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‘The Good Doctor’ saves ABC’s ratings

‘The Good Doctor’ saves ABC’s ratings

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Reviews

ABC’s new medical drama, “The Good Doctor,” aims to clear misconceptions about autism. Ever since the show was released in September, it has been doing just that. “The Good Doctor” follows Dr. Shaun Murphy, played by Freddie Highmore (from A&E's twist on the show Psycho, Bates Motel). ...

‘The Good Dinosaur’ is better than it sounds

‘The Good Dinosaur’ is better than it sounds

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under A&E

Pixar's "The Good Dinosaur," released Nov. 25, was released in time for Thanksgiving. It delivers a good story on family and trust. Set in an alternate timeline in which the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs missed, the movie tells the story of Arlo (voiced by Raymond Ochoa), a fearful young Apatosaurus...

A bleatin’ good story from a Claymation sheep

A bleatin’ good story from a Claymation sheep

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor

August 23, 2015


Filed under A&E, Top News

A mobile home is on the loose. Adults look on, appalled. The perpetrators gasp with guilt. Teenagers capture the event on smartphones. Disregard the target audience of "Shaun the Sheep" (PG) for a moment, and consider the following. A tragic turn of events leads to living life as fugitives, forgo...

The battle of good versus evil is won by perspective

The battle of good versus evil is won by perspective

Megan Tao, Highlander Junior Editor/Columnist

April 12, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Stabs at Society

The hero, the villain, and the epic battle between good versus evil are all universal aspects of stories that we take a little too seriously. Everybody strives to achieve the characteristics of the the hero because that ultimately means you're a good person. Nobody wants to have the characteristics...

Sexual offenders reach settlement on Good Friday and commemorate Audrie Pott’s death

Sexual offenders reach settlement on Good Friday and commemorate Audrie Pott’s death

Victor Li, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015


Filed under News

After two and a half years, Larry and Lisa Pott were able to forgive the teenage boys who sexually assaulted their daughter. It happened on Sept. 12, 2012, when 15-year-old Audrie Pott from Saratoga High School hanged herself a week after being sexually assaulted by three male classmates whom she...

Good sushi, but bad prices

Good sushi, but bad prices

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

December 11, 2014


Filed under A&E

There are many stories of people eating raw sushi, only to find tapeworms in their body. At Shiki Bistro, set that fear aside and enjoy some creative flavors of sushi. And if you are over 21, enjoy their innovative cocktails, which take an Asian spin on typical drinks. The delicious sushi is on...

Branded clothing or a good buy?

Branded clothing or a good buy?

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer

October 20, 2014


Filed under A&E

As you walk around campus, you see those who wear generic brands, and others who don't. The decision between brand and generic attire is a big part of one's presentation to others. There has always been discussion about whether brand or generic clothing  is better. However, there seems to be no...

Red Crawfish — good food, but avoid the crawfish

Red Crawfish — good food, but avoid the crawfish

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

October 20, 2014


Filed under A&E

On a cold night, the best way to warm up is with some traditional Cajun food. The quaint restaurant called Red Crawfish is located in the busy downtown area of San Mateo, on 401 E 3rd Street. When a restaurant is named Red Crawfish, one would expect a savory bag of fresh crawfish. However, I received...

A great start to a new series

A great start to a new series

Alex Wildman, Staff Writer

March 12, 2014


Filed under A&E

The new sci-fi television series “Resurrection” was an unexpectedly good. From just the commercials this new show seemed gimmicky and surface level. However, minutes into the premiere it became clear that it was, and will be, much more than that. One of the first things that stood out was th...

Blood drive provides a good way to give

Blood drive provides a good way to give

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

January 22, 2014


Filed under Campus

Carlmont High School’s annual blood drive is around the corner, giving students the opportunity to donate their blood to help save lives. Carlmont has partnered with the American Red Cross in order to hold a blood drive located on the school campus on Feb. 7. The Associated Student Body is holding ...

Varsity soccer kicks off to a good start

Varsity soccer kicks off to a good start

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

December 11, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont came out victorious with a 3-0 preseason win against Leigh High School on Tuesday night. Center midfielder Theo Fédronic started off the game with a goal, quickly followed by another goal from senior Jake Retchless in the first half. Both teams traded shots in the second half, and the...

Editorial: Common Core is for the common good

Editorial: Common Core is for the common good

December 6, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

America, we have a serious problem. According to the Broad Foundation, “American students rank 25th in math, 17th in science and 14th in reading compared to students in 27 industrialized countries.” Additionally, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reported that we have g...

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