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Saturnday Afternoon

Saturnday Afternoon

March 31, 2011


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The wind roared at high noon And never seemed to cease. Nor did the savage wind ever plan to decrease its rage. At a standstill I watched the shadows go for a round of slap-face on the rooftops.   Persistent yet, we roamed the streets Finding all the commodities for the cauldron. A man came...

Mountain lion shot and killed in Redwood City

Mountain lion shot and killed in Redwood City

March 31, 2011


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Over 2 miles out of his natural habitat, a 100-150 pound mountain lion was found on Whipple Avenue in Redwood City on Tuesday, Mar. 29. Officers fired a tranquilizer dart at the mountain lion, but were unsure if they had hit it or not because he had taken off running immediately after the dart was shot. Neighbors...

Slideshow: This week in sports

Slideshow: This week in sports

March 31, 2011


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Talk Back: What is the best April Fool’s Day prank?

Talk Back: What is the best April Fool’s Day prank?

March 31, 2011


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Life in the library

Life in the library

March 29, 2011


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Carlmont has so many amazing programs and departments that some of them sometimes don't get as much recognition as they should be getting. One of the main departments on Carlmont's campus is the Library Media Center, commonly known as the library. It may not seem like much at first, but there's a tremendous...

Mom was wrong about earthquakes

Mom was wrong about earthquakes

March 25, 2011


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Japan's earthquake scare has made many paranoid about what to do and what will happen during one of these disasters. There are many myths as to what to do when an earthquake occurs. In cartoons, we often see a house collapsing and the door frame being the only thing  that remains standing. ????From this, came the belief that a doorway is the safest ...

Students’ reactions to Wallace’s YouTube sensation

Students’ reactions to Wallace’s YouTube sensation

March 24, 2011


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UCLA student, Alexandra Wallace, posted an appalling video on YouTube “Asians in the Library,” a rant about “hordes of Asians” at UCLA.  The video included a tirade of insulting language about their lack of “American” manners around campus and in the library. The video soon became well kn...

Carlmont Comment Box finalized

Carlmont Comment Box finalized

March 21, 2011


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Over the course of the last five or so months, every other week an article regarding the students' opinions and an eclectic view on what would brighten the high school experience of the students has been published. Some comments were very helpful and innovative, however some were highly illogical. Many...

AT&T acquires T-Mobile for $39 billion

AT&T acquires T-Mobile for $39 billion

March 20, 2011


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Dallas, Texas and Bonn, Germany - Since Apple's iPhone debut in 2007, AT&T has been harshly criticized by numerous customers about their poor cellular network connection in cities such as New York City and San Francisco. The company's been struggling to find a solution that will fix the connection, but...

Bizarre weather to continue for Bay Area

Bizarre weather to continue for Bay Area

March 18, 2011


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Mar. 18 – Carlmont students were packing up and getting ready to leave their 4th period for lunch when suddenly, an announcement came on the intercom stating a tornado warning had been issued to the entire San Mateo County. Teachers were advised to keep their students indoors and away from all window...

New scientific discovery: rain comes from a giant monkey

New scientific discovery: rain comes from a giant monkey

March 18, 2011


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It has long been believed that rain comes from clouds, but a new discovery shows that rain is actually from a giant monkey in space spitting on people. Scientists have not been able to reach the monkey due to the fact that it is too far for shuttles to travel, but it is believed that the monkey begins...

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