Monthly Archives: November 2017

Concerns from bomb threat lead to new policy development

By: ALEX POLETTI Teacher and student responses to an Oct. 19 bomb threat on campus have led to a conversation among CHS site and district administration on whether proper measures…

Student-teacher social media interactions lead to gray areas

By: KYLIE YEATMAN Developing relationships with teachers is essential for students to not only enjoy their classroom experiences, but to potentially create a bond with the subject in question that…

Students deal with realities of drug-use repercussions

By: ATHENA FOSLER-BRAZIL Forty-one percent of Carmel High School juniors reported using drugs or alcohol in the past month, according to the most recent California Healthy Kids survey for the…

Community college vs. university by the numbers

By: SCOTT MCMAHON $130,000 is a lot of money. With that sum, someone could buy a 2017 Jaguar F-type sports car, a Samsung 105-inch Ultra-HD home theater, a week’s worth…

The frequently ignored aspects of Planned Parenthood

By: ELLAH FOSTER Amid the everlasting controversy surrounding Planned Parenthood’s various contraceptive services, there are many other benefits that tend to go unnoticed by anti-abortion protestors. For many years, Planned…

Investigation into school start time, scheduling continues

By: TAYLOR DESMOND During bimonthly topic team meetings over the past year, teachers and faculty of Carmel High School have gathered to discuss various ideas, one of which is the…

The American people’s triumph over tragedy

By: RYAN YOUNG Disaster just cannot seem to go away with the recent hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria, horrible earthquakes in Mexico, the fires in California, the Las Vegas…

Current trends suggest now is the time for gun reform

By: MILES PREKOSKI Every year, multiple tragedies cause the death of many innocent people, bringing up the constant debate of gun control and background checks. But what do these background…

Gun regulations are a pleasant lie, not a viable solution

By: PETER ELLISON In light of recent events all around the country, it’s hard to ignore the constant debate over gun ownership. One never needs to look far to identify…

Thirst Gala raises funds for building wells in Swaziland

By: AVA CRAWFORD In order to provide clean drinking water to people without access, Carmel High School’s This Club Saves Lives raised $3,000 for the Thirst Project to build wells…