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Junior student accepted into summer internship at Georgetown University

Junior student accepted into summer internship at Georgetown University

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

April 27, 2012


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[media-credit name="Denise Chan" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]As school comes to an end, many Carlmont students are looking for summer programs at colleges and internship opportunities. This summer, junior Ryan Yen applied for a political internship at Georgetown University, Washington D.C....

History repeats itself: Virginia Tech shooting

History repeats itself: Virginia Tech shooting

December 9, 2011


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Officer Deriek W. Crouse, age 39, was slain at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University on Thursday, December 8. According to police, the shooter was a 22 year old male, Ross Truett Ashley. Ashley was a near by part-time student at Radford University. The reasoning for why thi...

Penn State’s former football defensive coordinator tackled by the truth

Penn State’s former football defensive coordinator tackled by the truth

November 11, 2011


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Jerry Sandusky allegedly molested eight boys while working as Pennsylvania State University's defensive coordinator over the time span of 10 years, and has now been let go from his position on the football staffing team at Penn State. Multiple PSU employees, such as athletic director Tim Curley, administrator...

HPV vaccine now recommended for boys

HPV vaccine now recommended for boys

November 3, 2011


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[media-credit id=3 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] For years, the Gardisil and Cervarix vaccines were referred to “one of the girl shots.” However,  doctors have recently recommended that boys receive the vaccine as well. “My parents made me get it,” said Kelly Shrader. “Guys should g...

‘Let’s Jump!’ Kids and schools across America attempt to break world record

October 11, 2011


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Guinness World Records is well-known for it's yearly publications holding all of the current world records. Every year, thousands of people attempt to break their records from, but not many of them succeed. This year, National Geographic Kids partnered up with First Lady Michelle Obama to encourage...

Carlmont Waves Goodbye To The First Quarter

September 29, 2011


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After students and teachers at Carlmont worked for over a month, the first quarter comes to a close. While the progress reports print, students and teachers look forward to the excitement that second quarter has in store. With homecoming, holiday breaks, and finals coming their way, the students and...

East Coast slammed by natural disasters

East Coast slammed by natural disasters

September 1, 2011


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From the unexpected earthquake to the flooding hurricane, the East Coast of the United States has been struck by various amounts of damaging natural disasters in August. On August 23 in Mineral, Virgina, a record 5.8 magnitude struck the East Coast, rattling citizens of almost all the New Engl...

Preacher predicts new judgement day

Preacher predicts new judgement day

May 24, 2011


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The same preacher who wrongly predicted the end of the world would come on May 21 has now announced a new date of total detonation. Last week, Harold Camping, a California preacher, predicted that the world would come to an end this past Saturday. However, not even one catastrophic happened on...

LAPD arrested suspects in beating of Giants fan

LAPD arrested suspects in beating of Giants fan

May 22, 2011


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According to the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles detectives have taken into custody a suspect in the beating of Giant's fan Bryan Stow outside the Dodgers Stadium in March. On March 31, Stow, 42, was walking through the Dodgers Stadium parking lot with a few friends after the Dodgers-Giants opening...

President Obama confirms Bin Laden’s death

President Obama confirms Bin Laden’s death

May 1, 2011


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(UPDATED, 12:30AM PST) - Osama bin Laden's body has been buried at sea. WASHINGTON (8:45PM PST) - President Obama made an unscheduled announcement to the US late Sunday night. Osama Bin Laden's death was first reported by CNN's John King late Sunday night. He also reported that he has been ki...

President Obama expected to address nation shortly about Osama Bin Laden’s death.

President Obama expected to address nation shortly about Osama Bin Laden’s death.

May 1, 2011


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(UPDATE, 8:44PM PST): Obama concludes his announcement. (UPDATE, 8:40PM PST): President Obama confirms Osama Bin Laden's death to the nation. Obama said Bin Laden was killed by US agents in Pakistan. "Justice has been done," Obama said. (UPDATE, 8:36PM PST) - President Obama's speech began an hou...

What do you need to know about driving lessons?

What do you need to know about driving lessons?

April 10, 2011


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[media-credit name="Creative Commons" align="alignleft" width="251"] After receiving your permit, the next thing on your mind is to get your license. Though, there are a few steps you have to take before you can drive alone. Driving lessons are not only mandatory before you take your license test, but ...

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