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The vaccine debate has been one of the most controversial subjects in recent years.

Measles outbreak promotes discussion on vaccines

April 9, 2019

Three-hundred and fourteen individual cases of measles were recorded between January and March of this year in 15 states across the country. Of the 157 cases recorded in Rockland, New York, 82% had not gotten a measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. It’s been 2015 since the last American died of measles.  The disease was declared eliminated from the U.S. in 2000. Even more startling is that 81 flights traveling in the U.S. in the past year had at least one person on board with measles. Why is this a problem? If one person in the vicinity is infected with measles, 90% of...

The importance of a driver’s license

March 20, 2019

Jai Sinha reports on how important driver's licenses are to many students.

The importance of Tech Crew

February 15, 2019

CJ Ward reports on the importance of Tech Crew.

Student directors Jasmine Zang and Tessa Bagby, both seniors, sit back and watch their production.

Student directed ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ hits the stage

April 20, 2018

Laughter filled the studio theater Thursday night as the audience was treated to a performance of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” directed by Carlmont seniors Te...

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Books students read don’t reflect Carlmont’s diverse population

January 23, 2018

J.D. Salinger, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Shakespeare. All three are accomplished writers. All three are white. Sandra Cisneros, also an accomplished writer. Cisneros i...

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The importance of naps in high school

February 1, 2014

When I was in kindergarten, I resented naps. Because I was an energetic child, any amount of time where I had to be still was complete torture. Whenever my teacher said it was...

Put the pajamas away: the importance of looking presentable

March 22, 2013

No matter your age, the clothes you wear can define the way others view you. So, when I see my fellow classmates dressed in their most comfortable pajamas, I am worried. The...

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