Category Archives: Entertainment

How to cope with severe bouts of senioritis

DO show up for school because, despite popular belief, your attendance is still mandatory as a senior. If you’re not showing up because of your overwhelming love for the smell…

Sandpiper staff writer eats his eat his way across Seaside

You might be buying some camouflage pajama shorts at Costco (those exist) or battling post-SAT traffic, but one way or another, you’ll find yourself in Seaside. I’ve just scratched the…

Is Nothing Bundt Cakes really worth you dough?

Calling all stomachs! Nothing Bundt Cakes is a new bundt bakery providing affordable after-school snacks that moved into The Crossroads shopping center in December. There are personal-sized bundts (called bundlets)…

The Rock totally rocks action in ‘The Snitch’

Snitch is not your typical action movie. Behind all the characters’ moves there are emotional reasons why they make them in the first place. The film is not only about…

Sandy Paws: Gracie

Carmel’s weekly newspaper, The Pinecone, features an article each issue about a special, local dog. This issue, the Sandpiper staff decided to switch it up and highlight the very best…

Police Log

Feb.  26, 11:54 a.m. Student removed from poetry class and escorted to the office. Teacher said there was no rhyme or reason for his behavior. Feb. 26, 2:23 p.m. U.S….

Senior finds passion and opportunity in dance

As he leaps and pirouettes across the stage, many people don’t realize how much has changed over the past few years for Carmel High senior Dominik Haws. With a widespread…

How to dodge a few arrows this Valentine’s Day

Do insist on finding company. Find your other tear-stained, heartbreakingly single friends wearing chocolate-covered shirts, and get together for a small pity party in the cold, lonely basement of someone’s…

Redfield wins CHS’ inaugural Poetry Out Loud title

Poetry Out Loud, a national poem recitation contest, began its first year at CarmelHigh School last week, as four CHS students battled it out to become the school’s winner. With…

Carmel Jazz Trio seeks to be heard across Peninsula

The Carmel Jazz Trio, a group of CHS musicians who came together late last year, is finding success on and off campus, and making beautiful music to boot. The trio…