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Queer Time Episode Ten: Government and Politics

Queer Time Episode Ten: Government and Politics

Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Mikayla Nguyen

May 15, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Podcasts

On the season one finale of Queer Time Podcast, Maddy and Zach discuss the LGBTQ community's relationship with government and politics. They cover the finalization of Donald Trump's military trans ban, an overview of the Supreme Court and cases regarding sexuality in the workplace, and the pros, cons...

Opinion: Abortion rights are necessary

Opinion: Abortion rights are necessary

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The murder rate in Georgia is about to go up. At least as far as the law is concerned. Last week, Georgia passed a bill that will go into effect in January 2020 banning abortions after a heartbeat is detected in a fetus. Other states have similar bills up for review, and pro-choice advocates across t...

Editorial: AP classes shouldn’t have finals in June

Editorial: AP classes shouldn’t have finals in June

Editorial Staff

May 14, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Before the week of May 6, students in Advanced Placement (AP) classes rush to study all of the course's material in preparation for the big AP exam. AP tests assess the student's knowledge on the subject and determine whether the student should be given college credit for the course. Students wil...

‘Amor fati’ and the article that was supposed to be a video

‘Amor fati’ and the article that was supposed to be a video

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

May 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion

This article was supposed to be a three-minute video posted to ScotCenter, but technical difficulties prevented me from finishing it when I was two-thirds of the way done. But hey, given the subject of this brief babble, that kinda works out. The following is my rambling script on Stoicism and its phil...

Editorial: Administration should be held accountable for calling out hate speech

Editorial: Administration should be held accountable for calling out hate speech

Editorial Staff

May 6, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top News

Several days ago, an Instagram account containing hate speech material towards a Carlmont staff member was discovered. Among its posts include racist and anti-semitic content. In an email to Scot Scoop, Ralph Crame, Carlmont's principal said, "We are working to identify the person or persons responsible...

The joy of old newspapers and the value of the local press

The joy of old newspapers and the value of the local press

Sam Hosmer, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Shameless plug here: for the past year or so I’ve been working with UC Riverside to obtain, using money generously gifted to the Belmont Historical Society by the City Council, about 83 years of newspaper archives that were stored in their library. Though it might seem difficult to believe now, Belmont did, for ...

Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Media – Part Three: Movies & Television

Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Media – Part Three: Movies & Television

Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Mikayla Nguyen

May 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Podcasts

  Episode Nine: Mainstream Media will be split into three parts: music, books, and television & movies. On today's episode of Queer Time Podcast comes the last part of Episode Nine: Mainstream Media. Miki talks about Queer Eye, the Netflix makeover show featuring five gay men. Miki...

Opinion: Chase Center is chasing away loyal Warriors fans

Opinion: Chase Center is chasing away loyal Warriors fans

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion

19,595 seats, 47 seasons, four NBA Championships: one arena. Since 1971, the Golden State Warriors have been playing at Oracle Arena. This venue is located in Oakland, a city often referred to as the Town, which is 8 miles away from San Francisco. For decades, the Warriors have used these locker...

Opinion: Little Miss Flint is the future

Opinion: Little Miss Flint is the future

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top News

In 2016, Amariyanna "Mari" Copeny was eight years old. Two years into the Flint water crisis, Copeny wrote a letter to President Obama asking him to come to Flint to discuss the future of clean water. Now, Copeny runs a successful GoFundMe to distribute clean water to her city. I am six years older ...

Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Media – Part Two: Books

Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Media – Part Two: Books

Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Mikayla Nguyen

April 21, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Podcasts

Episode Nine: Mainstream Media will be split into three parts: music, books, and television & movies. On today's episode of Queer Time Podcast, 'Episode Nine: Mainstream Media - Part Two: Books,' Maddy gives you the rundown of Grindelwald and Dumbledore's relationship in the Harry Potter fra...

Opinion: Cats and dogs are both great pets

Opinion: Cats and dogs are both great pets

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Growing up, I never had just one pet. I have always lived with both cats and dogs at the same time. I loved having both of them in my life because each animal had distinct characteristics and engaging personalities. Cats and dogs are two different species, and from my experience, it’s hard to say...

The normality of gun violence

The normality of gun violence

April 20, 2019


Filed under In-Depth, Opinion, Top News

Progress is made through trial and error. Without trial, there will be no progress. This can be applied to gun violence. America is divided over all aspects of guns, but most of all, they are divided on how to combat gun violence. There are so many solutions for gun violence, but by spending t...

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