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The Weeknd has the blues in ‘My Dear Melancholy’

The Weeknd has the blues in ‘My Dear Melancholy’

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Reviews

As one of pop music’s top selling artists, Abel Tesfaye, more commonly known as The Weeknd, has defined modern music with his unique sound and mysterious persona. In his true artistic pursuit, he has made R&B his own with his dark, perplexing tone, making his own style of music that has buil...

Canvas receives mixed reviews

Canvas receives mixed reviews

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Campus

For many students, grades are one of the most important school-related thing, and having easy access to them can be important. This year, Carlmont switched from School Loop to Canvas for grades, assignments, and submissions. As the semester moved along, there were mixed reactions to the new system and its feature...

Foxtravaganza takes over the Carlmont stage

Foxtravaganza takes over the Carlmont stage

Amelia Espinosa, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

Dazzling stage lights shine, children sing in unison at the tops of their lungs, and tiny show hosts romp about on stage, getting the crowd hyped up for the next act. These are just a few defining characteristics of Fox Elementary School’s Foxtravaganza. From April 1 through April 2, many Fox Eleme...

The Force falls asleep in new Star Wars movie

The Force falls asleep in new Star Wars movie

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor

December 18, 2015


Filed under A&E, Top News

In order to trick a powerful, force-wielding Sith Lord in control of the Empire, secret plans are hidden in a droid. The droid must travel to a barren land and brave the sand dunes to return the information to the rebels. An unknowingly powerful potential Jedi, whose parents are gone, finds the droid...

Pan: a twist to a classic

Pan: a twist to a classic

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under A&E

All those familiar with Peter Pan have likely wondered where his “never grow up” mentality originated from. The new film, Warner Brothers’ “Pan” was a prequel to the classic, and showed this famous character's origins. Though at times the acting was subpar, it was appropriate for the age range i...

‘Uptown Funk’ receives mixed reviews

‘Uptown Funk’ receives mixed reviews

Evan Davies, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under A&E

"Uptown Funk" is a very hard song to categorize. At times the song sounds like an homage to "Saturday Night Fever" and other disco hits of the eighties, while other moments are more in line with the music of today. "Uptown Funk" is the most recent single from Mark Ronson. The single, which features...

Fans go ape over Arctic Monkeys

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer

October 1, 2013


Filed under A&E, Top News

Indie rock band Arctic Monkeys did not disappoint last Friday, Sept. 27, during their second sold-out show at the Fox Theater in Oakland, Calif. Amid a crowd of nearly 3,000 fans, the Sheffield four piece owned the stage and left guests in awe. The group began an international tour on May 22 to debut their...

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