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Books students read don’t reflect Carlmont’s diverse population

Books students read don’t reflect Carlmont’s diverse population

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

J.D. Salinger, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Shakespeare. All three are accomplished writers. All three are white. Sandra Cisneros, also an accomplished writer. Cisneros is Mexican-American. During my two and a half years at Carlmont, Cisneros is the only Latino writer whose book I've been give...

The importance of naps in high school

The importance of naps in high school

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

February 1, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

When I was in kindergarten, I resented naps. Because I was an energetic child, any amount of time where I had to be still was complete torture. Whenever my teacher said it was time for a nap, I would always count the minutes until I could go outside again. As a current high school student who only ge...

Put the pajamas away: the importance of looking presentable

Put the pajamas away: the importance of looking presentable

March 22, 2013


Filed under Campus

No matter your age, the clothes you wear can define the way others view you. So, when I see my fellow classmates dressed in their most comfortable pajamas, I am worried. The gradual acceptance of more and more casual clothing has been on a steady rise for the past few hundred years. Western fashion...

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