Daily Archives: January 23, 2015

Student feelings toward school dances split

Up until last year, according to activities coordinator Leigh Cambra, Carmel students would go on buses to prom, stay for about 10 minutes, then leave. Last year, with the support…

Controversial film challenges global misogyny

“Girl Rising,” a new documentary about the lack of women’s education around the world, is scheduled to show at the Carmel High School Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Feb. 10….

Should students be required to take foreign languages?

Here at CHS, students are given the opportunity to prepare themselves for the world ahead, and for this reason, language programs are a huge help to develop necessary life skills….

Fracking breaks ground, but does it face the future?

2015. It’s a new year, with new opportunities presenting themselves. But one issue still stands, as imperative as ever: How are we going to solve our energy needs for a…

Should colleges be race-blind in admissions?

The only thing that is more American than apple pie is a lawsuit. Recently, an advocacy group known as Students for Fair Admissions filed two lawsuits accusing colleges of racial…

Rediscovering local spots for non-tourists

Looking for something to do this weekend? Carmel and its surroundings have plenty of opportunities for relaxation and fun. If the Lone Cypress and Bixby Bridge are too mainstream, and…

Do you know Pam as well as you think you do?

Most students know Pamela Sullivan as the campus supervisor with short blond hair and a tone of voice not to be messed with. But behind the sometimes tough façade is…

Fungus among us: Mushrooms sprout on campus

“When it rains, it spores,” is a common saying amongst mycologists (the scientific term for mushroom lovers). And while this mushroom season has reached a lull due to a lack…

VAPA show rewarding challenge for collaborators

Carmel High’s annual Visual and Performing Arts Show, commonly known as the VAPA show, took place Thursday evening, and though most of the attention goes to the stage, many students…

‘Imitation Game’ decrypts Alan Turing’s enigmatic career

Most people and history textbooks attribute the Allies’ victory in WWII to their superior firepower. However, few people recognize that their victory actually rested on one man cracking one code….