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Father provides fourth grader with narcotics for science fair project

Father provides fourth grader with narcotics for science fair project

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor

January 29, 2013


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                        Using an illegal drug to win first place in the science fair is now considered legal? This is exactly what fourth grader Emma Bartelt did at Miami-Dade County Public Schools Elementary Science Fair held at Miami Dade College on Jan. 26, 2013. Her project's goal was to determine which drug-...

Carlmont graduate charged and arrested for indecent exposure

Carlmont graduate charged and arrested for indecent exposure

January 25, 2013


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On Jan. 13, a woman who simply thought she could help someone by giving directions was surprised when she approached the car and saw the driver exposing himself. On Jan. 19, another woman reported the same young man exposing himself. With the help of security cameras in the neighborhood, the suspe...

Temple Run 2 takeover

Temple Run 2 takeover

January 24, 2013


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[media-credit id=72 align="alignnone" width="199"][/media-credit]The highly anticipated sequel to the Temple Run app for iPhone and Andriod was released on Jan. 17, 2013 and Jan. 24, 2013. The fast-paced game centers around a character of your choice, running from a monster in treacherous jungle surrounding...

Obama sworn in for second term

Obama sworn in for second term

January 21, 2013


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[media-credit name="Glyn Lowe Photoworks" align="alignnone" width="640"][/media-credit]Hundreds of thousands gathered in Washington, D.C. to watch President Barack Obama's second inauguration, which fell on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this year. The Presidential Inaugural Committee reported that around one million people a...

Out with STAR, in with the new standardized testing

Out with STAR, in with the new standardized testing

Shira Stein, Staff Writer

January 17, 2013


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California is taking the initiative to change the way state testing is done and make it more specialized to each student. California's school chief proposed a change to the way STAR testing is done in all California schools. This would consist of multiple changes, such as switching to less multi...

Husband’s search for wife ends with a sick twist

Husband’s search for wife ends with a sick twist

Veronika Dvorakova

January 16, 2013


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Photo Credit: Sergei L. Loiko, Los Angeles Times In an effort to cover his tracks, Alexei Kabanov made desperate posts on his Facebook asking for assistance in locating his wife, Irina Cherska. On Jan. 6, 2013, the popular Moscow cafe owner reported that his wife, a journalist, had been miss...

Accident shooting kills Palestinian teen

Accident shooting kills Palestinian teen

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor

January 15, 2013


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Palestinian doctors attempted to save a 17 year-old boy's life after an accidental shooting by an Israeli officer on Jan. 15, 2013 in Ramallah, West Bank. The teen got caught up during a protest near a borderline that was held by local residents against the Israeli troop. The separation barrier...

Bieber hashtag prank spawns fans self harm

January 9, 2013


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First, a paternity scandal and now a hoax Twitter trend has forced Justin Bieber and his fans into the spotlight of skeptics once again. His recent alleged marijuana bust sent many fans into an uproar. According to Billboard.com, the idea to self-harm stemmed from an anonymous account on 4chan.org,...

Gun Debates rage after another senseless massacre

Gun Debates rage after another senseless massacre

December 20, 2012


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With the United States reeling from another mass murder orchestrated by a United States citizen, the collective grieving has prompted the issue of gun control to be brought up again. "I don't understand why we need assault rifles out on the street, last time I checked, it did not take a AK-47 to ha...

Lionel Messi breaks 40-year record

Lionel Messi breaks 40-year record

December 11, 2012


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Barcelona's Lionel Messi had an astounding performance on Sunday that proved why his team is first place in the Spanish league. Barcelona's two goals both came from Messi as they prevailed over Real Betis with a score of 2-1. His second goal in the 25th minute overtook the record of 85 goals in...

The rain is coming

The rain is coming

November 28, 2012


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Rain is coming to the Bay Area, and it plans to stay for awhile. The rain is expected to stay until Sunday, as a heavy storm travels over the Bay Area. Meteorologists predicted that six to eight inches of rain will have fallen by the end of the storm. As reported by the SF Gate, Pacifi...

President Obama re-elected

President Obama re-elected

November 8, 2012


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Carlmont students had mixed feelings over President Obama’s re-election over Republican challenger, Governor Mitt Romney on Nov. 6. While Carlmont Democrats were celebrating, Carlmont Republicans were grumbling at their loss. According to the Huffington Post, Obama won 50.5 percent of the po...

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