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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

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 statisti...

Sophomore Patrick McDonough discusses foreign policy issues at a meeting of Carlmont Model United Nations on Dec. 7, 2016. Every week, the club discusses contentious political crises, and Russia’s growing dominance has been a regular theme of discussion.

America’s global dominance is collapsing

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 t...

Joint Task Force Matthew distributes relief supplies to hurricane-stricken areas.

Hurricane Matthew devastates America’s southeast coast

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...

Many Americans are taking the wrong doses of over-the-counter drugs, and it may be having dangerous effects.

New complications with over-the-counter drugs are identified

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...

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 one or many gods, Vishnu, Shiva, and Devi being the most common gods. Hinduism’s most important...

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...

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