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Let’s Talk about Rape. Students need to understand the definition of rape and stand against it, regardless of who the victim or perpetrator is.

Let’s Talk about Rape. Students need to understand the definition of rape and stand against it, regardless of who the victim or perpetrator is.

perspectives

May 23, 2013

It’s an unsavory topic, almost sensational, but it’s something we all need to hear. This March, two high school football stars in Steubenville, OH were convicted of raping an intoxicated teenage girl and sharing photos and video of the assault via texts and social media sites. In early April, a Cana...

FAFSA workshop Feb. 26, deadline March 10

FAFSA workshop Feb. 26, deadline March 10

Beats

February 23, 2013

The school will host a free workshop to help seniors with secondary education plans fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on Feb. 26 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the media center computer labs, according to Linda Christy, College and Career Resource Center (CCRC) counselor. Parents...

Seniors look ahead to new semester

Seniors look ahead to new semester

Beats

December 22, 2012

Members of the Senior Class look forward to their last semester of high school after winter break. According to Senior Class sponsor Robert Fellows, the three main events for seniors next semester are Dance Marathon, prom and graduation. The Senior Class officers will help plan prom and graduation, Fellows...

Financial Aid Night for seniors on Nov. 14

Financial Aid Night for seniors on Nov. 14

Beats

November 13, 2012

Seniors can attend Financial Aid Night on Nov. 14 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the freshman cafeteria, although the program will probably only run until 8 that night, according to Linda Christy, college counselor at the College and Career Resource Center (CCRC), who will be presenting information at the event. The...

Seniors advance in college application process with help of College and Career Resource Center

Seniors advance in college application process with help of College and Career Resource Center

Beats

October 3, 2012

According to Linda Christy, college counselor at the College and Career Resource Center (CCRC), seniors should be well into the college application process now, especially those applying for the early action deadline, which is typically Nov. 1. The CCRC provides seniors with college counseling and information...

Senior class officers prepare for Homecoming activities

Senior class officers prepare for Homecoming activities

Beats

September 11, 2012

According to Senior Class president Julian Batts, the primary upcoming event for seniors is Homecoming, including playhouse building, fundraisers, the Homecoming game and the dance. This is the biggest event for the Senior Class over the entire year, Batts said, other than Homecoming. “Seniors have the respon...

The Spiritual ‘High’: Regular attendance at a place of worship increases happiness

The Spiritual ‘High’: Regular attendance at a place of worship increases happiness

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May 18, 2012

Senior Madison Shattuck has attended Northview Church on Hazel Dell Parkway for the past five years, but for her, church does not end after Sunday morning. Instead, she said, her connection to God extends beyond the church doors. It is a relationship that brings her hope and happiness. “(If you...

As social and civil advocates take their causes to the Internet, they reach wider albeit less committed audiences

As social and civil advocates take their causes to the Internet, they reach wider albeit less committed audiences

acumen

April 27, 2012

Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come. The words flash white on a dark screen as the “Kony 2012” documentary opens, part of the Invisible Children’s campaign to raise awareness about Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony’s war crimes. As soon as Anna Sands, president...

People live in Iran. Americans must recognize Iranians as humans with human needs and fears.

People live in Iran. Americans must recognize Iranians as humans with human needs and fears.

perspectives

April 27, 2012

It seems redundant, but I say it anyway. People—nearly 80 million of them—live in Iran, the same as about a quarter of the American population. However, in light of recent conflict over Iran’s nuclear capabilities and the prospect of nuclear war, Americans cannot lose sight of this statement and what ...

Invisible Children plans art show March 24 for Kony 2012 campaign

Invisible Children plans art show March 24 for Kony 2012 campaign

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March 10, 2012

Invisible Children club officers will host an art show in the SoHo Cafe and Gallery on March 24 from 6:30 to 9 p.m., in support of the “Kony 2012” campaign, according to club president Anna Sands. The campaign, led by the Invisible Children organization, aims to raise awareness of war crimes committe...

A look at some of Carmel’s clubs, from the most popular to the most obscure

A look at some of Carmel’s clubs, from the most popular to the most obscure

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February 23, 2012

At a school of over 4,500 students, it seems easy to get lost in the shuffle. In fact, according to the 2011-2012 Carmel High School Activities Handbook, “The phrase ‘You can make a big school small, but you can’t make a small school big’ is heard frequently at Carmel and similar schools. Although...

Study shows teenagers are more likely to take risks while among peers

Study shows teenagers are more likely to take risks while among peers

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January 27, 2012

Junior Sydne Horton was in high spirits as she drove home with her friends one day after school, laughing and talking about their plans for the day with music blasting from the speakers. Up ahead, a stoplight turned yellow, and in a move that surprises her now, Horton hit the gas. “I decided, I...