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Moving from Venezuela to Carmel opens new doors for students

Moving from Venezuela to Carmel opens new doors for students

Kassandra Darnell

April 19, 2019

Two years ago, senior Luisana Rodriguez and her mother left their home in Venezuela and moved to the United States in order to avoid the growing political and economic crisis spreading across the country. They first moved to Miami and then to Indiana, but at the time, the conditions in Venezuela wer...

Trump Trumps Clinton

Trump Trumps Clinton

Allison Li, Beats Editor

November 10, 2016

On the morning of Nov. 9, it was announced that Donald Trump is the new 2016-2020 president-elect. U.S. History teacher, Gordon Copee, believed that this election, in particular, was different from previous elections because of the controversy behind both candidates. Copee said, “I think this...

Remember Who We Are. In light of issues discussed in political election, people should recall America’s optimistic culture.

Remember Who We Are. In light of issues discussed in political election, people should recall America’s optimistic culture.

perspectives

February 19, 2016

As I see more politics creeping into the news each day, I can’t help but cringe.  Don’t get me wrong; this election will be one of the most critical decisions we’ve made as a nation in a long time. It will also be the first time I get to put my ballot in the box. But all the finger-pointing, name-calling...

More international students are studying in United States for diploma

More international students are studying in United States for diploma

News

September 16, 2015

As senior Fangyi Deng comes home to a compact household with his aunt, uncle, cousin, grandparents and mother, he makes an alleviated shift from speaking English to speaking Cantonese, a southern dialect of Chinese. In September of 2011, Deng moved from Guangzhou, China to Carmel with his mother whil...

Olympic Controversy. Homosexual discrimination remains a major concern as Sochi Olympics approach.

sports

January 23, 2014

While the world turns their eyes to Sochi, Russia this February for the Winter Olympics, many will see some of the most daring and gifted athletes in the world compete in a variety of events that will test their minds, bodies and souls. They will witness the beautiful resort city of Sochi, nestled in...

Citizens must understand America’s potential to retain economic dominance due to diversity

Citizens must understand America’s potential to retain economic dominance due to diversity

perspectives

October 23, 2012

“For the first time, the international organization has set a date for the moment when the ‘Age of America’ will end. China’s economy will surpass that of America in 2016.” These words, written in the Wall Street Journal on April 25, 2011, are now heard almost everywhere in society. When we ...

Lack of clarity regarding offensive YouTube video causes uproar in misinformed countries across the world

Lack of clarity regarding offensive YouTube video causes uproar in misinformed countries across the world

perspectives

October 23, 2012

All around the world, right this very minute perhaps, protests are taking place in 28 countries over a simple video, a video that has sparked a type of controversy previously unheard of. The protesters are primarily Muslim and the video is an anti-Islam “film” made by a Copt, a follower of C...

What is American culture?

perspectives

November 18, 2011

As the United States experiences an increase in diversity, editors Ryan Zukerman and Dhruti Patel discuss the true definition of “the American way of life.”   It is social mobility. It’s all the rage in the news today, the Occupy Wall Street Movement, recognized world wide as a symbol against corporate greed. ...

Juniors have an opportunity to win $30,000

Beats

October 6, 2011

This year, juniors will be given the opportunity to win $30,000. Will Ellery, who is in charge of the competition, and other social studies teachers will be giving out entry forms soon. Juniors who sign up for this competition will have to write an essay that will amount to three to five minutes wh...