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Nelson Mandela: mourning the passing of a legend

Nelson Mandela: mourning the passing of a legend

December 9, 2013

After his death on Dec. 5, the nation that Nelson Mandela fought so hard to help came together, supported by the whole world, to mark his passing. "Our nation has lost its greate...

Dead week comes alive

Dead week comes alive

December 9, 2013

The week before finals is a time for chapter reviews, studying, and cup after cup of coffee. The term “dead week” labels the days before final exams in which teachers are encourag...

The Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Pizza was a delicious combination of pineapple, chicken, and barbecue sauce.

California’s hot pizza kitchen

December 9, 2013

A widely known chain restaurant, California Pizza Kitchen serves delicious food that is packed with flavor and zest. With various locations in the Bay Area, California Pizza...

The Argentinean government is passing a resolution to nominate Pope Francis for the Nobel Peace Prize. Picture courtesy of Wikipedia.

Pope Francis to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

December 9, 2013

The Argentinean government is passing a nomination for Pope Francis as a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize due to his efforts to put an end to the violence occurring in Syria. S...

Coach Steve Pendleton addresses his team at halftime during the Lady Scots' tie with Palo Alto High on Dec. 2.

Positive start for Lady Scots

December 4, 2013

The Junior Varsity Girls showed composure in their first preseason game of the season, tying Palo Alto High 0-0 on Dec. 2. After weeks of tough cuts and long practices, the...

Nov. 26 dodgeball game.

Let’s play dodgeball

November 27, 2013

The classic recreational game of dodgeball has swept campus by storm. As this year's dodgeball tournament kicks off, students can be found playing or spectating dodgeball games...

The Doctors (Matt Smith, David Tennant, and John Hurt) race to save Gallifrey and the entire universe.

Doctor Who: Happy 50th birthday

November 26, 2013

The following contains spoilers for Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor. This special anniversary episode celebrates Doctor Who's running time of 50 years, a Guinness World ...

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‘Catching Fire’ sends fans ablaze

November 25, 2013

Enamored fans return for the second installment of “The Hunger Games.” “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” proved to be even better than the extremely popular “The Hunger ...

Photo by Justine Phipps

Screamin’ Scots march on

November 22, 2013

School spirit put on its true game face this season with the Screamin’ Scots more alive than ever. The Screamin’ Scots are a group of energetic Carlmont students that attend...

David Talcott with wife, Susie, in Juneau, Ala.

David Talcott and wife expecting a baby in February

November 19, 2013

While most teachers at Carlmont are solely focused on handling hundreds of students per day, physics teacher David Talcott has an additional factor to consider. In February 2014,...

Cross country settles for second at CCS championship

Cross country settles for second at CCS championship

November 18, 2013

After winning seven of the last nine CCS championships, the Carlmont Mens Varsity Cross Country team placed second at Saturday’s championship meet, falling behind Bellarmine...

The final game on Nov. 15 was a disappointing loss but the team stayed positive.

The end of another senior era

November 17, 2013

After the Scots lost to Sequoia with a score of 51-7, the end of the game became more about the senior players, and the supportive Screaming Scots. Carlmont has many influential seniors ...

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