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Why students should embrace social media and how (@Steven_Tsuji)

Why students should embrace social media and how (@Steven_Tsuji)

July 12, 2012


Filed under Campus

[media-credit name="Twitter, Inc." align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]Social media has evolved the world to be more socially interactive with others and has changed the way most people live. Some studies have shown that social networking has a negative effect on students because most become obse...

Struggling with cancer: Carlmont teenagers go through life-changing experiences

Struggling with cancer: Carlmont teenagers go through life-changing experiences

April 18, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

Since 3000 B.C. when the first case of cancer was reported, cancer has evolved significantly and a cure still remains a medical mystery. What most teenagers at Carlmont don’t know is that some of their own have lost family members to cancer, while a few of them have been diagnosed with cancer themselves,...

The new iPad’s a hot product (literally)

The new iPad’s a hot product (literally)

March 20, 2012


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[media-credit name="Consumer Reports" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]After less than a week on the market with more than three million units sold, a product review blog on Tuesday revealed that Apple's new iPad already has an issue with heat, stating that the product runs "significantly hotter". A recent test conducted by Consumer ...

Carlmont administrators enable wifi for students across campus

Carlmont administrators enable wifi for students across campus

March 9, 2012


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After almost two years of having wireless routers installed across Carlmont's campus, school administrators on Friday, Mar. 9, finally launched the anticipated student access portal, "suhsd-students", for students to use their personal devices on campus. Before Carlmont had campus-wide Internet...

Holiday Giveaway: $25 Starbucks gift card

Holiday Giveaway: $25 Starbucks gift card

December 18, 2011


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I. HOW AND WHEN TO ENTER (NO PURCHASE NECESSARY) 1. Enter the promotion via the Internet by visiting Twitter (http://www.twitter.com) or Facebook (http://www.facebook.com). 2. Follow Scot Scoop News’ Twitter account, ScotScoopNews (http://twitter.com/ScotScoopNews), or Facebook page, Carlmont...

Oops! Did Charlie Sheen accidentally tweet out his phone number?

Oops! Did Charlie Sheen accidentally tweet out his phone number?

December 7, 2011


Filed under A&E

Posted: Wednesday, 07 Dec 2011, 11:50 p.m. PST Updated: Thursday, 08 Dec 2011, 11:55 a.m. PST [media-credit id=5 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] Twitter blew up late Wednesday night with many speculating a recent tweet made by one of America's most famous sitcom stars. Charlie Sheen, former star of CBS' Two and a Half Men, was reported to have accidentally post...

UC Berkeley study confirms that Global Warming exists

UC Berkeley study confirms that Global Warming exists

October 31, 2011


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[media-credit name="Berkeley Earth Surface Temperture" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] For decades, scientists have debated amongst each other whether global warming truly exists in the world. On Oct. 20, the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature group, a U.C. Berkeley organization, relea...

Interview: Congresswoman Jackie Speier

Interview: Congresswoman Jackie Speier

October 20, 2011


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‘Let’s Jump!’ Kids and schools across America attempt to break world record

October 11, 2011


Filed under News

Guinness World Records is well-known for it's yearly publications holding all of the current world records. Every year, thousands of people attempt to break their records from, but not many of them succeed. This year, National Geographic Kids partnered up with First Lady Michelle Obama to encourage...

Apple co-founder and former CEO dies

Apple co-founder and former CEO dies

October 5, 2011


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[media-credit name="Apple, Inc." align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] CUPERTINO, CA - Apple Inc. said it's former CEO and co-founder Steven P. Jobs has died at the age of 56. "Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being," Apple wrote on it's website. ...

Cross country at Half Moon Bay High

September 15, 2011


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Study: Teens on social networking sites are more likely to use alcohol, drugs

Study: Teens on social networking sites are more likely to use alcohol, drugs

August 28, 2011


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According to a recent survey conducted by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA Columbia), teens that use social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter are more likely to use drugs and alcohol than teens that do not use social media at all....

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