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Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Prom night, for many, is a night of parties — a night of fun. It is a time of elation, anticipation, and joy where high school students can let loose and enjoy themselves for one magical evening. However, behind this excitement lies inevitable risks. The night of prom, which has involved underage...

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top News

What do a smile, a wave, a "hello," and an offer to be someone's partner in a group project all have in common? None of them have ever stopped a school shooting from occurring. After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, as students rose up and walked out of class on March 14, there...

Society needs to stop supporting gender inequality

Society needs to stop supporting gender inequality

Megan Tao, Highlander Junior Editor/Columnist

February 27, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Stabs at Society, Top News

"I really want to help people, so I want to become a nurse," he said. "I want to keep our communities safe, so I want to be a police officer," she said. "Wait, you can't be a nurse that's a women's job and you can't be a police officer, you're not strong enough," said society. According to the...

Belgian police stop terrorist plot

Belgian police stop terrorist plot

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer

January 20, 2015


Filed under News

Belgian police halted a terrorist plot Thursday, Jan. 15 that aimed to kill police officers across the country. The United States has been collaborating with Belgium to prevent the attacks, an effort that culminated in a police raid on the terrorist forces. Following a firefight in Verviers between...

Portion distortion: stop eating like you’re at grandma’s house

Portion distortion: stop eating like you’re at grandma’s house

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist

October 17, 2014


Filed under A Dash of Sass, Opinion, Top News

Many of us have fallen victim to a severe epidemic that has transformed the way we live. You may had been infected by it as a young child, perhaps at a restaurant or worse: grandma's house. Do not despair, for this epidemic is much more a set of  habits than an illness, and it is never too late...

Drought doesn’t stop High Sierra Showerheads

Drought doesn’t stop High Sierra Showerheads

Alex Yang, Staff Writer

May 1, 2014


Filed under Campus

The California drought has devastated farms and businesses, but has been a boon for this new type of showerhead. The six-person company High Sierra Showerheads is based in the Madera County town of Coarsegold, and uses a patented technology to make a 1.5-gallon-per-minute showerhead seem like a standard...

Stop the hate: bullying must go

Stop the hate: bullying must go

Tara Ebrahimpour, Staff Writer

March 5, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Whether the perpetrator or the victim, most of us have experienced bullying at some point in our lives. According to dosomething.org, 3.4 million students are victims of bullying every year. Bullying is a prominent part of our everyday lives. From school to home, we witness or experience it often. Most...

Injuries won’t stop her passion

Injuries won’t stop her passion

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

January 13, 2014


Filed under Student Bios

Carlmont Junior Soha Said has been struggling with severe injuries throughout her whole soccer career, but she refuses to let that stop her. In addition to injuries, Said has been dealing with a chronic medical condition since she was born. “I found out that I had severe scoliosis in the third grade,” said Said. Scoliosis is a medical condition in which a person's spine is curved from si...

Bullying: stop the epidemic

Bullying: stop the epidemic

Jocelyn Moran, Staff Writer

November 17, 2013


Filed under Multimedia

Stop the silence

Stop the silence

April 29, 2013


Filed under Campus

To be censored is to be silenced. Censorship of high school student media is a widespread and serious problem today in the world of journalism. In many states across this nation, principals, superintendents, and other education officials step in to ensure that anything their students publish ...

Stop “slut” slam

Claudia Leist, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

“Did you hear about that party Friday night? She hooked up with him. She’s such a slut.” Whether it is “slut,” “hoe,” “skank,” whatever the word may be, these words gets thrown around way too often. "I haven't personally heard anyone call me a slut to my face, but rumors do go...

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