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The Art of Fraudulent Fame

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Having a jaw-dropping hidden talent might be moderately impressive, but nothing defines modern fame like being notable of virtually nothing. Compensating for their lack of skill with pretty appearances or relations to actual standouts, more and more untalented individuals have been able to rocket to stardom. Promotion through media exposure …

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Journalism’s Decline in the Digital Age


Since the start of the information age, print media has been largely on the decline. More and more people are turning to the internet rather than tangible newspapers. This change doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thing as it makes daily news accessible to more people, but the trend …

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In the Pursuit of Education

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Come spring time, high school students across the globe are forced to face the dreaded question that seems to have followed them all throughout their academic career. “Where are you going to college?” For nearly every student this question brings stress and anxiety. Especially for students today, the increasing cost …

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What I wish my Freshman self knew

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As the seniors head off to graduation on June 9th, students reflect on their past four years at MC and often say things like “What if I tried in school my freshman year” or “I should’ve never taken that AP class my junior year.” Regrets are a part of growing …

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What’s the real cost?

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You’re out shopping and you find that cute sweater that’s everything you’ve ever wanted. You go to check the price tag and its music to your ears. But maybe you should stop checking the price tag, and start paying more attention to the clothing label. More and more young adults …

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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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Mount Carmel’s Gender Neutral Bathroom

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The newest addition to our MC campus didn’t come with a big announcement. In fact, many people are still unaware anything is different. The often overlooked door has now become our highly talked about gender neutral bathroom. Those who did hear about the news began to search the campus for …

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Women empowered

Google Plus Post by Kim Kardashian

Lauren Thatcher Ulrich got it right when she said “well behaved women seldom make history”, but what she failed to mention was how hard it is for women to break through society’s barriers. Society is the king (or queen) of mixed signals. On one hand, it is expected of women …

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