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‘Fear’ illustrates the frightening reality of Trump in office

‘Fear’ illustrates the frightening reality of Trump in office

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Reviews, Top News

"Fear" is quite possibly one of the most terrifying things I have ever read.  I’m not versed in politics, nor do I know very much about what goes on behind the scenes. I live in a democratic bubble that has shaped my opinions and thoughts on our political landscape. And yet, when I read "Fear" ...

Fiction impacts people’s reality

Fiction impacts people’s reality

Karen Gao, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

You stand in front of your enemy, adrenaline powering your every move, ready for the final confrontation, or so you think. You let your eyes drift from the screen back to reality where your homework lies untouched. The images and words all seem real, as if one could reach out and touch it. However,...

The virtual world approaches reality

The virtual world approaches reality

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor

September 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Top News

The digital world is becoming more and more vivid in its representation of the real world. Remember when families in the '50s crowded around a single television set to watch soaps in black and white, exclaiming that "It feels like the actors are right here in the room with us!" Today, technology has...

Facing the reality of high school friendships

Facing the reality of high school friendships

Alyssa Espiritu, Staff Writer

May 19, 2015


Filed under Campus

“By senior year, you will figure out who your real friends are,” is a common statement that almost every senior can relate to. It is a bitter-sweet realization that is inevitable when it comes to growing up. However, events that lead up to this realization are not always so pleasant. "By senior...

Unrealistic expectations make for a heartbreaking reality

Unrealistic expectations make for a heartbreaking reality

Megan Tao, Highlander Editor/Columnist

May 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Stabs at Society

A heartfelt but cheesy scene from a Nicholas Sparks movie is posted on social media with the caption "relationship goals." We try too hard to live up to expectations we see in movies and read about in books without realizing that they're fiction. Movies and books try to convey that their main...

Put the phone down and join reality

Put the phone down and join reality

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer

November 13, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

News flash: if you don't look at your phone for five minutes, the world isn't going to erupt into flames and the sky isn't going to fall. Everyday I am bombarded with people who are constantly glued to their phones and it has got to stop. I remember when I was in middle school and I had a friend who...

The reality behind high school love

The reality behind high school love

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

November 20, 2013


Filed under Campus Thoughts

We can all recall the tragic story of Romeo and Juliet: two teenagers met, fell madly in love, got married, and within four days killed themselves because they could not live without each other. Teenagers seem to remember how Romeo and Juliet were so “in love” with each other. This, along with ...

Varsity football hit with reality check

Varsity football hit with reality check

Daniel Wang, Staff Writer

September 15, 2012


Filed under Sports

After ending the previous season with a last-second win against Sequoia and a dominant 33-0 win against the King’s Academy, the Carlmont Varsity Football team ended its streak with a 26-6 loss against Gunn High School. "The players watch two and a half hours of film a week and they look for ways...

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