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Katherine Resko

Katherine Resko
Katherine is a junior at Mt.Carmel and is currently a web editor for the MC Sun. She hopes to study journalism in the Pacific Northwest once she graduates.

Peaking in High School

Through its portrayals of high school via popular books and movies, as well as widespread discussion, American society has all but condemned the idea of peaking in high school. Denounced as the sad fate of washed up football stars and vapid cheerleaders, the very idea that students could enjoy high …

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Concept of Positivity

Come New Year’s Day, social media is inundated with declarations such as, “Only positivity in 20XX”, “Good vibes only”, or the ever popular, “New Year, new me!”. These manifestos, while positive and encouraging, are overly idealistic to the point of being childish. In keeping with the theme of positivity, many …

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The Technology Barrier

Since the dawn of our smartphone era, cell phone manufacturers and cell service carriers alike have flaunted the many benefits of instant connectivity. Oftentimes, these companies will air touching commercials that feature long distance lovers or cross country family members enjoying a heartwarming conversation over whatever lastest and greatest smartphone …

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Student Voting Guide: Environmental Laws

For many students who will be able to vote in the upcoming 2016 election, the primary focus will be on Clinton and Trump as the two presidential candidates. While these candidates and their various platforms and policies are the most publicly discussed aspect of any election year, there are still …

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AP Psychology Broadens Student Opportunities

In an effort to expand its course offerings and the diversity of its academic programs, MC has now introduced AP Psychology, a rigorous advanced placement course designed to provide introductory knowledge into the fascinating field of psychology. Taught by history and psychology teacher Mr. Rillo, AP Psychology is an engaging …

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STEM in Education

    From the very beginnings of our educational careers, our teachers emphasize the importance of the three R’s: reading, writing, and arithmetic. As we advance, it becomes apparent that these disciplines are not viewed as equally important. In fact, reading and writing, even humanities as a whole, are implicitly denoted as …

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Back to School Pep Rally 2016

This year’s welcome back Pep Rally started off in an Olympic fashion. The entire gym was filled with the energy and excitement of all the Sundevils here at Mt. Carmel. Our new Fall sports teams had their debut and were welcomed with thunderous applause and cheering. Students took part in …

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The myth of privacy

As technology becomes an increasingly significant presence in our everyday lives, many are beginning to express concern regarding privacy in this digital age. In the years that have followed the first globalized usage of the internet, there have been numerous instances in which individuals’ privacy and personal security has fallen …

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