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NASA science lecture explores the search for extraterrestrial life

NASA science lecture explores the search for extraterrestrial life

Veronica Roseborough, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus

Scientists, as well as ordinary people, are continually grappling with the question of whether we are alone in the universe. In order to answer that question, they must travel beyond the mere reaches Earth's atmosphere, and into space. On Nov. 8, Michael Flynn arrived at Carlmont High School to give a presentation on the sear...

Family meals positively affect teens

Family meals positively affect teens

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

When was the last time you sat down with your family and ate dinner with them? If it's been a while, consider the benefits. Dinner time is an opportunity to take a breath and forget about whatever is happening in life, whether it be work, friends, homework, or an APUSH test the next day. It...

Spring play reminds viewers to appreciate the little joys of life

Spring play reminds viewers to appreciate the little joys of life

Sophia Wolczko, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

The barista looks up, smiles, and hands a cup of steaming coffee across the counter. The fragrance is pleasant and the warmth is comforting. Each small sip brings a burst of flavor and a mind-opening energy boost. The room is lively and bright, the coffee is good, and the day is just beginning. T...

Personal finance class prepares students for life after high school

Personal finance class prepares students for life after high school

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under Campus

Beyond high school, students have to adapt to an independent lifestyle and can no longer rely on guidance from their parents and teachers. By enrolling in the personal finance class at Carlmont, students are able to gain skills that they can use both during and after their high school years. Perso...

With scientific advancements, death is no longer an end

With scientific advancements, death is no longer an end

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under News, Top News

Many humans live their lives fearing the day of their passing, the uncertainty of what will happen after the end being a daunting truth to face. But what if there was no reason to be afraid? What if death did not have to mean the end of one's life, but rather the beginning of another? As it turns out, that is exactly what it means to some in 2016, as science has made it possible to be reborn back into beauty and amongst the living once more.

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Cynthia Faupusa saves a life through sacrifice

Cynthia Faupusa saves a life through sacrifice

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

Students often forget that teachers do, in fact, have lives outside of their classrooms, and that their commitment to helping others extends beyond just their students. Such is the case of Cynthia Faupusa, a mother of two originally from San Francisco, who is currently teaching her ninth year of English...

Life after high school

Life after high school

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor

October 2, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

Dead Poets’ Society brings poetry to life

Dead Poets’ Society brings poetry to life

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer

May 14, 2015


Filed under Campus

Enter Carlmont's Black Box, otherwise known as the drama classroom, and experience for yourself the flow of creativity that streams from the students who give poetry a voice. This is the place to go if one wants to be inspired, as well as improve one's social skills. Poetry, a "literary work in...

Rebuilding a social life after high school

Rebuilding a social life after high school

Minh-Han Vu, Art Editor

May 6, 2015


Filed under College Craze, Features

For many students, the end of their high school friendships marks the start of their independent lives. Along with the pressure of facing the world as adults for the first time, most graduates must also face their transition without any familiar company. Senior Brian Lee said, “By next fall,...

‘I Bet My Life’ falters in its execution

‘I Bet My Life’ falters in its execution

Evan Davies, Staff Writer

April 9, 2015


Filed under A&E, Top News

Some songs manage to covey a lot despite the fact that they are short in length. Imagine Dragons' "I Bet My Life" is not one of those songs. The general theme of "I Bet My Life" is original and interesting. The single is about how people can be cruel towards others who only want to help them....

Rejection is a part of life

Rejection is a part of life

Jessica Adair, Columnist

February 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

Today I got my first college rejection letter. Everything was going great; I had heard back from six schools and hadn't gotten rejected anywhere. But then I opened the email and read the five words no senior wants to see: "we regret to inform you." It wasn't my top school, but nevertheless when...

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