Category Archives: News

Examining 2017: Trump, tweets and the environment

BY PASCALE MONTGOMERY From the appointment of Scott Pruitt as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency to withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, it appears that President Donald Trump’s…

Women’s marches more poignant than ever in new year

BY ATHENA FOSLER-BRAZIL In protest of Donald Trump’s inauguration, women and men wearing pink hats and carrying signs with biting slogans marched through the streets of most major cities on…

Ubiquitous internet leads to spikes in teenage depression

BY KYLIE YEATMAN “My phone has become my prime source of happiness,” reveals a CHS junior, reflecting on how her smartphone has had an effect not only on her relationship…

Plan under way to develop Highway 68 roundabouts

  BY SCOTT MCMAHON Residents of Monterey County better become well-acquainted with the recently added Holman Highway roundabout, for there are many more to come. As reported by The Californian,…

Students use various methods to cope with mental health concerns

  BY ELLA FOSTER “I have been admitted to an inpatient hospital twice, and I’ve done therapy for five years,” one Carmel High School girl says regarding her experience with…

Local organizations focus on stopping opiod abuse

BY LUKE FRANKLIN With opioid abuse on the rise throughout the U.S., Monterey is going through its own hardships separate from the 90 deaths per day due to opioid overdose…

Transgender elects shine new light on LGBTQ rights

  BY MILES PREKOSKI A historic election day was held this November, with six different transgender politicians being elected across the country, sparking new debates over politics such as the…

Calendar committee adds week to student summer

  BY NINA PATEL This fall, the CUSD Board of Education decided to shift the entire school year a week forward for the 2018-2019 school year instead of accepting the…

Summer internships open up for STEM students

BY PETER ELLISON As college applications have been getting increasingly competitive over the last decade, more students have chosen to pursue internships and other educational opportunities during their summers. Why…

Though often unreported, locker rooms susceptible to theft

BY GABE MARTIN Locker room theft at Carmel High School affects multiple students every year, especially those who rely on their lockers during after school sports and other activities. CHS…