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Contradictory Convictions: The debate over DACA should open eyes for CHS students about discrimination, immigration issues in the U.S.

Contradictory Convictions: The debate over DACA should open eyes for CHS  students about discrimination, immigration issues in the U.S.

Bethlehem Daniel, Reporter

February 23, 2018

As the child of immigrants and as someone who has experienced marginalization, I have witnessed firsthand how easy it is for people to categorize large groups into seemingly simple, homogeneous groups. We find this phenomenon everywhere in our daily lives. However, when we break these marginalizations...

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...

Immigration Reform. Can’t teach an old system new tricks.

Immigration Reform. Can’t teach an old system new tricks.

Contributor

December 12, 2014

On nov. 20, President Obama gave his speech from the White House regarding illegal immigration. In his speech, the president, by means of executive action, imposed sweeping reforms that would allow some of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants working in the United States to remain in the c...

Foreign-born students balance American and immigrant identities

Foreign-born students balance American and immigrant identities

News

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...

Across the Pond: Students struggle with more than language barrier when making international move

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August 11, 2009

By Erum Rizvi <[email protected]> For sophomore Josh Cashin, moving from Derby, England to Carmel, IN was not as easy as he expected. Cashin said the hardest part was adjusting to the lifestyle in America which he thought was completely different than the life in his home country. ...