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Grasping at Straws: Reusable straws trend may raise awareness but won’t make lasting impact in the greater scheme of environmental issues

Grasping at Straws: Reusable straws trend may raise awareness but won’t make lasting impact in the greater scheme of environmental issues

Da-Hyun Hong

September 20, 2019

I don’t own a reusable straw; please don’t shun me. When the video of a plastic straw being pulled out of a turtle’s nose went viral on social media, using metal straws became a trend. More and more videos of YouTubers, Instagram Influencers and TikTok users sticking their collapsing reusable stra...

Grasping at Straws: Reusable straw movement sparks good conversation about plastic consumption, encourages mindful changes to reduce waste

Grasping at Straws: Reusable straw movement sparks good conversation about plastic consumption, encourages mindful changes to reduce waste

Rhea Acharya

September 20, 2019

I am the proud owner of metal straws—six of them to be exact. My family keeps the set in our car, and whenever we go somewhere we try to use it instead of plastic alternatives. In case we forget to bring them, we simply don’t use a straw and drink straight from the container. It’s really not t...

Company Connection: Students, teacher discuss pros, cons of brand loyalty

Company Connection: Students, teacher discuss pros, cons of brand loyalty

Uday Lomada

March 22, 2019

Junior Connor Inskeep likes the fashion brand Supreme. Similar to others at CHS, Inskeep considers himself an avid follower of Supreme. Inskeep said his wardrobe has a whole section dedicated to Supreme and he keeps tabs on the new products the company produces. He said he recognizes the efforts Supreme ha...

Cashing in on Cold Brew: Coffee shops, both big, small, take consumers along with them as they raise prices.

Cashing in on Cold Brew: Coffee shops, both big, small, take consumers along with them as they raise prices.

Alina Husain

April 20, 2018

These days, a four or five dollar cup of coffee has become commonplace across most of America. I myself am guilty of making frequent Starbucks runs and stops at local coffee shops where I find myself paying an arm and a leg for my daily dose of caffeine. However, as I have become increasingly cognizant ...

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...

The #PSL Life: Are Starbucks Fall Drinks a Craze or Phase?

The #PSL Life: Are Starbucks Fall Drinks a Craze or Phase?

studentsection

October 10, 2014

Starbucks released its most popular fall drink, the Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL), a month early on Aug. 15. Since the drink’s debut in 2003, according to the Huffington Post, more than 20 million orders have been sold. Also according to the website BrandonGaille.com, Starbucks gained an annual revenue of...

Despite reported health benefits, students doubt coffee’s healthfulness

Despite reported health benefits, students doubt coffee’s healthfulness

feature

March 27, 2014

Sophomore Irene Georgiadis sits down to the ring of the bell with the rest of her classmates. It is a late start, and everyone is still concentrated on polishing off his or her goodies from the morning circuit. A kid in the corner discreetly makes a mess with his white powdered doughnuts, another tosses...

Still clinging onto the last essence of winter

Still clinging onto the last essence of winter

blogs

March 7, 2014

Quite frankly, this winter has been freaking amazing. I mean, the polar vortex and the addition of the extra snow week attached to winter break, not to mention one or two other snow days and two-hour delays sprinkled here and there across the past few months, have shown mother nature has truly been...

Central Indiana has many winter activities to offer

Central Indiana has many winter activities to offer

entertainment

December 13, 2013

Skiing and Sledding Indiana isn’t exactly known for being a winter wonderland, but in case of a snowfall like the “Snowpocalypse of 2011,” there are various winter activities available. Northview Church offers a natural cross-country skiing course. For Westsiders, West Park near 116th Stree...