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  • Many are consumed by negative emotions and mental illnesses, whether this struggle is visible to others or not. Especially during Mental Health Awareness Month, it is important to check in on your loved ones and provide them with love and support.

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    Cartoon: Mental Monsters

  • Even though SAT for some colleges is test optional, it still has a significant impact on college admissions.

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    Opinion: SAT test-optional is not really optional

  • Carlmont’s open house website provides an interactive experience for families to check out student work. Gay Buckland-Murray, the instructional vice principal, stressed the importance of the continuation of an open house, despite the abnormal circumstances. “Open House is a chance for students and families to ‘see’ teachers/classes that the student has been involved in all year [and say] ‘here’s the teacher/class that I’ve been talking about’. It’s a chance to look back in that sense to what has been happening this year,” Buckland-Murray said.

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    Virtual open house highlights perseverance with distance learning

  • Sadie Scott and Kyra Slattery create and lay out earrings for their business, Femme Fatale.

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    Femme Fatale helps customers find their inner femme

  • Diverse Creativity Ep. 3: Ladle and Leaf

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    Diverse Creativity Ep. 3: Ladle and Leaf

  • Due to their intelligence and playful personality, killer whales became animals of interest for entertainment. However, life in captivity has led to terrible consequences; captive killer whales often only live half as long as their wild counterparts, and many develop pathologies such as the dorsal fin collapse.

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    Cartoon: Killing Killer Whales

  • University of California, Los Angeles received a 28% increase in freshman applicants. This year, they had 139, 500 freshman applicants, making it the most applied university in the nation.

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    Passionate applicants stand out during UC’s 2021 admissions process

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    The Yellow Papers Ep. 5: Cool Air

  • Gen Z Ep. 4: Environmental problems

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    Gen Z Ep. 4: Environmental problems

  • There is a surplus amount of stress that is placed on students.

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    Opinion: We need to continue to appreciate how far we’ve come

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Auva Soheili

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

Auva Soheili is a senior and a Highlander Managing Editor at Carlmont. She enjoys travel, specifically experiencing other cultures. She began her nonprofit, Bold Apparel, over a year ago whose profits are donated to various causes to help vulnerable groups in the community. She has been an advocate for women's rights, gun control, and the fair treatment of migrants in movements like "March for Our Lives," "Black Lives Matter," and "Keep Families Together." In the future, she's interested in having a career involving social justice.

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Many students resorted to completing their homework by candlelight while they waited for the power to return.

Blackouts strike the Bay Area

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer
October 28, 2019
Sophomores Nika Lobykina and Brianna Butler try to de-stress by petting Wilbur.

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May 28, 2019
Students adore Wilbur and look to him with affection.

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May 28, 2019
Students gather around Wilbur, one of the therapy dogs, to take a break from the stress of schoolwork.

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May 28, 2019
Emma Evans, a sophomore, and juniors, Dina Bakour and Alexa Jamison, sit in a circle with other students and pet one of the therapy dogs.

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May 28, 2019
Wilbur the pug poses while a visitor takes a photo.

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May 28, 2019
Tara Roshan, a sophomore, works on a project during AP Euro class despite senioritis

Senioritis strikes again

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer
May 15, 2019
A wide variety of paintings hang on one of the walls of the gallery.

Art Show draws attention

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer
March 23, 2019
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