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Summer brings hiking opportunities near the Stanford Dish

Summer brings hiking opportunities near the Stanford Dish

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

June 4, 2019


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As summer approaches, the continued maintenance of the Stanford Dish Trail encourages Bay Area residents to visit and enjoy the beautiful scenery. “The warm weather is perfect for hiking with friends,” said Maggie Daniels, a park visitor. Before the upkeep, the crackling pavement had create...

The Biggest Little Airshow is a hit

The Biggest Little Airshow is a hit

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

June 4, 2019


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The Hiller Aviation Museum’s annual Biggest Little Air Show drew in crowds of people with its multiple aircraft performances and interactive helicopter, drown, and quadrotor demonstrations. The Hiller Aviation Museum, located in San Carlos, embraces innovation and adventure by exploring different ...

Chick-fil-A sparks controversy with its new store

Chick-fil-A sparks controversy with its new store

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

June 4, 2019


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Some people love it and some people despise it; regardless, Chick-fil-A is still coming to Redwood City. Chick-fil-A, an American fast-food chain based out of Georgia, has recently stirred plenty of controversy with their strict Christian beliefs and the hundreds of thousands of dollars they have donated to anti-LGBTQ movements. The closest Chick-fil-A is located past Mountain View, yet people will still make the drive to get the food. “Although its just chicken, sometimes I will drive up to 40 minutes to get some Chick-fil-A with my friends. I love their food, even though I hate their views,” said Josie Ceragioli, a sophomore.  Even on occasion, ASB will sell Chick-fil-A in the quad for students. Now that a new store will be opening 15 minutes from Carlmont, students have mixed opinions. “A lot of my friends love Chick-fil-A and will drive all the way to Sunnyvale to get their food which is absurd to me. I’ve never had Chick-fil-A So I can’t give an opinion on th...

Teens kick of their summer with the Buoyancy Teen Music & Art Festival

Teens kick of their summer with the Buoyancy Teen Music & Art Festival

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

June 3, 2019


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From riding a unicorn to listening to their peers perform, teens from around the Bay came together to share the stage, showcase their art, and kick off their summer with the Buoyancy Teen Music & Art Festival. Buoyancy is a free festival made by teens for teens and features a variety of stude...

ScotSkim: shock

ScotSkim: shock

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

June 1, 2019


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Robert Mueller resigns During a special news conference on May 29, Robert Mueller announced that he will be resigning as special counsel. After submitting a 448-page report with his team on their findings to Attorney General William Barr on March 22, Mueller says his work is done. “I’m speaking...

World record paper airplane folder excites museum goers about science

World record paper airplane folder excites museum goers about science

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

May 30, 2019


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On the rainy Sunday morning of May 26, 2019, about 60 young kids and their parents gathered at the Hiller Aviation Museum to learn about the science of flight and to build something that set a world record. Bay Area native John Collins, also known as Mr. Paper Airplane, entertained the eager audience with his presentation about paper air...

Facebook festivals promote Menlo Park community

Facebook festivals promote Menlo Park community

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019


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Facebook’s first festival, the Cajun Carnival, took place on Saturday, May 18 as a charity event for all ages. Entering the Facebook parking lot revealed a mini-festival filled with carnival rides, food stands, and charity events open to the public. Facebook's goal is to improve the Menlo Park...

ScotSkim: danger

ScotSkim: danger

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019


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Woman found after missing for two weeks After spending 16 days lost in a forest in Hawaii, Amanda Eller has been found alive. The yoga instructor and avid hiker disappeared after going to Kahakapao Trail in East Maui's Makawao Forest Reserve on May 8, 2019. Eller's Toyota RAV4 was found in the forest parking lot along...

ScotSkim: new beginnings

ScotSkim: new beginnings

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

May 27, 2019


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House passes an unprecedented LGBTQ bill House Democrats are following through on their promise to ensure civil rights protections for the LGBTQ community. The bill dubbed the "Equality Act" passed in the house with a vote of 236-173, with only 8 Republicans voting for the bill. The Equality Act woul...

Belmont library says farewell to librarian Jordan Kan

Belmont library says farewell to librarian Jordan Kan

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

May 26, 2019


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All good things must come to an end. With the end of the school year, Carlmont students who visit the Belmont library aren't only going to lose the graduating seniors. Jordan Kan, a librarian, is also leaving the library to follow his dreams. But for students who frequent the library, Kan, affectionately...

The ethics of animal testing

The ethics of animal testing

Zachary Khouri, Staff Writer

May 25, 2019


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The question surrounding the ethics of animal testing has wracked the scientific and cosmetic communities. The debate stems from whether or not animals should be given more rights, similar to those given to humans, and whether prohibiting using them for testing are apart of these rights. Hundreds o...

Belmont Library moves toward sustainability

Belmont Library moves toward sustainability

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019


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Earth is dying. That is the conclusion that many people may draw just by viewing their Instagram stories, which urge them to protect the environment through donations, or that one like equals one more step in saving the planet. But is there a way that would help us get more involved? Every third Sunday of ...

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