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‘Bridge of Spies’ is not your typical spy flick

‘Bridge of Spies’ is not your typical spy flick

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015


Filed under A&E

Based on its title, “Bridge of Spies,” released on Oct. 9, first seemed like it was going to be a typical spy movie. However, this movie stood out from the "James Bond" series and other films in its genre, proving that you can't always judge a movie by its poster. The film, which was based on...

Put down your pencils

Put down your pencils

Ayesha Abbasi, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Original Opinions

Due to AP testing taking place around the nation, student and teacher stress seems to be at an all time high. This stress doesn't come on its own and it most definitely isn't lessened with the help of College Board. In fact, College Board seems to be founded on the principles of instilling stress in...

Know Your Fears

Know Your Fears

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

May 9, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

Identifying your own Gender

Identifying your own Gender

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

‘Nobody Love’ is not your ordinary pop song

‘Nobody Love’ is not your ordinary pop song

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

April 9, 2015


Filed under A&E

"Everybody is looking for that new thing," sang Tori Kelly in her new single "Nobody Love." This song is the new "thing" you should be looking for, if you haven't found it already. It may sound like your regular pop song at first, but it's much more than that. Victoria "Tori" Kelly, an America...

Keep your colleges to yourself

Keep your colleges to yourself

Jessica Adair, Highlander Copy Editor/Columnist

March 25, 2015


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

I have never been a big fan of awkward situations. I don't try to make small talk with people I don't know, I never send food back at restaurants, and I always text people instead of calling. If there is any situation where I have the potential to feel uncomfortable, I avoid it like the plague. Recently,...

Using stress to your advantage

Using stress to your advantage

Victor Li, Staff Writer

March 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Choices, Top News

After coming home from school tired and exhausted, you cram in hours and hours of homework, with no time to relax. Your responsibilities seem overwhelming, but your persistence drives you on. Yet, right after you begin to relax thinking you have finished your duties, you suddenly remember about...

Explore your creativity in the Art Club

Explore your creativity in the Art Club

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer

February 28, 2015


Filed under Activity Bios, Bios

One doesn't have to be Pablo Picasso or Vincent Van Gogh to join Carlmont’s Art Club; the only requirement is to be interested in art. Art Club, run by art teacher Cynthia Hodges, is a great way for students to not only meet other people who are interested in art, but also to get active in the school,...

Where does your money go?

Where does your money go?

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer

January 31, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

Finals make or break your grade

Highlander Staff

January 10, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

After a long semester of hard work, everything comes down to taking a dreaded final. As a standard, most finals are worth somewhere from 10-20 percent of a total grade. A 20 percent final has multiple effects on students, for some it can be a miracle worker, and for others a grade wrecker. The...

Guard your creative property closely

Guard your creative property closely

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014


Filed under News, Top News

In the words of musician Taylor Swift, "art is important and rare. Important, rare things are valuable. Valuable things should be paid for." Yahoo does not appear to agree, since on Nov. 20 the company announced intentions to sell wall art prints of photos on their site Flickr that are under Creative...

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