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FashionInsta: CHS students take on online business using fashion apps, including Instagram, to buy, sell their clothing

FashionInsta: CHS students take on online business using fashion  apps, including Instagram, to buy, sell their clothing

Alina Yu and Kris Otten

February 23, 2018

INSTACLOSET   Junior Mea McCormack explains her “closet” account on the social media app Instagram How long have you been using your clothing account? Two months Have you found that using the app has been successful in selling your clothes Yes, it has. I have probably still have more for sale than wh...

Broadcasting into the future: CHTV, WHJE students reflect on potential impact of proposed budget cuts for broadcasting industry

Broadcasting into the future: CHTV, WHJE students reflect on potential impact of proposed budget cuts for broadcasting industry

Riya Chinni

February 23, 2018

Radio transmissions have been around since the late 19th century, starting in 1894 with “wireless” transmissions of Guglielmo Marconi and his telegraphy system. In 1912, Marconi opened the world’s first radio factory, and in 1920, a station in Detroit broadcast the first radio news program. Sixt...

Up To Us: Our generation determines social media trends

Up To Us: Our generation determines social media trends

Hannah Gretz

February 20, 2018

Since 2005, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and many other social media platforms have emerged and made their way onto many teeanagers cellphones. Year by year, these apps have steadily gained new users, many of which are teenagers. However, within this time period, highschool social media users h...

Carmel police arrest two students in connection with social media threats

Carmel police arrest two students in connection with social media threats

February 20, 2018

According to Amy Dudley and Roger McMichael, interim superintendents of Carmel Clay Schools, two students were arrested on Feb. 19 in connection with gun threats posted on the social media app, Snapchat. Dudley and McMichael's message is posted below: Good evening, In our ongoing desire to keep you...

Makeup Your Confidence: Makeup can be used to build self-confidence and love

Makeup Your Confidence: Makeup can be used to build self-confidence and love

Da-Hyun Hong

November 28, 2017

RAVE ministries, a community of teenage girls “striving to live a more purposeful life,” established “No Makeup November” in 2012 to encourage women to not wear makeup all month and embrace their natural features. They made it clear that wearing makeup isn’t wrong, but having a healthy relationship...

CHS students believe that Snapchat unintentionally displays racism

CHS students believe that Snapchat unintentionally displays racism

Darrell Cheng, Reporter

November 28, 2016

Ever since its release, Snapchat has continuously been one of the most popular social media outlets. Snapchat, unlike many other forms of social media, has a feature in which users can morph their faces into several different formations.  However, despite Snapchat’s uniqueness, some of these formations...

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...

The Starbucks Situation. People should recognize their power to influence others through social media.

perspectives

December 14, 2015

As winter break approaches, many students look forward to enjoying the holidays and maybe relaxing over a nice cup of Starbucks coffee. Starbucks’s seasonal flavors range from the classic Peppermint Mocha to the newest cup—the Chestnut Praline Latte. There’s only one problem. According to Joshua...

Cold Truths. Philanthropy’s consequences and the questions charity raises.

Cold Truths. Philanthropy’s consequences and the questions charity raises.

perspectives

September 11, 2014

The icy water envelops me and I gasp. Millions before me have already taken that same plunge. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is the most recent in a long line of social media activism campaigns. However, as a movement that has raised a significant amount of money and awareness for ALS (amyotrophic lateral ...

#Activism. Why Ann Coulter is great and terrible.

#Activism. Why Ann Coulter is great and terrible.

perspectives

August 13, 2014

On Tuesday, April 16, 2014, 230 schoolgirls, as reported at cnn.com, were kidnapped by the Islamist extremist group, Boko Haram. The entire world reacted in horror and shock at the abduction. People all over the world took to the Internet, uniting under the rallying cry #BringBackOurGirls. Photos, ...

Censorship laws in other countries may limit students’ sharing capabilities

Censorship laws in other countries may limit students’ sharing capabilities

feature

March 22, 2012

“Either the glass is half empty, or the glass is half full, or someone can’t afford a standard sized beverage.” The above quote is an example of a recent tweet from senior Blake Penner, a popular tweeter from CHS who has provided humor like this on a daily basis from his Twitter account to over 800 followers since 2008. Penner...