Daily Archives: March 6, 2017

South Dakota native takes on multiple tech roles in CUSD

In light of Tommy Pohlman’s departure from Carmel High, the Carmel Unified School District has hired Julia Fausti to continue helping students and faculty with Chromebook and computer issues. In…

Online alcohol education course receives mixed reviews

AlcoholEdu, an online course to teach students about the consequences and risks of underage drinking, has received both positive and negative reactions from members of the Carmel High School community….

Career Day brings grads, locals back to inspire next gen.

This year, Career Day, a biennial event, will arrive at Carmel High School on March 14 and features more than 120 professionals mainly based in the Monterey Bay area and…

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…