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As “cuffing season” arrives, students debate how high school relationships affect social development

As “cuffing season” arrives, students debate how high school relationships affect social development

Kiersten Riedford

November 15, 2019

Sophomore Elizabeth Katz has never dated in her life and she said during this cuffing season she would prefer to keep it that way. The term “cuffing season,” which originated in Urban Dictionary in 2011, refers to the desire to be in a relationship or “cuffed,” during the winter months. Katz...

Media center to host Gatsby Gallery Walk, Holocaust Gallery Walk, prepares for Hour of Code

Media center to host Gatsby Gallery Walk, Holocaust Gallery Walk, prepares for Hour of Code

Karen Zhang

November 2, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center currently has its Gatbsy Gallery Walk in partnership with the junior English classes. Ramos also said the media center will host its Holocaust Gallery Walk from Nov. 4 to Nov. 7 in partnership with the sop...

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 ...

Media center to host Day of Code, staff Pie Day

Media center to host Day of Code, staff Pie Day

Karen Zhang

September 24, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center will host its annual staff pie day contest on Nov. 26. “It’s just a fun event that the staff can do. They bring in pies and compete for the best pie,” Ramos said. According to Ramos, the media center...

Media center to host Global War on Terror event, changes lamination policies

Media center to host Global War on Terror event, changes lamination policies

Karen Zhang

September 9, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center will be closed on Sept. 10 during SRT for the Global War on Terror Symposium. “It’s a partnership with Will Ellery and he has gotten over 30 veterans to talk about their experiences. They’ll be scat...

Double Time: Juniors Anna and Gretchen Moore share their experience playing on CHS lacrosse team as identical twins

Double Time: Juniors Anna and Gretchen Moore share their experience playing on CHS lacrosse team as identical twins

Sarah Kim

August 13, 2019

Juniors Anna and Gretchen Moore are identical twins. When the two walk together in the hallway, most people would not be able to tell them apart. The same goes for them when they play sports together. Anna and Gretchen both play lacrosse and have been playing and watching the sport since they were youn...

FestiFails: Students should consider closer, cheaper alternatives to summer music festivals

FestiFails: Students should consider closer, cheaper alternatives to summer music festivals

Livvie Hurley

May 23, 2019

As summer draws closer, so does the start of the music festival season. However, I will not be one of the estimated 400,000 people attending Lollapalooza in August or one of the 80,000 attending Bonnaroo in June. As much as I would like to go to a music festival, there are some major inconveniences w...

Media center switches displays, continues March Madness event

Media center switches displays, continues March Madness event

Karen Zhang

March 26, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center has switched its displays to reflect the upcoming school library month. “We like to switch displays around themes which is something really fun,” Ramos said. “So we have ‘Love Your Library Month’...

I Don’t Get It!: In honor of National Humor Month in April, people express ideas regarding generational differences in humor

I Don’t Get It!: In honor of National Humor Month in April, people express ideas regarding generational differences in humor

Karen Zhang

March 22, 2019

As Kyle Fleckenstein, ComedySportz member and junior, stands on stage during a ComedySportz match, he draws inspiration for his jokes from popular and well-known events occurring in society. For example, Fleckenstein said he plans to reference “memes,” which are virally transmitted cultural symbols or s...

A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools  like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

Wendy Zhu, Karen Zhang, Rhea Acharya, and Raphael Li

February 22, 2019

With over 5,000 students, CHS is the largest public high school in Indiana and one of the largest in the nation. But while this school’s large student body has its benefits, for students like sophomore Raymond “Ray” Mo, it can sometimes feel more like a curse than a blessing during flu season. M...