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Seen But Not Heard: Age should not define the credibility of activists

Seen But Not Heard: Age should not define the credibility of activists

Josie Cruzan

October 24, 2019

More and more often, young people are actively involved in the political conversation of the United States. While young people have been actively involved in politics since Joan of Arc, teenage leadership of discussions has become the norm. As one of those teenagers involved in the political workings of m...

Fired Up: In light of Amazon Rainforest fires, Carmel community circumvents bystander effect to have impact on global issues

Fired Up: In light of Amazon Rainforest fires, Carmel community circumvents bystander effect to have impact on global issues

Grace Xu and Sophia Hawkins

September 20, 2019

In the psychology realm, there’s an intriguing phenomenon dubbed the “bystander effect,” in which the presence of more bystanders around an incident causes fewer people to actually help. Now, imagine this effect on a much greater scale—say, perhaps, the recent Amazon Rainforest fire—where, argua...

Environmental Action Club

Laasya Mamidipalli, Audience Engagement Editor

September 4, 2019

“For the new school year, officers and members met over the summer and discussed possible changes and projects that may be implemented,” said Ben Ring, Environmental Action Club officer and senior. Brian Yuan, club member and junior, said, “We are hoping to have more community outreach projects t...

Carmel students address climate change; think globally, act locally

Avery Thorpe

May 3, 2019

According to The National Climate Change Assessment, “Over the last 50 years, much of the United States. has seen increases in prolonged periods of excessively elevated temperatures, heavy downpours, and in some regions, severe floods and droughts.” With the increase of severity and occurrences of major storm...

A Greener Tomorrow: Earth Day creates student activism in climage change, ways to help the Earth

A Greener Tomorrow: Earth Day creates student activism  in climage change, ways to help the Earth

Kassandra Darnell, Maddie Kosc, and Angela Qian

April 19, 2019

On march 15, senior evan Kenyon spent his afternoon listening to speeches from students all over Indiana and participating in chants about climate change while marching around downtown Indianapolis. The event was the Indiana Climate Strike and it is just one example of how students like Kenyon have s...

The Best Entertainment Events of the Year: Read the opinions of Entertainment Reporters Lily McAndrews and Ashwin Prasad

The Best Entertainment Events of the Year: Read the opinions of Entertainment Reporters Lily McAndrews and Ashwin Prasad

Lily McAndrews, Ashwin Prasad

December 13, 2018

The impact of Black Panther—Lily McAndrews The best Entertainment event of the year was the release of Black Panther, the best movie 2018 had to offer. From the movie’s production, direction and costume design, this movie outstandingly nailed every aspect, as well as representing bigger life ch...

Despite controversial issues that continue to plague society, students turn to social media to express their views

Despite controversial issues that continue to plague society, students turn to social media to express their views

Heidi Peng, Feature Reporter

September 16, 2016

It all started on July 13, 2013, when the first ever appearance of the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter was seen on Twitter. Activism has grown since then, especially with recent events like the five-to-four supreme court ruling on same-sex marriage on June 26, 2015 that ruled that all states must allow sa...

Cold Truths. Philanthropy’s consequences and the questions charity raises.

Cold Truths. Philanthropy’s consequences and the questions charity raises.

perspectives

September 11, 2014

The icy water envelops me and I gasp. Millions before me have already taken that same plunge. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is the most recent in a long line of social media activism campaigns. However, as a movement that has raised a significant amount of money and awareness for ALS (amyotrophic lateral ...

#Activism. Why Ann Coulter is great and terrible.

#Activism. Why Ann Coulter is great and terrible.

perspectives

August 13, 2014

On Tuesday, April 16, 2014, 230 schoolgirls, as reported at cnn.com, were kidnapped by the Islamist extremist group, Boko Haram. The entire world reacted in horror and shock at the abduction. People all over the world took to the Internet, uniting under the rallying cry #BringBackOurGirls. Photos, ...