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Social media continues to veil effective coping

Social media continues to veil effective coping

Editorial Staff

October 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

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 events. “Social media is like this giant filter on everyone’s lives and in my eyes, it’s fake and not genuine, so having...

Day of Silence speaks volumes for LGBTQ students

Day of Silence speaks volumes for LGBTQ students

Cath Lei, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

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 be on April 21. “LGBTQ students are pushed into silence by not always being in the right environment, not having someb...

Social media ruins social lives

Social media ruins social lives

Rachel Hunter, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Top News

Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks are ruining the teenager lifestyle. Almost all teenagers never know when to stop using their phones. Teenagers are more focused on themselves and what other people think of them, however, they have never realized their own personalitie...

History teacher awarded for social justice work

History teacher awarded for social justice work

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

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 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and teach students about justice and diversity. Ramroth said, “This award was named after Dor...

Kind week surpasses social norms

Kind week surpasses social norms

Adriana Ramirez, Segment Producer

September 20, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter

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

Nicoe del Cardayre, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Campus, Multimedia

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Rebuilding a social life after high school

Rebuilding a social life after high school

Minh-Han Vu, Art Editor

May 6, 2015


Filed under College Craze, Features

For many students, the end of their high school friendships marks the start of their independent lives. Along with the pressure of facing the world as adults for the first time, most graduates must also face their transition without any familiar company. Senior Brian Lee said, “By next fall,...

Social media dictates our status

Social media dictates our status

Megan Tao, Staff Writer

January 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Stabs at Society

A girl takes 10 photos of herself and chooses one that looks identical to the rest, she uses three filters, captions it with a hipster quote from a John Green novel she hasn't read, and finally posts it while praying that she will get more than 100 likes on her selfie. Nowadays, we can tell how popular...

#BringBackOurGirls seeks justice through social media

#BringBackOurGirls seeks justice through social media

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

May 12, 2014


Filed under Top News

When 276 girls in Nigeria were abducted from their school and international news remained silent, protesters employed an innovative weapon: the power of social media.

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Updates on social media all fit one mold

Updates on social media all fit one mold

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014


Filed under A&E

Integrating new features into an application can be a great idea, but when many companies start implementing the same new features, the originality of their services can be threatened. Snapchat’s new update as of May 1 included many changes to the basic look of the app, as well as a new feature...

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