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Organic labels don’t indicate healthier food

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March 13
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By: Lexi Muir <[email protected]> In recent years, consuming organic foods has become so popular that some experts are calling it a fad. According to the CNN article “The Organic Debate: Healthy or not?” in the past decade sales of organics have surged more than 20 percent, and according t...

The green holiday means more to people of Irish descent than to most others

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March 13
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By: Sarah Sheafer <[email protected]> As senior Katie O’Connor sat on the stone fence in front of her cousin’s bed and breakfast and looked out at Dingle Bay in Ireland, she felt the sea-air blowing. At that moment, she said all she could think about was her grandfather. “I never...

New Jodi Picoult novel controversial

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March 13
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

By: Shireen Korkzan <[email protected]> How do you bring in the controversial topics of organ donation, religious truth and capital punishment and combine them all into 464 pages of literary excellence? It’s not easy, but Jodi Picoult manages to pull it off in her newest book, Change of Hea...

‘10,000 B.C.’ film unemotional, fails to engage young viewers

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March 13
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By: Sam Watermeier <[email protected]> Unless you want to spend $9.50 to see an awesome trailer for “Iron Man,” do not see “10,000 B.C.” It should not come as a surprise that it is a terrible film. Its writer-director, Roland Emmerich is one of the worst working today. His movi...

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

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March 13
Filed under STUDENT SECTION

By: Jade Schwarting <[email protected]> Higher speeds, longer drops, more bloodcurdling atmospheres. For some, fear is the only thing standing in their way of a great time. However, for others, this fear is the exact thing that attracts them to the most thrilling of activities. Even w...

*Exclusively Online* Interview with Dale Yessak

15min
March 13
Filed under 15 MINUTES OF FAME

Why did you start riding your bike to school? My wife bought me a bike as a birthday present, January two years ago, and I started riding to work every day shortly after that because it seemed like a good way to combine a workout with my commute. How does weather affect you when riding to school?...

Bridging the gap of education

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March 12
Filed under NEWS

By: Michelle Hu <[email protected]> Senior Daniel “Dan” Stamer’s eighth period class has only 4.5 percent of the entire student population. This course is multivariable calculus, the highest mathematics course this school offers. This low percentage may be an indication of troubled times ...

J.T. Smith wins Carmel Idol

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March 7
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Senior J.T. Smith won Carmel Idol, beating out nine other finalists in the singing competition. He sang and strummed "Collide" by Howie Day. Lifelines, Student Venture and the Swing Dance Club sponsored this year's event. Smith won $1,000 as reward, half of which will be donated to the Alopecia...

Men’s basketball team advances to Regional

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March 3
Filed under NEWS, SPORTS

On March 3 the men's basketball team defeated Noblesville for the Sectional title. The Hounds took an early lead in the first quarter and stayed up throughout. However, with players from both teams in early foul trouble the Millers took the lead in the second quarter and were up by four at one point....

The cost of staying current

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February 29
Filed under STUDENT SECTION

By: Erin Lowe <[email protected]> Walking down the hallway, junior Alixandra “Ali” Decaudin notices two other girls wearing Ugg boots. She herself has a pair of brown Ugg boots, but Decaudin said she does not know what to think about all of these trends. “Some of these trends are new like ...

Distinguished Grad emphasizes quantity over quality

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February 29
Filed under PERSPECTIVES

By: Jaclyn Chen <[email protected]> Two weeks ago, I sat down to complete my Distinguished Graduate application, the new program set up in place of the valedictorian selection to honor a group of students who’ve achieved both academically and extracurricularly. And while that sounds like a statemen...

Hectic life makes procrastination the norm

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February 29
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By: Jon Haslam <[email protected]> Over the past few months, I’ve come to a realization about the society that we live in. The rate of life in which we live, is much faster paced than it has been in the past. We live in culture where instant results and immediate gratification have grown ...

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