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Con: Participation Trophies

“Congratulations! You didn’t win, but you (hopefully) tried hard, so here’s an award to make you feel better.” This is essentially the purpose behind giving children participation awards. Not to congratulate them for accomplishing some great task, or winning a competition, but for merely being present. Many parents present the …

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1989 World Tour San Diego Review: A

‘The lights are so bright but they never blind me, Welcome to… San Diego. Every seat in Petco Park was occupied on Saturday, Aug. 29th to see the legendary Taylor Swift in action. The night was to be filled with screaming, crying, perfect storms, and yes, bright lights. In the …

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Numbers

Every citizen of the United States is just a number in this country. From the day Social Security numbers were introduced, our government has attached an arbitrary number to identify us. Almost every aspect of this country is based on percentages, statistics, and figures. Schools, testing, college acceptances, finance, careers, …

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Royal baby fever strikes again

The whole world waited with bated breath for the arrival of England’s second royal baby. Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana was born at 8:34 a.m. on  May 2 at St. Mary’s Hospital. As the second child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte is fourth in line to the …

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MC goes to PETCO Park

Mount Carmel’s very own varsity baseball team got a chance to play against Poway High School at Petco Park. “It was a really cool experience, and even though we didn’t come out victorious, it was still an amazing opportunity.” Center fielder and Junior Jordan Gochenour said. They lost the game …

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Bindis are NOT fashion!

At Coachella, many famous      celebrities, like Selena Gomez, Kylie Jenner, and Vanessa Hudgens, wore a bindi in the name of fashion. A religious symbol, the bindi is sacred to people of the Hindu culture. This is not something you can just simply wear for likes on Instagram. By doing so, …

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Mr. Currie wins teacher of the year

Every year, the staff at MC names someone to be teacher of the year, who then represents MC at a district level competition. Last year, Mike Bird was voted the best teacher on campus by the faculty. This year, that title goes to Scott Currie, one of the most beloved …

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Who Let the Dogs Out

They are everywhere. They share our homes, our beds, our seat on the couch. They come in all shapes and sizes, colors and temperaments. They can be calm and they can be high-strung, but one trait is universal throughout them all: they are man’s best friend. Almost every child in …

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“Hands up, don’t shoot”

Riots supporting Ferguson are popping up around the country because of the grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson after he killed Michael Brown, but is that the proper reaction? After all, Shawn Parcells, the forensics “expert” who came on national television supporting the “hands up” mantra after …

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