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In environmentally cautious efforts, students increasingly use sustainable alternatives rather than single-use plastics, trash

In environmentally cautious efforts, students increasingly use sustainable alternatives rather than single-use plastics, trash

Jillian Moore May 20, 2022

Recently, students considering their carbon footprint have turned to a growing movement: sustainable alternatives to daily products. This means using ethically sourced, renewable products with low negative...

With 10th anniversary of “The Avengers” series, significance of  hero diversity, community hero representation increasingly important

With 10th anniversary of “The Avengers” series, significance of hero diversity, community hero representation increasingly important

Chenyao Liu and Darshini Shankar April 22, 2022

May 4 marks the 10-year anniversary of the release of “The Avengers,” the first Marvel movie to include a team of superheroes with diverse backgrounds. In those 10 years, the Marvel franchise has reached...

Muslim students observe Ramadan next month,  discrimination still an issue both in CHS, Carmel community

Muslim students observe Ramadan next month, discrimination still an issue both in CHS, Carmel community

Royce Brown and Zainab Idrees March 25, 2022

Freshman Mariam Morad adjusts her hijab during class. The hijab is a head covering that is worn by some Muslim women and is typically worn in public.  For Morad, it reminds her of who she is: a Muslim.  According...

With major celestial events approaching, students increasingly practice new age beliefs

With major celestial events approaching, students increasingly practice new age beliefs

Jillian Moore February 17, 2022

New age beliefs including tarot, crystals, “shifting” and manifesting, have become increasingly popular. Astrology is extremely important to many practitioners of these beliefs, as they believe...

With increase in virtual reality usage, students, teachers define effects of living in a digital world on an individual, view on reality

With increase in virtual reality usage, students, teachers define effects of living in a digital world on an individual, view on reality

Darshini Shankar and Saumya Somasi January 20, 2022

We live in a world where almost everyone plays video games, creating connections virtually and immersing themselves in an alternate version of our reality.  According to a 2018 Pew Research study,...

With upcoming holiday seasons focus on family, community, students, teachers review what constitutes a family bond, how relationships develop

With upcoming holiday season’s focus on family, community, students, teachers review what constitutes a “family bond,” how relationships develop

Daniel Tian and Austin Guo December 13, 2021

Starting from a summer training camp to late-night rehearsals, Ella Glowacki, Accents member and sophomore, spent countless hours practicing and being  with her fellow Accents members, forming irreplaceable...

With increased crime rates, true-crime coverage,  students, teachers examine effect serial killers, violence in  media have on societal perceptions of criminals, criminal justice

With increased crime rates, true-crime coverage, students, teachers examine effect serial killers, violence in media have on societal perceptions of criminals, criminal justice

Jillian Moore and Raghav Sriram November 12, 2021

After Private investigators announced a new potential culprit for the crimes committed by the Zodiac Killer, junior Paige Walker said she noticed an increase in true crime coverage across newspapers, TV...

Students with neurodivergencies often hide disabilities due to stereotypes, misinformation

Students with neurodivergencies often hide disabilities due to stereotypes, misinformation

Archit Kalra and Christian Ledbetter October 22, 2021

Like many students at school, sophomore Joseph Sandy said he enjoys drawing in class as a means of personal relaxation. “I like to draw in class because it is a good relaxer and it basically gives...

Curriculum changes in English, history departments inspire alterations in content representation for teachers, students

Curriculum changes in English, history departments inspire alterations in content representation for teachers, students

Archit Kalra and Raghav Sriram September 23, 2021

For junior Laura Martens, taking the AP Literature course last year was an eye-opening opportunity to read an array of different books. “We read The Great Gatsby, Frankenstein (and) As I Lay Dying...

Students, teachers face unique challenges as they resume a normal schedule this year

Students, teachers face unique challenges as they resume a “normal” schedule this year

Cady Armstrong and Raghav Sriram August 12, 2021

Before the pandemic, juniors Abby Burnham and Nyah Lam said that they were inseparable.  “Previously, we always hung out during cross-country. We always had sports together and we went to the...

In retelling paranormal experiences, students, teacher debate importance of age, persona, role models in regard to believing in paranormal activity

In retelling paranormal experiences, students, teacher debate importance of age, persona, role models in regard to believing in paranormal activity

Sam Hawkins and Kiersten Riedford May 24, 2021

Tiny shells strung on a thin thread, the ends fastened together by a metal clasp. This necklace, while seemingly brand-new, was the first and last object senior Grace Comerford, then a third grader in...

Senior Mary Grace Jacko poses for a photo in her backyard before she starts filling orders for her business.

Student business owners take on benefits, risks of starting a business while managing school, personal life

Aniket Biswal, Leah Tan April 26, 2021

During her sophomore year, senior Mary Grace Jacko developed a newfound passion in her jewelry class. “After taking that class, I started making my own bracelets and necklaces throughout the entirety...

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