Tag Archives: Becca Goren

Local bands strum together creating a collective to support each others’ careers

BY BECCA GOREN   Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” emerged as Kurt Cobain strung together power chords in the garage in the back of his house. Monterey County-based bands The…

Legal advocates comment on sexual harassment

BY BECCA GOREN Sandpiper writer Scott McMahon surveyed Carmel High School students and staff about the sexual harassment presentation displayed at the CHS theater in early March. What he gathered…

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…

Students unsure of constitutional rights against unreasonable searches

BY BECCa GOREN Contrary to the beliefs of some teens, students do not completely relinquish their constitutional rights at the school gates; those rights are just limited. With such limitations,…

Community service opportunity in China open to all high school students

BY BECCA GOREN After spending a month in China this past summer conducting camps for children housed at Sunshine Academy Zhengzhou and Chengdu state orphanages, Carmel High School travelers have…

The holiday season brings fake cheer, overplayed songs and absurd drinks

Dear gingerbread-latte-drinkers and Nov. 24 decorators, Your beloved Dec. 24 is just as average as Dec. 21 and Jan. 4. Your year-long display of Christmas lights cannot dim the sorrow…

Sexually active teenagers put themselves at risk due to apathy and negligence

By: BECCA GOREN “There was no question about it. I was going to do it, and I wasn’t going to tell my boyfriend. In fact, I wasn’t going to tell…

The definite guide to sushi on the Monterey Bay

By: BECCA GOREN & KYLIE YEATMAN Life on the coast often guarantees you many things: scenic views of the ocean, sunsets on the beach and—perhaps most important of all—a wide selection…

About Colin Matheson

By: BECCA GOREN Eight years in the making, former full-time technology professional coach Colin Matheson has made his comeback to the CHS science department with one section of college prep…

Carmel Valley High School welcomes CHS’ staff members to team

As a result of opened positions and visions of a high school consistent with their own, three of Carmel High School’s previous staff members—Brenda Buran, Jeff Schatz and Tom Parry—transferred…