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Keep it classy Carlsbad: a guide to help class-up our halls

Shelby Rowe, Assistant Editor

April 1, 2011

Filed under Opinion

While walking through the halls in the 3000 building, I often notice the lack of class amongst some of our fellow students here at Carlsbad High School.  It seems as if  Lindsey Lohan and Charlie Sheen have replaced Sandra Bullock...

America the accepting?

Sarah Valverde, Staff Writer

March 24, 2011

Filed under Opinion

It is my guilty pleasure, but after I sign out of my Yahoo account, I always look at the gossip section. Now, the articles themselves are a good read, but I have a habit of reading the comments as well. I like to see how other...

A message from Cupid

Andrea Abbott and Julie Phillips, Staff Writers

January 27, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Dear Cold-Hearted Cynics, It has come to my attention that Valentine's Day has failed within the few past years, and by failed, I mean has never got the respect and dedication it needs. Sure, a commercial rant about buying...

Simple ways to minimize application stress

Megan Foy, Editor In Chief

January 27, 2011

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

My parents probably heard too many exasperated sighs filled with frustration and stress as I checked boxes and crafted essay after essay. I didn’t have the easy senior year that I expected-- college applications consumed me....

Stop with the lights already

Sarah Valverde

December 23, 2010

Filed under Opinion

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring…except for the previously mentioned house. Stop with the darn lights already. To put it simply, the holidays are about gorging...

The Grinch takes on Christmas

December 23, 2010

Filed under Opinion

It’s that time of year, the time for Christmas joy and cheer! Stockings stuffed and presents galore, reindeer, snowmen, and so much more! Little kiddies greeted on Santa’s lap, they ask for new toys, new boots or a cap! Okay,...

Confidence rules the world

Sarah Valverde, Staff Writer

December 10, 2010

Filed under Opinion

To many of us, self-consciousness does not seem like a big deal. After all, we are used to seeing with people like television personality Steven Colbert—who have egos that can rival the state of Texas. That is not a bad thing;...

Carlsbad has lost its laurels

Megan Foy, Editor In Chief

November 17, 2010

Filed under Opinion

She’s listing how well-mannered, sweet and considerate she is. She’ll even send a thank you note after dinner and promises that she’ll contribute to the meal with fresh-baked dessert. No, she’s not begging for an invitation...

Have a ‘not’ so Happy Halloween!

Julie Phillips, Staff Writer

November 17, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Scary Masks, fake teeth and bags of candy. Halloween is the time to let loose and have fun. It’s the one day of the year you can dress as wacky, gory or crazy as you want- and no one will judge you. Unfortunately, as Carlsbad...

Good kids gone bad

Sarah Valverde, Staff Writer

October 11, 2010

Filed under Opinion

High school is like an iceberg. You only really see about 10 percent of everyone, and that little part of us is passed off as final judgment. There is still another 90 percent hiding underneath the water. There is more to the...

Freshmen guide on how to survive

Megan Foy, Editor in Chief

September 9, 2010

Filed under Opinion

As a freshman, I remember the seniors looking like full grown adults instead of seventeen and eighteen year olds. Instead of just walking to class by myself, I insisted on meeting my circle of friends first and then walking together....

New reality series promotes inner beauty

Andrea Abbott, Staff Writer

May 11, 2010

Filed under Opinion

When I think of reality TV, many unpleasant thoughts come to mind because of the fake and shallow people who usually star in the shows. Whether it’s spoiled teens showing off their mansions on “Cribs” or young adults getting...

An issue of equality: gold robe tradition should remain

Ashley Perez, Staff Writer

April 10, 2010

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Throughout the school year, high school students proudly display their athletic achievements through things such as letterman jackets and varsity uniforms. Fellow athletes and peers understand the hard work that was done to earn...

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