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A person holds up a sign protesting the Electoral College system and the outcome of the 2000 election.

Opinion: Count every vote

April 10, 2020

America.  A place where everyone has a say on key issues and can vote for change. A place where everyone's voice is heard. Or so it seems.  Since its approval in 1787, th...

The Carlmont Technical Theatre Association's executive team makes announcements during their club meeting on Tuesday.

Carlmont clubs begin the search for new executives

March 7, 2019

It’s March, the beginning of the countdown towards summer. School is coming to a close, club leaders are moving on,  and it's the time for students to step forward and take...

Why I (probably) shouldn’t be able to vote

March 24, 2018

Joseph Gomez describes his problems with the concept of lowering the voting age.

The polls for the officer elections officially close on May 5 and CCC members can also vote online.

Chinese Culture Club prepares for the coming year

May 3, 2017

On Friday, April 27, Chinese Culture Club (CCC) officer candidates held their election speeches. As the school year comes to an end, CCC is preparing for its next chapter nex...

Sophomore Sophia Mercado exercises her voting rights during lunch on Feb. 24.

Students elect new ASB officers

February 27, 2017

Carlmont’s halls were filled with campaign posters and encouraging signs that read, “vote for me,” during the weeks before Feb. 24. However, campaign season has officially...

For the first time ever, Clinton went against Trump in a debate that would set a precedent for the election season.

Introducing the Clinton-Trump model of a ‘wrong’ debate

September 29, 2016

It is a feeling that has been associated with the entire presidential campaign of 2016 by many American voters -- "wrong." According to junior Sammy Zhang, this word described...


Scots want candid candidates for student office

March 4, 2016

Students anxiously wait for March 8, the day that student elections are held in front of the ASB room. Elections determine a lot for students aside from simply who is in charge....

Presidential candidate Abdel Fattah al-Sisi walks alongside United States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel in Cairo, Egypt. Image courtesy of Creative Commons Search.

Political turmoil accompanies presidential elections in Egypt

May 6, 2014

Egypt’s presidential candidate Abdul Fattah al-Sisi promised that the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt “will no longer exist” if he is to be elected. In an interview with press,...

Elections flood campus

Naomi Asrir, Art Team

February 21, 2014


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