Crash Course: Accidents in the Student Lot

Crash Course: Accidents in the Student Lot

When Naomi Barlava ’17 walked out of her eighth period class to her usual parking spot in the junior lot, she found a large crack in her rear bumper. “I knew I hadn’t gotten in a car accident,” Barlava said. “The only explanation was that someone had hit my car in the parking lot without […]

Crash Course

Glass was shattered everywhere, the left airbag went off and her Mazda 3 Hatchback door was crumpled. As Sloane Chmara ’15 reevaluated what had just happened, she could already feel a tightening in her neck and shoulders, growing effects of whiplash. Car accidents are a leading cause of injuries and deaths of teenagers, especially between […]

Steiner makes nwe fuel

By Ester Khatchatryan Alex Steiner ’09 made biodiesel fuel with particular emphasis on the effects of temperature on biodiesel, the nation’s fastest growing alternative fuel industry according to the National Biodiesel Board. “I started researching biodiesel because I was interested in doing an alternative energy research project and wanted to be able to do a project […]

Geology teacher initiates trip to save monument

By Jordan McSpadden Geology teacher Wendy Van Norden will take students interested in helping preserve the natural monument, Trona Pinnacles, to Trona, Calif. in December for an overnight trip. They will help with projects that the land management ranger in charge of the monument deems appropriate. Van Norden explained the first project has to do […]

Mastin to take on additional role

By Ashley Halkett Students have been asked to leave cell phones in their lockers or cars during final exams to enforce a stricter anti-cheating policy.  The administration announced at the faculty meeting April 13 that there would be new guidelines regarding the use of cell phones in testing rooms. If a student can’t use a […]

New exam policy clamps down on presence of cell phones in testing rooms

By Ashley Halkett Students have been asked to leave cell phones in their lockers or cars during final exams to enforce a stricter anti-cheating policy.  The administration announced at the faculty meeting April 13 that there would be new guidelines regarding the use of cell phones in testing rooms. If a student can’t use a […]

The campus that never sleeps: 11:00 p.m.

By Nikila Sri-Kumar “Now imagine yourself in a dark box,” CJL Security Guard Allen Mullins said, chuckling. “No, I’m joking. But really, the most activity you’ll see at night is probably some wildlife. We’ve got coyotes and big deer with the big ol’ antlers that hang out by the chapel sometimes.” Mullins said he does […]