Monthly Archives: March 2017

Robotics attends regional competition after last year’s Chairman’s Award win

This year, the Carmel High School robotics team will be attending the FIRST Robotics San Francisco Regional for the first time on March 8, and will be returning to the…

Technology in the classroom raises questions over wiretapping

With the rise of social media use in the classroom, students and teachers alike have started to wonder when students are allowed to film in class. After a South Fayette…

Catfishing allows predators to create fake profiles

Catfishing—the act of creating a fake internet person, in order to trick someone into a relationship for personal gain, or for pure enjoyment—is an online phenomenon that’s quickly becoming all…

Is Twitter the best forum for seeking up-to-date news?

It is not surprising that users of Twitter employ the platform to speak their minds and make their voices heard; however, this rapid dissemination can be toxic to many, and…

Girls feel pressured by body images on social media

While it has long been studied that the body standards in magazines, on television and in cinema have contributed to young women’s thoughts about their own bodies, a relatively new…

Teens create private Instagram accounts

It’s no secret that many high schoolers today have turned to social media as a means of expressing themselves. According to Amanda Lenhart, author of Pew Research Center’s 2015 report…

Lifeguards offer ocean safety suggestions for Monterey County

There are six or seven ocean deaths in the Monterey County per year mostly because of riptides, and according to Kevin Brady, a State Park Peace Officer Lifeguard, the most…

The drought days are over with above-average precipitation

For the past five years, California has been in a record-breaking drought, but with well-above average precipitation this winter, the dark days appear to be over…for the most part. In…

Swim teams ready to sink competition after undefeated MTAL wins

With Carmel High School swimming’s impressive performances over the past couple years, the CHS teams are ready to go above and beyond what they have already accomplished, and bring home…

Pool over-chlorination delays Feb. practice for CHS swim teams

Carmel High School’s swim and dive season was scheduled to officially begin water training on Jan. 30, but due to over-chlorination, the swim and dive teams were unable to start…