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Students in Philosophy Club discuss excerpts from

Philosophy Club ‘Kant’ stop discussing

April 20, 2019

Every Thursday, Philosophy Club meets in A2 to read and discuss philosophical texts. “We are a group of students who are interested in reading philosophy and thinking a lot,”...

Khloé Kardashian cries about the Tristan Thompson cheating scandal in new reality TV trailer:

Opinion: Stop talking about Jordyn Woods

April 1, 2019

Tristan Thompson cheated on Khloé Kardashian. This is not the most surprising piece of celebrity news. The beginnings of the relationship are a bit dubious – Thompson al...

Opinion: How schools are failing America’s youth and how to stop it

Opinion: How schools are failing America’s youth and how to stop it

December 19, 2018

In 2011, a McKinsey consulting firm report concluded that a little over half of the college graduates were unemployed, and out of the remaining graduates who had jobs, 48 percent of them were currently in work that requires less than a four-year degree. With statisti...

The new traffic light at the intersection of Ralston and South creates mixed feelings. Some think it will help traffic but others feel differently.

New stoplight on Ralston Avenue works to ease traffic

October 21, 2018

The traffic that faces people going on Ralston Avenue is difficult to manage. A commute that would normally take a few minutes can end up becoming a much longer one. In hopes...

Jessica Cramer, a senior, calls 911 in a panic during the drunk-driving car crash simulation on April 15.

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

April 19, 2018

Prom night, for many, is a night of parties — a night of fun. It is a time of elation, anticipation, and joy where high school students can let loose and enjoy themselves for...

On March 14, 2018, Carlmont students walked out of class in solidarity with gun violence victims and survivors.

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

April 5, 2018

What do a smile, a wave, a "hello," and an offer to be someone's partner in a group project all have in common? None of them have ever stopped a school shooting from occurring. After...

According to Fire Engineering, the San Francisco Fire Department is comprised of only 15 percent women.

Society needs to stop supporting gender inequality

February 27, 2015

"I really want to help people, so I want to become a nurse," he said. "I want to keep our communities safe, so I want to be a police officer," she said. "Wait, you can't...

Belgian police officers stand watching for threats of terrorist attacks.

Belgian police stop terrorist plot

January 20, 2015

Belgian police halted a terrorist plot Thursday, Jan. 15 that aimed to kill police officers across the country. The United States has been collaborating with Belgium to prevent...

Freshman Kristina Dvorak is caught red handed eating a family sized bowl of pasta on her own.

Portion distortion: stop eating like you’re at grandma’s house

October 17, 2014

Many of us have fallen victim to a severe epidemic that has transformed the way we live. You may had been infected by it as a young child, perhaps at a restaurant or worse:...

Malcolm plans to make new models of the showerhead to make them more appealing.

Drought doesn’t stop High Sierra Showerheads

May 1, 2014

The California drought has devastated farms and businesses, but has been a boon for this new type of showerhead. The six-person company High Sierra Showerheads is based in the...

Stop the hate: bullying must go

Stop the hate: bullying must go

March 5, 2014

Whether the perpetrator or the victim, most of us have experienced bullying at some point in our lives. According to, 3.4 million students are victims of bullying ...

Injuries won't stop her passion

Injuries won’t stop her passion

January 13, 2014

Carlmont Junior Soha Said has been struggling with severe injuries throughout her whole soccer career, but she refuses to let that stop her. In addition to injuries, Said has been de...

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