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Egypt in chaos: What does it mean for the US?

Egypt in chaos: What does it mean for the US?

January 29, 2011


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Since Jan. 25, citizens of Egypt have been protesting against the Egyptian government for numerous reasons such as police brutality, state of emergency laws, lack of free elections, corruption, restrictions on freedom of speech, high unemployment, low minimum wages, insufficient housing, food price inflation,...

Review: Obama’s State of the Union Address

Review: Obama’s State of the Union Address

January 26, 2011


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[media-credit id=30 align="aligncenter" width="300"][/media-credit] According to the U.S. Consitution, "He [the President] shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient" (US Con...

Is ‘Venti’ not enough? Starbucks announced larger drink size

Is ‘Venti’ not enough? Starbucks announced larger drink size

January 16, 2011


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[media-credit id=5 align="alignleft" width="250"][/media-credit] On Jan. 16, Starbucks Corp. announced in a press release statement that they will be releasing a new product: a 31-ounce "Trenta" cup size. The new size is seven ounces larger than "Venti," the current largest cup size, and will only be used for iced drinks. Seventeen states including Arizona, Florida and Texas w...

Australia: Unpredicted mass flooding continues

Australia: Unpredicted mass flooding continues

January 13, 2011


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[media-credit id=11 align="alignright" width="225"][/media-credit]Dangerous flooding in central and southern Australia continues to wreck havoc after a month of terror. Throughout numerous flash floods, the death toll has raised to about thirty people. Whereabouts are unknown for about seventy-eigh...

Wells Fargo and Apple, Inc. helps Carlmont High replace stolen items

Wells Fargo and Apple, Inc. helps Carlmont High replace stolen items

December 1, 2010


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[media-credit name="Apple, Inc." align="alignleft" width="247"][/media-credit] During Carlmont High School's Thanksgiving break, one or more people broke into a social studies classroom and stole twenty-five Apple MacBooks and thirty Apple iPod touches; a total of $50,000 worth of equipment. The social studies...

John Lennon Poetry Slam

John Lennon Poetry Slam

November 30, 2010


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[media-credit id=3 align="aligncenter" width="212"][/media-credit] On Wednesday Dec.8th, the Belmont Library will be hosting its final open mic of the year to commemorate the thirtieth death anniversary of John Lennon. This event will be from 7:00-9:00, all are encouraged to participate as audience m...

iPods and Laptops Stolen from Carlmont High classroom

iPods and Laptops Stolen from Carlmont High classroom

November 29, 2010


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Approximately $50,000 worth of school-owned laptops and iPods were stolen from Carlmont High School over the holiday weekend. During the Thanksgiving holiday break, one or more people smashed through a classroom window forcing themselves into a room containing twenty-five Apple MacBook laptops and th...

History of Thanksgiving

History of Thanksgiving

November 17, 2010


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"I don't know very much [about Thanksgiving]. Just about the pilgrims and giving thanks," stated senior Hannah Lassman. Most of us know about the pilgrims and their feast, but how did it go from that day to now? It all started in the year 1621 when the Mayflower landed on Plymouth Rock in Autumn. Colonists...

Bring us Renegades

November 12, 2010


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Tools. Tools are instruments of action controlled by an outside being. Humans use tools for accomplishing their deeds, tasks, whatever. Now, tools are mindless, they are objects, like a screwdriver or even a stick, that sentient things use for personal gain. So naturally tools have no issue with being...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

November 11, 2010


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[media-credit id=30 align="aligncenter" width="300"][/media-credit] In American culture, October through February are more or less about the holidays nonstop. October kicks it off with Halloween, followed shortly after by Thanksgiving in November, then quickly onto December with Christmas, Hanukah, and Kwanzaa. J...

Midterm Election Results In!

Midterm Election Results In!

November 4, 2010


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On Election Day, citizens voted for new political reform and new leaders in the government office. The following people will be the political representatives supporting our ideas as us, the students of Carlmont, become adults. Although the students did not have a say in who was elected this term, the...

Outrage, revolt emerges over teens’ suicides

Outrage, revolt emerges over teens’ suicides

October 23, 2010


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A special report on school bullying, harassment, and the power of the Internet. Featured in The Highlander. Since technology has been expanding, more teenagers are starting to adapt to social networking sites, text messaging, and web blogs. Although technology seems to be in it’s prime, bullying is rising among students and technology has made bullying worse than ever. Som...

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