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California passes law creating mandatory rape sentence

California passes law creating mandatory rape sentence

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

September 1, 2016


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Lawmakers in California voted unanimously to pass a law imposing a mandatory three-year sentence upon anyone convicted of rape using force. This bill comes in response to the controversial Stanford rape case. In March of 2016, Brock Turner was convicted of three felony counts of sexual assault and...

Questions arise over prom and mandatory school attendance

Questions arise over prom and mandatory school attendance

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015


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Correction: An earlier version of this story said that release time for students was 11 a.m. Prom is on a Friday this year due to the venue not being available for a Saturday event. Associative Student Body (ASB) Dance Commissioner Jen Anthony said, “we knew we wanted our prom at the Academy ...

Rumors spread of mandatory attendance the day of Prom

Rumors spread of mandatory attendance the day of Prom

Alyssa Espiritu, Staff Writer

April 5, 2015


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Prom season is here yet again. Students are starting to plan their legendary promposals and girls are buying their dresses and booking cosmetic appointments. However, the campus-wide question that has been arising is whether or not administration will be keeping track of school attendance the day of...

Entire school writes mandatory in-class essays

Entire school writes mandatory in-class essays

February 6, 2011


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On Feb. 2, Carlmont hosted a large number of substitute teachers because English teachers were out of class grading fifteen hundred student essays. An all school writing assessment took place in the last week of January. This assessment was for teachers to see where their students stand in the writing...

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