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Adulthood comes with maturity rather than age

Adulthood comes with maturity rather than age

Sophie Lynd, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

August 30, 2018

Upon turning 18, American males are required to register for the military draft. While the last military draft was 45 years ago following the end of the Vietnam War, today's 18-year-olds continue to register to possibly risk their lives for our country. Yet, it is illegal for them to consume alcohol...

Assembly speaker educates on “How to Raise an Adult”

Assembly speaker educates on “How to Raise an Adult”

Sophie Penn, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2016

On Monday, author Julie Lythcott-Haims came to Carlmont High School to speak at a school-wide assembly. She addressed topics of overprotective parents, unnecessary stress about college, and the importance of following one's passion.

Young adult literature is under appreciated

Young adult literature is under appreciated

Megan Tao, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2015

The biggest reason for young adult (YA) literature's bad reputation is within the name itself: young adult. For a book to be labeled YA is to degrade the book of its literacy value and makes it not good enough for anybody but teens. The title of YA literature is associated with the stereotype of...

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