Watching in Horror: As Halloween approaches, new horror films hit theaters; IB film teacher, students explain how genre stays relevant

Isabella White, Jesse Cooper | October 25, 2018

The first horror film on record is “Le Manoir du Diable,” created in 1896, according to IMDb. Since that time, horror movies have gripped audiences, forcing them to the edge of their seats. These films documenting gore, suspense and fear have attracted large audiences without fail, remaining relevant throughout decades of societal innovation. Deion Ziwawo, IB film student and junior, said he considers...

Lyrical Mentality: Students, staff reflect on negative stereotypes surrounding rap, how music affects their daily lives

Ashwin Prasad, Marvin Fan | October 25, 2018

Every day, rapper and sophomore Isaac Brown tunes in to rap music. At the same time, Annie Kim, officer of the Share The Music Club and sophomore, can be found listening to or playing classical music, while Sam Chenoweth, associate director of choirs, turns on musical theater he enjoys. The three said music is a vital part of their lives. They are hardly alone. According to Nielsen Music, in 2017,...

Armaan Goel | October 25, 2018

The EU recently passed legislation called the general data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), which places tighter restrictions on the data that technology companies can collect and what they can do with it. This puts more power in the user’s hands to decide what companies are allowed to have their data and how they can use it. Although this bill directly impacts the EU, many services we use will need to...

Karen Zhang | October 25, 2018

Creativity takes courage: With International Arts Festival this weekend, student artists weigh whether to pursue art as career

Emily Carlisle and Grace Xu | September 21, 2018

This weekend, Carmel plans to host its 21st annual Carmel International Arts Festival (CIAF). The festival will consist of over 130 juried artists, food vendors, entertainment, as well as an “Art Rocks!” party on Saturday evening. Joan Cimino, vice president of CIAF, introduced CHS to the festival more than 10 years ago and has worked with the high school art department chairs ever since. “The...

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Da-Hyun Hong | September 21, 2018