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Victory signals a bright future for boys’ tennis

Victory signals a bright future for boys’ tennis

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer
April 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

Following a 6-1 victory over Hillsdale High School, the boys' tennis team extended their winning streak to four games with a commanding 7-0 win against San Mateo High School on March 30. Carlmont was expecting to come out on top even before the game began. Jerry Liu, a sophomore and varsity dou...

Freshman leaders look toward the future

Freshman leaders look toward the future

Ashley Huang, Staff Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under Campus

Although it may not seem like it, the end of the school year is fast-approaching. For freshmen in the Carlmont leadership class, this meant making the choice of whether or not they should pursue a spot in ASB for the 2017-2018 school year. In March, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors hoping to join...

Gender stigma plays a role in sports

Gender stigma plays a role in sports

Adriana Kurtovich, Staff Writer
March 13, 2017
Filed under Features

Today's society often portrays men as more superior in sports compared to women. However, this is not always the case. The number of female athletes at NCAA schools has increased from about 30,000 to over 193,000 since 1972, but women still have many fewer participation opportunities than men do according...

Women’s March fuels future protests

Women’s March fuels future protests

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under Campus

A sea of pink-eared hats stretched down the endless blocks of the nation’s capital, representing the desperation for equality. A roar erupted from the crowd as they charged forward, pouring down every street of D.C., marching and chanting in sync as one unit. On Jan 21, over 5 million people aroun...

‘Ready Player One’ is a look into the future

‘Ready Player One’ is a look into the future

Talia Fine, Staff Writer
September 12, 2016
Filed under A&E, Opinion, Top News

In the sea of dystopian novels starring moody teenagers, “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline bobs uniquely above the surface. Cline illustrates the near future through the eyes of average teenager Wade Watts, portraying a destitute world where citizens’ only salvation is an alternate reality accesse...

Future has yet another big surprise

Future has yet another big surprise

Josef Gonzalez, Staff Writer
March 22, 2016
Filed under A&E

On Feb. 5, Future dropped his fourth studio album. The name of this album is EVOL. This album is a strong follow up to his previous album, DS2, with 11 great songs that will make you get up and dance. What makes this album so great is that Future shows off many of his emotions in his songs, includin...

Drake and Future take the number one spot

Drake and Future take the number one spot

Josef Gonzalez, Staff Writer
October 13, 2015
Filed under A&E

Rappers Drake and Future take the number one spot on Billboard's top 200 albums with their new hit mixtape "What a Time to be Alive." The surprise mixtape was released on Sept. 20 and quickly made its way up through Billboard's top 200 albums chart based on its streaming time and the number of mix tapes...

A bright soccer future

A bright soccer future

Hana Wong, Staff Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Bios, Campus

How would you feel if even before you graduated high school, your college plans were practically planned out? Junior Kayla Fong, knows exactly how that feels. Last year, when Fong was a sophomore at Carlmont, she was recruited and had fully committed to play soccer at the University of California,...

Winter Formal feedback shapes the future

Winter Formal feedback shapes the future

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer
January 27, 2015
Filed under Campus

“A lot went into planning the dance,” said Associative Student Body (ASB) dance commissioner Megan Guillermo. The dance committee spent a lot of time choosing decorations, the venue, the DJ and much more. Guillermo said, “We met with a decorator a couple of times and told him exactly what...

Fall play relates to students confronting the future

Fall play relates to students confronting the future

Connie Yi, Staff Writer
November 10, 2014
Filed under Campus

Taking the audience on a journey of self-discovery, the fall play "You Can't Take It with You" confronts issues of adolescents making their own decisions for the first time. The play, which premiered on Nov. 5, portrayed a forbidden love like that of Romeo and Juliet, but these lovers ended up...

Future lawyers of Carlmont

Future lawyers of Carlmont

Michael Bastaki, Highlander Editor
September 3, 2014
Filed under Activity Bios

As Thomas Hobbes once said, "Law is the formal glue that holds fundamentally disorganized societies together." It is the function of the judicial branch of the United States government to be “the formal glue” of society by enforcing laws, through criminal trials that determine whether or not an individual...

Soccer teams expecting bright future

Sarah Adams, Staff Writer
February 12, 2014
Filed under Campus

Carlmont’s soccer teams have already been through most of their season, but the teams are focusing on finishing out the season in the best position they can. The frosh-soph teams are working toward raising their standings and getting the most out of the final weeks while the varsity teams are working...

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