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Dead Poets Society express themselves through poetry

Dead Poets Society express themselves through poetry

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus, Campus Thoughts, Self-Identity and Happiness, Student Perspective, Student Voices

Carlmont's poetry club, the Dead Poets Society, prides itself on taking the name of the well-known Robin Williams movie. Both students in Carlmont and the movie are able to express themselves through their poetry. The Dead Poets Society is a place where students are able to share their poems with ...

Computer Science Club prepares for upcoming competitions

Computer Science Club prepares for upcoming competitions

Kaylee George, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Campus

Fingers pound profusely on the keyboard with eyes fixed on the screen. Fast thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration are all being exercised as the final minutes approach. Programmers can't afford to waste any time in this intense atmosphere. Competitions like these are one of the ways that coders...

Health Fair replaces Club Carnival

Health Fair replaces Club Carnival

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Last year, ASB’s Clubs and Culture Commission orchestrated Club Carnival as a way to improve the amount of interaction between the clubs and students. This year, however, will be slightly different. The Health Fair is the commission’s newest project which is scheduled to take place on Friday, April 21 in...

Philosophy Club discusses famous philosophers

Philosophy Club discusses famous philosophers

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer
April 16, 2017
Filed under Campus

From Plato to Aristotle to Voltaire to Freud, members analyze a variety of philosophers in Philosophy Club. With their advisor Martin Turkis, the Philosophy Club meets each week to discuss the work of various philosophers ranging from the last few centuries to philosophers today. Together th...

Chinese Culture Club pings into PongPlanet

Chinese Culture Club pings into PongPlanet

April 7, 2017
Filed under Campus

On Friday, March 31, Chinese Culture Club (CCC) went on a field trip to PongPlanet in San Carlos to learn the history of ping pong and how to play the game. Instructor Lau, a ping pong enthusiast, taught students the basics of ping pong. He also introduced many different types of grips that could be used...

Chinese Culture Club plans for next year’s event

Chinese Culture Club plans for next year’s event

Madison Wong, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus

Through previous years, Carlmont students have gained more and more knowledge on Chinese New Year, a holiday celebrated by Chinese families worldwide each year. Chinese Culture Club (CCC) has been planning Chinese New Year events for the past few years, hoping that students get to appreciate Chinese...

Ethics Club seeks intellectual discussion

Ethics Club seeks intellectual discussion

Maxwell Jung, Staff Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under Campus

The Ethical Studies class coming to Carlmont next year has many people's attention, but few have heard of the newly-minted Ethics Club. The desire of the club is similar to the class -- to discuss issues of ethics in a formal way. The club also wants their members to participate in a conference, the...

STEM Club facilitates the passions of science, engineering, technology, and math

STEM Club facilitates the passions of science, engineering, technology, and math

Talia Fine, Staff Writer
March 23, 2017
Filed under Campus

Cancer research, 3D printing, and self-driving cars are only a few mysteries being tackled in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) world, and the Carlmont STEM Club strives to help students discover their passions within those subjects. STEM Club co-president Jason Liu, a junior...

Christian Club emphasizes forgiveness

Christian Club emphasizes forgiveness

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer
March 22, 2017
Filed under Campus

The Christian Club spent their last meeting talking about a topic that many people have trouble with. “Forgiveness is a strange concept in that your debts are cleared simply by someone saying you’re forgiven, yet it is so freeing to know that you are no longer held accountable for the hurt you...

Girl Up Club fosters women empowerment

Girl Up Club fosters women empowerment

Kaylee George, Staff Writer
March 22, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

75 percent of HIV-infected youth between the ages of 15-24 are girls. One in seven girls in developing countries is married before the age of 15. 50 percent of all sexual assaults worldwide are against girls 15 or younger. These are among the many harsh realities faced by many girls in developing...

Super Smash Bros Club gets ready to battle

Super Smash Bros Club gets ready to battle

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer
March 18, 2017
Filed under Campus

The Super Smash Bros Club is gearing up for their next crew battle. In the club, members play the video game Super Smash Bros on the Wii U. The game is made by Nintendo and is widely popular among wide varieties of people from adults to children. The game consists of many Nintendo characters even ...

Baking Club whips up sweet treats

Baking Club whips up sweet treats

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under Campus

Baking Club is on a mission to rise and gain new members. On Thursday, March 16, Baking Club will have a bake sale during the Open House Clubs Fair to promote and make money for the club. They will be selling various baked goods baked by club members, and the funds raised will go to the club’s fu...

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