Monthly Archives: March 2015

Seniors called to arms in ‘Assassins’ tourney

If you’ve seen one of your classmates sprinting across Carmel like their life depends on it, you might have stumbled upon one of the most intense (and paranoia-inducing) events in…

Vaccination exemptions nationwide debate

An outbreak of measles in southern California has ignited a nationwide debate over whether parents should have the choice to vaccinate—or not vaccinate—their children. Diseases which had been essentially eradicated…

Limitations on beach bonfires enforced come May

Carmel: a place famously known for its beautiful beaches and fine oceanfront properties, now underway of enforcing a law that will limit one of the city’s greatest aspects. Few things…

Newcomer Samuel Velazquez pulls a Susan Boyle

“He was legendary.” “He blew it away.” “He should be a professional.” These are comments from students regarding the last Singer-Songwriters’ show Feb. 27. The performer: junior Samuel Velazquez. Velazquez…

New classroom feature ensures improved campus safety

A new safety feature, however initially perplexing, was added to Carmel High’s classrooms and classrooms throughout the district over February break. Block Locks, best described as bright yellow pull cords,…

Not OK: Is America’s past too bleak for Oklahoma?

Last year, more than 460,000 students took the AP United States History exam in the U.S., but new course standards introduced by the College Board have led to Oklahoma legislators…

Religious diversity proves extensive on campus

The Monterey Peninsula is dotted with places of worship. There is plenty of religious diversity in the local community, and many of those churchgoers attend Carmel High School. Though CHS…

Police remove loaded bomb unearthed in Burans’ yard

An unexploded bomb was probably the last setback that CHS science teacher Kevin Buran expected to encounter while recently installing his new hot tub. But on Feb. 21, as he…

Part-time, full-throttle: students reminisce on workplace ordeals

Junior Wesley Kise has had plenty of interesting experiences gigging with a local band, but it was a job at a local health food boutique that left the greatest impact…

Omnivorous diet answers popular eating argument

The age-old controversy of whether to be a meat-eater or an animal-saving vegetarian is an argument that may never end, but it is clear that there is a plausible solution,…