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Kalief Browder’s story shows holes within the justice system

Kalief Browder’s story shows holes within the justice system

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Located on a 400-acre island in the East River of New York, Rikers Island is considered one of the most notorious prisons in America. According to an article by the New York Times, 85 percent of inmates housed at Rikers Island have yet to be convicted of a crime. Kalief Browder was one of them. On May 15, 2010, Browder ...

Green Team works to implement a tri-bin waste system

Green Team works to implement a tri-bin waste system

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017


Filed under Campus

The Green Team is making efforts to establish a tri-bin waste system at Carlmont, which would consist of compost, recycling, and landfill. This would be an expanded and more efficient waste system, as the school currently has landfill bins with several recycling bins around campus. This club is l...

UC system increases tuition

UC system increases tuition

Victor Li, Staff Writer

January 12, 2015


Filed under News

Arguably the greatest public education system in the world, the University of California institution will not be as affordable and accessible as it once was. Because the UC system is underfunded by the state of California, UC Regents have recently approved tuition hikes of up to 5 percent in the next...

New school lunch system met with criticism

New school lunch system met with criticism

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer

February 11, 2014


Filed under Campus

On Feb. 3 the lunch bell rang at 11:44 a.m. as it normally does. Students streamed out of their classrooms looking to meet up with friends, catch up on homework, and simply eat. Many of these hungry students ventured to one of the three Pit Stops on campus to quickly purchase their meal and continue...

Six criminals beat the system and escape jails

Six criminals beat the system and escape jails

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

October 30, 2013


Filed under News

A total of six inmates, including two murderers, escaped from prisons in Fla. and Okla. in the past month. The Fla. criminals were released by documents containing forged official signatures and seals, including that of Orlando Chief Circuit Judge Belvin Perry. Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker were...

Two-step Twitter security system is questioned after a fake tweet is sent out

Two-step Twitter security system is questioned after a fake tweet is sent out

April 24, 2013


Filed under News

On Tuesday, a fake tweet was sent across Twitter stating that there had been an explosion in the White House, which injured Barack Obama. The tweet was sent from Associated Press (AP) Twitter account. As of right now all but one AP account has been suspended and is undergoing security check. ...

Microsoft introdues new Windows 8 operating system

February 27, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

With Microsoft’s release of Windows 8, it has introduced significant changes to the operating system’s platform, primarily focused on towards improving its user experiences on mobile devices to rival other mobile operating systems like Android and Apple’s iOS. Since then, PC users worldwide...

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