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Carmel is too sheltered. Have empathy for those who are worse off than you.

Carmel is too sheltered. Have empathy for those who are worse off than you.

perspectives

May 21, 2015

Without a doubt, we are not in post-racial America. Questions over police brutality toward African Americans have been brought to the forefront of public discussion as thousands riot in Baltimore and Ferguson over the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of policy, with many pointing out major fl...

CHS students balance tolerance with tradition

CHS students balance tolerance with tradition

News

November 14, 2014

Hailing from Kenya, senior Kathleen Muloma said her parents have instilled in her the importance of certain traditions. “We are always having family and friends stay at our house. Providing food and a place to stay is a very important aspect of the Kenyan lifestyle,” she said. Tradition plays ...

Acceptance of homosexuals is controversial despite growing tolerance

Acceptance of homosexuals is controversial despite growing tolerance

feature

October 11, 2013

Senior Charles Binion took a bold step last May when he came out as gay through a popular social media network. “I came out via Instagram,” Binion said. “I wrote, ‘I’m gay and proud’ on a poster; then I went to Eagle Creek Park, stood near a river, and my friend Taylor took a picture o...

Trending Toward Tolerance

News

September 23, 2010

As attitudes toward homosexuality and homosexual relationships shift globally, the same trend is occurring in Carmel By Victor Xu <vxu@hilite.org> Homosexuality was originally listed in the World Health Organization’s compilation of diseases and disorders until 1992. Prior to the 19th century, death was a common penalty for homosexuals. By t...

Public school offers education in diverse cultures

perspectives

April 2, 2009

By Amy Flis <aflis@hilite.org> Cultural diversity is a fantastic thing, and it wasn’t until I had fluorescent-colored powder ground into my hair and down my shirt that I realized how thankful I am for that. The reason for the colorful powder was Holi, also called the Festival of Colors, a ...