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The ne'er-forgotten cast of Muppets pose for a promotional photo.

It’s time to watch ‘The Muppets’

October 5, 2015

Chalk-full of dad jokes that will provoke your most violent and self-conscious guffaws, "The Muppets" are back to lighten your life. Not tailored to a Sesame Street-shaped audience,...

It's a baby

It’s a baby

September 30, 2015


Netflix has won over the hearts of many students as a form of relaxation.

Student leisure time and how it’s spent

April 20, 2015

Free time is viewed in a variety of different ways. Some people view it as a beneficial break from the stress of everyday life, others as a useless distraction. The majority...

You can spot  stereotypical freshmen by their over-sized backpacks.

Freshman year — 10 reasons why it’s not all bad

January 28, 2015

We’ve all been in that situation. The bell is going to ring in less than ten seconds. You are going to be late to math class yet again -- and you just can’t afford another...

‘Annie’ soundtrack fails to stand on it’s own

January 22, 2015

Sometimes bad movies are successful and good movies are not. The same is true for music albums. "Annie" is a 2014 film adaptation of a broadway musical, not to be confused wit...

42 percent of 18-year-olds do not know how to iron a shirt.

Teenagers: It’s time to act your age

November 2, 2014

Say goodbye to the days when your teachers held your hand and gave you a homework pass when you had a rough night, because it's time to grow up. For many of us, this will be...

Ello attracts users who want an ad-free experience, the ability to avoid data mining of their personal information, and the choice of how to identify themselves apart from their legal names.

Ello? It’s not Facebook

October 1, 2014

The ad-free, anti-data-mining, invite-only social media platform Ello has surged in numbers with up to 31,000 people joining per hour at the end of September. Launched in April...

Road rage: it's not worth it

Road rage: it’s not worth it

March 1, 2014

Yesterday, I honked at somebody for the first time, and it came back to bite me shortly after. I was hurrying to work and was stuck behind this car who was literally just rolling...

‘Date and Switch’ says it’s okay to be gay

February 25, 2014

“Date and Switch,” though predictable, relayed the message that it’s okay to be gay. The film followed best friends Michael and Matty on their quest to find partners by pro...

Raise those umbrellas, it’s raining

November 20, 2013

For the first time in over a month, it rained during school hours at Carlmont High School. And with that rain comes cold weather. During the week of Nov. 17, weather in Belmont...

It’s not fair that AP students have to take finals

May 2, 2013

This year, Carlmont administrators are placing emphasis on the fact that students taking AP classes still have to take a final exam after completing the AP test. In previous years, students were basically done with their AP class once they took the AP exam. The rest of the year and especially finals week was easier, knowing they had finished all the preparation and testing to get college credit. It...

I live in EPA... and it's not fair.

I live in EPA… and it’s not fair.

April 2, 2013

Sophomore Alenna Winfield waits outside in the cold to catch one of the busses to Carlmont High School. Her school day begins 75 minutes before many of her classmates’. ...

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