Daily Archives: March 14, 2018

Monterey Country animal companions abused at significant rates

BY JACK CORDELL It is certainly not uncommon for Monterey County residents to own pets. In fact, if there is one local trend common throughout Monterey County, it is the…

Sexual harassment remains murky area, often going unreported on campus

A crude comment gets thrown at a girl, a supposed joke taken a little too far. Perhaps someone whistles as she walks by or asks her repeatedly for naked photos….

Fall Out Boy fuses pop-punk with their flagship sound on ‘Mania’

  BY KYLIE YEATMAN Bordering on the pop-punk appeal and clever lyricism that helped them gain momentum over a decade ago while simultaneously venturing closer to the punching, more synthesized…

CUSD sketches blueprint for long-term site planning

After years of school-wide renovations, Carmel Unified School District has launched its master facilities planning process to create a cohesive vision for all architectural advances to follow as opposed to…

Local teens contribute to YWCA human trafficking resource center in Salinas

Toward the end of 2017, teenagers across the Monterey Peninsula, including members of Carmel High School’s This Club Saves Lives, spent two consecutive weekends at a run-down house in Salinas,…

CUSD presents award-winning director’s film on pressures of modern masculinity

  BY NINA PATEL More than 300 adults from the community came to watch “The Mask You Live In,” a film about the pressures on men in today’s society, when…

CHS Office employees play musical chairs mid-year

RYAN YOUNG If parents or former students come on the Carmel High campus, they may need more than Google Maps because the app will just keep recalculating.   After years…

Muslim student’s experiences unique among her peers

BY TAYLOR DESMOND Strips of fabric on the ground direct the followers of Islam toward Mecca so that they may perform their rakats along them. For Aminah Khalil, these guidelines…

Experienced teacher expands body of work with anatomy course

BY MILES PREKOSKI Mishele Smith, an experienced teacher in the science field, has taken over the Anatomy classroom at CHS after departing from her position in Monterey.   Smith joins…

Longtime Robotics mentor Paul McFarlin set to retire

BY IAN GEERTSEN In 2005, Paul McFarlin and seven Carmel students created CHS’ first robotics team. Now, more than a decade later, Carmel’s robotics program has grown into an institution…