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Democrats Club to encourage contact with state senators, host guest speaker

Club sponsor James Ziegler looks over assignments during passing period. According to Ziegler, Indiana-based activist Tim Bagwell will speak with the club during late February.

Michelle Lu

February 7, 2020

In the midst of the ongoing impeachment trial, the Democrats Club will begin promoting members to contact their senators to address issues such as witness hearings. According to club sponsor James Ziegler, the impeachment trial is an opportune time to get members’ voices heard. “I know some membe...

Democrats Club to establish voter registration drive prior to primary elections

Club sponsor James Ziegler looks over assignments after class. According to Ziegler, the club has a busy season ahead of them as the primary and presidential elections approach.

Michelle Lu

January 15, 2020

The Democrats Club will host a club meeting to decide activities for second semester on Jan. 15. According to club sponsor James Ziegler, the meeting will focus on the upcoming primary elections as well as the general elections in November. “One of the big things that we’re really trying to do and gonn...

Democrats Club to plan for next semester’s activities

Club sponsor James Ziegler looks over assignments after class. According to Ziegler, the club only has one more meeting left before the end of the year.

Michelle Lu

December 4, 2019

After a semester of preparing for local elections, the Democrats Club is beginning to plan activities for next year. According to club sponsor James Ziegler, the next meeting will focus on what activities the club will do next semester. “That was like our main focus for the (first) semester was really...

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 ...

Democrats Club to meet with election candidates, begin canvassing

Club sponsor James Ziegler looks over the plans for the Democrats Club on his computer. According to Ziegler, the club has been preparing extensively prior to the Nov. 5 elections by establishing contacts with local representatives and candidates.

Michelle Lu

October 16, 2019

The Democrats club is set to meet with a candidate for the Fishers city council election on Oct. 16. According to club sponsor James Ziegler, one of the club goals this year is to work more with similar liberal groups to promote shared beliefs. “Next Wednesday, we’re actually going to be meeting...

Democrats Club to focus on local campaigns in coming months

Club members pose for a picture after the first meeting of the year on Sept. 11. According to Zoe Koniaris, senior and club president, the club has been working hard in preparation for the upcoming elections.

Michelle Lu

October 3, 2019

The Democrats club is preparing to work on local campaigns prior to city council elections until Nov. 5. According to Zoe Koniaris, club president and senior, city council campaigns allow smaller clubs a chance to make an impact. “We’re working with a few different local campaigns for city council, such ...

In light of recent Fair Oaks incident, students, dietitian explain experience with, reasoning behind vegan lifestyles

In light of recent Fair Oaks incident, students, dietitian explain experience with, reasoning behind vegan lifestyles

Grace Xu

August 13, 2019

The day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the winter of 2018, junior Carmen Broadnax suddenly decided to never eat meat again. And not just meat, either. She’d chosen to cut out all animal-related foods from her diet, including dairy, seafood and egg. In other words, she’d simply decided to beco...

Hamilton county councilor Fred Glynn to challenge Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard

Hamilton county councilor Fred Glynn  to challenge Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard

Tara Kandallu

April 19, 2019

With the upcoming republican primary on May 7, all attention is on the two mayoral candidates: Mayor Jim Brainard and city councilor Fred Glynn. Glynn, who began his second term at the beginning of the year, plans to run against the incumbent mayor and win largely on a more conservative platform. Josh...

Environmental Action Club looks to involve more students

Kian Robinson, club member and junior, talks to Ben Ring, club officer and junior, about Environmental Action Club.

Laasya Mamidipalli

April 16, 2019

Environmental Action Club is preparing to reach out to more students in order to grow the club during the next school year. Kian Robinson, club member and junior, said, “I think the biggest change is probably the greater involvement since we have more people in the club now, though. I think in th...

Environmental Action Club looks forward to Eagle Creek volunteer opportunity

Kian Robinson, club member and junior, takes notes on volunteering opportunities.

Laasya Mamidipalli

March 22, 2019

Ben Ring, Environmental Action Club officer and junior, said, “The Invasive Species Strike Team at Eagle Creek looks like a great volunteer opportunity. This involves locally identifying and removing invasive species in the environment.” The club officers are contacting organizations like those at Eag...

Environmental Action Club to participate in new events, activities

Kian Robinson, club member and junior, talks with Ben Ring, club officer and junior, about the upcoming events.

Laasya Mamidipalli

February 1, 2019

Environmental Action Club members are looking for new opportunities to volunteer in the community as a club. Kian Robinson, club member and junior, said, “While in the past we have focused on bringing in the community to our club, I think we can involve more people by participating in a community e...

Unwanted Advances: Sexual abuse cases in gymnastics raise question of awareness at CHS

Freshman Ashnaya Gupta practices her beam routine. Gupta said that more gymnasts are speaking out now about sexual abuse after the scandals occurred.

Leslie Huang, Calina He, and Wendy Zhu

November 16, 2018

For freshman Ashnaya Gupta, gymnastics has been part of her life since she was 2 years old. Gupta spends most hours after school practicing at Deveau’s School of Gymnastics, where she has proudly earned various state medals for her achievements. When Gupta first heard of the sexual abuse cases in US...