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Spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) does not excuse increased racist behaviors, anti-Chinese sentiment

Spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) does not excuse increased racist behaviors, anti-Chinese sentiment

Karen Zhang

February 21, 2020

As an introvert, I have always been aware of the times when I have cleared my throat in a silent room or coughed more than two times in a single class period. But now, as a person of Chinese descent, I have been even more aware of every sneeze, cleared throat or cough in a public setting. While here at this s...

With scheduling for next school year underway, CHS classes attempt to combine benefits of knowledge acquisition, real-world application

With scheduling for next school year underway, CHS classes attempt  to combine benefits of knowledge acquisition, real-world application

Sophia Hawkins and Uma Kandallu

January 23, 2020

Senior Ruby Sanders wants to be an ecologist when she leaves high school. When she was younger, she loved being outdoors and was deeply fascinated by the inner workings of nature. Ecology seemed the natural course of action, a culmination of her lifelong curiosities.  Already, Sanders takes elective classes, such as bo...

Hound Reasoning Additional Results, Sampling Description

Rhea Acharya

January 23, 2020

To read the cover story related to this poll, click here. We collected around 350 responses through social media and 120 responses from going around to various lunches and collecting survey results from the people eating, for a total of exactly 470 students in the sample. All responses were recorded using a Google Form. Almost all people who we requested to fill out the survey...

Carmel Clay Schools district should better allocate funds to support competition-level clubs

Carmel Clay Schools district should better allocate funds to support competition-level clubs

January 23, 2020

TechHOUNDS. eSports Club. Science Olympiad. These are just a few of the many clubs offered at this school utilizing club dues as a form of funding. According to treasurer Catherine Ramsey, student-interest clubs at CHS are not funded by the Carmel Clay Schools district in any way, shape or form. Inste...

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...