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From the Heart: In face of excessive consumerism, students should consider making handmade gifts during holiday season

From the Heart: In face of excessive consumerism, students should consider making handmade gifts during holiday season

December 13, 2018


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Print Columnists, Recent Updates

As a 16-year-old girl, one might assume I spend countless hours on end shopping and going to the mall, as many of my peers do. To be fair, I was once in a similar place to those people, sleeping overnight outside waiting for the best deal on Black Friday and spending countless hours and money on gi...

Avoiding the Brand Mania: As holiday season approaches, CHS students should keep in mind products associated with name brands are not necessarily of higher quality

Alanna Wu

November 26, 2017


Filed under Online Only, PERSPECTIVES, Recent Updates, Top Story

Adhi Ramkumar Last year, I discovered the phenomenon that is Supreme for the first time. I remember seeing the iconic red box with white lettering pop up on magazine covers, in my social media feeds and my daily life in general. At first, I was terribly confused as to why everyone had collectively d...

Speak-ups: Students reflect on the recently controversial spending by Carmel Government

Speak-ups: Students reflect on the recently controversial spending by Carmel Government

Kris Otten, Entertainment Reporter

September 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Top Story

I think it’s pretty inconvenient and unnecessary because, so for example, right next to my house they’re building like a new roundabout and it really just like interrupts everything...

More Money, More Problems. People should be more aware of the dangers posed by the consumerist culture of our society.

More Money, More Problems. People should be more aware of the dangers posed by the consumerist culture of our society.

perspectives

January 21, 2016


Filed under Print, Print Columnists

Imagine you have $2 million. What would you do with it? Would you save it? Donate it? Spend it? If you’re Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, then you’d spend $2 million on the Wu-Tang Clan CD, “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin.” Shkreli bought the album in December, but said he...

Holiday Mind Control. Why people should shop consciously during the holiday season.

Holiday Mind Control. Why people should shop consciously during the holiday season.

perspectives

December 13, 2013


Filed under Print, Print Columnists

During this holiday season, shoppers are expected to spend an average of $801 on gifts, according to American Research Group. Despite the magnitude of this number, it isn’t surprising: who doesn’t enjoy buying gifts for their family and for others? What is surprising is that countless shoppers come...