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History of Thanksgiving

History of Thanksgiving

November 17, 2010

"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

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

[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

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

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...

Lorenzo’s still kicking it old school

Lorenzo’s still kicking it old school

October 15, 2010

As so many of us know, Belmont's local sandwich shop, Lorenzo's, is a well deserved treat. Every day, there is an endless line coming out of the store, and down the block towards Ralston. But who consists of this line? One of those groups is Oracle, coming everyday, with hundreds of orders for ...

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