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Sinder photographed artwork at Holsteins at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas. Sinder said Sam Dameshek and Tyler Kohlhoff’s photography styles have influenced the direction of her own photography.

With May as National Photography Month, students discuss different types of photography

Emily Carlisle May 21, 2021

  Senior Elizabeth “Liz” Winders What type of photography do you do? I do mainly portrait and disposable camera photography, then add digital art and editing to enhance the pictures What...

Using an assortment of
wires, string and beads, sophomore Izzy Monger creates products
for her store. She learned how to work with the materials last year
and her business took off a couple of months later.

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...

Musician and sophomore Celia Watson performs her own songs in Downtown Indianapolis in front of dining crowds. Watson recorded her first album, consisting of three songs, in 2020.

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,...

Mackenzie Edwards (right), lead singer of band

Entertainment Spotlight: Mackenzie Edwards, lead singer of band “Lightning in a Bottle” and sophomore, talks passion for music

Jillian Moore January 4, 2021

What inspired you to pursue music?   I can't really remember. I was like six when I started singing. But I don't know. What inspired me to go on was, I don’t know, singing or music, generally....

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

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...

Brayden Meng, Daniel Ahn and Zachary Fan practice together. The group is planning to release a music video later this month.

Sophomores Daniel Ahn, Zachary Fan, Brayden Meng, Elliot Shi, Larry Wei make up singing, dancing hip hop dance group “Revelations2023”

Maggie Wheeler September 25, 2020

Tell us about Revelations2023. What are your goals as a group? Why did you create it? We’re a dance group made up of all sophomores. We formed because we wanted to do something impactful during our...

Senior Elizabeth Kneifel creates, sells custom clothing

Senior Elizabeth Kneifel creates, sells custom clothing

Christian Ledbetter August 13, 2020

What led you to start selling your butterfly sweatshirts?  I saw that specifically the butterfly sweatshirts I sell are really popular but (the originals are) really expensive. Most people don’t...

Junior Cambel Castle uses photography as a source of expression

Junior Cambel Castle uses photography as a source of expression

Emily Carlisle May 21, 2020

What got you into photography? I saw other people that I know taking pictures, and I thought it looked like a lot of fun. It is a cool way that people express themselves. I wanted that outlet...

Senior Jaehee Kim starts embroidery business to pass time during quarantine

Senior Jaehee Kim starts embroidery business to pass time during quarantine

Da-Hyun Hong April 29, 2020

Tell me a little bit about your embroidery business. I started it I think a month ago—a little into quarantine. The reason why I started it was because I always was interested in embroidering and...

A WHOLE NEW EXPERIENCE:
Sophomore Abigail Ko practices at the IU Jacobs School of Music as a part of the pre-college String Academy program. Ko said there is nothing like the program in Indiana and it’s the best she has experienced.

With in-person classes canceled, sophomores Abigail Ko, Natsume Wu continue to train as violin soloists at Indiana University (IU) pre-college String Academy program

Christian Ledbetter April 23, 2020

Abigail Ko When did you first play violin? “I think I was 5 or 6 and my friend's mom was a violin teacher and I was at that friend's house. I saw a girl come in and she was playing having her lesson...

Junior Jordan Denis creates digital art with eerie undertones

Junior Jordan Denis creates digital art with eerie undertones

Bianca Templeton March 20, 2020

How long have you been making digital art/working as an artist in general? I’ve been drawing ever since I could remember. From the minute I could hold a pencil, I was always drawing and creating silly...

YOUTUBE SENSATION:
Junior Ellie Barnett records a video of her singing a cover. Barnett, along with two others from Nashville (Tenn.) formed the  group Dae3 where they post videos on YouTube.

Junior Ellie Barnett sings for YouTube group Dae3

Christian Ledbetter February 21, 2020

When do you find time to record with your group? (My group mates) live in Nashville (Tenn.)  I live here now, so it’s whenever I come. Every three months we film five videos. How do you choose video...

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