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ESPN to broadcast Carmel football game Aug. 23

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August 18, 2008
Filed under NEWS, Online Only

By Cassie Dugan <[email protected]> 12:05 p.m. on Aug. 23 will mark the kickoff of the first football game ESPN has covered in the Midwest. The Carmel v. Cathedral game will open its ticket booths at 10 a.m. to the public at the Carmel High School stadium. Gates will open at 10:30 a.m. T...

It Takes Two

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August 13, 2008
Filed under 15 MINUTES OF FAME

With similar extracurricular backgrounds, seniors Weston Luzadder and Curtis Pittman are the first leaders to have earned their positions through combined effort By Tommy Sneider <[email protected]> Take 1 - SBP WESTON LUZADDER How good of friends are you? Pretty good, we’ve been really good friends for about two yea...

Fresh haircut shows fresh start

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August 13, 2008
Filed under PERSPECTIVES

By Amy Flis <[email protected]> "The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving." --Oliver Wendell Holmes According to Chinese tradition, a new haircut marks a fresh start. Well, I know that a number of students return this year with new haircu...

Hounds work for repeat

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August 13, 2008
Filed under SPORTS

Football team trains year-round to attempt to defend State title By Min Qiao <[email protected]> The sound of metal clinked throughout the room as Alicia Key’s “No One” blasted over the radio. The metallic smell of sweat lingered everywhere. Quarterback and senior Morgan Newton r...

Twisted neglects to stand up to bestselling predecessor Speak

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August 11, 2008
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

By Shireen Korkzan <[email protected]> Do you remember the time when you felt advanced reading Cut or Stop Pretending, only to realize a few years later that it was garbage? The one exception was Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak. That novel is a work of art that can truly be called a “good young...

Freedom Writers makes strong statement on racial discrimination

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August 11, 2008
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

By Renny Logan <[email protected]> Freedom Writers Diary is a compelling novel, one which grabs its reader from the very beginning. The book is written in a way that is both easy and quick to read. While it can be said that this isn’t the most challenging book in the world, it puts up a more than a ...

Energy drinks replace breakfast, become habit

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August 11, 2008
Filed under FEATURE

By Jon Haslam <[email protected]> Senior Steven Smith has formed a habit. An unhealthy, but not uncommon, habit among his peers. Smith said that energy drinks help him get going in the mornings, especially if he had been up late studying or doing school work the night before. Read More »...

School radio, TV start digital year

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August 11, 2008
Filed under NEWS

As technology continues to advance and equipment becomes outdated, CHTV, WHJE update facilities to prepare for future By Tommy Sneider <[email protected]> In the broadcasting room, there were cameras with books on them in order to keep them pointed down. There was some equipment produc...

World languages department undergoes changes

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August 11, 2008
Filed under NEWS

By Susie Chen <[email protected]> The selection of the new department chair brings changes to the foreign language department. Angelika Becker, a former teacher from West Lafayette High School, replaces Ruth Buechlein as the new department chairperson. Former department chair for eigh...

‘The Incredible Hulk’ lacks depth

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June 18, 2008
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Online Only

By Sam Watermeier <[email protected]> The whole point of making “The Incredible Hulk” was to take a daring film (Ang Lee’s “Hulk”) and make it significantly less daring. However, do we really need more safe, crowd-pleasing movies these days? There is such a surplus of them that “...

Indy Is Back: Does ‘Indiana Jones 4’ live up to hype?

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June 13, 2008
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Online Only

By Sam Watermeier <[email protected]> “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” is a lot more enjoyable if you walk into it with low expectations. Although this film is not as resonant as “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” it is a movie event that you cannot ignore, and it certain...

The Top 10

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May 23, 2008
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Three HiLite reporters reminisce of their top 10 movies, albums and restaurants TOP 10 MOVIES By: Sam Watermeier <[email protected]> 1. "The Matrix" I’ve seen this film almost 50 times, and I still find different reasons to love it. When I was younger, I was blown away by the qualit...