Tag Archives: Anna Gumberg

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…

Zab Zab masters strong flavors of Thailand with homey ambiance

Tucked away into the charming recesses of Lighthouse Avenue, local gem Zab Zab Thai Cuisine features a cozy family-friendly environment, authentic Thai flavors and affordable prices that make for a…

Carmel senior publishes short story to Amazon to make a profit

Somewhere, right now, a self-proclaimed writer is saying, “Yeah, I’m going to finish and publish my story any day now, whenever the time is right.” Months, years will pass, and…

Reflecting on three years with CHS’ championship team

I joined the Carmel High mock trial team in the beginning of my sophomore year. Two and a half years later, with my high school career coming to a close,…

Abuse of prescription medication among teens prevalent, harmful despite origins

“I had taken a few Xanax, and my dad walked into my room, and I was just sitting there, half asleep, just blacked out,” a Carmel High School sophomore boy…

Former CHS student charged with second-degree murder

Former Carmel High School student John Lane was charged with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and first-degree burglary on Feb. 3, according to the Kansas City Star. On Nov. 27…

The drought days are over with above-average precipitation

For the past five years, California has been in a record-breaking drought, but with well-above average precipitation this winter, the dark days appear to be over…for the most part. In…

CUSD announces finalist for superintendent position

The Carmel Unified School District announced selecting Dr. Barbara Dill-Varga as the sole finalist for the CUSD superintendent position, in a press release on Jan. 18. Since the middle of…

Stadium lights would reap financial, social, scheduling benefits

Despite popular demand and the numerous benefits it would reap, the Carmel High School athletic field still doesn’t have stadium lights. “I don’t know of any negatives that would come…

No one’s clamming up about this chowder phenomenon

A tourist steps foot onto the Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey. The first things he sees are the candy stores and the gift shops. A little bit further and he’s reached…