Monthly Archives: December 2012

‘Black Friday’ being replaced with ‘Black Thursday’

Instead of enjoying turkey glazed with cranberry sauce or mashed potatoes drizzled with gravy, many Americans made it a priority to begin lining up at stores on Thanksgiving Day in…

Scholarship committee looks to increase funds

As the college application season comes to a close, the next big question on most seniors’ minds is how they are going to pay for this costly endeavor. Most seniors…

Living life in the fast lane with Chris Penovatz

Sophomore Christopher Penovatz attentively observes the model Jaguar E-Type in his hands. Polished to the chrome, he can now imagine and visualize the paint job his latest masterpiece will have….

Lend-a-Hand club reaches across the Pacific with charity

An average Carmel High student is obligated to earn 60 hours of community service before graduation. The Lend-A-Hand club has taken this requirement a step further by encouraging members to…

Do ancient Mayans deserve praise for their genius

On two hands and one foot, I can count the number of days that we have remaining on Earth because on Dec. 21, 2012, the world comes to an end….

Local radio station’s bold strategy makes waves

If you commiserate with Bruce Springsteen when he sings “There’s fifty-seven channels and nothin’ on,” KRML 102.1 may alleviate your frustration, while bringing peace to families with diverse musical tastes….

First dance show set to dazzle with inventive theme

You know what they say: birds of a feather flock together. But with the dance show performance on Dec. 6 and 7, Carmel High dancers of all different feathers—that is,…

‘Effect of Gamma Rays’ beams in blackbox theater

The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, a tongue-twisting but exciting play, will be performed throughout December by Carmel High’s own students and teachers. The show opened Wednesday, and…

‘Farewell, My Queen’ decapitated by lack of focus

Lesbians are cool. Farewell, My Queen, a movie about Marie Antoinette’s lesbian tendencies, is not so cool. Translated from French, Farewell, My Queen promised to be a new perspective on…

‘Skyfall’ flies as thriller, flat as James Bond movie

Is Skyfall the best Bond flick yet? Turns out, it depends on where you look. The performances, line delivery and production values are as brilliant as any moviegoer could hope…