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Q+A with cabinet member Ethan DeVries, on dance marathon goals for this year

March 2, 2020

Ethan DeVries, Cabinet Member and Senior   Why do you participate in Dance Marathon? I participate in Dance Marathon because people say you can find small causes around your community that...

Pay the Subsidy: Because AP, IB tests are expensive, Indiana should consider subsidizing all standardized tests

Pay the Subsidy: Because AP, IB tests are expensive, Indiana should consider subsidizing all standardized tests
April 19, 2019

Every spring, our school’s gyms, theaters and classrooms are lined wall-to-wall with beige and gray desks. Students stand in queues holding their student IDs, pencil cases and water bottles in hand to...

Show Me the $$$

Show Me the $$$
January 24, 2019

A Work Of (Public) Art: Students, mayor discuss aesthetics vs. costs of recently added public art on Carmel roundabouts

This is the art sculpture, titled Home Run, located on the roundabout at the intersection of 116th St. and Hazel Dell Parkway. Junior Vivian Werstler lives right next to this roundabout and said she agrees funds should go into roundabout sculptures, mentioning she hopes Carmel will continue building these pieces of art despite some negative response from citizens.
September 21, 2018

After living in Carmel, a city well-known for frequent construction and dedication to improvement, the recent installment of new pieces of public art in the center of roundabouts came as no surprise to...

A Unique Promposal: CHS administration should work with students to enhance the prom experience

A Unique Promposal: CHS administration should work with students to enhance the prom experience
April 20, 2018

Prom remains an integral part of the high school experience for the sake of aesthetic photos and adorable “promposals.” However, according to Cristen Cassler, prom coordinator and English teacher,...

More Money, More Problems. People should be more aware of the dangers posed by the consumerist culture of our society.

More Money, More Problems. People should be more aware of the dangers posed by the consumerist culture of our society.
January 21, 2016

Imagine you have $2 million. What would you do with it? Would you save it? Donate it? Spend it? If you’re Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, then you’d spend $2 million on the Wu-Tang...

Forget about the money: Why we should value raising awareness for causes that matter to us over extravagant donations

November 14, 2014

On Oct. 14, Mark Zuckerberg announced on Facebook that he donated $25 million to help fight Ebola. The reactions that ensued were largely focused on the large sum of money and thus what an incredible man...

Financial Necessity Pushes Some Students to Self-Sufficiency

Financial Necessity Pushes Some Students to Self-Sufficiency
March 27, 2014

Ever since senior Tristan Schilling was 10 years old, he assumed he was broke. There were times when his parents could not pay the bills. There were nights they spent without electricity. There were days...

How price tags can save you money

RACHEL CHEN, AARON SHI / GRAPHIC
TIME MAGAZINE / SOURCE
September 13, 2013

A store’s prices are not solely to reduce the weight of your wallet. In fact, stores use prices as a classification system, which can aid the smart consumer in even saving money. You’ve probably observed...

As schools nationwide move to textbook-free curriculum, Carmel tries to keep pace, providing “interactive” learning

As schools nationwide move to textbook-free curriculum, Carmel tries to keep pace, providing “interactive” learning
November 18, 2011

Imagine walking into class each day and instead of your teacher saying, “Get out your textbooks,” he or she says, “Get out your laptops.” This has become reality for the students in grades...

Let’s throw money at it. Some charities are less beneficial than others, leaving problems unsolved.

November 17, 2011

Look around and you’ll find that there are opportunities everywhere to donate to good causes. October was National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and, lo and behold, this month is National Lung Cancer...

Show me the money

November 19, 2010

Since the May 2010 referendum, many students wonder how the money has been spent By Shayan Ahmad <[email protected]> On May 4, Kern Vohra’s parents both voted for a referendum for Carmel Clay...

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