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Hollywood doesn't correctly show reality, which can alter perspectives and be misleading.

The truth behind the lights and cameras

April 21, 2020

Oftentimes, what is depicted in Hollywood doesn't accurately reflect reality. However, people sometimes base their career aspirations on what they see in the movies, as they ...

‘You Asked for Perfect’ is a close parallel to students’ reality

March 15, 2019

AP courses. Extracurriculars. Volunteer jobs just for the hours. It’s a common scenario for high school students who want to get into competitive colleges, and protagonist Ariel Stone f...

‘Fear’ illustrates the frightening reality of Trump in office

September 20, 2018

"Fear" is quite possibly one of the most terrifying things I have ever read.  I’m not versed in politics, nor do I know very much about what goes on behind the scenes. I live in a democratic bu...

People often insert themselves into fiction, which allows them to strongly identity with fictional characters.

Fiction impacts people’s reality

March 18, 2016

You stand in front of your enemy, adrenaline powering your every move, ready for the final confrontation, or so you think. You let your eyes drift from the screen back to reality...

The virtual world approaches reality

September 24, 2015

The digital world is becoming more and more vivid in its representation of the real world. Remember when families in the '50s crowded around a single television set to watch soaps...

Facing the reality of high school friendships

Facing the reality of high school friendships

May 19, 2015

“By senior year, you will figure out who your real friends are,” is a common statement that almost every senior can relate to. It is a bitter-sweet realization that is inevitable...

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...

58 percent of teens have sent a text during class.

Put the phone down and join reality

November 14, 2014

News flash: if you don't look at your phone for five minutes, the world isn't going to erupt into flames and the sky isn't going to fall. Everyday I am bombarded with people who...

The reality behind high school love

The reality behind high school love

November 20, 2013

We can all recall the tragic story of Romeo and Juliet: two teenagers met, fell madly in love, got married, and within four days killed themselves because they could not live wit...

A Carlmont Varsity Football Practice

Varsity football hit with reality check

September 15, 2012

After ending the previous season with a last-second win against Sequoia and a dominant 33-0 win against the King’s Academy, the Carlmont Varsity Football team ended its streak...

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