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Satirical shows strive only for entertainment

Satirical shows strive only for entertainment

Ashley Huang, Staff Writer
March 3
Filed under Features

According to The Huffington Post, “Satire news is increasingly overtaking mainstream news as a source of voter information, especially for younger and left-leaning voters.” Satire, which is defined as the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidit...

Confronting refugee crisis in the presidential debate

Confronting refugee crisis in the presidential debate

Justin Som, Staff Writer
October 12
Filed under News

In the second presidential debate, the topic of foreign and domestic terrorism has reemerged in the political scene as a disputed conflict. In light of the stark contrasts between the ideologies of this year’s candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the amount of undecided voters who have...

Viceland: A revolutionary reporting channel on the rise

Viceland: A revolutionary reporting channel on the rise

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer
March 11
Filed under Opinion

The same news over and over again. Politicians doing this, politicians doing that. The economy doing this, the economy doing that. The same materials are being regurgitated and sold to the people of this country as "breaking news." This no longer has to be the case, as a new reporting television...

Americans reconsider Syrian refugees in light of attacks

Americans reconsider Syrian refugees in light of attacks

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer
November 24
Filed under News

In the aftermath of terrorist attacks on Paris, France and Beirut, Lebanon in mid-November, the debate surrounding Syrian refugees has been loaded with demands for the United States to close U.S. borders to Syrian refugees. Donald Trump, a high-profile presidential candidate, has been vocal in connecting...

World News and Campus Events

World News and Campus Events

Becca Fradkin, Staff Writer
January 14
Filed under Podcasts

On this week's podcast students discuss the recent tragedy in Paris and, on a lighter note, Carlmont's upcoming Winter Formal.

Students ignorant about world news

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director
April 2
Filed under Features

Although students are required to learn about World history, American politics and current events throughout their high school classes and have instant access to news through social media platforms, some students are still ignorant what is happening beyond the boundaries of their everyday lives. “I...

Today’s social networking will be old news by tomorrow

March 19
Filed under As seen in print

Why did MySpace disappear and will Facebook do the same? Five years ago, people were still using MySpace, while Facebook and Twitter were barely heard of. These days, mostly everyone has a Facebook and MySpace is barely used. Facebook is making major changes to their website. They have adapted...

Pulse: A must-have news reader app

Pulse: A must-have news reader app

March 6
Filed under Campus

  [media-credit id=5 align="alignright" width="500"][/media-credit]  Pulse is another news reading application for iPhone, iPad and Android devices, but this application is more superior than all of the other applications on the market. If you've been searching for a simple RSS reader app, then you ...

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