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Apple and Guitar Center partner up to provide free music producing classes

Apple and Guitar Center partner up to provide free music producing classes

May 15, 2011


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Earlier this month, Apple established a partnership with Guitar Center stores to offer free music producing classes to the public. For those who are not familiar with computers to professionals, Guitar Center will host free GarageBand workshops every Saturday to teach people how to use Apple's software...

Farewell to Belasco: A look at the Editor-in-Chief’s life at Carlmont

Farewell to Belasco: A look at the Editor-in-Chief’s life at Carlmont

May 13, 2011


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Whether or not the Highlander is as widely read as the staff would like, we do put a lot of work into it. One of the main people who pull it all together is Christina Belasco, a senior student and the Editor-in-Chief. [media-credit id=32 align="alignright" width="239"][/media-credit] During her years at Carlmont, Belasco played basketball all four years. She also played softball, ...

How to reduce global warming

How to reduce global warming

May 13, 2011


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Global warming has become one of the world's biggest problems today. Burning fossil fuels raises the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere which creates the greenhouse effect and global warming. The greenhouse effect is the enhancement of Earth's natural gases by the addition of these gases from the burning...

Just married! Now what?

Just married! Now what?

May 13, 2011


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For centuries marriage has symbolized never ending love, faithfulness and comfort. That is up until now. Recently the divorce rate has climbed through the roof, leaving one out of two couples separated. Needless to say, marriage has lost its value. The media has put a lot of negativity on marriage,...

Questions

May 12, 2011


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Can you believe what is not in front of your eyes? I tried once; I was taken for a ride Down a road full of lost souls, dead ends, And U-turns. I was betrayed by my best friends And befriended by those I thought I despised. I ate conspiracies and radical theories for breakfast And threw them up...

Photos: ‘Generations’ dance show

Photos: ‘Generations’ dance show

May 10, 2011


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If you're not able to view the album below, click here! ...

San Carlos mayor dies at age 46

San Carlos mayor dies at age 46

May 10, 2011


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At approximately 7:00 on Tuesday morning, the mayor of San Carlos passed away unexpectedly outside of his home. After dialing 911 and being rushed to Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, 46-year-old Omar Ahmad was pronounced dead at the hospital of a heart attack. Vice Mayor Andy Klein mentioned that Ahmad...

Rallies to protect education: Is California in a State of Emergency?

Rallies to protect education: Is California in a State of Emergency?

May 10, 2011


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In recent years, the state of California has been deeply affected by the fearsome economy leaving lawmakers struggling to save money. For three straight years, California lawmakers have been stripping down the state's education budget to save other programs, but they're leaving education practically ba...

Alien parasite attacks celebrity

Alien parasite attacks celebrity

May 10, 2011


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After years of wondering what was wrong with him, scientists have discovered that Donald Trump's fine, golden comb-over is actually an alien parasite in disguise. Many have questioned, "just what could make him say that?" Now the world knows that it was the hair controlling him the whole time. When...

Carlmont Journalism program receives recognition at award ceremony

Carlmont Journalism program receives recognition at award ceremony

May 4, 2011


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[media-credit name="Robert Fishtrom" align="alignright" width="223"][/media-credit] Carlmont's journalism program received much recognition at the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club's High School journalism awards ceremony on Monday, May 2. The ceremony was held at Ralston Hall on Notre Dame de Namur's campus where many local hi...

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