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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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Students studying during class.
Students prepare during last review week of the year
Lucas Rudan, Staff Writer — May 24, 2022

The last week before finals comes with an everyday block-day schedule to help prepare students for finals starting May 27.  The modified...

Many classrooms witness empty seats with students  out for AP testing.
AP exams put students' study habits to the test
Ethan Kam, Staff Writer — May 15, 2022

There is a season between Spring and Summer: AP testing season. This season does not come with changing leaves but rather challenges to which...

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Teachers struggle with burnout as pandemic hardships continue
Charlotte Gordon, Staff Writer — May 5, 2022

Student burnout from the pandemic is well documented and there is ongoing discussion about how students were and continue to be impacted by the...

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Photo illustration of American way of discussing and creating legislation around abortion
Opinion: The uniquely American urge to simplify complicates abortion
Kiana Hinkson, Staff Writer — May 26, 2022

In the U.S., decriminalizing abortion has been a reference point for the progressiveness of American society for the left. However, the recognition...

Intelligence and other achievements should not be ignored due to gender identity.
Opinion: Don't let your dismissal perpetuate misogyny
Anika Marino, Staff Writer — May 23, 2022

How many times have you heard people say backhanded comments about a woman or feminine-presenting person? Feminine-presenting people are constantly...

Russell Westbrook, who was acquired by the Lakers, led fans to call the Lakers a superteam. Unfortunately, Westbrook underperformed and the Lakers missed the playoffs.
Opinion: The era of NBA superteams is over
Evan Leong, Staff Writer — May 18, 2022

According to Basketball-Reference, the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers had the highest odds of winning the 2022 National Basketball...

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High school steroids are a real problem, but the issue may be going under the radar. 
If people are using steroids, most of the time, they’re never going to get caught unless they are in a program that [tests for steroids], and we don’t have that at the high school level, said Carlmont administrative vice principal Grant Steunenberg.
Roid Rage: fighting against high school steroids
Rintaro Sato, Staff Writer — May 24, 2022

High school. A bustling environment filled with learning, friendship, and steroids? When one hears of a steroid scandal, our minds immediately...

Carnage Quidditch versus Silicon Valley Vipers at US Quidditch Cup 12 in Round Rock, Texas.
Real-life Quidditch allows fans to live out their childhood dreams
Inaaya Omer, Staff Writer — May 24, 2022

"Harry was speeding toward the ground when the crowd saw him clap his hand to his mouth as though he was going to be sick-he hit the field on...

Russell Westbrook, who was acquired by the Lakers, led fans to call the Lakers a superteam. Unfortunately, Westbrook underperformed and the Lakers missed the playoffs.
Opinion: The era of NBA superteams is over
Evan Leong, Staff Writer — May 18, 2022

According to Basketball-Reference, the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers had the highest odds of winning the 2022 National Basketball...

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As the school year comes to a close, seniors celebrate their college decisions
Chapter Five: So many dreams and so many plans
May 25, 2022
Kai Leigh Roach stands near a pool, enjoying the element of water.
Wilky's worldview issue four: Water
Anna Wilkinson, Staff Writer — May 18, 2022
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Amber Heard accompanies Johnny Depp to the Black Mass premiere while they were married.
Editorial: The narrative needs to change
Editorial Staff and Lindsay Augustine May 24, 2022

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. Once a glamorous couple driving around in a red, vintage car, they are now fighting in court over allegations of...

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Photo illustration of American way of discussing and creating legislation around abortion
Opinion: The uniquely American urge to simplify complicates abortion
Kiana Hinkson, Staff Writer — May 26, 2022

In the U.S., decriminalizing abortion has been a reference point for the progressiveness of American society for the left. However, the recognition...

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