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Religion lives on at Carlmont

Religion lives on at Carlmont

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


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Sophomore Diane Ji walks through the halls of Carlmont with her faith close to her heart. Dangling from her neck lies a cross with three rings engraved with the words "believe," "grace," and "faith." While she is now a devoted Christian, Ji said that as a child she was not “truly religious.” For Ji...

Christian Club celebrates faith and sense of community

Christian Club celebrates faith and sense of community

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


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If someone is looking to express how they feel, make some new friends, or just be in a safe space to hang out, the Christian Club has open arms to the public even if someone does not believe in Christianity or God. Juniors Kalea Pasion, Drake Zhao, and Kiran Boone all hold different roles as club of...

Family traditions maintain devotion to religion

Family traditions maintain devotion to religion

Sharon Tulman, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


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During the holiday season, some families prepare by decorating their fresh smelling trees, while others get their Menorah ready to light. But, there are others who continue their daily lives. Constantly refreshing their Facebook feed because they have nothing better to do. According to PewResea...

Cultural differences don’t faze Carlmont students

Cultural differences don’t faze Carlmont students

Artie Hazelton, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


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Many people who define themselves with some sort of religion in today’s society are not comfortable with making their religion known to others. With elements like the media and religious stereotypes, many people of faith are sometimes ashamed to express their beliefs, as they may face discrimination...

Christianity: The world’s largest religion

January 25, 2013


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The largest religion in the world, Christian adherents number 2.3 billion, making up almost a third of the world population, according to the CIA World Factbook. The United States has the world’s largest Christian population by country with 246,000 Christians. Christianity is considered an Abrahamic...

Agnosticism: Religion is indefinite

January 25, 2013


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Do you believe in a higher power? If you answered “yes” to this question, you are a theist. If you answered “no,” you are an atheist. If your answer was “I do not know,” then you are Agnostic. Agnosticism is a view that holds the existence, or nonexistence, of any god to be unknown and...

Islam: The fastest spreading religion

January 25, 2013


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Islam is the second largest religion in the world in terms of numbers, with 1.6 billion adherents worldwide, according the CIA World Factbook. Indonesia has the world’s largest Muslim population, making up 12.7 percent of the world’s Muslim population, closely followed by India and Pakistan, according...

Judaism: The world’s oldest religion and the basis of many others

Grace Yi, Staff Writer

January 25, 2013


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There are a significant number of Jewish believers at Carlmont. One believer of Judaism, a sophomore, Leah Roe, said Judaism “is the basic religion... because it started first, all [religions] sprang off of Judaism... Like, Jesus is Jewish so in reality we are all Jewish.” Roe also does not...

Buddhism: The religion that encourages positive energy and peace

Grace Yi, Staff Writer

January 25, 2013


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Buddhism is considered the most widespread religion practiced in Asia. Several Carlmont students follow the religious practices of the Buddha. Some of the main ideas of Buddhism is to be at peace with everyone and everything and to always have a positive aura and not have any negative energy within...

Atheism: The non-religion religion

January 25, 2013


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The population of non-believers has been growing despite misunderstanding of what they believe in. Atheism has grown to 147 million people according to the CIA World Factbook and has increased over the past decade according to a study done by the Pew Research Center. “With more scientific discoveries,...

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