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‘The Big Bang Theory’ is bigger than ever

‘The Big Bang Theory’ is bigger than ever

Tara Ebrahimpour, Staff Writer

March 21, 2013


Filed under A&E

The Big Bang Theory launched its pilot in 2007, and since then, it has been a great success. The story follows the lives of four socially awkward stereotypical nerds: Sheldon, Leonard, Howard, and Raj. They share an apartment and live on the same floor as Penny, an attractive waitress and aspiring a...

Racism: more complicated than black and white

February 27, 2013


Filed under As seen in print, Features

“Racism is definitely a relevant issue in today’s society. It is still here because some people have a hard time accepting others and their cultures,” said Carlmont sophomore Sohun Awsare. Though California and the Bay Area have done a great job of being tolerant of races and ethnicities, the...

Are Macs really better than Pcs?

December 5, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

Although some people argue whether a Mac or a PC is better in terms of speed, applications, appearance, and software, Carlmont equally uses both because of the different features both have to offer. Principal Raul Zamora commented, “Sometimes it’s based on teacher preference and it’s also based...

Seniors started school at later time than student body

Seniors started school at later time than student body

April 26, 2012


Filed under Campus

[media-credit id=26 align="alignnone" width="224"][/media-credit]From April 24 to the 27, Carlmont is under STAR testing, which gives the seniors the opportunity to get a later start than the lower classmen. “There are days where I come for only an hour or two. Having more time to sleep is great...

‘Titans’ provides less wrath than expected

‘Titans’ provides less wrath than expected

April 3, 2012


Filed under A&E

Despite brilliant special effects and the occasional moment of clarity from the supporting cast, "Wrath of the Titans" provided about as much lasting entertainment for the audience as a paddle-ball, yet utilized many more explosions to make its mark. The story picks up ten years after its 2010 predecessor...

More than just a teacher

More than just a teacher

March 19, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

David Braunstein, the history teacher from D-27, is more than just a teacher here at Carlmont. He is also one of the Council members for the city of Belmont. A graduate of UCLA and father of three, Braunstein has been on the city council since 2008 and was the mayor in 2009. He was the former chair...

‘Contraband’ provides more confusion than entertainment

‘Contraband’ provides more confusion than entertainment

February 5, 2012


Filed under A&E

With far too little character development and far too many plot points, the newly-released "Contraband" leaves much to be desired. It tells the story of Chris Farraday, a family man who lives a peaceful life in New Orleans with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he enjoys drinking, swearing...

Hipsters: more than meets the eye?

Hipsters: more than meets the eye?

January 29, 2012


Filed under Campus

The latest craze that has struck our generation is dressing or acting like a hipster. This trend has swept mainly the girl population and has sent females shopping their hearts out at stores such as Urban Outfitters or American Apparel. "The way they dress is so cute!" says Lauren Reiley. "I definitely...

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