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Editorial: Gun violence is becoming too normalized

Editorial: Gun violence is becoming too normalized

February 9, 2020

"This is a lockdown drill for an active shooter on campus. Please follow the lockdown drill procedures." As the announcement ends, students get up and barricade the classroom door with...

Editorial: Valentine’s Day has lost its meaning

Editorial: Valentine’s Day has lost its meaning

February 3, 2020

When we think of Valentine’s Day, the first things that come to mind are often boxes of chocolates, roses, cards, or even heart-shaped candies. For many, Valentine’s Day is ...

Editorial: Think again before course selection

Editorial: Think again before course selection

January 27, 2020

Each individual student has their own interests and areas of strengths and weaknesses, but their goal tends to be similar: to graduate Carlmont with all the credits they need....

Editorial: Carlmont is not free to go phone-free

Editorial: Carlmont is not free to go phone-free

January 19, 2020

"Please take out your cell phones." As the minute bell echoed through the halls of Carlmont High School on the first day back to school, teachers were already asking students...

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...

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