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COVID-19 Cases by County Over Time

COVID-19 Cases by County Over Time

Rhea Acharya

March 20, 2020

Take a look at the specific Indiana counties affected by COVID-19.

Juniors Brian Yuan and Erik Nelson manage History meme page

Juniors Brian Yuan and Erik Nelson manage History meme page

Thea Bertolini

February 21, 2020

Where did you get the inspiration to start the account? Yuan: I started the account with two goals in mind - to spread history memes and to make money, if I’m being honest. Nelson: I hopped on the account later, when we were at like 200 followers, just to help run it. Why did you guys decide to...

In light of growing popularity of self-care, students, counselor evaluate proposed benefits, shortcomings of trends

In light of growing popularity of self-care, students,  counselor evaluate proposed benefits, shortcomings of trends

Michelle Lu

December 12, 2019

Glossy Twitter threads. Instagram accounts boasting skincare products. Podcasts sharing stress relievers. Vlogs recording daily routines. These are all facets of the “self-care” movement that has taken the country by storm in recent years. These actions lead to the same question: “How do you pr...

Junior Shannon Xie does art commissions through her Instagram, @hunnypuffs

Junior Shannon Xie does art commissions through her Instagram, @hunnypuffs

Angela Qian

December 12, 2019

How would you describe your style? I don’t really do realism anymore, now that I have more free reign so what I like to draw, so I go for more of an illustrative style that’s kind of semi-realistic. It depends on what I’m doing. How did you get started with art? (When) I was little, I liked...

Fired Up: In light of Amazon Rainforest fires, Carmel community circumvents bystander effect to have impact on global issues

Fired Up: In light of Amazon Rainforest fires, Carmel community circumvents bystander effect to have impact on global issues

Grace Xu and Sophia Hawkins

September 20, 2019

In the psychology realm, there’s an intriguing phenomenon dubbed the “bystander effect,” in which the presence of more bystanders around an incident causes fewer people to actually help. Now, imagine this effect on a much greater scale—say, perhaps, the recent Amazon Rainforest fire—where, argua...

More Than Meets the Eye: As photo editing applications increase in prevalence, students, staff evaluate impact on self-image, confidence

More Than Meets the Eye: As photo editing applications increase in prevalence, students, staff evaluate impact on self-image, confidence

Wendy Zhu

May 23, 2019

As apps like Facetune have shot up in popularity over the course of the past few years, photo editing has become easier than ever. With a single tap or click, users are quickly able to erase any blemishes or imperfections they may have, allowing them to create their ideal photo or selfie. According ...

The New Face of Advertising: As companies turn to new platforms for advertising, students, staff reflect on impact of social media promotions

The New Face of Advertising: As companies turn to new platforms for advertising, students, staff reflect on impact of social media promotions

Sarah Kim

March 22, 2019

Sophomore Janvi Bhatia is a brand ambassador for the popular bracelet brand Pura Vida. “I promote (Pura Vida’s) products on social media to try to raise awareness about the brand,” she said. “In recent years, they have really gained popularity and I think some of that can be attributed to th...

FashionInsta: CHS students take on online business using fashion apps, including Instagram, to buy, sell their clothing

FashionInsta: CHS students take on online business using fashion  apps, including Instagram, to buy, sell their clothing

Alina Yu and Kris Otten

February 23, 2018

INSTACLOSET   Junior Mea McCormack explains her “closet” account on the social media app Instagram How long have you been using your clothing account? Two months Have you found that using the app has been successful in selling your clothes Yes, it has. I have probably still have more for sale than wh...

The Soapbox: How do CHS students feel about “Finstas?”

The Soapbox: How do CHS students feel about “Finstas?”

Emily Worrell, Student Section reporter

September 16, 2016

Student musicians use social media as platform to promote musical careers

Student musicians use social media as platform to promote musical careers

Jessica Konrad

May 19, 2016

As freshman Morgan Koontz gets ready in her bathroom, she thinks about the video she’s going to post tonight. She plans to sing “Hello” by Adele, feeling immense pressure to hit each note perfectly, and for good reason. Koontz boasts 140,000 followers and counting on her Instagram page @morgansin...