A quarterly-published, topically-based newsmagazine

Acumen

A quarterly-published, topically-based newsmagazine

Acumen

A quarterly-published, topically-based newsmagazine

Acumen

A Ripple Effect

A Ripple Effect

See how the Titanic wreck impacted future ships, other technology
Riley Terbush and Maddie Misterka October 7, 2021
Grace Guo

Hope for the Best, Expect the Worst

Disasters can happen at any time, here is how CHS prepares for them
Saahas Kandru October 7, 2021
Photo || Karolena Zhou
Junior Grace Zhu holds cards up to her face, contemplating her next move. Zhu said that she is very competitive: “I like to win.”

The Art of Cards

Q&A with junior Grace Zhu on her passion for playing cards
Dariush Khurram October 7, 2021
The Heart of Fashion

The Heart of Fashion

Check out the most popular clothing styles of the early 20th century
Marissa Finney and Claire He October 7, 2021
Submitted Photo || Vincent Federspiel
Senior Vincent Federspiel plans to go to the workforce after gradaution. He will be working in Florida with his father constructing golf courses. Federspiel said he didn’t feel like college would fit in, which was one of the reasons why he chose to work.

The Path Ahead

Students explain their career paths, decisions on not going to college
Kruti Subbannavar May 14, 2021
Riley Terbush

Worth a Shot

Students express hopes about vaccine distribution process, encourage others to get vaccinated
Leah Tan May 14, 2021
Shruthi Ravichandran
Senior Alexis “Lexi” Carter admires a pair of sunglasses on display at Broad Ripple Vintage. Carter said she would describe herself as a “Granola Girl”, or someone who enjoys being outdoors and spirituality who also tends to dress in more muted earth tones.

For the Aesthetic

Students connect “aesthetics” to identity, perception of others
Grace Xu March 5, 2021
Tsion Daniel
Sophomore Zishuo Wang poses with a sign that says “Hi! My name is Zishuo” in his first language, Chinese. Wang said, “When you speak a different language than English, it is kind of difficult because the environment of learning English is not there where I lived.”

It’s a Small World After All

Students, teachers share experiences on exposure to world languages, learning English as new language
Austin Guo March 5, 2021
Elise Varhan

By the Book

Don’t judge a book by its genre
Grace Xu December 11, 2020
Submitted Photos || Rishma Chauhan
Senior Rishma Chauhan poses with her sister, Raya Chauhan, on Diwali, the festival of lights that celebrates Rama’s return to his kingdom.   Chauhan said at first she rejected her culture but later learned how to appreciate it.

Cultural Pride

Students celebrate their unique cultures, reflect on previous prejudices
Leah Tan December 11, 2020
Submitted Photos || Adare Haas
Adare Haas, dancer and sophomore, performs arabesque as she is dancing. She said that the dancing community is like a second family to her and will impact her for her entire life.

reputation

Maintaining reputation as young person can cause pressure, stress, but also positive impacts, results
Maddie Misterka December 11, 2020
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