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Social media is more than what meets the eye

Social media is more than what meets the eye

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

January 31, 2016


Filed under Features, Lifestyle January, Top News

Social media: a way to invent a perfect life filled with #goals for all to see. Social media today is a hierarchy dominated by the Internet superstars, with their record-breaking number of likes and followers. However, the majority of social media users reside at the b...

That awkward moment

That awkward moment

Sabrina Talpur, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014


Filed under Features, Lifestyle January

“Puberty is uncomfortable for everyone I think. Plain and simple. It’s a time of a lot of changes and it seems people get really sensitive and more self-conscious. It’s kind of like going through an awkward life crisis in your pre-teen or teen years,” said senior Lauren Livengood. Filled with...

Sharkeisha goes viral

Sharkeisha goes viral

Kevin Juarez, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014


Filed under Features, Lifestyle January

Today, videos often describe the current trends of our society. Videos such as Sharkeisha and The Knockout Game have put a bad name to society. More often than not, the videos that go viral, or become instantly popular, are those of violence between two people. One of the videos that have become popular...

Is there hope for the future of movies?

Is there hope for the future of movies?

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer

January 28, 2014


Filed under Features, Lifestyle January

Movie audiences across the globe, especially teens, are at risk for MCD. What is MCD? Movie Cliché Disorder. While the term may not be real, it is a reality that movie plots, scenes, and story-lines are hackneyed and repetitive. In a recent poll, over 60 percent of Carlmont students felt that m...

The end to holiday weight gain

The end to holiday weight gain

Julian Smith, Staff Writer

January 20, 2014


Filed under Features, Lifestyle January

The holiday season is many people's favorite time of the year. But what people often forget, or choose to ignore, is the calorie-packed foods that the countless family and friends’ gatherings entail. From the buttery mashed potatoes to the saturated turkey, the holiday season is a recipe for weight...

Teenage obesity

Teenage obesity

Tara Ebrahimpour, Staff Writer

January 16, 2014


Filed under Features, Lifestyle January

In today’s society, it seems that a majority of  American teenagers are more interested in how many likes they get on an Instagram post rather than physical activity and exercise that is crucial  for their health. According to Medical News Today, obesity is defined as a person who is dangerousl...

Life Through the Camera Lens

Life Through the Camera Lens

January 15, 2014


Filed under Features, Lifestyle January

Ever heard the saying, "Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer”? This quote, originally from the movie "The Godfather," is one of many movie quotes used in real life scenarios. With Oscar winning movies such as "The King’s Speech" and "Titanic," it's hard not to notice the influence of movi...

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