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UCLA, one of the UC campuses, was the most applied to college in the country in 2019.

Opinion: The UC System is cheating California residents

March 26, 2019

In 2018, 22 percent of out-of-state applicants were admitted by UCLA. The acceptance rate for California residents: 12 percent. Those numbers mean that of the 71,569 Cali...

Principal Ralph Crame and Administrative Vice Prinicipal Grant Steunenberg discuss the Bark program and its effects on the school.

District implements new system to monitor online student activity

November 6, 2018

Technology has become increasingly more significant in student lives over the past decade or so. As a result, Carlmont provides Chromebooks as well as Wi-Fi to students on campus....

Alice Chamberlin, a junior, uses the tri-bins to throw her thrash away. With the tri-bins now on campus, many students are eager to throw their trash away in the correct spot.

Carlmont Green Team works to improve campus with tri-bins trash system

October 23, 2018

The Carlmont Green Team is continually working to improve the environment by implementing new tri-bin trash systems across campus. The trash system was formed last January and...

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...

During lunch, Sienna Diehl, a sophomore, throws away her empty soda bottle in the trash can. Soda bottles should be thrown in the recycling bin since they're made of aluminum.

Green Team works to implement a tri-bin waste system

October 14, 2017

The Green Team is making efforts to establish a tri-bin waste system at Carlmont, which would consist of compost, recycling, and landfill. This would be an expanded and more ...

One of the greatest public universities in the world, UC Berkeley has provided students with affordable to free education since 1868, though this may not be the case anymore.

UC system increases tuition

January 12, 2015

Arguably the greatest public education system in the world, the University of California institution will not be as affordable and accessible as it once was. Because the UC...

The spicy chicken sandwich is one of the many things offered for lunch at Carlmont.

New school lunch system met with criticism

February 11, 2014

On Feb. 3 the lunch bell rang at 11:44 a.m. as it normally does. Students streamed out of their classrooms looking to meet up with friends, catch up on homework, and simply eat....

Six inmates escape prisons in the past month

Six criminals beat the system and escape jails

October 30, 2013

A total of six inmates, including two murderers, escaped from prisons in Fla. and Okla. in the past month. The Fla. criminals were released by documents containing forged official...

Two-step Twitter security system is questioned after a fake tweet is sent out

Two-step Twitter security system is questioned after a fake tweet is sent out

April 25, 2013

On Tuesday, a fake tweet was sent across Twitter stating that there had been an explosion in the White House, which injured Barack Obama. The tweet was sent from Associated Press (AP) Twitter account. As of right...

Microsoft introdues new Windows 8 operating system

February 27, 2013

With Microsoft’s release of Windows 8, it has introduced significant changes to the operating system’s platform, primarily focused on towards improving its user experiences on mobile devices to rival other mobile operating systems like Android and Apple’s iOS. Since then, PC users worldwide have adopted and embraced the Windows 8 for their desktops, labtops, and tablets. The new interface...

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