Daily Archives: December 13, 2013

Nitrous oxide making its way into CHS drug culture

Did you know that whipped cream cans are used as an old method to get high? But inside a whipped cream can is a dose of nitrous oxide that, if…

Hookah pens, e-cigs prevalent with students

Teenagers have always yearned to be older, to appear cooler, to have more freedom. When once teenagers rolled Marlboro packs in the sleeves of white tee shirts, now they pull…

Financial education lacking in California

If you had a savings account at a bank, which of the following would be correct concerning the interest that you would earn on this account? a) Sales tax may…

Pressure builds as students face college app season

Senior Alexis Lopez-Beltran is planning on applying to Monterey Peninsula College because it’s cheaper to go there her first two years and then transfer to a four-year school. But despite…

Students take plunge as volunteers at Aquarium

As some students were at the beach or having a Netflix marathon last summer, sophomore Anna Bransford, among other Carmel students, spent her vacation at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, learning…

Choir teacher hopes to hit high notes at CHS

Hustling away from his computer, which contains myriad files of recordings he has been listening through, Tom Lehmkuhl smiles widely and gives his hand for a handshake. The vibration of…

’12 Years a Slave’ lives up to pre-Oscar hype

“12 Years a Slave,” an autobiography written by Solomon Northup in 1853, tells his story of 12 years living as a slave on Louisiana plantations after being abducted as a…

Yafa dazzles taste buds with authentic Greek cuisine

For authentic Greek and a cozy atmosphere, Yafa is the place to go. Located in downtown Carmel, this tiny one room Greek restaurant is bursting with big flavors. Opa!

‘Catching Fire’ burns up big screen with sequel

Aram: Did you catch that new flick? I think it’s called “Catching Fire.” Tatjana: Yeah, well who hasn’t? So did you like it? Aram: You know, I liked some parts,…

Vince Vaughn’s ‘Delivery Man’ doesn’t deliver

“Delivery Man” is one of those films that you forget about when you step outside the theater.