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Music Playlist: We’re Bringing Summer Back [MUSE]

Music Playlist: We’re Bringing Summer Back [MUSE]

Grace Xu

September 5, 2019

Bring back those lazy-summer-vacation moods during Labor Day Weekend with a student-curated playlist. From alternative to pop to lofi, there’s bound to be a song that kicks up your summer nostalgia! And if you’re going on a road trip, this playlist is just perfect for the car. Check it out on Spotify at...

In light of recent Fair Oaks incident, students, dietitian explain experience with, reasoning behind vegan lifestyles

In light of recent Fair Oaks incident, students, dietitian explain experience with, reasoning behind vegan lifestyles

Grace Xu

August 13, 2019

The day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the winter of 2018, junior Carmen Broadnax suddenly decided to never eat meat again. And not just meat, either. She’d chosen to cut out all animal-related foods from her diet, including dairy, seafood and egg. In other words, she’d simply decided to beco...

A Surreal Reality: New student Carmel Arts Council curators to create an art gallery with CHS artwork

A Surreal Reality: New student Carmel Arts Council  curators to create an art gallery with CHS artwork

Grace Xu

May 23, 2019

While teenagers are often  stereotyped as rash and shallow rather than inspirational and profound, two students at this school are reversing that stereotype through a meaningful art showcase in partnership with the Carmel Arts Council (CAC). Senior Jessica Qu and junior Minjeong Kim are the 2019 CAC cu...

Bring It On!: Spring musical targets high school audience, makes adaptations from original version

Bring It On!: Spring musical targets high school  audience, makes adaptations from original version

Grace Xu

March 22, 2019

For this year’s spring musical, CHS will take the contemporary route by putting on the show “Bring It On.” The show centers around Campbell, who is the cheerleading captain of an affluent school before she moves to a less well-off school and has to adapt. While  CHS has showcased musicals in the past targe...

A Whole New World: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” play on Feb. 7-9 will connect classic tale with children’s theater

A Whole New World: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” play on  Feb. 7-9 will connect classic tale with children’s theater

Grace Xu

January 24, 2019

On Feb. 7, 8 and 9, CHS students will perform “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp.” However, unlike the many Disney renditions CHS has done in the past—including “The Little Mermaid” last  spring—this play is based off of its original tale One Thousand and One Arabian Nights.  While original fairy tales are infamous for being much gorier and darke...

Is It True?: Conspiracy theories help students question, better understand the world around them

Is It True?: Conspiracy theories help students question, better understand the world around them

Emily Dexter

December 13, 2018

  Senior Olivia Krall was far from the first person to think that something seems “off” about the Denver International Airport. After all, as the airport’s website explains, the place has underground tunnels, gargoyles and a plaque that references the mysterious New World Airport Commission. The...

Back in Business: As Abercrombie & Fitch recently reopened in Indiana, students, staff consider how companies recover from past mistakes

Back in Business: As Abercrombie & Fitch recently reopened in Indiana,  students, staff consider how companies recover from past mistakes

November 16, 2018

Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) recently reopened at the Fashion Mall at Keystone on Nov. 9. While A&F closed down at the Circle Center, Castleton and Fashion Malls in 2016 due to sales decreases, the company is now making a rebound in Indiana. According to Robert “Bob” Browning, IB Business...

Watching in Horror: As Halloween approaches, new horror films hit theaters; IB film teacher, students explain how genre stays relevant

Watching in Horror: As Halloween approaches, new horror films hit theaters; IB film teacher, students explain how genre stays relevant

Isabella White, Jesse Cooper

October 25, 2018

The first horror film on record is “Le Manoir du Diable,” created in 1896, according to IMDb. Since that time, horror movies have gripped audiences, forcing them to the edge of their seats. These films documenting gore, suspense and fear have attracted large audiences without fail, remaining rele...

Lyrical Mentality: Students, staff reflect on negative stereotypes surrounding rap, how music affects their daily lives

Lyrical Mentality: Students, staff reflect on negative stereotypes surrounding rap, how music affects their daily lives

Ashwin Prasad, Marvin Fan

October 25, 2018

Every day, rapper and sophomore Isaac Brown tunes in to rap music. At the same time, Annie Kim, officer of the Share The Music Club and sophomore, can be found listening to or playing classical music, while Sam Chenoweth, associate director of choirs, turns on musical theater he enjoys. The three said mus...

Making a Fashion Statement: With Paris Fashion Week earlier this month, fashion, textiles students tackle idea of using fashion to make political statements

Making a Fashion Statement: With Paris Fashion Week earlier this month, fashion, textiles students tackle idea of using fashion to make political statements

Grace Xu

October 25, 2018

"When you walk up to a person—when you first see them­­—the first thing you notice is what they’re wearing.” Those words came from Katherine Springston, a senior taking Fashion and Textiles III. Her own sense of fashion seemed to model that sentiment. The day of her interview, she wore a ye...

Creativity takes courage: With International Arts Festival this weekend, student artists weigh whether to pursue art as career

Creativity takes courage: With International Arts Festival this weekend, student artists weigh whether to pursue art as career

Emily Carlisle and Grace Xu

September 21, 2018

This weekend, Carmel plans to host its 21st annual Carmel International Arts Festival (CIAF). The festival will consist of over 130 juried artists, food vendors, entertainment, as well as an “Art Rocks!” party on Saturday evening. Joan Cimino, vice president of CIAF, introduced CHS to the festival...

FCA to Have Last Meeting of 2017-2018 School Year on May 18

FCA to Have Last Meeting of 2017-2018 School Year on May 18

Grace Xu

May 17, 2018

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will have its last meeting of the 2017-2018 school year on May 18. According to Darby Roberts, an FCA leader and senior, the meeting will be a pitch-in rather than the usual meetings with a guest speaker. Looking ahead, FCA has already chosen several new leade...