Category Archives: Opinion

Fear-mongering is women’s biggest threat in U.S. today

In the current political climate, there’s one issue that has long stood as a centerpiece for how certain people vote: women’s rights. This issue has seemingly never been as relevant…

Women’s rights increasingly threatened under Trump

There have always been disagreements about a woman’s place in American culture. With the rise of President Donald Trump, more conservative extremists are being given not only power, but a…

2016: It’s just a prank, bro!

2016 has been a fun. Honestly, it has been a heck of a year. Since it is December and the year is winding down, let’s take a walk down memory…

Shocking truths they won’t tell you about going viral

The faint sound of Rae Sremmurd’s song “Black Beatles” drifts through the hallway, and students are seen crowded around a smartphone watching the video of people frozen in action. In…

Homecoming needs more opportunities for LGBT students

Homecoming is absolutely an integral part of the high school experience; crowning a king and queen has long been a coming-of-age right for teenagers. Unfortunately, with Carmel High’s current approach,…

School traditions vanishing with modern ways

Nearly every high school throughout the United States carries the traditions associated with homecoming, but at Carmel High School changes are being made, and traditions are dwindling. It is no…

Daylight saving- time to make the change

Now that we have adjusted our clocks and gotten used to the glorious sunlight, I think it’s time we take a logical look at the most illogical societal tradition we…

Why I like my dumb phone

“You have a flip phone?” It is a question I get asked more often than not. The answer I proudly give is, “Yes, I have a flip phone, and I…

Donald Trump: the result of American frustration

In June, almost everyone believed Donald Trump’s presidential campaign would go nowhere. Now, he is leading the voting for the Republican nomination. How can a rude, ill-mannered businessman outsider have…

Geography illiteracy presents daunting trend

From cartographers mapping unknown corners of the world to mountain lions patrolling distinct territories, a knowledge of geographical locations is a necessary component of life on this planet. Increasingly, however,…