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Junior State of America promotes open political dialogue

Junior State of America promotes open political dialogue

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

According to the Pew Research Center, the divide between Democrats and Republicans on major issues grows wider. The Junior State of America (JSA) Club at Carlmont is trying to heal that divide by teaching the youth to understand their arguments and recognize each other's viewpoints. "JSA is tr...

Lowe’s announces closure of 51 stores in North America

Lowe’s announces closure of 51 stores in North America

CJ Ward, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

Lowe’s has recently announced that they are closing 20 stores in the U.S. and 31 stores in Canada. Four of these stores will be closing in California, located in South San Francisco, San Jose, Irvine, and Aliso Viejo respectively. This announcement, made on Monday, Nov. 5, said that they plan o...

Great America terrorized by a mob of teenagers

Great America terrorized by a mob of teenagers

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Many Bay Area residents’ nights came to a shocking end when mobs of thieves went on a rampage at Great America’s Haunt. Exact numbers are unknown, but police believe that 15-20 boys were involved in alleged robberies, assaults, and thefts. Two people had to be hospitalized, one for being tas...

Rep. Jackie Speier addresses political concerns

Rep. Jackie Speier addresses political concerns

Sam Hosmer, Staff Ranter

February 14, 2017

“Truth and Justice for All,” “Resist and Persist,” and “We Support Jackie” were just some of the signs carried into the auditorium of Lowell High School on Feb.11 at the "Conversation about America" event featuring Rep. Jackie Speier. The event, organized by the Lowell PTSA, aimed to provide reside...

America needs to move forward together

America needs to move forward together

Editorial Staff, Site Editors

November 11, 2016

This is one of the most controversial elections in American history, and instead of bringing us together, it’s driving us apart. Rather than openly hating on each other, we need to unite and remember what makes us human — the ability to listen, understand, and respect others, even if their opinion...

Recent bombings resurrect fear in America

Recent bombings resurrect fear in America

Jordan Hanlon, Editor-in-Chief of The Highlander

September 24, 2016

On Sept. 17, a bomb exploded in Ocean County, New Jersey. Later that day, a second bomb exploded in Chelsea, Manhattan, injuring 31 people. State troopers discovered a third device just a few blocks away. The New Jersey bomb exploded at 9:30 a.m. in the area where the Seaside Semper Five Marine...

‘Captain America: Civil War’ is one of Marvel’s greatest films

‘Captain America: Civil War’ is one of Marvel’s greatest films

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016

Disney and Marvel Studios have done it once again. "Captain America: Civil War," released May 6, is the latest superhero movie since "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice." While "Batman v. Superman" was a disappointment for a lot of superhero fans, "Captain America: Civil War," is definitely a...

Make America great again by silencing Trump

Make America great again by silencing Trump

Editorial Staff, Site Editors

March 2, 2016

Any publicity is good publicity, and Donald Trump is by far the most publicized candidate in the 2016 presidential election. Almost every news site in the nation is constantly covering Trump's every move. This media boost gave the man who everyone originally thought was running as a joke more than...

Why America needs gun control

Why America needs gun control

Kian Karamdashti, ScotCenter Sports

January 26, 2016

More than 90,000 dead. More than 90,000 Americans have lost their lives at the hands of gun violence since the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Newton, Connecticut on Dec 14, 2012. The shooting that killed 26 people, including 20 children. The shooting that, when recalled more than thre...

Pizza takes a bite out of America

Pizza takes a bite out of America

Karen Gao, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

‘Another Period’ dazzles crowds across America

‘Another Period’ dazzles crowds across America

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

August 27, 2015

Imagine "Keeping up with the Kardashians," but set during the Gilded Age in Newport, Rhode Island. This is the premise for "Another Period" on Comedy Central. Meet socialites Lillian and Beatrice Bellacourt (played by comedians Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome), two spoiled and narcissistic aristocrats climbing up t...

Election Day ushers new plans for America

Election Day ushers new plans for America

Victor Li, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

A seemingly endless line of responsible US citizens pours out of the polling office and down the street, wrapping around block after block of the neighborhood. Here, they wait before Election Day to cast their vote on what they believe is best for their nation. "The poll where I worked at got double...

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