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Power outage disrupts Carlmont

Power outage disrupts Carlmont

Taran Sun, Managing Editor

September 13, 2015

Carlmont High School students arrived on Sept. 11 to find a school-wide power outage in full swing. The power reportedly went out at 6:30 a.m., and the emergency generator failed to kick in. The power was restored at 8:20 a.m., but not before causing rumors regarding cancellation of classes. Senior...

The power of a can

December 2, 2013

I live in an upper-middle class suburb in a nice, comfortable house. I always have food on the table. I always get to see my family. I always have the money to afford most of what I want. I live a pretty nice life. I have been blessed with a stable household that can afford to help me achieve whatever g...

Dumb: lacking the power of speech

May 3, 2013

“Dumb,” according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, means “lacking the human power of speech.” This word is used so commonly in the English language it has lost that meaning and has turned into a colloquial term that is spoken freely in the regular conversation. In ordinary spoken English,...

Power outage sweeps Carlmont

September 26, 2012

A power outage in the office and D, E, and C hall discouraged students and teachers from going about the daily school routine on  Tuesday, Sept. 21. While the rest of the school was lit, these hallways were blacked out. Teachers planning on using Smartboards for lessons had to rethink their lesson...

Power Outage stops class

November 3, 2011

Around 11 o'clock yesterday, students and teachers in class were suddenly thrown into the dark as lights, computers and smart-boards around the school turned off. According to Carlmont's School Resource Officer, the outage was caused by a faulty transformer located in San Carlos. While power was...

Power Balance™ Wrist Wear: Do They Work?

Power Balance™ Wrist Wear: Do They Work?

May 20, 2011

The Power Balance™ sensation is sweeping across the world, not to mention Carlmont. A concerning common denominator amongst those who purchase, or are thinking of purchasing, them is that they actually can provide users with extra balance. For those who haven't heard of Power Balance™ bracelets,...

Fourth Japanese nuclear power plant erupts

Fourth Japanese nuclear power plant erupts

March 14, 2011

SOMA, Japan -- On Tuesday, more radiation is gushing from damaged reactors at a nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan. Yukio Edano, Chief Cabinet Secretary, said that a fourth reactor was on fire and more radiation was released. Naoto Kan, Prime Minister, warned residents that there are mor...

Update: Mubarak steps down from power

Update: Mubarak steps down from power

February 12, 2011

[media-credit id=11 align="alignright" width="300"][/media-credit] Starting Jan. 25, there have been numerous outbreaks among the people of Egypt who demand a replacement for the current president Hosni Mubarak. Under his ruling, there has been unfair treatment to the citizens ranging from lack of fr...

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