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Making a Difference: With World Humanitarian Day on Aug. 19, students reflect on experiences helping communities in need

Making a Difference: With World Humanitarian Day on Aug. 19,  students reflect on experiences helping communities in need

Natalie Khamis

August 13, 2019

Once a week throughout his sophomore year, senior William “Will” Pugh would set aside his homework for an hour or two and log onto his computer. A few moments later, a group of excited children from a rural village in Cambodia would appear on the screen, ready for their next English lesson with Pugh,...

More Than Meets the Eye: As photo editing applications increase in prevalence, students, staff evaluate impact on self-image, confidence

More Than Meets the Eye: As photo editing applications increase in prevalence, students, staff evaluate impact on self-image, confidence

Wendy Zhu

May 23, 2019

As apps like Facetune have shot up in popularity over the course of the past few years, photo editing has become easier than ever. With a single tap or click, users are quickly able to erase any blemishes or imperfections they may have, allowing them to create their ideal photo or selfie. According ...

Orchestras preparing for Palladium concert, banquet

Orchestras preparing for Palladium concert, banquet

Wendy Zhu

May 14, 2019

The CHS Orchestras will perform their spring concert at the Palladium tonight at 6 p.m. “We’re all really excited for our final concert of the year,” director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis said. “I think the students have all worked hard for this, and we want to finish the year off strong....

Orchestras practicing for upcoming ISSMA competition

Orchestras practicing for upcoming ISSMA competition

Wendy Zhu

April 8, 2019

The CHS Orchestras have been practicing and preparing for the upcoming ISSMA (Indiana State School Music Association) competition, which, according to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, will take place during the weekend after spring break for the Concert, Sinfonia and Festival Orchestras. ...

It’s All Fun And Games: eSports Club members disagree with stigma surrounding violent video games

It’s All Fun And Games: eSports Club members disagree with  stigma surrounding violent video games

Wendy Zhu, Maddie Kosc, and Raphael Li

March 22, 2019

As issues like gun violence take the United States by storm, people often search for something to account for this constant violence. Over the years, many people have attempted to link teen aggression with violent video games; however, according to a recent study published by the Oxford Internet Ins...

Orchestras to host guest conductor, prepare for ISSMA competition

Orchestras to host guest conductor, prepare for ISSMA competition

Wendy Zhu

March 1, 2019

On March 4 and 5, guest conductor Michael Garasi will come to this school to work with each of the CHS orchestras during class. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, Garasi visited this school two years ago as well. “He’s going to be in here working with all the students, and w...

A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools  like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

Wendy Zhu, Karen Zhang, Rhea Acharya, and Raphael Li

February 22, 2019

With over 5,000 students, CHS is the largest public high school in Indiana and one of the largest in the nation. But while this school’s large student body has its benefits, for students like sophomore Raymond “Ray” Mo, it can sometimes feel more like a curse than a blessing during flu season. M...

Orchestras practicing for rescheduled chamber music concert

Orchestras practicing for rescheduled chamber music concert

Wendy Zhu

February 7, 2019

The CHS orchestras will host their chamber music concert, which was originally scheduled to be on Jan. 30, on Feb. 8 in Room P100. Director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis said the Philharmonic, Symphony and Camerata Orchestras will play during this concert, and the concert will take place during...

Orchestras practicing for chamber music concert, auditions

Orchestras practicing for chamber music concert, auditions

Wendy Zhu

January 28, 2019

The CHS orchestras will be hosting their chamber music concert on Jan. 30 in room P100. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, Philharmonic, Symphony, and Camerata Orchestra will be participating in this concert, and there are about 30 chamber groups playing. “(The chamber musi...

Holiday Stress(tivities): Students, staff consider how holiday season can be more stressful than relaxing, discuss how to relieve stress

Holiday Stress(tivities): Students, staff consider how holiday season can be  more stressful than relaxing, discuss how to relieve stress

Wendy Zhu

December 13, 2018

While people often see the holiday season as cheerful time to unwind and spend with friends and family, the weeks leading up to it can be anything but relaxing for many, including students. In fact, with the sheer number of tasks they must accomplish, from purchasing gifts to studying for final exams, it...

Orchestras practicing for winter concert, recordings

Orchestras practicing for winter concert, recordings

Wendy Zhu

December 10, 2018

The CHS orchestras will have their winter concert on Dec. 13 in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. All orchestras will be performing at this concert, and according to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, the winter concert, like the fall concert, will be split into two parts. “(We’re having)...

Unwanted Advances: Sexual abuse cases in gymnastics raise question of awareness at CHS

Unwanted Advances: Sexual abuse cases in gymnastics raise question of awareness at CHS

Leslie Huang, Calina He, and Wendy Zhu

November 16, 2018

For freshman Ashnaya Gupta, gymnastics has been part of her life since she was 2 years old. Gupta spends most hours after school practicing at Deveau’s School of Gymnastics, where she has proudly earned various state medals for her achievements. When Gupta first heard of the sexual abuse cases in US...