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Q & A with Robert Elder

Q & A with Robert Elder

Raphael Li February 21, 2020

What is your name? Robert Elder What is your current position at Carmel Hight School? I'm a social studies teacher What is APUSH and how is it different from regular U.S. History? Advanced...

Despite recent controversies surrounding gaming, people should value benefits of gaming

Despite recent controversies surrounding gaming, people should value benefits of gaming

Raphael Li January 23, 2020

Throughout the past decade, video games have seen tremendous growth in terms of their player base, competitive scene and mainstream media attention with celebrities like Drake and Lil Yachty streaming...

Senior Ellie Dyas rides her bike—cycling can be a team or individual sport. Dyas said she will often cycle in the front during team events so that her teammates behind her conserve energy to win at the end, since aerodynamics play a large factor in fast-paced road cycling.

Biking to Victory: Q&A with Ellie Dyas, award-winning cyclist and senior

Raphael Li October 24, 2019

When did you start cycling? I got into it about seven years ago. My dad had been doing it for a little bit, and then I went to a race and it looked really fun, so I started pretty soon after that. When...

Students should wear more comfortable clothes to school

Raphael Li August 13, 2019

As someone who seems to wear sweatpants and a T-shirt almost every day, I can confidently say there’s nothing wrong with dressing comfortably every day to school. Formal—even semi-formal clothes—are...

Sophomore Anna Thompson eats at a local Chick-fil-A. Thompson said that while the boycotting the company sends a message, she feels that it is not on a large enough scale to be effective.

Chick-fil-Nay?: Students say Christian company should be more transparent with its business practices, values

Angela Qian May 23, 2019

A few months ago, freshman Daniel Tanner started to boycott Chick-fil-A. “There had been a lot of news about how they treated their employees, little rumors and stuff, and then them being a big Christian...

Senior Kelly Xiang adjusts the contrast on a photo of senior Sylvia Liu on Photoshop Express. Xiang said that photos can highlight people’s insecurities.

More Than Meets the Eye: As photo editing applications increase in prevalence, students, staff evaluate impact on self-image, confidence

Wendy Zhu May 23, 2019

As apps like Facetune have shot up in popularity over the course of the past few years, photo editing has become easier than ever. With a single tap or click, users are quickly able to erase any blemishes...

Abinay Devarakonda, Key Club secretary and junior, studies during outside of his math class. Devarakonda said he is happy that Key Club offers students the ability to give back to the community through volunteer work.

Key Club to host a meeting on April 17

Raphael Li April 16, 2019

Key Club leaders are planning on hosting a meeting on April 17, the last meeting of the year. According to Katie Kelly, assistant sponsor for Key Club, the meeting will take place in media center classrooms...

Austin Prader, eSports Club president and junior, watches and helps his club members with a video game. Prader said he has gained leadership skills from playing video games and being a part of eSports Club.

It’s All Fun And Games: eSports Club members disagree with stigma surrounding violent video games

Wendy Zhu, Maddie Kosc, and Raphael Li March 22, 2019

As issues like gun violence take the United States by storm, people often search for something to account for this constant violence. Over the years, many people have attempted to link teen aggression...

Abinay Devarakonda, Key Club secretary and junior, studies during outside of his math class. Devarakonda said he is happy that Key Club offers students the ability to give back to the community through volunteer work.

Key Club to host a meeting on March 6

Raphael Li March 1, 2019

Key Club leaders are planning on hosting a meeting on March 6. According to Katie Kelly, assistant sponsor for Key Club, the meeting will take place in media center classrooms 3 and 4 starting at 7:45...

A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools  like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

Wendy Zhu, Karen Zhang, Rhea Acharya, and Raphael Li February 22, 2019

With over 5,000 students, CHS is the largest public high school in Indiana and one of the largest in the nation. But while this school’s large student body has its benefits, for students like sophomore...

German teacher Angelika Becker shows her antique German houses and specifically points out the clock present inside the structure. Becker said moving to America was hard because of the language divide that she had to face everyday.

Respect The Gestures: With Japanese exchange students arriving March 20, students, teacher explain some barriers when interacting with foreign cultures

Angela Qian February 22, 2019

Last summer, junior Christian Peasley spent 21 days in Japan with a host family through the Japanese foreign exchange program. He was fully immersed in the culture, despite having known next to nothing...

Abinay Devarakonda studies math during SRT. Devarakonda said he is excited for what’s to come in Key Club.

Key Club to host a meeting on Feb. 13

Raphael Li February 6, 2019

Key Club leaders are planning on hosting a meeting on Feb. 13. According to Katie Kelly, assistant sponsor for Key Club, the meeting will take place in media center classrooms 3 and 4 at 7:45 a.m. during...

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