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Recent fall in gas prices concerns environmentalists

Recent fall in gas prices concerns environmentalists

Contributor

February 20, 2015

In any given October, as the sweltering summer days cool to crisp autumn and the trees exchange the greens of their foliage for fiery reds, brilliant oranges and regal golds, Elizabeth Baach, co-president of Environmental Action Club and junior, can be found strolling through the woods. She frequents Cool Creek...

Senate to host Sadie Hawkins-Style Sock Hop Winter Dance on Jan. 30

Senate to host Sadie Hawkins-Style Sock Hop Winter Dance on Jan. 30

Beats

January 29, 2015

Senate members will host the winter dance, a Sadie Hawkins sock hop, on Jan. 30, according to senator and senior Katelyn Davis, who is the chairperson of the committee in charge of the dance. It will take place in the fieldhouse from the end of the basketball game until 11 p.m., she said. “It’s...

THE ‘KING OF INSTRUMENTS’: Junior Joseph Huang plays the pipe organ

THE ‘KING OF INSTRUMENTS’: Junior Joseph Huang plays the pipe organ

15min

December 12, 2014

For the interactive graphic above, click one of the blue buttons to learn about a part of the pipe organ and its function.  How did you become interested in playing the pipe organ? My mom introduced me to the pipe organ about three and a half years ago because she wanted me to play a second instrument ...

CHS students balance tolerance with tradition

CHS students balance tolerance with tradition

News

November 14, 2014

Hailing from Kenya, senior Kathleen Muloma said her parents have instilled in her the importance of certain traditions. “We are always having family and friends stay at our house. Providing food and a place to stay is a very important aspect of the Kenyan lifestyle,” she said. Tradition plays ...

Guard looks to beginning of the fall season

Guard looks to beginning of the fall season

Beats

May 29, 2014

After placing second at the Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championship competition and performing in the school-wide performing arts competition, Lucy Cottrell, guard member and junior, said the guard has concluded its season. “This season has been a very fun season, and I’m really...

Personal Religion Remains Difficult for Mass Media

Personal Religion Remains Difficult for Mass Media

feature

May 22, 2014

The movie poster is simple enough—graffiti on a wall boldly proclaims, “GOD’S DEAD,” while a lone boy tacks a sheet of paper reading “NOT” between the two words to alter their meaning completely—but the concept it brings up is anything but. When “God’s Not Dead” came to U.S. theater...

Students respond to increased job competition by obtaining more qualifications

Students respond to increased job competition by obtaining more qualifications

feature

May 22, 2014

Unlike many other high school students, junior Abigail “Abby” Fields does not usually go straight home after school. Instead, she heads over to the home of the family for whom she babysits three children for a few hours. Fields said she has had this job for a while now and came into it through he...

Take a stand. Students must recognize and combat legislation allowing guns at schools.

Take a stand. Students must recognize and combat legislation allowing guns at schools.

perspectives

April 24, 2014

On April 15, 2013, this school’s administration enacted a security system in which students must press a button and provide visual and verbal identification before they can be admitted into the school building. This is one of many new measures taken by schools across the nation to ensure student safety, ...

Discrimination. States should consider consequences of discrimination measures

Discrimination. States should consider  consequences of discrimination measures

perspectives

March 27, 2014

On Feb. 17, a modified version of the constitutional ban on same-sex marriage known as House Joint Resolution 3 (HJR-3) passed the Indiana Senate. The Senate chose to keep the first sentence, which defines marriage in Indiana as between one man and one woman, but failed to restore a provision dropped...

Winter guard prepares for State Preliminary competition

Winter guard prepares for State Preliminary competition

Beats

March 3, 2014

After earning first-place victories in both preliminary and final competitions at Ben Davis High School, the CHS winter guard is preparing for the Indiana High School Color Guard Association (IHSCGA) State Preliminary competition at Decatur Central High School on March 8. According to Lucy Cottrell...

Roleplay. Don’t force gender roles upon others.

Roleplay. Don’t force gender roles upon others.

perspectives

February 27, 2014

“I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who was as much of a whore as Wendy Davis. And I’ve met some epic whores in my travels,” reads a tweet from Todd Kincannon, Tea Party activist and former head of the South Carolina Republican Party. His other tweets, which denounce Davis as a “coke who...

A Tale of Two Cases. How an extraordinary judge ruled differently in two similar legal cases.

A Tale of Two Cases. How an extraordinary judge ruled differently in two similar legal cases.

perspectives

January 23, 2014

On June 15, 2013, 16-year-old Ethan Couch drove his father’s Ford pickup truck to a Walmart near Fort Worth, TX, where surveillance cameras captured him stealing two cases of beer. With seven passengers in the vehicle, Couch had a blood alcohol content triple the legal limit for adults and was dri...