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Paranoia runs rampant in this anxiety-charged film. Simon (Jason Bateman) fears an intrusion.

‘The Gift’ that keeps on taking

September 1, 2015

Gatorade drips enigmatically. The shutters slap each other aggressively. The hallway stretches excessively. On the spectrum of horror, "The Gift" (R) is hard to place. It is...

School's out -- scream, jump, and shout!

10 signs that the end of the school year is near

May 27, 2015

Some students prepare for the end of the school year by studying hard for final exams, while others have already given up and prematurely thrown their binders away. Either way,...

Falling asleep on top of your homework: it happens to all of us.

10 signs that sleep deprivation has taken over your life

March 11, 2015

Sleep deprivation plagues high school students, as well as many others all over the world. With everything that needs to get done each day, who has the time for nine hours...

Bread products such as hamburger buns contain the enzyme L-cysteine, which is frequently derived from human hair.

Five ingredients that will make you reevaluate your food choices

March 9, 2015

Does a beaver's anal gland juice make you think of dessert? Is flame retardant a great way to quench thirst? Although it seems unlikely that those things could possibly be associated...

Canyon Inn, in Redwood City, Calif. provides joyous aspects for people of all ages.

Local family restaurant that everyone can enjoy

February 17, 2015

Hidden in Redwood City, Calif. is a small restaurant called Canyon Inn. On the outside it may not look like the most extravagant restaurant, but once you enter through the heavy wood...

The band from Münster, Germany released the album 'HBlockx' in 2012. Photo courtesy of

‘Gazoline,’ German hard rock that thrills to the core

October 29, 2014

"Gazoline" is quickly becoming one of my favorite songs from outside the United States. I first heard it while watching a YouTube video on Sunday. The video had one of those...

Cover of the Trainor album

All About That Bass, no treble with it

October 3, 2014

This song simply exploded over the summer. While nowhere near the popularity of Levels by Avicii or Fancy by Iggy Azalea, I found this song to have better content, leading to a...

Puberty is an important step in self image and discovery and everyone can feel insecure during this awkward time of life. Photo source: Wikimedia .

That awkward moment

February 18, 2014

“Puberty is uncomfortable for everyone I think. Plain and simple. It’s a time of a lot of changes and it seems people get really sensitive and more self-conscious. It’s kind...

Behind the government shutdown - two sides that can't agree

Behind the government shutdown – two sides that can’t agree

October 7, 2013

After one week of partial shutdown, the United States government remains deadlocked as disagreement between the Democratic party and the Republican party continues to delay consensu...

It’s not fair that AP students have to take finals

May 2, 2013

This year, Carlmont administrators are placing emphasis on the fact that students taking AP classes still have to take a final exam after completing the AP test. In previous years, students were basically done with their AP class once they took the AP exam. The rest of the year and especially finals week was easier, knowing they had finished all the preparation and testing to get college credit. It...

The Jai Paul album that wasn't

The Jai Paul album that wasn’t

April 17, 2013

It's a good sign for an artist when two of their songs in the space of five years catapult them into the upper echelon of anticipated work. For Jai Paul, the British producer/crooner/enigma those two tracks were "BTST...

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