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Students lined up to donate blood

Students lined up to donate blood

April 1, 2011


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  On Thursday, Mar. 31, Carlmont students were given the opportunity to courageously donated their blood to those in need in the Student Union. "I did it for the fun of it," said Trevor Nixon. Whether to do it to help patients in need of blood, or "for the fun of it," the blood donated is grea...

Update: Proposed later start bell schedule will not start next year

Update: Proposed later start bell schedule will not start next year

April 1, 2011


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  On Wednesday, Mar.30, the school board decided to dismiss the change to a late start schedule for the 2011-2012 school year. Instead, the bell schedule will remain unchanged for next year. Since the first mention of a changed start time, the Carlmont campus has been divided between students...

Annual Bonus

March 31, 2011


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Every year I get an allergic rash around spring that keeps me in bed and bath for three to five days. During this time, I have all day to think and establish an environment for my mind to rest in. Yesterday, I put jazz on the radio at full blast in three rooms in my house and made breakfast at two o'clock....

Saturnday Afternoon

Saturnday Afternoon

March 31, 2011


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The wind roared at high noon And never seemed to cease. Nor did the savage wind ever plan to decrease its rage. At a standstill I watched the shadows go for a round of slap-face on the rooftops.   Persistent yet, we roamed the streets Finding all the commodities for the cauldron. A man came...

Mountain lion shot and killed in Redwood City

Mountain lion shot and killed in Redwood City

March 31, 2011


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Over 2 miles out of his natural habitat, a 100-150 pound mountain lion was found on Whipple Avenue in Redwood City on Tuesday, Mar. 29. Officers fired a tranquilizer dart at the mountain lion, but were unsure if they had hit it or not because he had taken off running immediately after the dart was shot. Neighbors...

Slideshow: This week in sports

Slideshow: This week in sports

March 31, 2011


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Talk Back: What is the best April Fool’s Day prank?

Talk Back: What is the best April Fool’s Day prank?

March 31, 2011


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Life in the library

Life in the library

March 29, 2011


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Carlmont has so many amazing programs and departments that some of them sometimes don't get as much recognition as they should be getting. One of the main departments on Carlmont's campus is the Library Media Center, commonly known as the library. It may not seem like much at first, but there's a tremendous...

Mom was wrong about earthquakes

Mom was wrong about earthquakes

March 25, 2011


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Japan's earthquake scare has made many paranoid about what to do and what will happen during one of these disasters. There are many myths as to what to do when an earthquake occurs. In cartoons, we often see a house collapsing and the door frame being the only thing  that remains standing. ????From this, came the belief that a doorway is the safest ...

Students’ reactions to Wallace’s YouTube sensation

Students’ reactions to Wallace’s YouTube sensation

March 24, 2011


Filed under A&E, Campus

UCLA student, Alexandra Wallace, posted an appalling video on YouTube “Asians in the Library,” a rant about “hordes of Asians” at UCLA.  The video included a tirade of insulting language about their lack of “American” manners around campus and in the library. The video soon became well kn...

Carlmont Comment Box finalized

Carlmont Comment Box finalized

March 21, 2011


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Over the course of the last five or so months, every other week an article regarding the students' opinions and an eclectic view on what would brighten the high school experience of the students has been published. Some comments were very helpful and innovative, however some were highly illogical. Many...

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