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Former Hillsdale High student found guilty of attempted murder

Former Hillsdale High student found guilty of attempted murder

May 19, 2011


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After almost three years of being on trial, the notorious Hillsdale High School bomber, Alex Youshock, was found guilty of attempted murder on Friday, May 13. On the morning of the attack in 2009, Youshock walked on campus with ten pipe bombs in a tactical vest he wore, a chainsaw, and an addition samurai...

Cheerleaders fundraise for success

Cheerleaders fundraise for success

May 19, 2011


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The Carlmont cheerleaders are having a rummage sale at Carlmont High School next Saturday, May 28 from 10AM to 2PM to raise money for the cheerleading program. Items sold at the event were donated by people around the community as well as the cheerleaders and their families. Items such as toys, clothes,...

Library closes on Friday due to ghoul problem

Library closes on Friday due to ghoul problem

May 18, 2011


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[media-credit id=9 align="aligncenter" width="300"][/media-credit] Carlmont's school library will close on Friday, May 20 while administration takes care of a massive ghoul infestation. The ghouls were discovered in early May when a Carlmont student was admitted to the hospital after a ghoul threw a textboo...

Apple and Guitar Center partner up to provide free music producing classes

Apple and Guitar Center partner up to provide free music producing classes

May 15, 2011


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Earlier this month, Apple established a partnership with Guitar Center stores to offer free music producing classes to the public. For those who are not familiar with computers to professionals, Guitar Center will host free GarageBand workshops every Saturday to teach people how to use Apple's software...

Farewell to Belasco: A look at the Editor-in-Chief’s life at Carlmont

Farewell to Belasco: A look at the Editor-in-Chief’s life at Carlmont

May 13, 2011


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Whether or not the Highlander is as widely read as the staff would like, we do put a lot of work into it. One of the main people who pull it all together is Christina Belasco, a senior student and the Editor-in-Chief. [media-credit id=32 align="alignright" width="239"][/media-credit] During her years at Carlmont, Belasco played basketball all four years. She also played softball, ...

How to reduce global warming

How to reduce global warming

May 13, 2011


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Global warming has become one of the world's biggest problems today. Burning fossil fuels raises the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere which creates the greenhouse effect and global warming. The greenhouse effect is the enhancement of Earth's natural gases by the addition of these gases from the burning...

Just married! Now what?

Just married! Now what?

May 13, 2011


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For centuries marriage has symbolized never ending love, faithfulness and comfort. That is up until now. Recently the divorce rate has climbed through the roof, leaving one out of two couples separated. Needless to say, marriage has lost its value. The media has put a lot of negativity on marriage,...

Questions

May 12, 2011


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Can you believe what is not in front of your eyes? I tried once; I was taken for a ride Down a road full of lost souls, dead ends, And U-turns. I was betrayed by my best friends And befriended by those I thought I despised. I ate conspiracies and radical theories for breakfast And threw them up...

Photos: ‘Generations’ dance show

Photos: ‘Generations’ dance show

May 10, 2011


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San Carlos mayor dies at age 46

San Carlos mayor dies at age 46

May 10, 2011


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At approximately 7:00 on Tuesday morning, the mayor of San Carlos passed away unexpectedly outside of his home. After dialing 911 and being rushed to Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, 46-year-old Omar Ahmad was pronounced dead at the hospital of a heart attack. Vice Mayor Andy Klein mentioned that Ahmad...

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