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Much ado about Carlmont’s fall play

Much ado about Carlmont’s fall play

Chesirae Barbano, Staff Writer

September 30, 2015


Filed under Campus

“I think the universal themes are forgiveness, to believe in people even though there may be some lies going around, to really find out the truth of situations," said director of Carlmont's fall production of "Much Ado About Nothing" Nancy Martin. Martin and her cast rehearsed in the black box...

What journalism is really about

What journalism is really about

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer

April 3, 2015


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

Since I've joined journalism I've always been asked the same question, "Why do journalists always try to be so controversial?" My answer, plain and simple, is, "We don't. It just happens." "If journalism is good, it is controversial by nature," said Julian Assange, Australian journalist and editor-in-chief...

Fun facts about Easter

Fun facts about Easter

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

April 3, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

Germanwings crash leaves questions about airline safety

Germanwings crash leaves questions about airline safety

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015


Filed under News, Top News

Last week, Germanwings's flight 9525 crashed over the French Alps, leaving no survivors. Evidence from the black box recordings suggests that the crash, which killed 149 people, was intentionally committed by the co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz. According to the Washington Post, the Germanwings crash is the third instance of someone committing suicide by crashing a passenger plane in commercial airliner...

Girls lacrosse hopeful about upcoming season

Girls lacrosse hopeful about upcoming season

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer

March 7, 2015


Filed under Sports

Carlmont's girls lacrosse (LAX) team has begun prepping for their rapidly approaching season. Returning members have high expectations for their level of play in the upcoming weeks. In a recent tournament held at Menlo School on Feb. 21, the Lady Scots emerged victorious against high schools like...

What’s the drought all about?

What’s the drought all about?

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015


Filed under News, Top News

California may be headed toward the resurrection of the 1930’s Dust Bowl. Marked as a period of severe dust storms that damaged the ecology and agriculture of the midwest, the Dust Bowl forced many farmers to move out of the region due to crop failure, wind erosion, and drought. California has...

Obama speaks about new immigration policies

Obama speaks about new immigration policies

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014


Filed under News

In an age where immigration laws are frequently changing, up to date knowledge on legal policies is important, especially to Californians. On Nov. 20, 2014, President Obama delivered a speech explaining the steps he plans to take in his executive order to fix immigration issues. It is estimated that...

All About That Bass, no treble with it

All About That Bass, no treble with it

Luke Larson, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014


Filed under A&E, Top News

This song simply exploded over the summer. While nowhere near the popularity of Levels by Avicii or Fancy by Iggy Azalea, I found this song to have better content, leading to a more enjoyable listening experience. The song was written by Meghan Trainor, and it was released in late June of this year....

All about ASB

All about ASB

Karissa Tom

September 29, 2014


Filed under Campus

With a total of 41 members, Carlmont's 2014-15 ASB is ready for an amazing year. Leading ASB is Elise Dimmick, ASB president. At her side are the ASB vice presidents, Raine Kerhin and Anna Shutovska. ASB officers represent the whole school opposed to the class officers who only represent their...

Learning about the Civil Rights Movement from the Civil Rights Movement

Learning about the Civil Rights Movement from the Civil Rights Movement

Dominic Gialdini, Highlander Features Editor

September 9, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

There is not a more direct and personal way of learning about history than experiencing it through the people who made it at the locations where it occurred. Carlmont students have the opportunity to do this very thing by participating in Sojourn to the Past, which takes students on a seven day journey...

Boys soccer uneasy about upcoming season

Boys soccer uneasy about upcoming season

Alyssa Fagel, Highlander Editor

September 9, 2014


Filed under Sports

Winter sports may not start for a few more months, but that doesn’t mean that the athletes haven’t started preparing. Especially not when it comes to the Carlmont boy’s varsity soccer team. After having lost to Watsonville in the Division I semi-final game in the 2013-2014 season, one might...

Teen passionate about reaching his goals

Teen passionate about reaching his goals

Jocelyn Moran, Staff Writer

May 20, 2014


Filed under Campus

Being a junior in high school while taking five point classes is hard enough, but having a 5.0 GPA while being involved in many extra-curriculars seems almost impossible. Junior Raffi Samurkashian is currently taking three AP’s while maintaining a 5.0 GPA. At the same time, he is part of the Armenian...

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