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Hannah Young

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

Hannah Young is a junior at Carlmont High School. She loves the fine art of punning as well as playing music on her violin.

 

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A diverse group of actors and artists try to make ends meet at a failing diner in Los Angeles.

Carlmont student presents original play: ‘The Diner on Washington Street’

April 12, 2016

Second semester of senior year is often spent relaxing and anticipating college acceptance letters. For Denis Yudin, however, second semester has been spent directing his original play, “The Diner on...

Studies have proven that moderate caffeine consumption may protect against neurodegenerative diseases.

Latte start Wednesdays, anyone?

December 16, 2015

Waking up on a late start Wednesday comes second to only one thing: waking up on a "latte start Wednesday." Latte start Wednesday might be a reality for the high school students who utilize their extra hour...

Impossible Foods  is a company based in Redwood City that uses biotechnology to create meat directly from plants. The Carlmont science departments holds several science lectures per year with different scientists as guest speakers.

Science lecture introduces students to Impossible Foods

November 22, 2015

To eat meat or not to eat meat? That is the question that began to plague biotechnologist Chris Davis as his team at Impossible Foods researched the world's most destructive industry: animal farming. "People...

Junior Evelyn Lawrence, co-president of Carlmont Feminist Club, introduces Linda Sarsour.

Social activist’s visit inspires more than a Muslim-Feminist collaboration

November 9, 2015

Social activism isn't always the first thing that comes to mind when students think of what happens at their school. Muslim feminist Linda Sarsour strived to change the stigmas around social activism...

Out with the old and in with the new. In March 2016, the new SAT will be implemented.

[Photo] Redesigned SAT deserves a fair chance

October 15, 2015

Out with the old and in with the new. In March 2016, the new SAT will be implemented.

Sophomores and juniors took the new PSAT on Oct. 14.

New PSAT receives good reviews

October 15, 2015

The class of 2017 were guinea pigs for the new PSAT on Oct. 14. Students know the drill: first they silently file into designated classrooms and turn off all electronics, then they carefully fill in...

Carlmont trumpet player and vocalist Aria Frangos volunteered at the frisbee art booth for children and their families to enjoy.

Save the Music Festival brings the community together

October 9, 2015

Face-paint-covered children ran from one booth to the next. Community members of all ages volunteered in green t-shirts. Parents eagerly photographed their young musicians on stage. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m....

During the power outage, students congregate in the dark hall.

Construction leaves D-wing in darkness

September 28, 2015

Students and staff in D-wing spent Sept. 28 without power. The power was shut off at Carlmont for construction purposes, but when turned back on, D and E-wing's power stayed off. Although E-wing's...

Freshman Alyssa Higdon meets Schneider after the book talk to get Schneiders autograph.

Students react to Schneider’s book talk

September 21, 2015

On Sept. 17, author Robyn Schneider, who wrote Carlmont's all-school summer reading book, visited the school to speak about her writing experience and autograph students' copies of her novel. The idea...

Senior Jules Bruey demonstrates the power of an electrostatic generator.

[Photo] Physics program gets revamped

September 2, 2015

Senior Jules Bruey demonstrates the power of an electrostatic generator.

Sophomore Anya Meredith displays excellent cramming technique by reading two chemistry textbooks at once.

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September 2, 2015

Sophomore Anya Meredith displays excellent cramming technique by reading two chemistry textbooks at once.

Approximately 196 million roses are sold each Valentines Day.

[Photo] Spread the love this Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2015

Approximately 196 million roses are sold each Valentine's Day.

In the words of Charlie Buxton, In life, as in chess, forethought wins.

Teens need to learn to master the ‘game’ of high school

January 30, 2015

A concentrated chess player studies the game board carefully and calculates her next move. She made foolish mistakes in her amateur days by rushing into action unprepared, but years of experience have...

The basis of free speech.

Morality: The ultimate law

January 18, 2015

Imagine the cruel chaotic world in which we would live if people only followed laws and disregarded moral judgement. Morality is a unwritten law, but one that should be carefully observed nevertheless....

Obama said, “You can come out of the shadows.”

Obama speaks about new immigration policies

December 16, 2014

In an age where immigration laws are frequently changing, up to date knowledge on legal policies is important, especially to Californians. On Nov. 20, 2014, President Obama delivered a speech explaining...

I was bored one day so I decided to sign stuff on change.org, but I wondered, who sees the signatures? said freshman Andrew Joo.

Online petitions: success or scam?

November 12, 2014

The First Amendment gives US citizens the right to petition without fear of prosecution, but how effective are these petitions? Websites like change.org allow citizens to virtually give their signature...

You cant blame them for coming up with new ideas, but freezing womens eggs so they can keep working is unethical, said Yi.

Freezing eggs to continue on in workforce

October 27, 2014

Leading corporates of Apple and Facebook are paying $20,000 for their female employees to freeze their eggs. Out of the 67 percent of women in the work force, 43 percent quit after the birth of their...

Its great that theyre increasing minimum wage. Like I said, it really adds up, said James Pak, a student employee at Ya-Ua.

Students react to minimum wage increase in California

October 14, 2014

The increase in minimum wage in California has affected the working students at Carlmont. This past summer, California voted to increase minimum wage from $8 per hour to $9 per hour. However, living...

Carlmont students react to Emma Watson’s HeForShe speech

September 30, 2014

Many Carlmont students reacted positively towards Emma Watson's formal invitation for men to take part in the campaign for gender equality. In her HeForShe speech delivered on Sept. 20 to the UN, Watson...

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