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Not all groups get equal acceptance and attention

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

February 27, 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...

Senioritis is REAL

February 27, 2013


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Let’s face it. At this time during the school year, many of us have hit a brick wall and simply don’t care about being diligent in our work anymore. For many, including myself, senioritis begins after receiving the first acceptance letter from a college or university. An acceptance letter reminds...

It’s small a world

February 27, 2013


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Forget the 80 days that it took Phileas Fogg to travel around the world, now due to our technological advances we can fly around the world in less than 48 hours. The world now seems relatively smaller than it was in the days when Columbus sailed the ocean blue. With our domination over distance, we...

Spring cleaning

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

February 27, 2013


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Imagine a perfect recipe with all the right ingredients, cooked to perfection. What if you had to change that exact recipe every year? Sometimes the change can be beneficial, other times it can ruin the whole mix, but the outcome is almost always unpredictable. This is what happens every year when...

New changes to 2013 Heritage Fair assembly

February 27, 2013


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The average student may think that sitting through school assemblies on the uncomfortable surface of wooden bleachers is a grueling experience, but this year’s Heritage Fair will not disappoint. Under the direction of Associated Student Body (ASB) Assemblies Supervisor Kaela Ismael and Assemblies...

Senioritis is NOT real

February 27, 2013


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Walking through the halls, sitting in class, looking at my twitter feed, I constantly hear the words “second semester senior” roll easily off the tongues of my classmates. It seems that as soon as we can call ourselves that, second semester seniors, we are magically supposed to contract this horrible...

College sports reach Carlmont athletes

February 27, 2013


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Imagine what it would be like if you got the opportunity to play your favorite sport in college and get paid to do so. All the years of practicing your sport almost finally pays off when a college coach recognizes your talent and skill. It’s a very big deal when a high school athlete is being recruited...

The future of online shopping

February 27, 2013


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Our society wants instant gratification. We want to be able to get on the Internet and purchase exactly what we want, when we want, and for the price we want. This has made online shopping one of the fastest growing businesses in the world, as shown by the overnight success of Groupon, a site that...

Standing out in a crowd

February 27, 2013


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Sam walks into his first period class and sits down. All around the room, heads begin to turn. Many turn away, embarrassed for him. Others look down, busying themselves to avoid eye contact. Some students even stop to stare and gawk. Why do his peers act like this? The answer is simple. It’s...

General sexual education questions answered

Veronika Dvorakova

February 27, 2013


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Your general sex education questions answered! 1. How can I tell if my partner has an STD?" -sophomore boy Here’s what you do: get samples of his or her urine and blood, take it to Jimmy Neutron’s lab, and... I’m lying. There is no sneaky way to find out if he or she has an STD. If you’r...

Racism: more complicated than black and white

February 27, 2013


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“Racism is definitely a relevant issue in today’s society. It is still here because some people have a hard time accepting others and their cultures,” said Carlmont sophomore Sohun Awsare. Though California and the Bay Area have done a great job of being tolerant of races and ethnicities, the...

Carlmont student creates ‘HypedMusic’ application

Reg Chatman Jr., Staff Writer and ScotCenter Editor

February 27, 2013


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The ways to solve problems and resolve issues are different for everyone; some people leave it alone and wait for problems to pass, while others work them out on their own. Luke Li, worked out personal problem by creating his own music empire, HypedMusic. Carlmont senior and ASB President Luke Li...

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