

K-8 Mentoring to make plans for missed snow days

K-8 Mentoring to make plans for missed snow days

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February 6, 2014

After the heavy amount of snow days, K-8 Mentoring will still maintain the requirement of four outings with the kids for every nine weeks, according to sponsor Robin Pletcher. “The mentors have been (at the school) a lot. It has been hard getting back into the routine,” Pletcher said. Ment...

Senate finalizes Feb. 7 Gatsby party, organizes Counselor Appreciation Week, Brain Game

Senate finalizes Feb. 7 Gatsby party, organizes Counselor Appreciation Week, Brain Game

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February 4, 2014

Senate members are taking care of last-minute details for the Gatsby party on Feb. 7, according to sponsor Michelle Foutz. They are also organizing Counselor Appreciation Week, which is from Feb. 3 to Feb. 7, and the Brain Game competition, which will begin on Feb. 27. Among the tasks left to complete...

Carmel Connects plans to start new method for more efficient repurposing

Carmel Connects plans to start new method for more efficient repurposing

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February 3, 2014

Every Monday, Carmel Connects club members meet and refurbish computers which are later distributed to less fortunate people. In the next week, the club will implement a new method that will allow for more efficient refurbishment of computers. Krishna Pathak, club member and junior, said, “Our task of repurposing computers stays the same, but we’ll be doing it a...