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When most people hear the word whipped, they often think of the guy being controlled by the girl. However, it's never deemed wrong for the girl to be at her boyfriend's beck and call.

Sexuality or gender is not an insult, so don’t make it one

May 18, 2015

"That's so gay." I hear those three words and I can't help but cringe. Those three words are, unfortunately, commonly used by one person to insult another. Those three...

Unrealistic expectations make for a heartbreaking reality

May 1, 2015

A heartfelt but cheesy scene from a Nicholas Sparks movie is posted on social media with the caption "relationship goals." We try too hard to live up to expectations we see...

Bread products such as hamburger buns contain the enzyme L-cysteine, which is frequently derived from human hair.

Five ingredients that will make you reevaluate your food choices

March 9, 2015

Does a beaver's anal gland juice make you think of dessert? Is flame retardant a great way to quench thirst? Although it seems unlikely that those things could possibly be associated...

Finals make or break your grade

Highlander Staff

January 10, 2015

After a long semester of hard work, everything comes down to taking a dreaded final. As a standard, most finals are worth somewhere from 10-20 percent of a total grade. A 20 percent final has multiple effects on students, for some it can be a miracle worker, and for others a grade wrecker. The student that made their way through the class nonchalantly with their B or B+, the panic is setting...

Scots swim at 2014 PAL finals.

Swimming Scots make a splash at PAL finals

May 12, 2014

Carlmont varsity and junior varsity swimming made it onto the podium at the 2014 Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) Finals on May 10. The JV Scots went into the finals with hopes...

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Common App woes: how online glitches make applying to college a nightmare

December 17, 2013

Technical difficulties arise with the Common App as seniors rush to submit college applications. In an era where college applications are submitted primarily online, most wou...

Alternative artists make an unforgettable night of music

Alternative artists make an unforgettable night of music

December 11, 2013

On Dec. 7, the second night of Live 105's musical event, Not So Silent Night, the crowds were large and the anticipation was huge. With performances from many alternative powerhouses,...

Clubs Fair: what it takes to make it happen

Clubs Fair: what it takes to make it happen

October 1, 2013

Carlmont's annual Clubs Fair on Oct. 3 plans to recruit perspective club members in an exciting and entertaining way. Clubs Fair, which is held every year in the quad, is a...

Clean beaches make happy people

Clean beaches make happy people

September 20, 2013

Every third week of Sept. each year, volunteers statewide spend three hours cleaning up beaches, waterways, and lakes. This event is part of the International Coastal Cleanup, org...

Godfather's will make you an offer you can't refuse

Godfather’s will make you an offer you can’t refuse

January 26, 2013

Godfather's Burger Lounge, located on the corner of El Camino and Harbor Boulevard, is a perfect  place to enjoy a juicy hamburger with friends and family. But this is no ordinary...

Giants make a run for it all

Giants make a run for it all

September 28, 2012

As the 2012 season is starting to wrap up, the San Francisco Giants have placed themselves in a good position for a successful postseason. With a convincing ten game lead over...

Body image: will it make a difference?

September 21, 2012

“She’s got a fat booty.” These are the words whispered not so quietly by the girl in the front row during a 22 minute video that, ironically, is on body image. Over two thousand Carlmont students spent an hour and a half crammed into the gym to hear Stephanie Armstrong, a member of the Teen Truth organization, present the message of the body image assembly: “Love yourself, love others...

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