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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Mitch Bonar, Abby Abel’s partner in the National Youth Activation Committee

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Mitch Bonar, Abby Abel’s partner in the National Youth Activation Committee

15min

March 20, 2015


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Why did you first get involved with Special Olympics? I first got involved because I used to be bullied a lot, and I usually didn’t fit in with a lot of people, so it allowed me to fit in other people with similar abilities to compete, and I was really not a part of sports until that happened....

THE GIRL ON FIRE: Junior Amy Hanners performs flaming stunts

THE GIRL ON FIRE: Junior Amy Hanners performs flaming stunts

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February 20, 2015


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 Photos by Kyle Crawford How did you become interested in fire? Well, I’ve always hula-hooped, and then the person that I took lessons from used to perform with a circus group, and so I guess that’s how I learned, and I just got into it from her. Why do you like doing fire stunts? It’s r...

SCIENCE PIONEER: Senior Rishabh Kumar performed award-winning biophysics research

SCIENCE PIONEER: Senior Rishabh Kumar performed award-winning biophysics research

15min

January 22, 2015


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  Why did you decide to spend your summer researching at IUPUI? I started last summer, 2013. So my mom’s a research scientist; she does research in immunology, so I was also kind of interested in seeing what research is like. So then, during the summer of 2013, I got accepted to the ...

THE ‘KING OF INSTRUMENTS’: Junior Joseph Huang plays the pipe organ

THE ‘KING OF INSTRUMENTS’: Junior Joseph Huang plays the pipe organ

15min

December 12, 2014


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For the interactive graphic above, click one of the blue buttons to learn about a part of the pipe organ and its function.  How did you become interested in playing the pipe organ? My mom introduced me to the pipe organ about three and a half years ago because she wanted me to play a second instrument ...

A NOVEL HOBBY: Senior Ari Roberts has been writing a fantasy trilogy

A NOVEL HOBBY: Senior Ari Roberts has been writing a fantasy trilogy

15min

November 14, 2014


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What made you want to write a book? I’ve always liked fantasy and such. I’ve always loved to read. My parents also love to read, and they were big fantasy people. I was introduced to The Lord of the Rings when I was very young. I like to tell people that my parents raised me on the Bible first ...

15 Minutes: November Greyhound Town

15 Minutes: November Greyhound Town

15min

November 14, 2014


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November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). It’s time to hear from ardent writers and readers. SARAH LIU / PHOTOS Creative Writing Club member and junior Gloria Xue Why did you join Creative Writing Club? I thought it would be a fun way to get involved in our school, and I really l...

THAT’S MY VOICE: Senior Makenzie Hart played the voice of Young Jock in “Jock the Hero Dog”

THAT’S MY VOICE: Senior Makenzie Hart played the voice of Young Jock in “Jock the Hero Dog”

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October 10, 2014


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Q: Did you audition? A: Sort of. It came in a roundabout way, and they don’t care about this happening in the entertainment industry, but through someone that I had worked close with, a publicist, I guess if you will, an agent, I met with the producer of “Jock the Hero Dog,” and we just met in a c...

15 Minutes: Greyhound Town

15 Minutes: Greyhound Town

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October 10, 2014


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Dear readers, You may feel it’s hard to get in this section since we used to only feature one (maybe two) people per issue. Have no fear. This year I am working to implement “Greyhound Town” into 15 Minutes of Fame so people with passions related to the featured person can also receive their...

It’s 9/11. It’s also my birthday. Freshman Gabi Rivera was born on Sept. 11, 2000.

It’s 9/11. It’s also my birthday. Freshman Gabi Rivera was born on Sept. 11, 2000.

15min

September 11, 2014


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Born on Sept. 11, 2000, freshman Gabi Rivera celebrated her first birthday on the day of the infamous 9/11 attacks. “What I know was (that) me and my mom were just at home, and I was a baby, and we were just celebrating, and my mom said that she got all these calls that something was happenin...

Q&A with speaker of the House Henry Curts

Q&A with speaker of the House Henry Curts

15min

August 2, 2014


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Why did you decide to run for speaker of the House? I decided to run because I’ve been a two-year Cabinet member, one-year House member, and I am very passionate about what we do in the room, service to others, and especially to Riley Children’s Hospital because I am a Riley kid, so I am very...

Q&A with student body president Bobby Greaser

Q&A with student body president Bobby Greaser

15min

August 2, 2014


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Why did you decide to run for SBP? I felt with my experience with student government in the past as well as my leadership experience outside of student government such as with Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council, I felt like I would be able to lead Senate efficiently and effectively. I just thought it...

Sophomore Cameron Lindley plays soccer for the U.S. U-17 National Team

Sophomore Cameron Lindley plays soccer for the U.S. U-17 National Team

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May 31, 2014


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How did you get started with soccer? My dad played soccer, so he taught me how to play when I was really young. Three to four years old is when I started. How has soccer made a difference in your life? I’ve become a better person, it’s taken me really cool places, and it’s allowing me to se...