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Halloween: Immaturity covered with a mask

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor/Columnist October 31, 2013

The stereotypes that run along with Halloween are beyond racist. Just recently a new costume trend has come out mocking the very sensitive case of Treyvon Martin. The controversial incident involving...

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Say no to PDA at school

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor/Columnist October 29, 2013

Attempting to push away that frustratingly involved lip-locked couple off a locker and keeping them away long enough to get the books needed and get to class can be frustrating. In the midst of hormones,...

School spirit for what?

School spirit for what?

October 28, 2013

What purpose does dressing up as a hip-hop artist or a cowboy achieve? Distracting people from classes? Creating some what of a havoc around school? Drawing unnecessary stereotypes and attention? Raising...

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Editorial: The case for high school journalism

Scot Scoop October 17, 2013

Journalism education is facing a storm of peril. The court's ruling in Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, which concerned high school newspapers, has had far-reaching consequences over the past two...

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Politically Correct: A genuinely Republican shutdown

October 7, 2013

A neighbor comes over and asks, “Can I burn down your house?” Obviously, the answer is no. He then asks, “Just the second story, the first story will be fine.” Of course, again the answer is...

Editorial: Keep the guns outside of the classrooms

Editorial: Keep the guns outside of the classrooms

September 25, 2013

After the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, The National Rifle Association (NRA) decided that the way to prevent another such tragedy was to place more guns in schools. We agree that all school...

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How to Survive High School Day 22: Find your passion and stick with it

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director September 25, 2013

I remember entering Carlmont with my schedule all planned out. I would take the most advanced classes my freshman and sophomore year, then take six Advanced Placement (AP) classes as a junior and a senior....

Editorial: Keep the guns outside of the classrooms

September 25, 2013

After the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, The National Rifle Association (NRA) decided that the way to prevent another such tragedy was to place more guns in schools. We agree that all...

How to Survive High School Day 21: Step out of your sibling's shadow

How to Survive High School Day 21: Step out of your sibling’s shadow

Claudia Leist, Highlander Editor September 24, 2013

Many students face the difficulty of being compared to their sibling or siblings, especially if they attend or have previously attended the same high school. Knowing from experience, it is many people's...

Is Obama’s “decision” right?

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor/Columnist September 16, 2013

On Sept. 10, 2013 the long awaited address on Syria was made by President Obama in which he stated that  "I have resisted calls for military action, because we cannot resolve someone else’s civil war...

A filibuster to remember

A filibuster to remember

June 26, 2013

State Senator Wendy Davis from Texas filibustered one of the most restrictive abortion bills in history for almost 11 hours during a special session of Texas’ Senate last night. Supporters argued that...

Activists gather at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Steubenville, Ohio. Photo cred: Michael D. McElwain, Steubenville Herald-Star

Society confronts rape culture

May 1, 2013

Recently, the issue of rape culture has been brought to light, with the beginning of the Audrie Pott trial and the events that occurred in Steubenville. In Steubenville, Ohio, a 16-year old girl...

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