Students at CHS disagree with Trump’s former executive order

On Jan. 29, junior Alexis O’Brien went to a Trump protest at the Indianapolis International Airport to protest against the president’s executive order to temporarily ban immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries. O’Brien made a sign saying “We Love You,” in Arabic, French and English. She said that she doesn’t support Trump’s order because not all immigrants are terrorists and because the issue blocked some Americans who were returning back to the US from one of those countries.

Allison Li, Beats Editor

February 21, 2017

Junior Alexis O’Brien   Did you agree with Trump’s decision? Can you see where he’s coming from? Not at all. I don't agree with Trump’s policies. I agree that vetting could be a little stronger but that was extreme and I know plenty of people from those countries who aren...

Foreign-born students balance American and immigrant identities

Foreign-born students balance American and immigrant identities


May 23, 2013

Senior Victor Rodriguez said he took his favorite vacation in the summer of 2007: a road trip through Mexico, from Mexico City to the Yucatan Peninsula. He and his family spent time exploring Mayan ruins, swimming under a waterfall and talking about their adventures. But according to Rodriguez, Mexico re...

Lost in the Melting Pot


November 20, 2009

Second-plus generation immigrants are losing their heritage in modern American society, especially the ability to speak another language By Rebecca Xu <[email protected]> The music blares. People sing. It’s Indian dance class where junior Perky Bhargava has attended every Sunday for 13 years. Howeve...