Tag Archives: Ian Geertsen

Reexamining blame in the aftermath of Parkland

BY IAN GEERTSEN Nikolas Jacob Cruz was adopted 19 years ago by Roger and Linda Cruz, although neither of his parents were alive to see him kill 17 Marjory Stoneman…

Longtime Robotics mentor Paul McFarlin set to retire

BY IAN GEERTSEN In 2005, Paul McFarlin and seven Carmel students created CHS’ first robotics team. Now, more than a decade later, Carmel’s robotics program has grown into an institution…

What does Carmel really think about marijuana?

BY IAN GEERTSEN Last year, the people of California voted 57 percent in favor of their state to join eight others and Washington DC by legalizing recreational marijuana. As can…

Students and teachers weigh benefits of an AP Econ class

BY IAN GEERTSEN Of the 22,000 high schools to offer Advanced Placement classes last year, 5,000 offered AP Macroeconomics and 4,000 AP Microeconomics. Carmel High is not one of those…

Carmel players unfazed by national anthem protests

By: IAN GEERTSEN Among the many controversies of 2017, one of the most prevalent, and possibly most surprising, is the national anthem protesting. What started with one player has turned…

Local golfer shines on courses and in classroom

By: IAN GEERTSEN This past summer, junior George McNeely was one of just 156 players to qualify for the United States Junior Amateur, coming out of a pool of more…