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Media creates unreasonable hype, uproar

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November 1, 2007
Filed under Perspectives

Join a discussion about this article HERE. By: Jaclyn Chen <[email protected]> The first lesson journalists learn is don’t create the news. That fundamental rule was nearly violated in the last few weeks when Carmel made national news regarding breathalyzers at football games. Case in p... Read more »

Is $200,000 really worth name?

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November 1, 2007
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Staff Perspective College, for most students, is a four-year journey. Many students want to get the best education, adopt many new majors and experience a new town and culture, so wouldn’t it be nice to have all that for “free”? Today, schools that aren’t considered big name schools offer... Read more »

Opinions differ on effects of video games

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November 1, 2007
Filed under Feature

By: Jade Luo <[email protected]> It’s one in the morning on a Saturday night, but sophomore Emerson Woerner is not asleep. He is instead wide awake, laughing, talking—and pushing buttons on the controller of his Playstation 2 with his friends. Like weekends before, Woerner is staying the night... Read more »

Students compete through AP classes

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November 1, 2007
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By: Beverly Jenkins <[email protected]> With well over 4,000 students attending this school, it is hard to stand out, especially when it comes to college applications. For some, the way to get recognized is to take an advanced placement class. “I think that taking AP classes definitely ... Read more »

Age 18 and all grown up

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November 1, 2007
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By: Mary Queisser <[email protected]> Senior Victoria Schultz moved out when she turned 18 Oct. 6, complete with attendance to X-Fest for celebration. Schultz said the move went smoothly and that she faced no complications. “My parents weren’t home so there were no calls to the cops,... Read more »

Thanksgiving redefined

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November 1, 2007
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By: Sarah Sheafer <[email protected]> It started as a tradition. A tradition formed by the women of the house and a tradition that started at 4 a.m. It was Black Friday, and it was time to shop. Every Thanksgiving, freshman Lauren Williams goes to Michigan to spend time with her family... Read more »

After Colts’ Super Bowl win, opposing fans face blue nation

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October 31, 2007
Filed under 15 Min. of Fame

By: Stephanie Hodgin <[email protected]> She was frustrated. Frustrated at the fact that her favorite NFL team lost the Super Bowl game to one of its biggest rivals. Frustrated in knowing that all of the team’s hard work throughout the season came down to that game. Frustrated because ... Read more »

Sushi buffet sends taste buds on ‘Journey’

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October 31, 2007
Filed under Entertainment

By: Michelle Hu <[email protected]> Craving sushi but can’t afford it on a low budget? The Journey on 96th St. caters to anyone’s sushi needs and more. The Journey is a newly opened restaurant on 96th and I-69 that serves seafood in a classy and elegant setting. Much of the food can be found ... Read more »

Sports Photos: Homecoming

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October 15, 2007
Filed under Sports

Junior Hope Amos devotes most of her free time to the football team as a trainer. The trainers arrive earlier and stay later than the football players for practice and games. Eric Ardaiolo, varsity wide receiver and junior, catches the ball to return a punt during the homecoming game against Warren Central. After this game, he had a total ... Read more »

German club welcomes foreign exchange students with hayride

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October 11, 2007
Filed under News

By: Mary Queisser <[email protected]> The foreign exchange students arrived Oct. 6. In order to welcome them to Carmel High School, German club will host a hayride at Eagle Creek Park tomorrow. “It’s one of our favorite events,” Johanna Lipp, German club sponsor and senior said. A... Read more »

Gaining weight, losing curves

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October 10, 2007
Filed under Feature

By: Michelle Hu <[email protected]> Sophomore Daniel B. Lange is currently taking two courses this semester that are weighted: honors chemistry and honors pre-calculus. Both of these classes have gone through changes in difficulty due to weighted grades, because the teachers are now making the cla... Read more »

Co-curricular expenses increase, students must pay more to participate

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October 10, 2007
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By: Lily Zhao <[email protected]> Carrying her equipment, shoes and change of clothes to color guard practice is something junior Alexandria Weller is required to do. These items needed for practice are all paid for, so while Weller commits her time to the sport, her parents’ wallets have ob... Read more »

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