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Opinion: How schools are failing America’s youth and how to stop it

Opinion: How schools are failing America’s youth and how to stop it

Aaron Penn, Staff writter

December 19, 2018

In 2011, a McKinsey consulting firm report concluded that a little over half of the college graduates were unemployed, and out of the remaining graduates who had jobs, 48 percent of them were currently in work that requires less than a four-year degree. With statistics like this behind the questionable success of e...

America’s global dominance is collapsing

America’s global dominance is collapsing

Alexander Derhacobian, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

It’s possible that the future of America’s global role is in the hands of one man, but he isn’t the president of the United States. This man resides 4,857 miles away from the White House. He is Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin hasn’t hesitated with challenging the United States...

Hurricane Matthew devastates America’s southeast coast

Hurricane Matthew devastates America’s southeast coast

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

Another natural disaster has broken apart communities in the southeast portion of the United States. On Oct. 8, Hurricane Matthew made landfall on the South Carolina coast after coming near Florida the previous day. At its peak, Hurricane Matthew was a category five hurricane, sustaining wind...

New complications with over-the-counter drugs are identified

New complications with over-the-counter drugs are identified

Nate Godwin, Scot Scoop Editor

May 22, 2016

Acetaminophen is the active ingredient in the painkiller Tylenol, and though it may be very good at reducing or numbing one’s pain, a recent study shows that it may also make the user less empathetic. Empathy is defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. A recent study...

America’s lesser-known faiths

January 25, 2013

Carlmont is a very diverse school full of different religions; including smaller religions like: Hinduism, Sikhism, and Baha’i. Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world with 979 million followers according to the CIA World Factbook. It is a polytheistic religion where a family may worship...

America’s Most Unwanted: Criminals who catch themselves

America’s Most Unwanted: Criminals who catch themselves

March 24, 2011

A North Carolina man who led deputies on a high-speed chase across Rowan County late Wednesday told authorities he was driving over 120 mph and eluding police because Dr. Phil told him America was under an alien invasion. Investigating a purse snatching, Brunswick, Georgia, detectives picked up a ma...

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