Daily Archives: December 12, 2014

Obama takes executive action on immigration

With a 40 percent approval rating, there’s no doubt Obama will leave the Oval Office with some wrinkles in his tie. It’s hard to argue that his six years as…

Valedictorian criteria changes in the works

Few freshmen plan the next four years of their lives around one event, but those who do may be honored with the title of valedictorian or salutatorian, representing the highest…

Testing schedule helps students manage their time

All too frequently, students find themselves suddenly swamped with tests on one day—a common phenomenon that can lead to some serious crunching the night before. This is why, unbeknownst to…

Students consider military recruitment efforts at CHS

In late November, I opened my Facebook account to find a new message from someone I didn’t know. The message, it turned out, had been sent by a local recruiter,…

Has our nation become too politically correct?

Respecting other cultures, watching your words and keeping up with proper pronouns is important. But telling a 6-year-old child she can’t dress up like a Native American for Halloween because…

CHS cafeteria’s salad bar at risk of closure

Here at Carmel High School, students are lucky enough to have plenty of good food available in the cafeteria. Bo Brothers, the stalwart champion of the cause, proclaims the cafeteria…

Search for new superintendent starting soon

Being superintendent for a school district is not an easy job, and finding a new superintendent may be even harder. When Marvin Biasotti announced his upcoming retirement from superintendent in…

Marc Stafford: The man behind the beard

Twinkling eyes peek out over a smile punctuated by dimples, nestled in beard scruff–scruff that students watch carefully as it grows into the iconic mahogany beard of Marc Stafford. It…

College students share Common Application advice

With private university application deadlines right around the corner, Carmel High graduates have stopped by to share some advice and encourage students who are stressed out over the Common App…

Students give test-taking tips for final exams

There is no sugarcoating it: studying for final exams is extremely painful. These tests are standing in the way between you and your winter break, but that doesn’t mean that…