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Multi-sport team rooms create an environment for bonding

Multi-sport team rooms create an environment for bonding

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Campus

Although sports teams spend countless hours during their season training and bonding, a team locker room can help lead to friendships that leave the field. These friendships can lead to greater success on the field. But many athletes feel that access to team rooms are not equitable. A member of ...

Yacht Club offers uplifting environment for students

Yacht Club offers uplifting environment for students

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Campus

Yacht Club: a name that stands for something more. What could it possibly mean? It is simply a place for students and their friends to relax and share a laugh in the unique environment the club has to offer. There are many views on this club. Some use it for relaxation purposes, and others take advantage...

Carlmont on the path to sustainability

Carlmont on the path to sustainability

Andrey Zaytsev, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Features

The idea of a green planet is a prominent topic in our world today, especially among youth. Carlmont has recently contributed to this trend with new products to help save the environment. The Carlmont administration has recently implemented a new type of water bottle, called Path Water, designed ...

Quiz Club creates a friendly environment to spread knowledge

Quiz Club creates a friendly environment to spread knowledge

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Campus

Quiz Club is one of the many clubs offered to students at Carlmont that allows students to gain knowledge through lighthearted competition. The club meets weekly during lunch on Fridays in D27 to engage in Jeopardy-like quiz bowls. "Our vice president reads a quiz packet and we divide the room...

Hope Brigade creates welcoming environment

Hope Brigade creates welcoming environment

Kaylee George, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under Campus

Among Carlmont's many clubs that work to improve the lives of others is Hope Brigade, which is in its first year and has spent a majority of its focus donating to cancer patients and shelter animals. Club President and freshman Cindy Chen said, "So far, we have held a holiday toy drive for children...

California drought prompts Bay Area communities to take action

California drought prompts Bay Area communities to take action

Naveed Delrooz, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under News

The shriveling grass and dying trees in California backyards as a result of ongoing drought in California has given environmental communities the urge to teach the public how to preserve water. On Wednesday, March 1 at the Millbrae Library, members of the Bay Area Stormwater Management Agencies Association...

Ocean Club harbors Carlmont’s ocean lovers

Ocean Club harbors Carlmont’s ocean lovers

Talia Fine, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under Campus

The smell of salty sea air, a cool wind whooshing by, and the sound of crashing waves is the perfect setting for the members of Ocean Club, a group of Carlmont students devoted to loving and appreciating the ocean. Ocean Club is comprised of about 20 regular members, including the President and fou...

California’s water controversy exposed by new bill

California’s water controversy exposed by new bill

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It's no secret that California has a water problem, and new amendments hijacking a water bill have brought the issue to surface once more.

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Current generation driven out by housing prices

Current generation driven out by housing prices

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Whether you are a freshman or a senior, chances are you have already asked yourself the questions, “What will I do after high school? What will I do after college?” If we were to follow the "American Dream," the answer would be getting a job, buying a house, and eventually raising a family. ...

Why we should all be ‘tree huggers’

Why we should all be ‘tree huggers’

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The term "tree hugger" tends to hold a negative connotation today. Tree huggers are usually seen as bohemian-obsessed hippies who yell if someone uses more than one piece of paper and faint if you don't recycle a tissue box. However, the truth is that no matter what the stereotype is, we should...

North Dakota Natives protest for their land

North Dakota Natives protest for their land

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

August 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

They have had almost everything taken from them, and yet people are asking for more. On Sept. 9, North Dakota will rule in favor for or against building an oil pipeline through the sacred lands of Native Americas. Energy Transfer Partners is an engineering company which runs a program called the...

California law banning plastic bags meets opposition

California law banning plastic bags meets opposition

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Plastic. Plastic everywhere. On the corner of every street, in every single trashcan, on the shelves of every store. Plastic is everywhere, so why do some people insist that we need more plastic? In 2016, the Californian state passed a new law in an attempt to help the environment: no store in...

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