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Jillian Moore January 19, 2022

What is your talk show about? "My talk show, “Teenage Wasteland,” is basically about entertaining people and keeping them updated about what is going on in Carmel. It’s kind of letting people...

Using his headset and controllers, Harrison Carter, eSports member and junior, illustrates the capabilities of virtual reality (VR). Carter said the affordability of the Oculus Quest helped him learn about VR and he now uses it for games and to connect with friends.

Despite limitations, students engage with immersive virtual reality

Christian Ledbetter January 14, 2022

Virtual reality (VR) has been failing to capture its full potential, according to an article from ABC News. Still, Facebook, which acquired the VR startup Oculus in 2014, announced in October  that it...

At a Chinese New Year celebration, dancers wear traditional clothing during a performance. They also utilize umbrellas with designs throughout the dance. Wang said her family usually attends local celebrations like this one, but COVID-19 has made in-person gatherings difficult.

Students challenge, walk away from traditions in favor of new ones

Christian Ledbetter January 10, 2022

According to Chinese teacher Tungfen Lee, Chinese New Year is a centuries-old celebration held on the first day of the lunar calendar, which for this year lies on Feb. 1. According to Columbia University,...

Junior Inia Narayanan wears an outfit she put together. She said she enjoys researching fashion trends but has her own personal style.

STEM, arts collide as students observe impact of trend forecasting on fashion industry with New York Fashion Week approaching

Jillian Moore January 10, 2022

Trend forecasting represents the intersection of statistics and economics; one of the most noticeable fields in which trend forecasting is increasing is the fashion industry. Feb. 10 to Feb. 14 will mark...

As supply chain issues arise before Black Friday, students’ resale, online businesses increase in popularity

As supply chain issues arise before Black Friday, students’ resale, online businesses increase in popularity

Saahas Kandru November 12, 2021

In recent months, there have been numerous supply chain issues. The pandemic has disrupted nearly every aspect of the national supply chain including manufacturing, and transportation. As consumers are...

As Black Friday, Cyber Monday approaches, students should not participate in increasingly prevalent overconsumption culture

As Black Friday, Cyber Monday approaches, students should not participate in increasingly prevalent overconsumption culture

Grace Guo November 12, 2021

I will be honest, i might be a bit of a hoarder. Inanimate objects may have too much sentimental value to me, and I, like many, have succumbed to impulse purchases, whether on the shelf of a store or the...

With Red re-recordings, the music industry should establish a new precedent of transparent contracts

With “Red” re-recordings, the music industry should establish a new precedent of transparent contracts

Marissa Finney November 11, 2021

Taylor Swift’s music has been a huge part of my life since I was in elementary school. Though "Teardrops on my Guitar," featured on her first album, was the first-ever Taylor Swift song I heard, "Red"...

screen time: Sophomore Ren Olson works on creating a frame for his short film. He said he is in the digital storyboarding phase of the project and that he gained inspiration for his design from Disney XD’s popular show Gravity Falls.

Student animators discuss how popular animation impacts, guides design

Archit Kalra October 22, 2021

The hit Disney XD show “Gravity Falls”  played a major role in sophomore Ren Olson’s future career choice. Olson said the show and its artwork drew him toward animation when he was in middle school,...

Recent media capitalizes on Princess Diana Spencers death by exposing her personal struggles, not giving justice to her character

Recent media capitalizes on Princess Diana Spencer’s death by exposing her personal struggles, not giving justice to her character

Pallevi Pillai October 19, 2021

Although it has been 24 years since her tragic death, it seems as if Princess Diana Spencer has gained more attraction and adoration than when she was alive, if that is even possible. The former Princess...

With Halloween approaching, film students reexamine gender roles in horror, psychological thriller movies

Jillian Moore and Arya Pinnamaneni October 19, 2021

In the 1996 horror movie “Scream,” director Wes Craven references the common horror film tradition of killing off the majority of characters when he scripts Tatum, played by Rose McGowan, as saying,...

Q&A with junior Abigail Abby Culver on  her art, poetry social media campaign

Q&A with junior Abigail “Abby” Culver on her art, poetry social media campaign

Pallevi Pillai September 23, 2021

How does your art impact your daily life? My art is my life. I find my purpose through taking my anger, love, childhood and injustice and turning it into something beautiful, usually music. What...

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