Daily Archives: April 3, 2015

Super search names finalist Scott Laurence

  The CUSD school board has narrowed the candidates for its superintendent search down to finalist Scott Laurence, who is currently superintendent of San Mateo Union High School District. Out…

K-9 busts spark campus-wide debate on drug abuse

For most students, it’s a mere inconvenience when campus supervisors bar them from going to their cars. But there is something unmistakably serious about on-campus car searches—just as the K-9…

Awareness shines a light on suicide’s prevalence

During the 2015 Academy Awards, Dana Perry won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject and shocked the audience when she dedicated the win to her son Evan, whom she…

Fight against hunger alleviated with Empty Bowls

This spring Empty Bowls makes its return to Carmel High after an excellent turnout in 2014, raising over $8,000, with the fundraising soup-and-bread dinner set for April 30. A perfect…

18-year-old responsibility form a mixed blessing

Many CHS students wish that they could leave school at any time when they get bored. However, they don’t want their parents to have to come sign them out of…

Carmel’s poetry culture, opportunities in full form

In a spectacular showdown of spoken creativity, Carmel sophomores annually participate in something unique in high schools: a grade-level poetry slam. Started in 2011 by Dale DePalatis to help his…

Why our public schools need free speech restrictions

In light of the recent University of Oklahoma fraternity chant scandal and the University of California Irvine flag ban controversy, many are asking: How much freedom of speech do students…

Fantastic flora and fauna found in your p

The Central Coast of California is world-famous for its unique natural beauty: dramatic oceanside cliffs, golden rolling hills, pristine redwood forests and a diverse marine sanctuary that encompasses gigantic kelp…

Knopfler’s straits no longer ‘dire’ on reflective release

“The crowd calls for the emperor, raise their hands to hail another king. But he’s been so long a wanderer another crowd can never mean a thing.” These lyrics, from…

‘Cinderella’ casts enchanting spell on viewers

One of the most-beloved fairy tales, “Cinderella,” has been bippity-boppitily brought to the big screen in the over-the-top, yet heart-warming, manner signature to only Disney. If you have just arrived…