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Dirty dancing

Dirty dancing

Dominic Gialdini, Highlander Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2012


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This year's Homecoming, the first dance of the school year, was a loud, exciting spectacle with lights, a live band, and the return of a raunchy and somewhat controversial form of dance commonly referred to as "grinding." Grinding, which first gained popularity in night clubs and quickly spread t...

Islamic art wing opened in the Louvre

Islamic art wing opened in the Louvre

September 28, 2012


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[media-credit name="Creative Commons" align="aligncenter" width="300"][/media-credit]The Louvre in Paris is well known for a variety of different things, especially the Mona Lisa. Something that it has never been known for before is Islamic art. However, on Sept. 22, 2012, the Louvre opened up their new exhibit: the Islamic Art Wing....

The first signs of the penny apocalypse

The first signs of the penny apocalypse

September 27, 2012


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What if we lived in a world without pennies? Vermont business owner Caleb Magoon has decided to ban the penny in his store. Magoon's business, Power Play Sports, will accept the penny from customers but it will no longer distribute the penny as change. Instead the store will round the change from...

Changes in Catholic Mass elicit a variety of reactions in churchgoers

Changes in Catholic Mass elicit a variety of reactions in churchgoers

June 1, 2012


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[media-credit name="Anna Wheeler" align="aligncenter" width="200"][/media-credit]The Catholic Church has been around since about 107 and is the world's largest Christian church, with over a billion members. Since 1973, there has been an English-language missal used for Mass. This translation from Latin to modern ...

Obama announces opinion on gay marriage

Obama announces opinion on gay marriage

Gabriela d'Souza, Staff Writer

May 29, 2012


Filed under News

Last week, President Barack Obama openly announced that he is pro-gay marriage. A few years ago, when Obama was first running for president, he mentioned that he felt that the gay community had the right to marry, but did not want to make an official statement about it. Newsweek Magazine has stated...

Student goes into labor on campus

Student goes into labor on campus

May 11, 2012


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[media-credit id=56 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]Health Aide Marcus Farhad gives the inside scoop. The staff of Carlmont were in for a surprise when they clocked into work this morning. At about 8:20 AM a student had her water break during class. She was rushed to the office where she w...

Junior student accepted into summer internship at Georgetown University

Junior student accepted into summer internship at Georgetown University

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

April 27, 2012


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[media-credit name="Denise Chan" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]As school comes to an end, many Carlmont students are looking for summer programs at colleges and internship opportunities. This summer, junior Ryan Yen applied for a political internship at Georgetown University, Washington D.C....

History repeats itself: Virginia Tech shooting

History repeats itself: Virginia Tech shooting

December 9, 2011


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Officer Deriek W. Crouse, age 39, was slain at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University on Thursday, December 8. According to police, the shooter was a 22 year old male, Ross Truett Ashley. Ashley was a near by part-time student at Radford University. The reasoning for why thi...

Penn State’s former football defensive coordinator tackled by the truth

Penn State’s former football defensive coordinator tackled by the truth

November 11, 2011


Filed under News, Sports

Jerry Sandusky allegedly molested eight boys while working as Pennsylvania State University's defensive coordinator over the time span of 10 years, and has now been let go from his position on the football staffing team at Penn State. Multiple PSU employees, such as athletic director Tim Curley, administrator...

HPV vaccine now recommended for boys

HPV vaccine now recommended for boys

November 3, 2011


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[media-credit id=3 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] For years, the Gardisil and Cervarix vaccines were referred to “one of the girl shots.” However,  doctors have recently recommended that boys receive the vaccine as well. “My parents made me get it,” said Kelly Shrader. “Guys should g...

‘Let’s Jump!’ Kids and schools across America attempt to break world record

October 11, 2011


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Guinness World Records is well-known for it's yearly publications holding all of the current world records. Every year, thousands of people attempt to break their records from, but not many of them succeed. This year, National Geographic Kids partnered up with First Lady Michelle Obama to encourage...

Carlmont Waves Goodbye To The First Quarter

September 29, 2011


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After students and teachers at Carlmont worked for over a month, the first quarter comes to a close. While the progress reports print, students and teachers look forward to the excitement that second quarter has in store. With homecoming, holiday breaks, and finals coming their way, the students and...

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