Daily Archives: April 19, 2018

‘Black Panther’ lacks plot, makes up for it with message

BT ATHENA FOSLER-BRAZIL   Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” was one of the most antiipated films of 2018 for its action, special effects, cast and political message. In most ways, the…

Collections of reflections address politics, culture

BY PETER ELLISON “Feel Free” by Zadie Smith   This collection of essays by the brilliant Zadie Smith, distributed by Penguin Press, is eye-opening and contains a fascinating blend of…

Talent prospects make 2018 MLB season one to catch

  BY ALEX POLETTI When Giancarlo Stanton hit two home runs in his new Yankee uniform March 29, it signified the onslaught of the 2018 Major League Baseball season. After…

Sophomore runner aims for milestone marathon goal

Sophia Buraglio, Natalie Mazoud began running with her father at the age of 5 and entering races at age 9. She has run track and cross-country for Carmel teams, and…

As Kassidy Lauren, CHS senior is well on her way to musical success

  BY JULIA SUDOL The room is small with warm lighting. On one side of the glass is a long keyboard with blue light illuminating from it; on the other…

Local charity puts guitar in hands of those in need

BY ARCHER MICHAELS The Marina City Teen Center, usually loud and energetic, is filled with more than the sounds of children and teens. This sleepy Saturday morning is filled with…

Students chose thrift over luxury shopping as prom expenses rise

Many students have decided to go to local benefit stores in Carmel or the Goodwill shops in Monterey in order to buy their prom attire, as average overall prom expenses…

Swimmers face tough decision: Championship or prom

BY ELLAH FOSTER Many teenagers eagerly await prom, excited to dance the night away in a fresh suit and tie or ballroom gown. Likewise, the Mission Trail Athletic League championships…

Monterey County citizens strain to secure food sources

BY JACK CORDELL Despite being known colloquially as the “salad bowl” and feeding many around the world with fruits and vegetables grown locally, Monterey County has a serious underlying struggle…