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Much ado about Carlmont’s fall play

September 30, 2015

“I think the universal themes are forgiveness, to believe in people even though there may be some lies going around, to really find out the truth of situations," said director...

Journalism is about raising a conversation, and if it's controversial, so be it.

What journalism is really about

April 3, 2015

Since I've joined journalism I've always been asked the same question, "Why do journalists always try to be so controversial?" My answer, plain and simple, is, "We don't. It just...

There was evidence left from the crash such as a black box.

Germanwings crash leaves questions about airline safety

March 31, 2015

Last week, Germanwings's flight 9525 crashed over the French Alps, leaving no survivors. Evidence from the black box recordings suggests that the crash, which killed 149 people,...

Juniors Abbey Holbrook and Megan Wilson rotate in a 2014 season game against Saint Francis High School.

Girls lacrosse hopeful about upcoming season

March 7, 2015

Carlmont's girls lacrosse (LAX) team has begun prepping for their rapidly approaching season. Returning members have high expectations for their level of play in the upcoming weeks. In...

The green in California may be gone in the next few decades.

What’s the drought all about?

March 4, 2015

California may be headed toward the resurrection of the 1930’s Dust Bowl. Marked as a period of severe dust storms that damaged the ecology and agriculture of the midwest,...

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...

Cover of the Trainor album

All About That Bass, no treble with it

October 3, 2014

This song simply exploded over the summer. While nowhere near the popularity of Levels by Avicii or Fancy by Iggy Azalea, I found this song to have better content, leading to a...

ASB 2014-15 on Scots Day.

All about ASB

September 29, 2014

With a total of 41 members, Carlmont's 2014-15 ASB is ready for an amazing year. Leading ASB is Elise Dimmick, ASB president. At her side are the ASB vice presidents, Raine...

A mural in Selma, Ala.

Learning about the Civil Rights Movement from the Civil Rights Movement

September 9, 2014

There is not a more direct and personal way of learning about history than experiencing it through the people who made it at the locations where it occurred. Carlmont students...

Junior Malcolm McClellan goes in for a tackle in last year's rivalry game versus Sequoia.

Boys soccer uneasy about upcoming season

September 9, 2014

Winter sports may not start for a few more months, but that doesn’t mean that the athletes haven’t started preparing. Especially not when it comes to the Carlmont boy’s varsity...

Raffi Samurkashian.

Teen passionate about reaching his goals

May 20, 2014

Being a junior in high school while taking five point classes is hard enough, but having a 5.0 GPA while being involved in many extra-curriculars seems almost impossible. Junior...

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