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Entertainment Spotlight: Sophomore Izzy Monger on her homemade jewelry business

Pallevi Pillai | February 20, 2021

What sparked your interest in jewelry making? When did it start? Once quarantine started, I had an abundance of free time and I had recently found a box of beads in my basement, so I ordered some supplies and started working. I wasn’t originally planning on selling what I created but I had made 30 or 40 earrings that I didn’t really have a use for and my mom convinced me to open up a shop. I...

Students should remember romantic comedies are meant to be enjoyable, not realistic

Jillian Moore | February 14, 2021

With Valentine's Day upon us, we find ourselves bombarded with hearts, roses and countless romantic comedies. Romantic comedies, or rom-coms, are meant to seem lighthearted, charming and funny, but criticism in past years portrays them as clichéd and retrograde.  In fact, rom-coms have rapidly lost popularity. According to Statista, the box office revenue of rom-coms in North America from...

Emily Carlisle | January 31, 2021

Hey everyone, welcome back to Of Stage and Screen. Over break I have consumed a lot of media, lots of binge watching TV shows and enjoying movies with my family. One of the most interesting movies I watched was Disney’s “Soul” which was just put on Disney+. Chances are you have seen the ads for it on TV because Disney had been promoting it since before the pandemic hit. Here’s the thing: the...

Jillian Moore | January 29, 2021

Sophomore Oliva Caves, Music Production When did you start to get involved with music production? I got involved with (music production) about a year ago, almost exactly. Religion was a factor because it was a need within the church. And I think I thought and I had a calling, for a very religious word, but I sort of just felt, ‘Hey, I have time to give, so let me give this time to something...

Entertainment Spotlight: Musician and sophomore Celia Watson on passions for singing and guitar

Michelle Wan | January 19, 2021

When did you begin to have an interest in playing guitar and singing? I’ve been making music since I was a little kid; my dad bought me my first guitar (it was a butterfly one) at age 8. However, I only really got into it when I was 12, and since then I’ve really been loving it. Who or what influenced you to do gigs around Carmel? I would say (it was) mainly my dad who influenced me. He’s...

Engaging with feminine fashion provides creative outlet, enjoyment for male students

Emily Carlisle | January 15, 2021

Recently, celebrities such as Harry Styles have come into the spotlight for wearing traditionally feminine clothing. Although entertainers have been breaking gender norms with their clothing for years, a man wearing a dress on the cover of the December issue of Vogue Magazine caused the people of the internet to choose sides as they either praised Styles for the photoshoot or condemned him for “not...