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Mountain lion sighting in Belmont residential area

Mountain lion sighting in Belmont residential area

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013


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A mountain lion was sighted on Hastings Drive on Oct. 21, the second sighting of a mountain lion in that week. A Belmont man contacted local authorities, reporting that he had witnessed a mountain lion run across the road while he was driving. The man claimed that the mountain lion ran off the road and dow...

Anti-American Rally Planned in Iran

Anti-American Rally Planned in Iran

Shayan Mandegarian, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013


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On the 34th anniversary of the storming of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, the newly formed ‘Death to the U.S. Committee’ of Iran has planned one of the largest anti-American rallies in recent history, titled ‘Grand Day of Death to America.’ The main reasons for the planning of this rally includ...

Mosque photoshoot puts badgalriri under scrutiny yet again

Mosque photoshoot puts badgalriri under scrutiny yet again

Angela Perez de Tagle, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013


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She may be bad, but she’s perfectly good at it. According to Associated Press, earlier this week the 25-year-old music sensation Rihanna was asked to leave the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi for conducting a photoshoot deemed by overseers as inappropriate and disrespectful. The photos we...

Picking the perfect pumpkin is an important aspect of the Halloween holiday for students

Picking the perfect pumpkin is an important aspect of the Halloween holiday for students

Alex Lay, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013


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Picking out the perfect pumpkin is a necessity for those celebrating Halloween this year in the Bay Area. In order to do this, pumpkin pickers require the perfect location and a strong sense of their ideal pumpkin. People participating in pumpkin picking have certain requirements that need to be met, such...

Earthquakes alert students

Earthquakes alert students

Tara Shahrvini, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013


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Students at Carlmont High School prepared for disastrous earthquakes by participating in the statewide California Shakeout. The week of October 16 has proved to be earthquake prone over the years. This year a 7.1 magnitude earthquake occurred on Oct. 15 in the city of Catigiban located outside...

Carlmont’s active green community

Carlmont’s active green community

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013


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Known as the club with Lorenzo sandwiches during the clubs fair or Green Youth Alliance, the executive board searched for additional members. Students interested about learning more on the environment and want get involved with the community should visit Carlmont’s Green Youth Alliance club in E11 on O...

Campaign season pulls in Carlmont students

Campaign season pulls in Carlmont students

Alyssa Fagel, Editor

October 22, 2013


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Local political campaigns are coming to a conclusion, but the experiences of campaigning can last a lifetime. As most people can assume, running in an election comes at the price of high stress and long hours. What not everybody knows are the effects these elections have on the families of these can...

Firefighter responsible for running over a survivor of Asiana Airlines crash won’t be prosecuted

Firefighter responsible for running over a survivor of Asiana Airlines crash won’t be prosecuted

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013


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The San Francisco firefighter who ran over an Asiana Airline survivor won't be prosecuted for the accident. Chinese student Ye Mengyuan, 16, survived the crash at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to be subsequently run over by a fire truck while she was hidden in firefighting foam. San Ma...

Paying for the shutdown in terms of popularity

Paying for the shutdown in terms of popularity

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013


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Approval ratings for both Democrats and Republicans have dropped post-shutdown, but the Republican party's decline in particular may affect the 2014 Senate elections. A series of public opinion polls during the last two weeks signify that Republicans have taken most of the blame for the shutdown situ...

Cyberbullies arrested in connection with suicide of 12-year-old girl

Cyberbullies arrested in connection with suicide of 12-year-old girl

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

October 19, 2013


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"Yes ik [I know] I killed Rebecca and IDGAF [I don't give a f--k]." This Facebook post was the decision-maker for authorities to arrest two young Fla. girls charged with the aggravated stalking that drove a 12-year-old peer to suicide last month. A group of about 15 girls led by the two arrested...

Belmont gas line safety in question

Belmont gas line safety in question

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013


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The safety of Belmont’s gas lines have been called into question after the recent shut down of a San Carlos gas line on Oct. 7. San Carlos shut down one of their gas lines in order to examine its safety. This has led to concerns being brought up about Belmont’s gas lines as well. While Belmont’s g...

Legacy of the ‘Boy Who Lived’ lives on

Legacy of the ‘Boy Who Lived’ lives on

Angela Perez de Tagle, Staff Writer

October 11, 2013


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J.K. Rowling conjured up a spell of excitement as she announced the imminent production of a new addition to the Harry Potter films, a spinoff called "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." Last month, Warner Bros. released a statement that J.K. Rowling, the widely acclaimed author of the Harry Potter se...

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