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Exceptionally Asian

entertainment
February 27, 2009
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

By Michelle Hu <mhu@hilite.org> These days, it’s hard to find a decent place to have some decent Asian food. The majority of them have sub-par restrooms adjacent to sub-par kitchens, and those of you who enjoy all-you-can-eat buffets know this well. Some produce dishes so atrocious they...

Al Basha bridges culture with authentic Mediterranean cuisine

entertainment
February 27, 2009
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

By Shireen Korkzan <skorkzan@hilite.org> In the Middle East, Basha stands for “king.” Last December, Mario Abdel named his new restaurant and grocery store combination on 116th Street and Allisonville Road Al Basha in reference to the Middle Eastern term to explain that the food and product...

Is there happiness beyond divorce?

perspectives
February 27, 2009
Filed under PERSPECTIVES

By Lexi Muir <lmuir@hilite.org> Speaking as a child of divorce (a recent divorce I will add) I will say that I know what it’s like to have a life completely turn upside-down. I know what it’s like to have everything fall apart past the point of gluing it back together. I know what it’s ...

Got Privacy?

frontpage
February 27, 2009
Filed under NEWS

By Rebecca Xu <rxu@hilite.org> One day last year, a friend of Tyler Smitson, a former student then a freshman, told him that there was a picture of him on Google Street View.  Smitson went home, searched his address on Google Maps and clicked on Street View.  The result was a blurry image...

Internship class helps students experience career options

studentsection
February 27, 2009
Filed under STUDENT SECTION

By Amanda Nguyen <anguyen@hilite.org> Many juniors and seniors are undecided about their possible future careers. This was the case for senior Emma Shipley until she took an internship last semester. She said she interned at the Carmel City Hall in the community relations area and really enj...

Cultural Conflict

feature
February 6, 2009
Filed under FEATURE

Students from different backgrounds find a challenge in combining traditional values, like arranged marriages, with American practices By Amanda Nguyen <anguyen@hilite.org> Imagine knowing the person you’re going to spend the rest of your life with at age 6. It’s a Hindu tradition that has carried...

PTO prepares for Glee club concert

Author Archives
February 6, 2009
Filed under News Briefs

The Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is looking to attract a large crowd for the 2009 Purdue Varsity Glee Club concert, scheduled for Feb. 21. PTO president Amy Kline leads the organization in creating what she says she hopes will be a fun night for people of all ages. Read More »...

Ramping up efforts for awareness

feature
February 6, 2009
Filed under FEATURE

Student with physical disability takes action by placing “No Walking” signs on handicap-accessible ramp to help those who are in need By Michelle Yun <myun@hilite.org> Standing by the ramp with his cane up, sophomore Jordan Reel tried to reserve this ramp for only those who needed t...

All for one and one for all

sports
February 6, 2009
Filed under SPORTS, Winter Sports

Although team unity and confidence are key this season, swim team feels strains in bid for another State title By Maggie Brandenburg <mbrandenburg@hilite.org> With the state tournament starting with their Sectional meet tomorrow, it is officially go time for the women’s swim team. With the ever present pressure from being the 23rd team in 22 ...

Athletic induced asthma goes unrecognized, more common than students realize

feature
February 6, 2009
Filed under FEATURE

By Maddi Bourgerie <mbourgerie@hilite.org> It was a normal early Saturday morning for the 11-year-old athlete. The soccer fields were full of young athletes dressed in jerseys, soccer shorts and cleats; all focusing in on the main goal, to win. But when one boy dropped to his knees and was gulp...

Personal health trumps academic stress

perspectives
February 6, 2009
Filed under PERSPECTIVES

By Maria LaMagna <mlamagna@hilite.org> This will not be shocking news, but if you haven’t heard, students here are stressed out.  Swimmers don’t see sunlight during the winter months because they’re at practice so early and stay so late.  During Holiday Spectacular week, students ca...

Purdue Glee Club to perform here Feb. 21

News
February 6, 2009
Filed under NEWS, News Briefs, Recent Updates

Exclusively male chorus group features three Carmel alumni in annual performance “Imagine a cello — deep, rich, full — one glorious instrument.” That’s how the Purdue Music Organizations (PMO) website describes the 57 members of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club, which will perform at the Dale E. ...