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Let’s Talk About Sex. . . Education: With new sexual education laws in Indiana, CHS students, staff debate state of sex ed at our school

Let's Talk About Sex. . . Education: With new sexual education laws in Indiana, CHS students, staff debate state of sex ed at our school

Misha Rekhter and Raiha Zainab

October 25, 2018

This past June, Indiana legislators passed Senate Enrolled Act 65, a law that requires schools to seek written consent from a parent or guardian before providing lessons on human sexuality in addition to Indiana’s abstinence-only curriculum. Over the years, sexual education has been a controversia...

Teens with a Choice to conclude year

Sasha Matsuki, Teens with a Choice president and junior, discusses club plans with a friend. She said the club planned to postpone its sexual education talk to next year.

Anushka Dasgupta

May 11, 2018

Teens with a Choice club will conclude its year. The club initially planned to have a sexual education talk in early May, but members decided to cancel. “We’re actually done for this year since the rest of the juniors and I have so much going on,” Sasha Matsuki, club president and junior, said. S...

Teens with a Choice to have a sexual education talk

Sasha Matsuki, Teens with a Choice president and junior, talks with a peer during SRT about upcoming club plans. Teens with a Choice members eat food at their last meeting of the year. The club planned to postpone its sexual education talk to next year.

Anushka Dasgupta

April 17, 2018

Teens with a Choice club plans to conduct a comprehensive sexual education talk in early May, according to Sasha Matsuki, club president and junior. She said the club will continue to finalize plans at their next meeting on April 25. "We’re trying to do it in a fair-style where people will be able...

Teens with a Choice to plan for sex education talk

Teens with a Choice members discuss plans for an upcoming talk on sexual education at a meeting. According to president and junior Sasha Matsuki, sexual education is an important part of abortion rights issues.

Anushka Dasgupta

March 22, 2018

Teens with a Choice will have a meeting April 18, according to president and junior Sasha Matsuki. She said the club finished its fundraiser for Prevail, a non-profit organization that helps victims of abuse and crime in the Hamilton county area. Matsuki said, “We chose (Prevail) because they're ...

Teens with a Choice to meet Wednesday and discuss possible fundraiser

Sasha Matsuki, Teens with a Choice president and junior, discusses club plans with a friend. She said the club planned to postpone its sexual education talk to next year.

Anushka Dasgupta

November 7, 2017

Teens with a Choice club will have a meeting Nov. 8 according to club president and junior Sasha Matsuki. She said the club will discuss plans for a possible fundraiser in the upcoming months. “(We) want to organize a fundraiser, both through the club and through the school, to raise money and co...

Trumping Expectations: Students, staff compare expectations during Trump’s campaign to those now

Loncharich looks back as club members enter the room. According to Loncharich, there was a large turnout for the second meeting of the year.

Angela Qian

October 26, 2017

Junior Sasha Matsuki said she is generally disappointed but not surprised when she sees the latest news regarding President Donald Trump and his policies. However, Matsuki said she wanted to have positive expectations going into his presidency. “Before (Trump) won the election, everything that could have happe...

Students, teachers contemplate the necessity of trigger warnings

Heidi Peng, Feature reporter

October 13, 2016

Last fall, national Public Radio (NPR) sent out a survey to colleges and universities across the United States about the usage of “trigger warnings” in class. Just last month, NPR released the survey’s results.  According to the results, trigger warnings, statements used in class to alert student...