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Podcasts are rising in popularity, leading to a spike in both the listening to and creation of podcasts.

Opinion: Podcasts are the future of audio

October 8, 2019

The average American spends more than 4.5 hours each day listening to music. But in a few years, that may change.  This is not because music is going out of style. Rather, a new trend is comin...

Students in New York City led a March For Our Lives rally for gun control in the U.S.

The normality of gun violence

April 20, 2019

Progress is made through trial and error. Without trial, there will be no progress. This can be applied to gun violence. America is divided over all aspects of guns, but ...

Block schedules can help students improve, but it comes with its downsides.

Block schedule is met with controversy

April 13, 2019

For the past few weeks, students at Carlmont High School have experienced annual standardized testing periods that are accompanied by a two-day weekly block schedule. Instead of...

Malls such as this one are often filled with people trying to buy cheap items on Black Friday.

Editorial: Black Friday sales should only be on Friday

November 23, 2018

Black Friday used to be a one-day event where shoppers would rush into stores to buy as many discounted items as possible within the 24 hours. Now, most stores give shoppers...

Sam Hosmer, a junior, lectures on the issue of the Kurdish Independence Referendum.

Model United Nations offers an avenue to express political opinions

October 17, 2017

While many students talk about their days during lunch, some speak of the lack of civil liberties students in third world countries experience on a daily basis. These discussion...

The Conservatives of Carlmont club discusses the recent kneeling of NFL players. The club meets on E-6 every other Monday and Wednesday.

Conservatives at Carlmont look to share opinions

October 10, 2017

In the liberal climate of Belmont, not everyone is always comfortable sharing their conservative views, but the students in the Conservatives of Carlmont club are different. ...

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Carlmont shares opinions on the holiday spirit

December 16, 2015

With winter break approaching, the "holiday spirit" can be felt booming all around. But what exactly is the holiday spirit? Is it just Santa Clause hats and peppermint coffee? As...

On Nov. 14 Kirkwood Mountain Resort turned on its lifts for the first time this season for about 500 skiers.

Students share opinions on current skiing season

November 19, 2015

Skiing is a sport that has been around since the Last Ice Age and the Paleolithic period, around 43-45,000 years ago, according to an BBC Travel article. The "sport" was originally a necessity, used for traveling and hunti...

Lydia Lelapinyokul destresses through guided meditation before a quiz.

Students share opinions on block scheduling

October 29, 2015

When the Carlmont administration discussed the possibility of block scheduling, the news spread like wildfire. Students and teachers voiced their opinions, with some teachers ...

Changes in hot lunch, yet no change in student opinions

October 4, 2013

Changes made to the food sold at Carlmont’s lunchtime vendor brings the same varied student opinions considering taste, appearance, health, and value, just as the hot lunch ha...

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