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Who’s that politician?

perspectives

February 23, 2012

Answers: Politician 1 is Ron Paul. Politician 2 is Barack Obama. Politician 3 is Mitt Romney. Thanks for playing!...

A combination of self advocacy and school resources allows students with visual and aural impairments to excel in and out of the classroom

A combination of self advocacy and school resources allows students with visual and aural impairments to excel in and out of the classroom

feature

February 23, 2012

Compounded with the endurance and psychological challenges associated with swimming, senior Kayla Fearrin faces another difficulty when she dives into the pool every morning: occasionally not being able to hear her coach or the buzzer. Before practice, Fearrin needs to remove her hearing aids, which she ha...

Are The Meth Project’s commercials too graphic?

Are The Meth Project’s commercials too graphic?

perspectives

February 23, 2012

In 2005, The Meth Project, an anti-meth campaign, began producing emotional and disturbing commercials to communicate the risks of meth use. Photographers Omeed Malekmarzban and Gavin Colavito debate the necessity of these graphic television ads. Omeed: Grotesque but necessary Despite society’s ...

Sales tax on Amazon products begins in 2014

News

February 23, 2012

Although senior Carter Grove buys the necessities from  brick and mortar businesses, he only has to turn to his computer screen for everything else. He purchases many items online, ranging from books to RC helicopters, on the online retailer Amazon about twice a month. Grove said he prefers to shop...

Voters should not define politicians by their religious affiliation

perspectives

February 23, 2012

Just four years before, Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith may have served as a red flag to average Americans. They would have labeled him “an untrue American,” ill-equipped to serve as a politician for the United States. They would have deemed him an outsider. In fact, many did. But recently, circumstances h...

Sinking Costs

Sinking Costs

News

February 23, 2012

By the time freshman Morgan Montgomery graduates from Carmel High School, she will have endured eight semesters as a part of Carmel Clay Schools (CCS). As second semester elapses, somewhere in the state of Indiana, another student is also in the second semester of his or her freshman year. The one difference...

Lights, Camera, Actress – Freshman Anna Lasbury recently starred in an independent movie

Lights, Camera, Actress – Freshman Anna Lasbury recently starred in an independent movie

15min

February 23, 2012

This video is the exclusive property of Kingdom Pictures.  REGARDLESS of the odds against them in times of economic hardship, students like freshman Anna Lasbury still aspire to become actors in the future. “I am definitely interested in pursuing acting as a career,” Lasbury said. “It i...

Research shows chiropractic most effective when dealing with back pain

Research shows chiropractic most effective when dealing with back pain

acumen

February 23, 2012

The unexpected happened for senior Stephanie Stromquist when she tagged along with her mother and sister to the doctor’s office for her sister’s severe scoliosis ten years ago. Stromquist was then informed by the doctor that she too was a victim of scoliosis. “My scoliosis wasn’t as serious...

Graphic Perspective

perspectives

February 23, 2012

Despite many options in Western medication, some students choose herbal medicine due to their Asian heritage

Despite many options in Western medication, some students choose herbal medicine due to their Asian heritage

acumen

February 23, 2012

Like many students, when junior Jonas Wang gets sick, he takes medicine. However, Wang, often times takes medicine that is different from that used by his peers. Wang said, “In many cases, I’ve taken herbal medicine over Advil or Tylenol. I often use herbal medicine when I have a minor fever or...

Changing the game. Video games actually are good for you, despite common misconceptions.

perspectives

February 23, 2012

“Don’t play that; your brain will turn to mush.” “Why don’t you go read a book?” “I wish you would not play so many video games.” Most gamers have heard these lectures from their parents at one time or another. For some reason, the general non-video game playing public seems to think ...

Studies show blogging reduces social anxiety, helps students cultivate creativity

Studies show blogging reduces social anxiety, helps students cultivate creativity

acumen

February 23, 2012

Along with many other students going through high school, sophomore Bailey Padgett experiences stress throughout the week. In contrast to those same students, Padgett finds an unique way to manage this stress: blogging. “I have a blog on Tumblr, and it is a site where people can basically blog pictures, s...