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  • 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.


    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.


    Passionate applicants stand out during UC’s 2021 admissions process

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    The Yellow Papers Ep. 5: Cool Air

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    Gen Z Ep. 4: Environmental problems

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


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

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    Latest addition to ‘Star Wars’ hits rock bottom

  • Many restaurants are struggling during the pandemic, but others have found new ways to stay afloat. For instance, some restaurants on Laurel Street in San Carlos: "Just taking a walk down Laurel Street, there’s a bunch of outdoor seating, and cars aren’t allowed on the road, and I personally really like that change; I think it’s nice to have a walkable area with outdoor seating,” said Rory McGann, a senior.


    How are Carlmont’s favorite local restaurants doing during the pandemic?

  • Young adult science fiction and fantasy has divided readers for years. Despite valid criticisms, the subgenre has more than meets the eye.


    In Defense of YA: The Lord of the Reads #4

  • Change in water temperature, generally caused by climate change, induces coral bleaching. When coral is stressed from the extreme temperatures, the algae producing its color expels and the coral typically dies. An absence of coral greatly affects ecosystems that wildlife depend on.


    Cartoon: Corals Fight Climate Change

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Maya Kornyeyeva

Maya Kornyeyeva, Staff Writer

Maya Kornyeyeva is a junior at Carlmont High School and she enjoys photography and digital design. She is a co-founder of an ocean ecology club at school, through which she helps advocate for environmental issues. Kornyeyeva also participates in volunteering activities with Key Club at Carlmont, and likes to write about topics such as pop culture, climate, and science.
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Over the last several months, Bitcoin prices have risen sharply, allowing investors to reap the rewards of their financial trust in the cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin prices skyrocket

Maya Kornyeyeva, Staff Writer
March 1, 2021
Ever since August of 2020, after the re-election of Alexander Lukashenko and the suspected rigging of the ballots, the people of Belarus have taken to the streets to protest in favor of peace and democracy. The protests often turn violent however, and many protesters have been arrested by the government.

Cartoon: A Fight for Freedom

Maya Kornyeyeva, Staff Writer
December 8, 2020
With online learning, all the resources a student needs are available at their fingertips.

An Alternate Pathway

Maya Kornyeyeva, Staff Writer
November 25, 2020
As a result of the 2020 presidential election, Kamala Harris has been elected alongside Joe Biden as the vice president and president respectively. She has claimed the title of first female and first person of color to be elected as vice president.

Cartoon: History Has Been Made

Maya Kornyeyeva, Staff Writer
November 10, 2020
Rather than receiving a positive response to his contraction of COVID-19, President Donald Trump was met with thousands of memes that found his current state both expected and laughable.

Cartoon: Quarantine Meme Fuel

Maya Kornyeyeva, Staff Writer
October 13, 2020
The power of medical placebos is in the way they blend in, looking like a pill rather than  something else in order to trick the mind into believing that it is medication.

Mind before matter

Maya Kornyeyeva , Staff Writer
January 21, 2020
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