Monthly Archives: March 2016

Carmel library home to locals and visitors alike

On the corner of Lincoln Street and Ocean Avenue, two blocks from the Pacific Ocean, resides the historic Harrison Memorial Library. Rustic and cozy, the library is home to thousands…

Discovering the culture, spirit of Monterey Peninsula

There are countless historical and cultural sites throughout the Peninsula, from Monterey to Big Sur, that house memories, art and fantastic views, encapsulating the spirit of the region and simply…

AP Computer science course pitched to raise interest

A decrease in interest for computer science among high schoolers could not be more poorly timed. The world is relying increasingly on these masterminds behind the new technology churning out…

Dept. of Education cuts back on release of student records

What if you heard that your school was about to share your Social Security number, your standardized test scores and your health records with a private group? Sound scary? Until…

Caffeine consumption part of students’ daily lives

“[I drink] two cups of coffee in the morning and two or three in the afternoon.” Senior Quinn Bernal is just one of many students who consume caffeine on a…

Earthbound Farms models organic practices done right

Most locals are aware of the presence of Earthbound Farms. From the small farmstand and restaurant off Carmel Valley Road to the boxes of pre-made salads on the produce shelves…

Allergies plague CHS students during pollen season

Sneezing. Itching. Coughing. These pestering symptoms are the uncomfortable reality for Carmel High School students who suffer from environmental allergies. Allergies are hypersensitive immune responses to substances that either enter…

Thomas launches ‘Saviors’ on the App store

CHS sophomore Skylar Thomas, CEO of Troublemaker Technologies, recently launched his app “Saviors” on the App Store. “‘Saviors’ is a game that was built to promote animal activism and social…

California active proponent of water-saving techniques

The effects of decreasing water levels and severe drought across California have brought about the implementation of more conscious water conservation efforts on behalf of the entire state. Local efforts…

State may face threat of mosquito-borne Zika

As the Zika virus makes headlines around the world, its impacts are beginning to be felt in the U.S. with California in particular perhaps feeling its presence in the coming…