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Five ingredients that will make you reevaluate your food choices

Five ingredients that will make you reevaluate your food choices

Veronika Dvorkova, Art Director/Columnist

March 9, 2015


Filed under A Dash of Sass, Opinion

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 with standard food products, they are actually quite common. And they're just the tip of the yucky-ingredient-iceberg....

Will the Golden State be the next Green State by legalizing marijuana?

Will the Golden State be the next Green State by legalizing marijuana?

Becca Garner, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015


Filed under News, Top News

Febreeze and eye drops are a stoner’s best friend. Without them, you could land yourself in the back of a police car at any moment, and your whole future could evaporate in the time it takes to spark up a joint. For California citizens, however, these protective measures may soon be no more than...

Price of reusable bags will increase

Price of reusable bags will increase

Darien Malekos, Staff Writer

February 3, 2014


Filed under Top News

The price of paper and reusable bags will increase to 25 cents in 2015. In stores throughout San Mateo County shoppers have been required to pay ten cents for paper and reusable bags since early 2013. Plastic bags have been banned from all stores, making customers either bring bags from home, pay for...

Future students will be locked out

Future students will be locked out

Tara Shahrvini, Staff Writer

December 3, 2013


Filed under Around Campus

Many Carlmont students devote hours to decorating their lockers and making it their second home. But, before they even graduate, seniors are evicted from their homes because their lockers are assigned to freshmen. A number of Carlmont students do not have their own lockers and struggle daily, lugging a...

Bastille’s ‘Bad Blood’ will take you on an adventure

Bastille’s ‘Bad Blood’ will take you on an adventure

Marco Sevilla, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013


Filed under A&E, Top News

The up-and-coming British band, Bastille, made their debut in the United States with their studio album, "Bad Blood." The album was released to mixed praise and a quickly growing fan base. After many name changes and mix tape releases, Bastille may have finally found their ladder to success. With thei...

The Office will not disappoint

The Office will not disappoint

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

March 22, 2013


Filed under A&E

My first thought when I entered the Office, was this looks like a stereotypical bar and pub. But after my memorable experience, I knew my initial thoughts were wrong. The Office, located on El Camino, is fairly new to San Carlos. However, it is definitely one of the most popular restaurants in ...

‘Bay Lights’ will shine up the Bay Area

‘Bay Lights’ will shine up the Bay Area

Shira Stein, Staff Writer

March 4, 2013


Filed under News

Over 25,000 individually programmed lights will illuminate the Bay Bridge in a show on the side of the bridge by Leo Villareal. This show is to celebrate the Bay Bridge turning 75 years old and will take place nightly for the next two years. This project spans the 1.5 miles of the bridge and reaches...

The future of gay marriage: will it ever become constitutional?

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

February 10, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

With gay marriage bills introduced in Congress and the House calling for a vote this month, many states have once again found themselves amidst the political battleground that is the national debate over same-sex marriage. The recognition of same-sex marriage has been an on-going political, social,...

Godfather’s will make you an offer you can’t refuse

Godfather’s will make you an offer you can’t refuse

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

January 26, 2013


Filed under A&E

Godfather's Burger Lounge, located on the corner of El Camino and Harbor Boulevard, is a perfect  place to enjoy a juicy hamburger with friends and family. But this is no ordinary burger joint, it is modeled and designed after the 1972 classic movie, "The Godfather." Although the menu features many...

Body image: will it make a difference?

September 21, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

“She’s got a fat booty.” These are the words whispered not so quietly by the girl in the front row during a 22 minute video that, ironically, is on body image. Over two thousand Carlmont students spent an hour and a half crammed into the gym to hear Stephanie Armstrong, a member of the Teen...

Today’s social networking will be old news by tomorrow

March 19, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

Why did MySpace disappear and will Facebook do the same? Five years ago, people were still using MySpace, while Facebook and Twitter were barely heard of. These days, mostly everyone has a Facebook and MySpace is barely used. Facebook is making major changes to their website. They have adapted...

Author Cara Black will be coming to the Belmont Library

Author Cara Black will be coming to the Belmont Library

February 27, 2012


Filed under Campus

[media-credit id=56 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] Antony award-nominee author Cara Black will be coming to the Belmont Library on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 6:30 PM to present her newest installment to her Paris-based crime series, Aimée Leduc Investigations. Murder at the Lanterne Rouge: An...

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