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Candidates demonstrate the spirit of Belmont

Candidates demonstrate the spirit of Belmont

Alex Lay, Staff Writer

September 27, 2013


Filed under News, Top News

After the cancellation of the City Council Candidates’ forum on Sept. 26, the Belmont community stepped in and turned the unfortunate situation into a meet-and-greet allowing citizens to get to know the candidates. According to a flyer sent out by the Belmont Chamber of Commerce, the League of Women Voters withdrew ...

From runway racism to multicultural backlash

From runway racism to multicultural backlash

Angela Perez de Tagle, Staff Writer

September 26, 2013


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British model Naomi Campbell broadcasted the start of this year’s Paris Fashion Week with bold statements asserting a need for racial equality in the modeling and fashion industry, sparking a trend of concern over discrimination all across the world. Campbell, a black model with a desire to eliminate...

Calif. minors get second chance for regrettable posts

Calif. minors get second chance for regrettable posts

September 25, 2013


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A bill has recently been passed that will allow students in Calif. to delete embarrassing posts from social networking sites. Calif. Governor Jerry Brown signed bill SB568 into the state legislature on Sept. 23, 2013. The bill, which will take effect Jan. 2015, ensures that minors can permanently r...

Storms abroad bring disaster not just to their shores

Storms abroad bring disaster not just to their shores

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013


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Flooding was not just for Colorado last week as powerful tropical storms in Mexico and Japan caused death and devastation, leaving ominous implications for the future. Tropical storms Manuel and Ingrid hit Mexico on opposite coasts in the week of Sept. 16, causing more than 80 deaths and destroying...

Fatal floods in Colorado

Fatal floods in Colorado

Tara Shahrvini, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013


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In the aftermath of the Colorado floods, eight people died, three are presumed to be dead, and hundreds are still missing. The excessive rain and flooding started Sept. 12 and destroyed homes, roads, and buildings. Property losses  and damages have exceeded $1 billion. Students at Carlmont with...

Abercrombie lawsuit settles but damage may last

Abercrombie lawsuit settles but damage may last

Alyssa Fagel, Editor

September 24, 2013


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Abercrombie & Fitch has finally agreed to a settlement after years of dispute over employee appearance. Hani Khan, 23, was hired to work at Hollister, a brand by Abercrombie, at the Hillsdale Shopping Center in 2009. However, she was soon fired by a district manager for wearing a hijab while working...

49er Star Linebacker, Aldon Smith Arrested For Suspicion of DUI and Possession of Marijuana

49er Star Linebacker, Aldon Smith Arrested For Suspicion of DUI and Possession of Marijuana

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013


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On Sept. 19, 49er star linebacker, Aldon Smith, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and the possession of marijuana. Sargent Heather Randol told the media that Smith’s vehicle crashed into a tree around 7 a.m. in Silver Creek District, San Jose, Calif. She also stated that no o...

Former NFL star reached out to house-crashing teenagers

Former NFL star reached out to house-crashing teenagers

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013


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On Labor Day weekend, ex-NFL player Brian Holloway was shocked to find that 300 Stephenstown, N.Y. teenagers had held a destructive party in his house while he was away. Instead of pressing charges, his first action was to reach out to the partygoers via social media. Holloway was in Florida when his son n...

Clean beaches make happy people

Clean beaches make happy people

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013


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Every third week of Sept. each year, volunteers statewide spend three hours cleaning up beaches, waterways, and lakes. This event is part of the International Coastal Cleanup, organized by the Ocean Conservancy, the largest volunteer event on the planet. Sophomore Jasmine Davidson said, “The once a ye...

Mills High School and community devastated after cancelation of AP test scores

Mills High School and community devastated after cancelation of AP test scores

Becca Fradkin, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013


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At Mills High School, nearly 300 student's Advanced Placement tests from May 2013 were canceled due to a reported seating complaint. Mills High School was accused of defying the Educational Testing Service’s seating assignments during 11 of their AP Exams. All students whose exam scores were cancel...

The different sides of sexual harassment

Sarah Adams, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013


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Ysidrio Alonso, former management at one of the local offices of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, allegedly sexually harassed an employee and threatened another, Joanna Cardona, who is the plaintiff in a $350,000 lawsuit against Alonso and other management. Cardona said that she had filed claims agai...

Traffic problems arise from Ralston Middle School opening

Traffic problems arise from Ralston Middle School opening

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013


Filed under News

Carlmont High School students face new traffic issues in the wake of the reopening of Ralston Middle School. Last Wednesday, Ralston Middle School reopened after a summer of campus construction. With more parents driving their children to school in the morning, the already busy Ralston Ave. has become...

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