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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Media center prepares for NHD, ancestry unit, busy month ahead

Media center prepares for NHD, ancestry unit, busy month ahead

Karen Zhang

February 12, 2019


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According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center is currently preparing for its National History Day (NHD) exhibit. Ramos said, “It’s a collaboration with some classes as well as some teachers and it’s basically a practice evening for the kids ...

Superbowl Showdown: With Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3, students, staff discuss celebrity involvement in politics, fan loyalty

Superbowl Showdown: With Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3, students, staff discuss celebrity involvement in politics, fan loyalty

Ashwin Prasad

January 24, 2019


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The issue of celebrity politics is still at the forefront the entertainment world as the calendar flips to 2019. In the midst of another politically-charged awards season, Super Bowl LIII and its halftime show performer, Maroon 5 will only support the National Football League (NFL) and the controversies s...

Go With the Flow: With ComedySportz competition season beginning, members, sponsor reflect on lessons, benefits of comedy

Go With the Flow: With ComedySportz competition season beginning, members, sponsor reflect on lessons, benefits of comedy

Marvin Fan

January 24, 2019


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Every week, Piper Dafforn, team captain of ComedySportz and senior, and other ComedySportz members can be found practicing improvisation in preparation for upcoming competitions. In these competitions, the team members compete with other high schools using audience suggestions and improvisation ...

Media center to host 9/11 event, SilverHounds meeting

Media center to host 9/11 event, SilverHounds meeting

Karen Zhang

January 22, 2019


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According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center will host a 9/11 interactive event during B3 and B4 on Jan. 25 and G1 on Jan. 28. “The (event) is basically very interactive lessons. For example, it all centers around ‘102 Minutes,’ which is a book ...

Turning it Around: Dancer, junior Kendyl Smith commends creation of pointe shoes in new skin tones

Turning it Around: Dancer, junior Kendyl Smith commends creation of pointe shoes in new skin tones

Kendyl Smith

December 13, 2018


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I am excited that different shades of pointe shoes and tights that match diverse skin tones are being produced, especially since the art of ballet itself is expanding into other genres. I believe it is the perfect time to start infusing different skin tones of pointe shoes to match the diverse ways o...

Across the Screen: CHS students, IB film teacher share thoughts about spreading culture by remaking TV shows from foreign countries

Across the Screen: CHS students, IB film teacher share thoughts about spreading culture by remaking TV shows from foreign countries

Richa Louis

December 13, 2018


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Premiering on Jan. 2, Fox will air a celebrity-singing-competition-guessing game called “The Masked Singer” based on Korea’s “King of Mask Singer,” which debuted in 2015. Many students at CHS, like junior Sarah Hao, have seen the Korean version of the upcoming show and the trailer for Fox’s and ...