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Being a jack of all trades promotes innovative thinking, should be embraced

Being a jack of all trades promotes innovative thinking, should be embraced

Lorna Ding February 9, 2024

I am a dabbler—a jack of all trades, master of none. I’ve played violin and cello and taken hip-hop dance and art classes. I wanted to be an actress for the longest time, so I joined an acting summer...

Voices for Palestine: Arab students, international affairs major encourage informed, open, respectful discussion regarding Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Voices for Palestine: Arab students, international affairs major encourage informed, open, respectful discussion regarding Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Lorna Ding and Pahal Sehgal January 30, 2024

According to the Palestinian Health Ministry, as of Jan. 21, more than 25,000 people have died in Gaza as a result of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which began in October. Junior Sara Syed said...

Voices for Israel: Jewish students, Jewish studies professor advocate against antisemitism, hope for peace

Voices for Israel: Jewish students, Jewish studies professor advocate against antisemitism, hope for peace

Lorna Ding and Pahal Sehgal January 30, 2024

According to reports from the Jewish Agency of Israel, approximately 8.5 million Jews live outside of Israel, and 7.6 million of those Jews live in America. The recent conflict between Israel and Palestine...

Q&A with Race Director Todd Oliver about Donut 5K on Dec. 23

Q&A with Race Director Todd Oliver about Donut 5K on Dec. 23

Anthony Pho December 21, 2023

Todd Oliver, Donut 5K Race Director What is the Donut 5K? The Donut 5K has a little bit of everything. It started out as a traditional 5K run/walk but over the years different things have...

Video Review: Carmel Christkindlmarkt offers solid sweet treats [MUSE]

Siri Byrisetty, Lorna Ding, and Saahas Kandru December 18, 2023

Set your video quality to 720p for the best viewing experience. On this blog, members of the Carmel High School chapter of the Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society for High School Journalists...

Junior Aayush Singh completes problems on Khan Academy for the digital PSAT. Singh said the format changes could improve student performance but will not affect his perception of the difficulty or testing environment of the PSAT.

Students, administrators consider effects of the PSAT’s format changes, transition to digital setting

Anthony Pho October 18, 2023

The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9 are all following the trend of technological integration. On Oct. 19, many students at this school will...

Review: “The Good Bad Mother,” a heartfelt drama about motherhood [MUSE]

Review: “The Good Bad Mother,” a heartfelt drama about motherhood [MUSE]

Lorna Ding May 24, 2023

What makes someone a good or bad mother? This is a question that kept coming to my mind as I watched the Korean drama, “The Good Bad Mother.”  To me, there is no definition of a “good” mother...

Government teacher Dominique Camara checks in with her students during an activity in class on April 20. Camara said people tend to have the similar political views as their parents.

Students, teachers discuss shifts in political ideologies

Ayaan Nadeem April 30, 2023

According to a study conducted by Penn State University in 2015, 51.2% of children reject their parents political ideology or political affiliations. Erika Lawrence, member of Young Democrats Club and...

Sophomores Lynn Perrin and Izzy Holtz partake in a discussion about issues that trans students face at school and in life in general during the GSA meeting on Wednesday, April 19.

Students, assistant principal respond to new anti-LGBTQ legislation

Lorna Ding April 28, 2023

Deadnaming is the act of referring to someone by the name they no longer use, and if junior Ren Olson had to come out as transgender again today, he said there would be a possibility he would choose to...

CyberPatriot to wrap up competition season, plan for next school year

Lorna Ding April 3, 2023

CyberPatriot will begin planning for the next school year as the CyberPatriot competition season ends. David Racovan, CyberPatriot leader and junior, said he hopes to improve the club’s preparation methods...

School should consider moving spring break to mid-March

School should consider moving spring break to mid-March

Lorna Ding March 29, 2023

If there were three words we could use to describe the feeling of second semester, it would be over-kneaded bread dough. To make bread, you need to mix flour, water and yeast, but you can’t mix it for...

Students, social worker share near-miss experiences, reflect on impacts

Students, social worker share near-miss experiences, reflect on impacts

Lorna Ding March 23, 2023

Content warning: This story includes references to a car accident and trauma exposure. Senior Ali Schuman and her mom go to the gym every Friday morning at 6 a.m. However, one morning in April of 2022...

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