Daily Archives: May 17, 2017

Fear-mongering is women’s biggest threat in U.S. today

In the current political climate, there’s one issue that has long stood as a centerpiece for how certain people vote: women’s rights. This issue has seemingly never been as relevant…

Padres vote in 2017-2018 ASB officers

After many qualified students competed to represent their school, the CHS student body has cast their votes and appointed class and ASB presidents for the 2017-18 school year with Sebastian…

Coping with the complexities of teen depression and anxiety

“Depression is what we call the common cold of mental disorders,” Carmel High AP Psychology teacher Nora Ward says. “At some point in their lives, one in three Americans will…

Teachers, admin. discuss shifting outlook on AP courses

Based on the looks of students morosely roaming around the halls the past couple of weeks, one can deduce that it’s that dreaded time of the year again: AP testing…

Majority of CHS students reports cheating via technology

As cell phones have become an increasingly common fixture of everyday life, the devices have also become a tool for academic dishonesty. A significant number of Carmel High School students…

Troubled teens find solace, redemption in Carmel PD program

Around 20 years ago in the city of Los Angeles, Frank DiPaola, a 25-year LAPD veteran, started the Juvenile Impact Program, which became a statewide program designed to keep kids…

Social media trends create dangerous environment for teens

When it comes to getting attention quickly these days, most teens turn to social media to get their daily dose of positive comments from their peers. But what happens when…

Sophomore dives into underwater adventures near and far

Ever since she was 9 years old, Lucy Shelley has been exposed to and has experienced the wonders of diving and the underwater world. Shelley, a sophomore at Carmel High…

First-gen, Stanford-bound student creates own opportunities

If you don’t catch him studying for an Advanced Placement course or throwing the Frisbee, Stanford-bound senior Alessandro Boaro will be found finessing the operations at one of his parents’…

Film festival brings out best, brightest of CHS student filmmakers

“After making my first short film, I was hooked,” 2016 CHS grad Hans Voegeli says. “The fact that you can take any idea for a story, or a character or…