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Students craft clothes for sustainability, against fast fashion

Christian Ledbetter and Grace Guo May 19, 2022

Senior Victoria Simich has always been in the hobby of homemade goods, be it making books with their grandma or sewing as a means of expression, however, their relationship with handmade goods changed...

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Seniors describe bittersweet feeling, self-expression at prom

According to senior Jenna Oustoiny, she has looked forward to prom for many years. “Ever since I was little I always looked at all the dresses and couldn’t wait to go to prom. It is surreal that...

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Student athletes consider balance of performance, artistry in their sports

Avery Carlisle March 18, 2022

According to gymnast and junior Kendall Powell, many people watch gymnastics for the entertainment aspect but fail to realize the type of athleticism needed for the activity. “Even if I didn’t do...

Using his headset and controllers, Harrison Carter, eSports member and junior, illustrates the capabilities of virtual reality (VR). Carter said the affordability of the Oculus Quest helped him learn about VR and he now uses it for games and to connect with friends.

Despite limitations, students engage with immersive virtual reality

Christian Ledbetter January 14, 2022

Virtual reality (VR) has been failing to capture its full potential, according to an article from ABC News. Still, Facebook, which acquired the VR startup Oculus in 2014, announced in October  that it...

Junior Inia Narayanan wears an outfit she put together. She said she enjoys researching fashion trends but has her own personal style.

STEM, arts collide as students observe impact of trend forecasting on fashion industry with New York Fashion Week approaching

Jillian Moore January 10, 2022

Trend forecasting represents the intersection of statistics and economics; one of the most noticeable fields in which trend forecasting is increasing is the fashion industry. Feb. 10 to Feb. 14 will mark...

Senior Riley Dugan talks about the impact of older
music on modern music. Dugan said she has
enjoyed music from the ‘60s since she was a kid.

With upcoming release of “The Beatles: Get Back” on Nov. 25, students share love for older tunes

Sam Hawkins November 12, 2021

Though she was born after the year 2000, senior Riley Dugan, grew up listening to music from the 1960s. “My dad always played ‘60s music (when I was) a kid. Like, he would always have the Beatles...

A promotional poster made for Wes Andersons new film The French Dispatch. The poster follows The New Yorker inspiration that flows through the film by emulating a 70s magazine cover from the publication.

Review: The French Dispatch and Escaping Eye Candy [MUSE]

Christian Ledbetter November 1, 2021

There are very few directors with a style as easily recognizable as Wes Anderson’s. Anderson is the strange example of a director whose style is outside of the mainstream and yet gets recognition, attention...

screen time: Sophomore Ren Olson works on creating a frame for his short film. He said he is in the digital storyboarding phase of the project and that he gained inspiration for his design from Disney XD’s popular show Gravity Falls.

Student animators discuss how popular animation impacts, guides design

Archit Kalra October 22, 2021

The hit Disney XD show “Gravity Falls”  played a major role in sophomore Ren Olson’s future career choice. Olson said the show and its artwork drew him toward animation when he was in middle school,...

Junior Sophia Warhurst practices ballet at the indoor studio for the Ballet Theater of Carmel. Warhurst said she performs mostly in the classical ballet style.

Celebrations by students to take place at Carmel International Arts Festival beginning Sept. 25

Christian Ledbetter September 23, 2021

The Carmel International Arts Festival is scheduled to begin on Saturday; however, according to executive director Rachel Ferry, planning began as soon as the city asked that last year’s be cancelled. “We...

Creative Choreo: The Ambassador choir members practice their routines in a gym. The fall performance will be on Sept. 29.

A Change of Scenery

Avery Carlisle, Entertainment Reporter September 23, 2021

Due to ongoing changes to the performing arts wing, the choir program has had to make adjustments on how they run rehearsals.  The department has had to change how it will run rehearsals and performances...

Marching band working to get less experienced members ready for in-person competitions, halftime performances

Marching band working to get less experienced members ready for in-person competitions, halftime performances

Jillian Moore, Entertainment Editor August 12, 2021

Due to last year's COVID-19 cancellations and hybrid schedule, freshman and sophomore marching band members have had little to no experience performing at in-person competitions. However, the marching...

Yumi Colombo, president of Accents and senior, rehearses after school for the upcoming community shows. The shows’ set will be 1940s-themed, and Colombo said she cannot wait to perform again.

CHS show choirs modify spring competition season

Emily Carlisle March 18, 2021

This year, most groups and teams that compete or perform in any aspect have had to drastically change their plans of attack; the show choirs at this school are no exception. Last year’s show choir competition...

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