Theater class prepares for fall production, implement new COVID-19 protocols

Pallevi Pillai | November 17, 2020

The theater department is preparing for its fall production, “Radio Mystery Theatre.” The performances will take place at 7 p.m. on Nov. 12, 13, and 14 at the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. Tickets are $10 each and are available through www.ticketracker.com. Although the fall and winter shows will still take place this year, COVID-19 has caused some setbacks for the theater department’s other annual...

App playlist: Let’s Get This Bread [MUSE]

October 29, 2020

As today is National Internet Day, and technology has become ever-more-present in our daily lives, MUSE presents you with a playlist of productivity apps. Apparently, you can be productive and on your phone at the same time.  ___________________ Playlist: Let’s Get This Bread Bakery Let’s get this bread… literally, figuratively, technologically, and any other way you can think of. This...

Resurgence of popular TV shows from 2000s prompts students feeling of nostalgia

Emily Carlisle | October 23, 2020

If you have been on TikTok recently you have likely seen trends surrounding 2000s TV shows such as “Clone High” and “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” These shows have been gaining popularity for a variety of reasons, one being the nostalgia they bring to people who watch them. Senior Madeline Blank said that Disney+, in particular has a lot of shows that make her nostalgic. Blank said, “I...

Taking comfort in watching nostalgic TV shows is relaxing amidst the pandemic

Pallevi Pillai | October 23, 2020

Nearly eight months into the pandemic and this isolationist way of living and thinking are becoming second-nature to me. During this time, people have been rekindling their favorite solitary activities; everyone, it seems, has been discovering their own form of pandemic “self-medication.”  Whenever life as a virtual student gets too mundane or if I need to take a break after a hectic day,...

As alternative fashion rises, Carmel students find unique ways to dress, discuss if they feel accepted at Carmel

Riley Laferriere | September 26, 2020

Fashion styles change constantly as new trends emerge on social media, influencers display new fads and students try to impress others with their original clothing combinations. Euphoria makeup and alternative, or “alt,” styles are similar in this way. Made popular by influencers and TikTokers alike, these styles represent more unconventional designs brought to light in recent months. In the...

Q&A with new orchestra teacher Nicole DeGuire

Jillian Moore | September 25, 2020

Where are you from? “So originally, I grew up in Rochester Mich. and then I did my bachelor's of music (degree) in violin performance at Butler University, where I went to Eastman School of Music to do my graduate work, and I got a masters in music and then also an orchestral studies diploma. And then I wanted to teach, as well, so I came back to Butler and got certified and licensed. My first...