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Club Spotlight: Green Action Club

September 20, 2019

Green Action Club Co-President Maanya Rajesh Why did you choose to start the club? The club was started by me and my co-leaders with the intent of being able to do our part in helping reduce CHS’s greenhouse gas emissions, and (what we’re doing to accomplish) that is a series of projects that are studen...

Sensationalist Title Here. Be cognizant of information spread through media.

perspectives

October 10, 2014

“Congress enabling ‘Cheney war doctrine.’” “Your brain can make decisions during sleep.” “Americans think the criminal justice system is racist.” Sensational headlines on websites have one purpose: to make money. You see the flashy title that piques your interest and click on it, taking you to ...

Distinguished Grad selection process should take into account time, effort

perspectives

January 23, 2014

Since its introduction to CHS in 2008, the Distinguished Graduate program has either distinguished or commended over 400 graduates. The program was originally set in place to distinguish seniors at graduation who had served in leadership, volunteer and extracurricular activities throughout their years...

Teachers should not let taboo topics affect their methods of teaching

perspectives

December 13, 2013

We have all been in a classroom where the teacher was teaching something that could be seen as controversial. Whether it be sex education, drug education, or religion, it is not uncommon for teachers to let their opinions slip out when they are teaching. It could be something as blatant as a teacher...

Graphic Perspective

Graphic Perspective

perspectives

December 13, 2013

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The Ultimate Diss: You look healthy

The Ultimate Diss: You look healthy

perspectives

November 15, 2013

In Hollywood, I’m obese.” This quote came from “Hunger Games” star Jennifer Lawrence during a Nov. 2012 interview for eOnline. Lawrence is anything but obese, but in comparison to other Hollywood actresses, she doesn’t quite meet the “skinny Minnie” standard, which raises the question: wh...

The Flipped Classroom. It’s time to make this change.

The Flipped Classroom. It’s time to make this change.

perspectives

November 15, 2013

Like any other day in my Precalculus class, we began by reviewing the homework. “Are there any questions regarding Section 2.2?” A lone hand trembled as it raised itself into the air in a deadly silent classroom. The student who had raised the hand quietly asked, “Could you go over Problem 34?...

Improved mass transit system would facilitate growth and benefit Carmel residents

Improved mass transit system would facilitate growth and benefit Carmel residents

perspectives

October 11, 2013

Indianapolis has never been known for its efficient public transportation. In fact, central Indiana is a “dead zone” for public transportation, lacking the mass transit necessary for reaching its full economic potential. Despite central Indiana’s need for increased public transportation, a new ...

My locker shelf angel. Students should recognize the multiplying effect of random acts of kindness.

My locker shelf angel. Students should recognize the multiplying effect of random acts of kindness.

perspectives

October 11, 2013

Now that I am a junior, I get one of those dingy, super-small lockers in the old part of the school instead of a nice, big one that the rest of the grades use. The most annoying consequence, however, was that my old locker shelf didn’t fit. On the first day of school, when I tried to ram the locker...

Grading scandal reveals culture of cheating

perspectives

September 12, 2013

There’s been a lot of talk about cheating in recent weeks as CHS cracks down on dishonesty in the classroom. But for all we condemn students who unfairly claim success, their lack of integrity is not isolated in an educational environment dictated by numbers. On July 29, an Associated Press (AP)...