Strikes show controversy over current minimum wage, students differ in views on whether rate should increase

Kristina Pitchkites, McAlister’s Deli employee and junior, mixes sweet tea for customers at the Tea Bar. She said she decided to get a job in order to pay for college and gas. MILES DAI / PHOTO


October 11, 2013

In mid-July, Kristina Pitchkites, McAlister’s Deli employee and junior, began working a minimum wage job at a local McAlister’s store. She said she took the job to help pay for both her automobile necessities and her future education. “I’m trying to save up for college. It’s also about time...

Media staff members to lend part of media center for portion of planetarium presentation


March 19, 2013

According to media department chairperson Bonnie Grimble, media staff members will be working with the Carmel High School Planetarium and the Astronomy Club to host a presentation event on March 23. The entire event–which will occur from 6 to 8 p.m.–will include a variety of activities such as a walk-through of...