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FestiFails: Students should consider closer, cheaper alternatives to summer music festivals

FestiFails: Students should consider closer, cheaper alternatives to summer music festivals

Livvie Hurley

May 23, 2019

As summer draws closer, so does the start of the music festival season. However, I will not be one of the estimated 400,000 people attending Lollapalooza in August or one of the 80,000 attending Bonnaroo in June. As much as I would like to go to a music festival, there are some major inconveniences w...

Students at CHS disagree with Trump’s former executive order

Students at CHS disagree with Trump’s former executive order

Allison Li, Beats Editor

February 21, 2017

Junior Alexis O’Brien   Did you agree with Trump’s decision? Can you see where he’s coming from? Not at all. I don't agree with Trump’s policies. I agree that vetting could be a little stronger but that was extreme and I know plenty of people from those countries who aren...

CHS students travel more with multiple generations, extended family

CHS students travel more with multiple generations, extended family

feature

March 20, 2015

Over winter break, freshman Nora Clemens went to the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas. It wasn’t just a simple getaway to soak up some sun, though. Clemens was accompanied by her immediate family, two aunts and their respective families, her grandparents and a great-aunt: 18 people in total. “There were a lot ...

Student Speak-Ups

studentsection

March 20, 2015

If you could host an exchange student from any foreign country, which one would it be and why? Senior Alex Bissell “I would host someone from Europe because it seems like the closest thing that I would be able to do. More specifically, I would want host someone from France because I am very interested in the ...

Spanish Teacher Kay Vazquez details her experiences abroad in Spain

acumen

October 3, 2013

Every student who has taken Spanish with me knows that I want all of my students to study in another country. My point of view and the way I look at things were affected deeply by experiences I had while living abroad.  As a person growing up on a farm in rural Indiana I never imagined that I would...

Orchestra trip to China delayed due to blizzard, attracts news stations’ attention

Orchestra trip to China delayed due to blizzard, attracts news stations’ attention

News

December 27, 2012

On Wednesday, several seniors from the CHS Symphony orchestra woke up and headed to the airport, planning on traveling to China for a group trip. The trip, where the students would perform at various theaters across China, had been planned for months. However, due to the blizzard that afflicted the s...

Tips for Travel Photography

Author Archives

May 27, 2011

"Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter." - Ansel Adams The way I see it, summer is an opportunity for 3 months of endless adventure. As summer is around the corner and school is coming to a close, the adventure season is about to take off. So before you boa...

The Universal Language

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March 25, 2011

Although English is widely taught and spoken around the world, students discover importance of learning other languages when traveling abroad. By Sarah Yun <syun@hilite.org> It was three years ago when sophomore Silvia Lee, knowing little about the Japanese language, went to Japan during summer break. Lee said because she was fluent in Engl...

Studies show that few Americans travel out of the country

feature

March 25, 2011

By Ryan Zukerman <rzukerman@hilite.org> Junior Emily Reidy has never been to Italy, China or France. She has never been to England, Brazil or Mexico and never to Spain, Japan or Germany. In fact, Reidy doesn’t even own a passport. “I haven’t really had the time to go anywhere like Europe,” she said. “I am very involv...

Travel abroad. Learn about the world.

perspectives

March 25, 2011

By Dhruti Patel <dpatel@hilite.org> As we hear the stories of wars and intolerance that occur around the world these days, it seems that learning about different cultures and accepting different lifestyles should be a priority for everyone in order to stop these tragic occurrences from happ...

Machu Picchu

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March 20, 2011

"It fairly took my breath away." - Hiram Bingham. In the morning of July 24, 1911, Hiram Bingham III, a 35-year-old assistant professor of Latin American history at Yale University, set out to investigate reported ruins on a mountain plateau known as Machu Picchu ("old mountain"). What he found prompted...