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An illustration features Alice Muir's Instagram art account.

Social media gives new opportunities to aspiring artists

February 14, 2019

Social media has increased its popularity with teens and is now being used to broadcast their artistic talents. According to a 2018 study by the Pew Research Center, 95 percent...

A student chooses to go on social media instead of completing their homework.

Social Media causes teens to procrastinate

February 14, 2019

Ten minutes. Just ten more minutes before a student puts down their phone and starts their homework. Soon, this will turn into 30 minutes — then into an hour. For many, social media is a ...

The amount of likes, comments, and followers one receives from a post makes self-esteem drop. Low self-esteem can lead to depression, which can completely change someone's life.

Suicide and selfies are closer together than you think

January 19, 2019

Another flaw, another tear, another scar. Many people have social media, and they spend a lot of their time looking at their friends’ posts and creating their own — but...

Robin Gadient, the SJSA creative director, embroiders a piece for a student. He wanted graffiti-style letters that said,

Social Justice Sewing Academy pieces together the future

March 26, 2018

People are angry. People are demanding social and political change. The Social Justice Sewing Academy (SJSA) provides a platform for people to express their emotions through...

The Social Justice Poster Contest asked for students to create a design that would advocate for equality for all.

Poster contest raises awareness for social justice

February 25, 2018

Across San Mateo County libraries, students in 5th to 12th grade competed in the Teen Social Justice Poster Contest to show their support for equality for all different types of p...

Friends share a hug in the hallway in the midst of school stress.

Social media continues to veil effective coping

October 8, 2017

Whether news comes through emails, texts, or snapchats, we all use social media to share experiences and get information. But social media veils the truths about lives and...

GSA club members write

Day of Silence speaks volumes for LGBTQ students

April 20, 2017

Every year, students from thousands of schools take a vow of silence for one day to commemorate the LGBTQ lives affected by bullying and harassment. This year, Day of Silence will ...

Emily Chinn finds the perfect angle to Snapchat a picture to her friends of how excited she is to dance in the Kirkpatrick’s School of Dance studio.

Social media ruins social lives

January 24, 2017

Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks are ruining the teenager lifestyle. Almost all teenagers never know when to stop using their phones. Teena...

Carlmont history teacher Karen Ramroth accepts the Dorothy Boyajian Honored Teacher Award after giving a speech.

History teacher awarded for social justice work

January 21, 2017

On Jan. 16, Carlmont history teacher Karen Ramroth was given the Dorothy Boyajian Honored Teacher Award. This award recognizes teachers in the community who reflect the ideals of D...

Kind week surpasses social norms

September 20, 2016

Adriana Ramirez reports on Kind week at Carlmont and how this serves as a positive influence for students and staff.

Students react to After School app

Students react to After School app

November 9, 2015

Nicole del Cardayre ...

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