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Opinion: Moving on is hard

Opinion: Moving on is hard

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

With graduation just around the corner, the thought of moving on from high school becomes a reality. Students are dispersing throughout the country to study their passion, immersing themselves in new cultures and environments. But they all have one thing in common: the homes that they will co...

Student Absenteeism bigger than you think

Dantony Lewis, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Missing one day of school may seem harmless, but it can have massive consequences. Chronic absenteeism: missing more than ten% of school days. “Missing one day of school is hard to recover from and sometimes can’t even be recovered,” said Carlmont High School sophomore Rohan Mantena. Studen...

Opinion: Prom preparations are grueling but worthwhile

Opinion: Prom preparations are grueling but worthwhile

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019

The new year rolls around. While you are posting about your New Year resolutions, your female peers have already started checking prom dress websites for an event four months away. This is only the first step that many females take in the long and grueling process of preparing for prom. As so...

Drug use seeps into high school culture

Drug use seeps into high school culture

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

Millions of thoughts parade across your conscience. Your heart begins to pound. The slim black device sits on top of your homework. You hear it echoing your name. You reach for your addiction. As you inhale your escape, a cloud of stress exits your mouth. Substance abuse has unraveled into an epidem...

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

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

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

March 24, 2018

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

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