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Mohammad Othman, a senior, was shot on Jan. 7 2019. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Belmont Fire Department.

Opinion: The media dehumanizes victims of gun violence

January 15, 2019

Dec. 14, 2012: I heard of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary; 27 deaths. June 22, 2018: I got word from a senior at Santa Fe High School of the tragedy that had unfolded...

‘Becoming Michelle Obama’ broadens horizons with a well-developed story

December 7, 2018

Former First Lady. Philanthropist. Environmentalist. Michelle Obama is seen as all of these and more, but what she’s done to become who she is is a mystery to most. “Be...

Facing frequent location transfers, foster children often are able to fit all of their belongings within a suitcase.

Carlmont Cares program welcomes foster and homeless students

April 23, 2018

In just one day you lose your bedroom, home, parents, friends, and the neighborhood you grew up in. Now put that day on repeat. The National Foster Youth Institute records...

Kalief Browder poses in a photoshoot for the New York Times.

Kalief Browder’s story shows holes within the justice system

February 11, 2018

Located on a 400-acre island in the East River of New York, Rikers Island is considered one of the most notorious prisons in America. According to an article by the New York Time...

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ plays on Trump fears

September 29, 2017

The 2016 election results shocked the world and elicited multiple different kinds of reactions from people. Also in 2016, clown attacks started to arise in South Carolina. “American...

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” is not black and white

April 20, 2016

An infamous case with a prominent star in the center of it. This was not O.J.'s first time in the limelight, but it would be one of the defining moments in his career. The TV series...

‘Risen’ presents a new side of a familiar story

February 22, 2016

You may think you already know the stories behind Jesus' resurrection. But think again. "Risen," released on Feb. 19, was yet another story of the events following the resurrec...

‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ welcomes you to room 64

October 14, 2015

Room 64. So many questions are left unanswered: Why does the clock always stop at 2:25? Why does the radio always play the same song? What is room 64? All guests are welcome to...

Shaun and his flock are deeply concerned about something in the distance...all except the baby, Timmy, who is concerned with Shaun and the fat sheep, Shirley, who is concerned with eating.

A bleatin’ good story from a Claymation sheep

August 23, 2015

A mobile home is on the loose. Adults look on, appalled. The perpetrators gasp with guilt. Teenagers capture the event on smartphones. Disregard the target audience of "Shaun the Sheep" (PG) for a moment,...

Despite the series' emphasis on silly shenanigans, there is also a dark setting that is only obvious in some episodes.

‘Adventure Time’ has a story underneath the silliness

February 13, 2015

Though the series' main focus is seems to be whimsical shenanigans, there is actually a dark and complex story behind "Adventure Time." This show takes place in a world with...

American Horror Story: Coven: 'Bitchcraft'

American Horror Story: Coven: ‘Bitchcraft’

October 14, 2013

The following contains spoilers for American Horror Story: Coven: "Bitchcraft." American Horror Story: Coven is the next part in FX Network’s anthology series, which is notor...

Carlmont students perform in last year's spring play

‘Pride and Prejudice’: a classic love story brought to Carlmont

May 4, 2013

Carlmont's Performing Arts Department presented an impressive rendition of Jane Austen's famous love story, Pride and Prejudice. Set in the 19th century in England, Pride and Prejudice is a story about the Bennet sisters who are encouraged ...

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