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Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor

March 21, 2013


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Attempting some spring cleaning? How about trying to clean up that Facebook page. Imagine losing the choice at the college or job of your dreams all because of one silly Facebook post. This seems to be a fairly new reality for many students when applying to schools or looking for work. “A lot...

Not all groups get equal acceptance and attention

March 1, 2013


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Although many people are familiar with the LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender) community, some transgenders and bisexuals often continue to struggle to remain part of the same movement as lesbian and gay citizens and to be included in rights protections. “The LGBT community endures a lot...

Microsoft introdues new Windows 8 operating system

February 27, 2013


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With Microsoft’s release of Windows 8, it has introduced significant changes to the operating system’s platform, primarily focused on towards improving its user experiences on mobile devices to rival other mobile operating systems like Android and Apple’s iOS. Since then, PC users worldwide...

The timeless things are two hours long: those classic movies that will remain in our hearts forever

February 27, 2013


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“There are some things in this world that will never change," said Morpheus in The Matrix. Like in Morpheus’s world, many things in ours survive untouched by the test of time. One of these time-traveling juggernauts is The Movie. Some movies are timeless; they are everlasting with a message ...

Prom for underclassmen

February 27, 2013


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One topic that are on many girls’ mind this month is Carmont’s annual Winter Formal. Freshmen and sophomores are excited to attend Winter Formal this month because they may not have attended as many formal dances as upper classmen. Additionally, besides Winter Formal, upper classmen also have...

Splurge or save: designer or non-designer clothing

February 27, 2013


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Designer clothing. It’s fashionable, appealing, and chic. High school students are expected to strongly favor it, yet in our survey only a slight majority preferred designer clothing to non-designer. Designer clothes carry the name and logo of a specific designer or company. Some of the popular...

Does SAT tutoring significantly help students?

February 27, 2013


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The SAT is a make it or break it situation. Students get four hours to test their knowledge and prove to colleges that they have academic promise. To battle this excruciating test, many students spend thousands of dollars on SAT tutoring. The tutoring is costly and much time is invested. After all the...

Little black dress: An iconic milestone

February 27, 2013


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If you look around the dance floor at winter formal, you will see almost every girl wearing a little black dress. For many girls, getting ready for formal is a long process with picking out the perfect dress and doing their hair and makeup. Girls want to look stunning the night of formal. The little...

The daily distractions that haunt us all

February 27, 2013


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After the final bell has rung to end the school day and a student has returned to their home, they are faced with a variety of things to do. After looking each way, a student has to decide between watching a favorite TV show, texting friends, or doing an abundance of homework that has already been...

CTE schedule struggles

Grace Yi, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013


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Not only do you have to get good grades to graduate from high school, you also need to fulfill the graduation requirements. Students are required to finish all Fine Arts, Career Technical Education (CTE), and electives credits by graduation. A few CTE classes offered in Carlmont are Computer Science,...

Crammed schedules, too many options

Gabriela d'Souza, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013


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The decisions you make within the coming weeks will determine the rest of your high school career. Every spring, high school students across the nation must decide on the classes they wish to take in the next school year. For some this choice comes easily, picking the classes they know they will like...

Athlete of the month: Michel Gonzalez

February 27, 2013


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Without knowing a single word of English, 13 year old Michel Gonzalez emigrated from his hometown of Havana, Cuba to Belmont, California; five years later he was the league offensive MVP for Carlmont’s PAL Champion soccer team. Although Gonzalez struggled at first with having to restart his life in...

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