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Amnesty International fighting abuses, one petition at a time

Despite being in exile for three years, Edward Snowden has been brought back into the news for his whistleblowing of U.S. surveillance tactics, and Amnesty International has been petitioning for…

Teens work together for campus diversity

Situated in a secluded corner of Carmel High lies the Diversity Club, the meeting place of students who wish to cultivate a greater spirit of diversity within the school’s social…

Key Club unlocks doors to exciting opportunities

No, Key Club isn’t a club centered around literal keys, but rather one focused on giving back to the community through volunteering, such as the club’s prospective trip to Guatemala…

Current Events Club gives students varying perspectives on global affairs through information and education

“A lot of people are woefully unaware of events going on in our world,” says senior Connor Suess, president and founder of the Current Events Club. “I started a club…

Food for Thought: Finding answers in Philosophy Club

Allowing the mind to wonder and discussions to flow, Philosophy Club hopes to be a safe and welcoming environment that encourages fulfilling conversations about questions that have no wrong answers….

International Foods Club brings culture and cuisine to CHS

The International Foods Club kicked off its year together by enjoying various Chinese meals from Tommy’s Wok, such as kung pao chicken, lightly battered in a piquant sauce and garnished…

Life Skills Club teaches lessons to last a lifetime

Managing money, depositing checks, folding laundry, cooking a simple meal: one talent at a time, the Life Skills Club gives students the tools needed to live an independent life. “The…

Magic Club has new tricks up its sleeve for the new year

Juniors Margot McNally and Grace Lee have come with the intent to cast their spell on Carmel High School–not pulling a rabbit out of a hat, but magic that will…

Making waves is what Synchro Swim Club is all about

Despite the stereotype of synchronized swimming being a girl-dominated sport, the Carmel High School club is running strong to break these norms, with practice closely following the end of water…

Soberanes fire affects CHS, community at large

The Soberanes fire has burned a total of 91,100 acres and reached a containment level of 60 percent since its ignition July 22, as reported by Cal Fire on Aug….