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Kate Heald

My name is Kate Heald and I am a junior at Mt. Carmel. I play Varsity Field Hockey, and like to go outside and enjoy the California sunshine. If I'm not at home cuddled up to my labradoodle, I am with my friends exploring a new San Diego brunch spot or thrift store.

Senior Assassins: Soaking the Class of 2022

Senior Assassins, an MC senior class tradition, has been active for over three weeks now. Teams of up to four players are pitted against one another and must spray their bi-weekly assigned targets with water to get them out. Safety is only awarded when team members are wearing their floaties, …

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The 2021 Met Gala: “In America”

The 2021 Met Gala, held on Monday Sep. 13th, marked the reopening of the Metropolitan Museum of the Arts’ annual costume exhibition. While the Costume Institute’s 75th anniversary was  canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19, attendees were able to celebrate the 2021 event provided they presented their full vaccination records …

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Auf Wiedersehen Ms. Zois!

After 30 years of teaching as a Sundevil, Ms. Gabriele Zois, an English teacher at MC, is retiring. Remembered by students as kind and passionate about whatever she was teaching, Zois will be missed by the MC community.  “I will definitely miss being in my classroom and interacting with my …

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Derek Chauvin Verdict; Guilty on all Accounts

On Tuesday, April 20th, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degreee unintentional murder, third degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter due to his role in the death of George Floyd. Judge Peter A. Cahill presided over the events of the trial, one that Americans watched with bated …

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What is Depop?

The issue of sustainability in the fashion industry is finally being combated with a rise in reselling and buying used clothes. As more and more people switch to buying vintage from thrift stores instead of purchasing from retail stores and fast fashion brands, websites like Poshmark and EBay have expanded …

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The Cost of Fast Fashion

Photo Credits: BBC

The next time one goes to purchase a new clothing item to replace an older one, they should consider this: textile production accounts for about 10% of the carbon emissions in the world, more than double that of international aviation and shipping combined. This is the harsh reality of fast …

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Need Help with School Work? Meet Alumni Tutoring!

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues well into the month of October, PUSD middle and high school students  are receiving their education  online, through zoom classes. Without the personalized attention normally provided through in-person education, many students are struggling to understand academic concepts needed to succeed in their classes.  Tessa Tricarico, …

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California GOP Ballot Boxes

On Monday, October 12th, California state officials mandated an immediate cease-and-desist order to members of the Republican party, after unauthorized ballot boxes began to appear in Southern California cities. According to the Washington Post, California GOP officials placed these unofficial boxes and encouraged people in the state to deliver ballots …

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Amazing Emmy Win for Zendaya

On September 20th, Zendaya won the Emmy for best lead actress in a drama for her role in  Euphoria, a show on HBO that highlights troubled youth. She is just two years younger than the 26-year-old incumbent winner, Killing Eve’s Jodie Comer. At 24, Zendaya is the youngest woman ever …

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The End of the KUWTK Era

In early 2021, fans of the reality television show Keeping Up with the Kardashians (KUWTK) will have to say goodbye to their beloved Kardashian – Jenner family. After 14 years, and what will be the milestone 20th season,  producers Ryan Seacrest and Kris Jenner, along with Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney …

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