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After Indianapolis designated one of most wasteful American cities, Carmel community works to spread awareness, defy stereotype

After Indianapolis designated one of most wasteful American  cities, Carmel community works to spread awareness, defy stereotype

Sowmya Chundi

October 24, 2019

In his free time, sophomore Ethan Stoehr is an avid recycler and plastic collecter. In his room, Stoehr has bins full of plastic waste spanning from salad forks to shampoo bottles. He said that by creating a “plastic stockpile,” he’ll try and convince his mom to stop buying plastics once she ...

Sen. Todd Young addresses national drug epidemic at press conference in media center

Sen. Todd Young addresses national drug epidemic at press conference in media center

Da-Hyun Hong

May 10, 2019

Today, May 10, 2019, Sen. Todd Young held a press conference in the media center to address the national epidemic of drug abuse among underaged students. According to Young, between 2017 and 2018, e-cigarette use went up 48 percent for middle school students and 78 percent among high school students. ...

New Voices Legislation Bill: How can you help?

New Voices Legislation Bill: How can you help?

Adhi Ramkumar

November 18, 2018

Read our 11.16 Staff Editorial about New Voices Indiana here.

Learning the Hard Way: Teen pregnancy, STI rates significantly higher in conservative states due to inadequate sex education

Learning the Hard Way: Teen pregnancy, STI rates significantly higher  in conservative states due to inadequate sex education

Mary Salzmann, News Editor

April 20, 2017

Indiana law requires teachers to teach abstinence in sex education, but prohibits teaching students about the risks and preventative measures associated with sex. However, mountains of evidence show students would be safer, healthier and no more likely to engage in sex if comprehensive sex education was taught. ...

Aging Well

Aging Well

Lilly St. Angelo

November 17, 2016

What draws people to Indiana? What makes them stay or want to come back? Is it the sugar cream pie? Is it the vast number of hiking trails in wooded wonderlands? Or the Monon, a retreat from busy suburbia? Is it the hip culture of Broad Ripple and Mass Avenue or the fairy-tale feel of the Indiana Museum of ...

CHS students explain the impact of TV shows set in the Midwest versus urban settings

CHS students explain the impact of  TV shows set in the Midwest versus urban settings

Misha Rekhter, Entertainment reporter

September 16, 2016

Boyd is not alone. “I understand cornfields, not skyscrapers,” junior Ethan Fleischer said when explaining his love for “Parks and Recreation” and “The Middle."

Who is on the ballot for the May 3 Indiana Primary

Who is on the ballot for the May 3 Indiana Primary

Contributor

May 1, 2016

With the Indiana Primary coming up on May 3, many CHS students are eligible to vote. For a primary, voters will elect one person for every position to represent their party in the general election in November. In addition to the presidential nomination, Republican and Democratic primary voters will nominate...

Students consider value of driver education in spite of documented increases in participation

Students consider value of driver education in spite of documented increases in participation

feature

November 13, 2015

Christian Stahly, recently licensed driver and junior, was introduced to driver education in a way typical to many CHS students: receiving a flyer advertising the class during one of his lunch periods in freshman year. There was no personal research involved nor extensive conferences with counselors. ...

New CHS teachers illustrate discrepancy with article concerning Indiana teacher shortage

New CHS teachers illustrate discrepancy  with article concerning Indiana teacher shortage

News

September 16, 2015

Over the summer, CHS hired 37 new teachers to accommodate the record student population of 5,011 this school year.             “We had this growth and we’re fortunate; we’re very lucky that with the growth that we’ve had, we (have been) able to hire teachers. Our district has made it a ...

Lack of common sense. Proper clarification must be given to avoid another RFRA debacle.

perspectives

April 23, 2015

On March 26, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) into law. The bill has resulted in a huge backlash against Indiana. Countless people across the country have labeled our state as bigoted and backwards. The criticism has died down, but this whole debacle was ...

This is Indiana: Indianapolis should no longer be overlooked as a sports city

This is Indiana: Indianapolis should no longer be overlooked as a sports city

Author Archives

September 12, 2014

On April 26, citiesjournal.com released a list for the top 13 best sports cities in the United States. Seattle, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Miami were on the list. Guess what city did not make the list? Indianapolis. As a person who has  lived in the Indianapolis metropolitan area for nearly my entire life, I was appalle...