News

Leadership spending prompts concerns from students

By Dana Borunda, staff writer and Rebecca Almendra, staff writer Some students in the Associated Student Body class, better known as Leadership, have been concerned this year with the amount and process of spending. Although some concerns can be legitimately attributed to kinks in organization or communication, most of the others can be explained by […]

Features

Math 3 equivalency classes provide new opportunities

MCHS junior, Chloe Cunningham, doing classwork in the Social Justice Statistics Class (Photo: Ana Varea, The Puma Prensa) By Ana Varea, staff writer This year, more opportunities in regards to alternative math classes have been provided for Maria Carrillo Students. Many students plan on completing their three years of math as it is the graduation […]

Sports

Warriors season preview

The Warriors Arena, The Chase Center (Photo courtesy of Greg Martin) by Jon Donohue, editor The Warriors have continued their dynasty, reestablishing Golden State supremacy after bringing home their fourth championship in eight years in the 2022 NBA finals. As they enter the 2022-2023 season, they look as strong as ever on the surface, but […]

Arts & Entertainment

Nick the Greek comes to Santa Rosa

The lamb/beef gyro meal at Nick’s (Photo: Raffaella Bravo/The Puma Prensa) By Micah Cardona, staff writer A flavorful, unique, and intriguing new restaurant, Nick the Greek, has come to Santa Rosa, providing Greek street food with a hint of American culture. Everything about the restaurant from the location, indoor and outdoor atmosphere, customer service, the […]

Features

College stressors

Maria Carrillo High School students enter the College and Career center in the administration office (Photo: Marissa Caesare, The Puma Prensa) By Marissa Caesare, staff writer As upperclassmen enter the transition from high school to college, there is much that needs to be completed regarding preparation. The senior class of 2023 has already begun writingpracticing […]

Arts & Entertainment

Love is love in ‘Schitt’s Creek’

David Rose and Patrick Brewer embrace after deciding to purchase a house together in Schitt’s Creek(Photo courtesy of Pop TV) By Sloane Crocker, staff writer Disclaimer: Possible spoilers ahead for Schitt’s Creek (2015-2020) After watching the Canadian sitcom Schitt’s Creek, it is impossible to avoid the desire to live within the tiny town’s tight-knit community, […]

Arts & Entertainment

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ produces a fantastical and humorous show

Actors rehearse prior to the debut of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ (Photo courtesy of Denise Elia-Yen) By Josephine Rivera-Hoagland, editor and Roshni Davé, staff writer With the beginning of another year comes another performance in the quad from drama teacher Denise Elia-Yen’s students. This production adapted Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, shortening it to a […]

Sports

Serena Williams officially retires from tennis

Serena Williams playing at the 2011 AEGON Championships (Photo courtesy of creative commons) By Jackson Ruppe, staff writer Serena Williams is officially retiring from professional tennis. On Sep. 2, 2022, she competed in her last singles professional match while participating in her final U.S. Open. In a back and forth contest, Williams came up just short […]