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As social media matures, so does its users

Kristen Friis, Business Manager

May 2, 2013


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What ever happened to MySpace, the forgotten social network? Instagram, Twitter and Facebook is what happened. As social networks come and go, many of us wonder; which one is the best? Facebook, created in 2004, is the number one social network with 1.06 billion users. That is approximately 1/7th of t...

Dance the day away, the untold story of time and toil

Dominic Gialdini, Highlander Entertainment Editor

May 2, 2013


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In a high school environment where the importance of sports is stressed, the demanding nature of dance is often ignored. Some people do not realize the level of difficulty and commitment that comes with being a dancer. Many Carlmont dancers who take dancing seriously spend extensive hours rehearsin...

The debut: 2013 Spring ‘Inspiration’ dance show

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

May 2, 2013


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Behind every great production, there are hours upon hours of preparation. This is no exception for the Carlmont Dance Program, as they have been hard at work on their spring show since January. The show’s performers consist of the advanced dance group as well as the intermediate dance group. Their...

It’s not fair that AP students have to take finals

May 2, 2013


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This year, Carlmont administrators are placing emphasis on the fact that students taking AP classes still have to take a final exam after completing the AP test. In previous years, students were basically done with their AP class once they took the AP exam. The rest of the year and especially finals...

Nutrition key to athletic success

May 2, 2013


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It is not just about practicing and the  pre-game speeches that athletes need in order to perform well. Nutrition is a key essential for athletes in order to be at the top of their game, especially high school athletes that are still growing. Playing sports requires a lot of energy, it is important...

Apocalypse survival

May 2, 2013


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Almost all scary movies have that crucial scene right before something bad is about to happen, when the suspense is building and everyone in the theater can guess what will happen next. As an audience member you wonder if the characters of the movie can sense the oncoming trouble as well; and if they...

How to have fun at prom

May 2, 2013


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Brace yourselves. Prom is coming. And with it comes the inevitable stress that your night won’t live up to your expectations. Luckily, as someone who has barely gone to any high school dances, I consider myself more than qualified to offer advice on how to make your prom night wonderful. Or, at the...

A day in the life of an athlete: Mark Vingralek

May 2, 2013


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Many students at Carlmont find it stressful enough just dealing with academics, but Mark Vingralek has a lot more on his plate than just school. Sporting a 4:28 mile, sophomore runner Mark Vingralek has proven himself to be one of the quickest long distance runners at Carlmont. However, this accomplishment...

Athlete of the month: Nico Camerino

May 2, 2013


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This season the boys varsity swim team has made great improvements. For the first time in almost ten years, the team is expected to be PAL league champions. A lot of this recent success can be attributed to sophomore all star Nico Camerino, this month’s top student athlete. Camerino started swimming...

Giants players invade the World Baseball Classic

April 2, 2013


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Every October, American major league baseball teams battle it out to determine the World Series champion. But is the winner really a “world champion”? As opposed to the World Series, the World Baseball Classic pits 16 teams of different nationalities against one another to determine the true world...

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Kat Savin, Staff Writer

April 2, 2013


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Carlmont is more than just a “white” school. Carlmont students really value the unique diversity at their school. “I think it’s great [diversity] because you get different perspectives on different situations around the school,” said Henson Kwok, “You don’t just get one bias,...

Music piracy good for Industry

April 2, 2013


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Piracy is widely regarded as the bane of the music industry. Those sentiments are most often spouted by big record labels and advertising agencies who seek to maintain the status quo that is rapidly crumbling around them. From a consumer standpoint, piracy is great. Free music, average sound quality,...

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