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The success of the Carlmont Drumline

The success of the Carlmont Drumline

Alyssa Fagel, Editor

December 10, 2013


Filed under Around Campus

Carlmont is home to many unique clubs, and the drumline is no exception. The Carlmont Drumline has only been around for five years, but in that time it has become extremely well-known and admired by students and faculty. Jake Nilson, co-founder of the drumline in 2008, said, “Dominic Ferrario loved...

The meaning behind Christmas movies

The meaning behind Christmas movies

Jocelyn Moran, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


Filed under Holiday

  Popular movies in December give teenagers and their families an opportunity to spend time with each other and have a joyful time, as they do not have to worry about school or work. To this day, movies that come out during or near Christmas day gain the most popularity. Movie theaters in December are...

Gift giving habits

Gift giving habits

Ariana Crame, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


Filed under Holiday

The holidays can be a stressful time for people; the pressure of having to find a perfect gift for someone can be hard, especially when you are shopping for your significant other. According to The Fort Scott Tribune, “Overall, husbands and wives strive to buy something the other person wants. Me...

The commercialization of the holiday season

The commercialization of the holiday season

December 9, 2013


Filed under Holiday

It’s the day after Halloween, parents are trying to find ways to prevent their kids from slipping into sugar comas, but big businesses are gearing up for the busiest season of the year. It’s holiday  time. However, this is not a new occurrence, the overdone holiday season goes back many years t...

Why the T-wing is in need of a remodeling

Why the T-wing is in need of a remodeling

Alex Yang, Staff Writer

December 3, 2013


Filed under Around Campus

As one of the most secluded and outdated halls, the T-wing needs an extreme makeover. The T-wing was built in the mid-1900s, but only minor changes have been made to alter its design since. It is now primarily used for the language department, and although they are grateful for having their own hall, ma...

Future students will be locked out

Future students will be locked out

Tara Shahrvini, Staff Writer

December 3, 2013


Filed under Around Campus

Many Carlmont students devote hours to decorating their lockers and making it their second home. But, before they even graduate, seniors are evicted from their homes because their lockers are assigned to freshmen. A number of Carlmont students do not have their own lockers and struggle daily, lugging a...

Freshman Fever vs. Senioritis

Freshman Fever vs. Senioritis

Iris Berber, Staff Writer

December 3, 2013


Filed under Around Campus

Freshman year is a new start for many students -- to have a clean slate, make new friends, and ultimately start fresh. Some admit that their first year is nerve-wrecking as the transition to high school can be intimidating at first. On the other hand, seniors -- for the most part -- are just counting down the da...

Watch what you eat

Watch what you eat

Scott Schulze, Staff Writer

December 3, 2013


Filed under Holiday

Everyone enjoys food, which is why it is common for special holiday meals to be extra unhealthy. Good or bad, holiday meals only come a few times each year. This is helpful for those students who are very self-conscious of their weight. According to a recent survey conducted amongst Carlmont students,...

Behind snack shacks

Behind snack shacks

Tian Chary, Staff Writer

November 30, 2013


Filed under Around Campus

A social gathering is not official unless delicious food is involved --  high school sports combined with snacks and friends leads to a thrilling time. The snack shack’s strong aroma of hot dogs can be irresistible when sitting in the bleachers during halftime, when there are still a couple hours b...

Careful Caroling

Careful Caroling

November 22, 2013


Filed under Holiday

For people who love to sing, caroling is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season and get a chance to show off some vocal skills at the same time. Caroling has been a long time holiday tradition, but as the years go on the custom has slowly become less popular. In a recent poll by 171 Carlmo...

Go-to gifts for the holidays

Go-to gifts for the holidays

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

November 21, 2013


Filed under Holiday

When the holidays come around everyone seems to have their go-to gifts that they resort to every year. The holiday season is stressful and people find themselves rushing to the mall and local toy stores at the last minute to purchase gifts for their friends and family. Having go-to gifts tend to make...

Applause for Gaga’s ‘ARTPOP’

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013


Filed under A&E, Features

American recording artist Lady Gaga released her third studio album, 'ARTPOP,' Nov. 11. Backed by Interscope records, Gaga unites with acclaimed producers to create an EP that redefines fame. Collaborating with “Born This Way” producer DJ White Shadow, electro-house Zedd and nu-disco Madeon, it is no...

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