Daily Archives: November 2, 2012

Teachers remain split on SMART board practicality

The transfixed eyes of Michael Guardino’s fifth period Physics class gaze at the bright white SMART Board screen as students embark on an equation-filled journey of angular velocity and momentum….

Opinion: Debates shouldn’t be placed on podium

The presidential and vice-presidential debates this election season have been some damn good entertainment. We’ve been treated to moderator and Yoda look-alike Jim Lehrer’s feeble attempts to control the candidates….

Anti-texting campaign prompts students to safer driving

Carmel High students were introduced Oct. 23 to a new program called No Texting and Driving, which aims at combating the practice of teens texting behind the wheel. “AT&T approached…

Lopez explains rationale behind patriotic morning tunes

When the commotion of the start of third period dies down, instead of jumping right into the day’s news, the students of CHS listen to recordings of the national anthem…

Zeppelin tribute at Sunset Center rambles on to mediocrity

Sadly, Led Zeppelin didn’t actually come to Carmel to play an actual live show. We would be better off hoping for Congress to actually agree on something. But the Led…

Fellowship of Christian Athletes sets sights globally

It’s lunchtime on a Tuesday, and classroom 27 is filling up for another Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting.  Students exchange friendly greetings and helps themselves to complimentary cookies until senior…

The Sandpiper Police Log

Oct. 15, 4:27 p.m. Near drowning at a recent water polo match when six parents tried to do the wave. While concerned, Principal Rick Lopez did not want to dampen…

Proposition 34 seeks to abolish death penalty

The California state election is coming, and this year there is a host of propositions up for Californians to decide. One of the most controversial measures on the ballot is…

Seniors reflect on college application process

As the battle of college applications rages on, seniors brandish their essay skills and break out every weapon possible. The Class of 2013 has quite lofty expectations to live up…

‘Wallflower’ movie blossoms into fine film

When I heard that Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower was being transformed into a movie, I was excited. When I found out that Chbosky was also the…