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The cost of staying current

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February 29, 2008
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 ... Read more »

Distinguished Grad emphasizes quantity over quality

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February 29, 2008
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... Read more »

Hectic life makes procrastination the norm

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February 29, 2008
Filed under PERSPECTIVES

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 ... Read more »

Splashing into the record books

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February 29, 2008
Filed under SPORTS

By: Daniyal Habib <[email protected]> After another year, there is one more state title trophy in the women’s swimming trophy case. According to Jessie Hammes, varsity swimmer and junior, though, this year’s title was the most special. “This year has definitely been the most special because everyone worked so hard this year and it paid off. There wer... Read more »

Students decide if unweighted classes, co-curriculars worth the time

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February 29, 2008
Filed under NEWS

By: Maria Lamagna <[email protected]> It’s a typical week, and senior Blake Koness is worn out. Between his involvement in Ambassadors, Greyhound Connections, New World Youth Symphony Orchestra, voice lessons, dance classes and homework, he does not have much time to waste. With Ambassador... Read more »

District seeks AdvancED accreditation

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February 29, 2008
Filed under NEWS

By: Michael Wang <[email protected]> Carmel Clay Schools is hoping to acquire district accreditation from AdvancED, which is an organization that reviews and verifies the quality of instruction in schools in over 30 states and 65 countries. Dr. Jeff Swensson, assistant superintendent of curriculu... Read more »

Hoaglin Café quaint, welcoming

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February 29, 2008
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

By: Michelle Hu <[email protected]> Walking down Massachusetts Avenue is strangely similar to the feeling you get while perusing the shops of downtown Carmel. Each store is quaint, unique and doesn’t always have the feeling of competitiveness. Hoaglin To Go Café and Marketplace is comparable to any café on Main Street in Carmel. Its environment is warm ... Read more »

Annual “Minumental” Art Exhibit provides creative opportunity

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February 29, 2008
Filed under NEWS

By: Rosemary Boeglin <[email protected]> The art department hosts the third annual “Minumental” Art Exhibit from March 17 to the 28. Students and faculty who are interested in participating in this event must turn in their work by March 11 to the art office. “It all began in grad s... Read more »

Now Playing

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February 29, 2008
Filed under 15 MINUTES OF FAME

By: Tommy Sneider <[email protected]> How many years have you been playing the piano? I’ve now been playing it for 10 years. What do you consider your greatest accomplishment as a pianist? Probably my perseverance throughout the years. Why did you start playing the piano? Truthfully,... Read more »

Men’s basketball to play Sectional Feb. 29

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February 28, 2008
Filed under SPORTS

By Jon Haslam ([email protected]) The men’s varsity basketball team has finished out its winning season as is now competing in the Sectional tournament. During the regular season, the team remained successful, with only two losses, one against Warren Central and the other one against Lafayette... Read more »

Track team to run in meets Feb. 29, March 1

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February 28, 2008
Filed under SPORTS

By Andrew Browning ([email protected]) On Feb. 29 the men’s and women’s track and field teams compete at the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference meet at DePauw University at 6 p.m. and March 1 the men’s team will run at the Hoosier State Indoor Relays at Anderson University at 3 p.m.... Read more »

Best Chocolate in Town lives up to name

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February 28, 2008
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

By: Lexi Muir <[email protected]> Chocolate, like many things in life, is a hit-or-miss category. Many try to master the art that is chocolate making but few actually rise to the high standards. Every once in a while, however, a master comes along and exceeds expectations. Fortunately for the ci... Read more »

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