Recent studies show decline of Chinese-owned restaurants, bring light to cultural changes between generations of immigrants

 Junior Ben Lin helps set the table at his family restaurant, Wild Ginger on 116th. He said he sometimes works with his mom at the restaurant on the weekends for a couple hours.

Sam Hawkins

February 21, 2020

For almost 14 years, junior Emily Chan’s parents owned and operated a Chinese restaurant in Carmel. The restaurant was always like a second home to Emily; when she was in elementary school, she spent almost every day after school there, playing or finishing homework, and as she got older, she some...

TEDx celebrates year at May 22 meeting

Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, studies for one of her AP exams in the hallway. Oh said she hopes many TEDx members will attend the end-of-the-year celebration on May 22 in Room E210.

Rhea Acharya

May 20, 2019

According to Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, the TEDx club will meet for the last time for this academic year on May 22 in Room E210 for its end-of-year celebration. Oh said she plans for there to be food and balloons at the meeting. “Attendance to some of the meetings has been a little bit sl...

TEDx members apply for license, decide theme for next conference

Rhea Acharya

April 18, 2019

As the new leadership team for next year has been chosen, the TEDx club looks ahead to the next semester so they can plan for their next conference, which is tentatively scheduled for late 2019. Selin Oh, current TEDx president and senior, said, “We are planning for our next conference and applying ...

TEDx seniors to help next year’s leadership team adjust to roles, plan for future

Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, unpacks her bag before a TEDx meeting. She said her current focus is to work with the new leadership team, so they will be ready to take over next school year.

Rhea Acharya

April 10, 2019

Recently, the current leadership team for TEDx, which was entirely comprised of current seniors, selected a new leadership team for the 2019 to 2020 school year. In order to be considered for a leadership role, interested club members submitted applications earlier in the semester. According to Selin Oh, cu...

All Falls Down: Community members feel both positive, negative effects of government shutdown, resulting domino effect

All Falls Down: Community members feel both positive, negative effects of government shutdown, resulting domino effect

Kassi Darnell

February 22, 2019

Last month, junior Korryn Reichard walked into her SRT room to grab her things, talking with her friends as they exited. While Reichard was at school, her father went to work but was not receiving a paycheck. Reichard’s father is a federal employee, and last month, he worked for 35 days without pay duri...

TEDx changes room for meetings

Ally Eaton, TEDx Event Planning committee head and senior, signs a thank you card for Allison Hargrove, former TEDx sponsor and social studies teacher. According to Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, this card is a gesture to show Hargrove how great her impact on the club has been and how grateful the members have been for her support.

Rhea Acharya

February 8, 2019

Following its conference in December on the theme “In a New Light,” the TEDx club switched sponsors from social studies teacher Allison Hargrove to social studies teachers Allen Wheeler and Michael O’Toole, so its meetings no longer take place in the same room. Instead of in Hargrove’s room, Roo...

TEDx transitions to new co-sponsors

Sarah Konrad, TEDx member and sophomore, talks to her friends while eating lunch in Greyhound Station. She said she is sad that social studies teacher Allison Hargrove is no longer the TEDx sponsor, as she always talked to all the club members and had a positive effect on the club.

Rhea Acharya

January 21, 2019

The TEDx conference in December marked the end of social studies teacher Allison Hargrove’s time as TEDx sponsor; starting this semester, social studies teachers Michael O’Toole and Allen Wheeler will lead the club as co-sponsors. O’Toole said, “I became interested in the club last year. So, I...

Controversy Crisis: With Social Media Safety and Awareness Month in May, CHS students, teachers contemplate mixed effects of social media

Sophomores Kendall Greene and Ellie Esrael take a photo through the social media software Snapchat during lunch. Greene says she checks and updates her social media accounts  frequently.

Adhi Ramkumar

April 20, 2018

Prior to the start of her math class, sophomore Kendall Greene briefly glances at her Instagram feed to remain up to date with ongoing events and incidences in her friends’ and families’ lives. On such social media usage, Greene said she regularly turns to social media for purposes such as establish...

Recent studies find disconnect in number of women in gaming who identify as “gamers”

Senior Morgan Strohm watches a video game on her computer. According to her, there is a social disconnect between women  who game and those who label themselves as “gamers.”


March 18, 2016

On Wednesday afternoons, students gather in Room E227, the classroom of Michael O’Toole, head sponsor of Nintendo Club. One student pulls a Wii U out of a closet and hooks it up to the projector. Another weekly meeting of Nintendo Club commences. The students begin a round of “Mario Kart.” In...

Rotary Interact Club to have new sponsor

Natalie Tanchon (right), Interact Club member and junior, has a conversation with senior Gabby Perelmuter. She said members should look forward to the reopening of Rotary Interact Club. JASMINELAM/ PHOTO


August 31, 2015

According to social studies teacher Michael O’Toole, Rotary Interact Club Rotary Interact Club does not have a sponsor at the moment because former sponsor Michelle Subler no longer works for CHS.   Currently, members of Rotary Interact Club consider having O’Toole as the club’...

Under the Influence: Students consider impact of celebrity decisions and actions

THE RIHANNA EFFECT: Tyler McDuffy, Hollywood Hounds anchor and junior, holds a shirt of Rihanna. McDuffy said the media affects how he expresses himself. DIVYA ANNAMALAI / PHOTO


May 21, 2015

Celebrities influence many people in our generation, and according to a Newsweek poll, 77 percent of Americans believe that celebrities have too much of an influence on teenagers—particularly girls. The effect is especially evident in their appearance and attitudes. Sophomore Kathryn Wolfert said one...

Online shopping takes toll on malls

Online shopping takes toll on malls


September 11, 2014

Sophomore Odelia Satchivi came home to find a package waiting for her. Inside was a pair of shoes that she ordered online. “There were these baby blue Vans and they didn’t have them in the store; I think they were not in season anymore, so I got them at Zappos and they were 20 bucks cheaper, and...