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Students, counselors reflect the Harvard Affirmative Action Case

Viyang Hao

November 6, 2019

Earlier this year, a group of Asian-Americans filed a lawsuit against Harvard University and its admissions office, claiming its admissions process was discriminated against Asian-Americans. The federal judge who oversaw this case recently announced that there was little discrimination towards Asian Am...

Academic Super Bowl Announces Captains, Divides into Subject Teams

Academic Super Bowl Announces Captains, Divides into Subject Teams

Cady Armstrong

November 1, 2019

The 2019-20 subject team captains for Academic Superbowl are Natalie Khamis for English, Noah Sim for fine arts, Martin Emerson for math, Tara Kandallu for science, John Mikucki for social studies, and Alyssa Smith for the interdisciplinary team. According to James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl sponsor a...

Counselors to begin scheduling Nov. 1

Counselors to begin scheduling Nov. 1

Viyang Hao

October 31, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, a video will be shown during SRT to aid freshmen and sophomores in scheduling for classes next school year on Nov. 1. In addition, students will use the counseling course in Canvas to schedule classes before meeting counselors individually. Juniors...

Analyzing the Epidemic: Despite Juul Lab’s declared efforts to stop the youth vaping epidemic, it should face severe consequences for its role in initiating the problem in the first place

Alanna Wu

January 11, 2019

I’ll be the first to admit that I haven’t had much experience with Juuls, aside from the occasional empty pod in the stadium parking lot or the sickly-sweet smell of mango clouding the bathroom air. But it’s hardly a secret that vaping is a serious issue at CHS, as well as in most high schools...

Student musicians use social media as platform to promote musical careers

Student musicians use social media as platform to promote musical careers

Jessica Konrad

May 19, 2016

As freshman Morgan Koontz gets ready in her bathroom, she thinks about the video she’s going to post tonight. She plans to sing “Hello” by Adele, feeling immense pressure to hit each note perfectly, and for good reason. Koontz boasts 140,000 followers and counting on her Instagram page @morgansin...

Students reflect on evolution of library usage from books to online resources

Students reflect on evolution of  library usage from books to online resources

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November 13, 2015

It’s a typical day at the library, and Teri Sharlow, media center aide and senior, watches a class file into the computer lab to use the computers there for their recently assigned research projects. Most students use the databases and search engines that the computers offer, but a couple of students...

CHS administration to allow students to take online summer school courses through Indiana Online Academy

CHS administration to allow students to take online summer school courses through Indiana Online Academy

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April 24, 2014

This summer, when students open up their laptops at home, some of them may be studying and earning credits instead of just roaming the internet. Since CHS partnered with the Indiana Online Academy in order to offer some summer school classes online, students will have the opportunity to take over 35 di...

SOPA and PROTECT IP Act threaten to censor Internet

SOPA and PROTECT IP Act threaten to censor Internet

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January 17, 2012

On Jan. 20, representative Lamar Smith pulled the SOPA bill. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has postponed the vote on PIPA, originally scheduled for Jan. 24. Sophomore Rachel Chen has a talented voice. Inspired by independent artists, she is considering a career as a singer. To share her music w...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’s Multiplayer is more of the same, and that’s OK

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November 9, 2011

Call of Duty's online play has been relatively the same since 2007's Call of Duty 4, and it is no different with Modern Warfare 3. That is OK however. While the format is the same, the little things have been improved. Hit detection is much better, and it is easier to aim. If you like the Call of Duties...

Recent local, national incidents indicate cyberbullying remains problem for students

Recent local, national incidents indicate cyberbullying remains problem for students

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October 19, 2011

"I’m gonna murder this girl Ellie Boyer for what she did.” Last school year, such a comment joined hundreds of other posts that streaked the Twitter pages of her classmates. Junior Ellie Boyer’s reporting of a cheating incident that occurred a week before final exams had ended the hopes of desperate students, who...