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Editorial: Equality can’t wait

Editorial: Equality can’t wait

December 2, 2019

Whether it comes to the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), the Equality Act, or movements such as Black Lives Matter, minority Americans will not be silenced. It’s been 96 yea...

Editorial: Fat isn’t the villain you think it is

Editorial: Fat isn’t the villain you think it is

November 7, 2019

“Fat is bad for you.” We hear it every day. Whether we’re told by society or by our parents, it’s a never-ending cycle meant to instill fear of fat and a desire to avoi...

Editorial: Carlmont needs to communicate

Editorial: Carlmont needs to communicate

October 27, 2019

Less than a year ago, fires blazed through California, prompting Carlmont to shut down for safety measures due to unhealthy air quality. Once more, with yet another set of wild...

Editorial: AP classes shouldn’t have finals in June

Editorial: AP classes shouldn’t have finals in June

May 14, 2019

Before the week of May 6, students in Advanced Placement (AP) classes rush to study all of the course's material in preparation for the big AP exam. AP tests assess the studen...

Editorial: Administration should be held accountable for calling out hate speech

Editorial: Administration should be held accountable for calling out hate speech

May 6, 2019

Several days ago, an Instagram account containing hate speech material towards a Carlmont staff member was discovered. Among its posts include racist and anti-semitic content. In...

Editorial: Brandy Melville couldn’t care less about the average female

Editorial: Brandy Melville couldn’t care less about the average female

April 9, 2019

In an age where young girls and women are more vocal than ever, there's an area for them to speak up once again: the clothing industry. This is nothing new. Change is already in pr...

Editorial: Waitlists bring more false hope than admission

Editorial: Waitlists bring more false hope than admission

April 5, 2019

We seniors have waited for months in anticipation of April 1. Before that, we were writing about our life stories and passions. Even before that, we were working as hard as we p...

Editorial: Black Friday sales should only be on Friday

Editorial: Black Friday sales should only be on Friday

November 23, 2018

Black Friday used to be a one-day event where shoppers would rush into stores to buy as many discounted items as possible within the 24 hours. Now, most stores give shoppers...

Editorial: Youth vaping is no less than an epidemic

Editorial: Youth vaping is no less than an epidemic

November 18, 2018

“If your friends jumped off a bridge, would you?” This is the typical response of a parent when their child asks if they can do something because all of their friends are p...

Editorial: Our democracy is eroding

Editorial: Our democracy is eroding

November 10, 2018

If you have ever studied any type of history, chances are that you will come across a figure named Adolf Hitler. Yes. That Adolf Hitler. And if you look a bit closer, you may...

Editorial: Belmont’s streets are sideways

Editorial: Belmont’s streets are sideways

October 22, 2018

The city of Belmont is currently feeling the wrath of the physical realm. As of late, it has come to the attention of the editorial board that Belmont's streets, its symbolical...

Editorial: Teens jeopardize the confidentiality PSAT content by meme-ing

Editorial: Teens jeopardize the confidentiality PSAT content by meme-ing

October 13, 2018

In debates about internet content, one controversial issue has been that privacy does not exist online so any content could be traced back to the sharer for legal reasons. On th...

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