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HiLite staff members discuss the credibility of ghostwriters versus actual authors.

HiLite staff members discuss the credibility of ghostwriters versus actual authors.

Sitha Vallabhaneni and Misha Rekhter

January 27, 2017

Reading through Goodreads’ New January Books by Authors You’ve Read, all I saw were two James Patterson books, a trend that’s continued since I joined Goodreads. As a bestselling author, Patterson produces around four books per month, and according to the Los Angeles Times, Pattersonhas had arou...

Swing Dance to use blindfolds for next meeting

Swing Dance to use blindfolds for next meeting

Sitha Vallabhaneni

December 7, 2016

The Swing Dance Club will have blindfolds at their next meeting on Dec.12 in order to further build trust among their members. Co-president and senior Marie Hamilton said the Swing Dance Club has this every year to make sure the members can trust their partners. Hamilton said, “The follows...

CHS students discuss upcoming Disney live-action movie adaptations

CHS students discuss upcoming Disney live-action movie adaptations

entertainment

March 18, 2016

Last year, Walt Disney Pictures released a live-action “Cinderella” movie. While the movie changed parts of the plot of the original cartoon movie, Disney enthusiast and sophomore Gabi Rivera said the overall movie was well done. Rivera said, “I absolutely loved it. I just fell in love with it. It just mak...

Indian Student Association still in search of new sponsor

Indian Student Association still in search of new sponsor

Beats

February 24, 2016

Indian Student Association (ISA) has yet to find a replacement sponsor for teacher Paige Wehr. As such, the club is devoting its time in search of a new sponsor before planning any events. “We are yet to have a meeting. The sponsor that we were hoping to have is unable to continue with the club, so...

CHS students enjoy growing influence of Indian culture in American media

CHS students enjoy growing influence of Indian culture in American media

entertainment

February 19, 2016

When junior Veeda Scammahorn went to her friend’s birthday party in seventh grade, they decided to watch a movie. While the first option was “Harry Potter,” Scammahorn did not want to watch it because she had not finished the series yet. Her friend instead played a Bollywood movie, and while i...

Indian Student Association has new leaders

Indian Student Association has new leaders

Beats

February 3, 2016

Indian Student Association (ISA) has been searching for a new identify all year with the lost of its founder and president graduating last year. While senior Aryaman Gupta was president beginning this year, club leadership has been placed into the hands of sophomore Alina Husain. “The old leaders...

Ice Scream to Scream About

Ice Scream to Scream About

blogs

November 16, 2015

During the spring of 2015, a couple months after starting my gluten-free and dairy-free diet, the weather was getting warmer, and my brother started to eat ice cream. I then realized that I wasn't able to do that. I went with my mom to Whole Foods and found that there was a area for dairy-free ice cream....

New live-action adaptation causes controversy between generations

New live-action adaptation causes controversy between generations

entertainment

October 9, 2015

From 1985 to 1988, the animated TV show “Jem” was an inspiration to many young girls. Almost three decades later, the popular TV series will become a movie, which will to premiere Oct. 23. Sophomore Hailey Adams said she started watching ‘80s show to understand references and jokes her mom made....

Waving a New Men-tality: Color guard allows male students to join for the first time

Waving a New Men-tality:  Color guard allows male students to join for the first time

entertainment

September 16, 2015

On the CHS color  guard page on the Carmel Bands website, there is a paragraph describing how color guard teaches teenage girls life skills such as time management and work ethic. It also mentions how hard the girls in color guard work. However, this year, for the first time in CHS history, the color gua...

Ant-Man to Premier on July 17 as Marvel Transitions into Phase Three

Ant-Man to Premier on July 17 as Marvel Transitions into Phase Three

Beats

July 10, 2015

On July 17, the movie “Ant-Man” comes to theaters. This is also the date of the end of Marvel Cinematic Universe’s phase two of their movies and the beginning of their phase three. Phase two earned an estimated $5 billion dollars for Marvel, as many dedicated fans spent their money to see ...

The Fairest of Them All: Sophomore Seth VanNatter to play Athena in upcoming CHS Greek comedy

The Fairest of Them All: Sophomore Seth VanNatter to play Athena in upcoming CHS Greek comedy

entertainment

May 21, 2015

In his high school career, sophomore Seth VanNatter has been in several performances. However, on May 22, he will play the female role of the goddess Athena in the play, “The Hysterical History of the Trojan War.” “I’m the only cross-dressed person. It’s fun. I mean, I get to wear a dress...

OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS: Speaking a Native Language (Online full versions)

OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS: Speaking a Native Language (Online full versions)

perspectives

May 21, 2015

Do I have to? We don’t always need to speak in our native languages. If you see me listening to music on my iPhone, 70 percent of the time I’m listening to an Indian song. Even while writing this, I was listening to an Indian song. I went from occasionally listening to Indian music in middle sch...