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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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Dwayne Haskins and Terry McLaurin as teammates in the NFL.
Opinion: Sports discourse dehumanizes athletes
Izaan Masud, Podcast Producer — April 28, 2022

Adam Schefter has been reporting on the NFL since 1990. After slowly rising up the ranks since then, he has become one of the most prolific sports journalists in the world, often breaking the news of important moves around the NFL. In fact, he recently signed a contract with ESPN, worth 9 million dollars,...

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The discovery of King Tut’s tomb in 1922 started a global spiral of Egyptomania that waned at times but still remains to this day.
Opinion: Stop telling me to “Walk Like an Egyptian”
Gabriela Asmar, Staff Writer — April 27, 2022

The discovery of Pharoah Tutankhamun’s (a.k.a. King Tut’s) tomb in 1922 started a global spiral of Egyptomania that waned at times but remains to this day. Fanaticism prevails, whether it’s 1920s Egyptian revival fashion or a tacky Egyptian god costume.  In the 1980s, Egyptomania had its second...

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Artificial intelligence has the potential to solve many complex problems and overall make life easier. Because of this, artificial intelligences potential should be welcomed with open arms.
Opinion: Artificial intelligence should be embraced
Evan Leong, Staff Writer — April 20, 2022

John McCarthy, who coined the term artificial intelligence (AI) in 1955, defined AI as “the science and engineering of making intelligent machines.” As these intelligent machines develop, people should embrace their emergence.  According to Statista.com, funding for AI increased exponentially...

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As shootings surround us, we seem to be talking about them less. This will not end the gun violence epidemic that threatens our safety.
Opinion: Complacency cannot end gun violence
Chesney Evert, Podcast Producer — April 12, 2022

“It has been brought to our attention that there is a rumor circulating in our community that a school shooting will occur on Monday.” Thus began Interim Principal Sean Priest’s email warning Carlmont families about possible gun violence on campus sent on Feb. 13, 2022. In six sentences,...

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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. looks to lead the Blue Jays to a championship.
Opinion: Baseball returns from lockout
Christophe Chau, Staff Writer — April 12, 2022

To the excitement of sports bettors, analysts, and fans, baseball is finally back. The 2022 Major League Baseball (MLB) season began on April 7. The uncertainty of last year's offseason finally came to a close with a new deal between the league and players association. Lengthy negotiations began last...

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TXT uses a dark color palette in their concept photos to illustrate the main themes of their EP. Heartbreak, shown in the broken heart of the album art, is the primary subject of the five songs.
Tomorrow x Together goes bad in "Minisode 2: Thursday's Child"
Rebecca Von Tersch, Staff Writer — May 25, 2022

K-pop group Tomorrow x Together (TXT) has returned with another stellar album. This extended play album (EP), titled “Minisode 2: Thursday’s...

The exterior of the Boba Guys location in San Carlos.
Boba Guys summer drinks are out of season
Maya Campbell, Podcast Producer — May 8, 2022

Enticing flavors don’t always equal quality. The recent release of seasonal drinks from the popular boba chain Boba Guys, displayed this reality....

Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo explores themes of love, family, identity, and race in an emotional but wonderful coming-of-age story.
"Last Night at the Telegraph Club" will keep you reading all night
Rebecca Von Tersch, Staff Writer — May 5, 2022

Warning: This article contains spoilers for the book “Last Night at the Telegraph Club” by Malinda Lo and contains mentions of homophobia...

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