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Belmont movie night shows off a local sense of community

Belmont movie night shows off a local sense of community

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


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The annual Belmont movie night allows people from nearby cities to connect with one another while watching the amusing movie “Trolls.” The City of Belmont planned the event for the people of local communities to enjoy the company of one another on the evening of Sept. 20. “I like it when t...

Increasing gas prices fuel problems for teens

Increasing gas prices fuel problems for teens

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


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For adults with full-time careers, a spike in gas prices is frustrating yet manageable. However, teenagers across the Bay Area are struggling to fund their transportation. Gas prices in the Bay Area are reaching $4 per gallon, surpassing the national average of $2.90 per gallon by almost 30 perce...

ScotSkim: the storm after the storm

ScotSkim: the storm after the storm

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


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Hurricane Florence aftermath hits the East Coast hard Hurricane Florence hit the East Coast this week with a lower intensity than expected. The storm, originally a Category 4, was downgraded to a Category 2 as it hit the Carolinas. However, the aftermath of the storm is causing significant damage to t...

Mobile spay and neuter clinic reaches out to pet owners

Mobile spay and neuter clinic reaches out to pet owners

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

September 16, 2018


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According to the Humane Society of the U.S., 23 million pets live in underserved communities in the nation. Of that number, 87 percent are not spayed or neutered, and 77 percent have never seen a veterinarian. Spaying and neutering pets are becoming necessities due to animal overpopulation in the...

ScotSkim: the fallout

ScotSkim: the fallout

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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Serena Williams drama outshines Naomi Osaka's win The U.S. Open Women's Final turned ugly when Serena Williams got into a verbal argument with the umpire Carlos Ramos. Ramos gave Williams a code violation after he determined that her coach, Patrick Mouratoglu, had been giving her coaching signals from...

Bay Area restaurants move toward eco-friendly status

Bay Area restaurants move toward eco-friendly status

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


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You are at the coffee shop you visit every morning as an essential step in your routine. You order a decaf iced mocha, wait by the pick-up counter, and receive your coffee when you realize something is missing. Where is your straw? Restaurants throughout the Bay Area are eliminating the use of...

The annual celebration of Greek culture brings people together

The annual celebration of Greek culture brings people together

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


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Church of the Holy Cross invited families to enjoy food, drama, dancing, music, and shops on the 48th Greek Festival. The annual festival in Belmont marked yet another celebration of Greek culture and traditions that allow families across the Bay Area to experience and enjoy it first hand. Anast...

ScotSkim: remembering icons

ScotSkim: remembering icons

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


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John McCain’s funerals bring together Democrats and Republicans The memorial services honoring the late Senator John McCain brought together more than 2,000 people, Republicans and Democrats alike. In the front row, sat former presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama, along with ...

Reptile Show slithers into San Jose

Reptile Show slithers into San Jose

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


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People of all ages joined together last weekend to interact with reptiles. The San Jose Reptile Show is an annual exhibition held at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds Expo Hall. Local vendors bring a variety of reptiles, including snakes, lizards, and tortoises, some of which are bred and some of ...

ScotSkim: Mollie Tibbits

ScotSkim: Mollie Tibbits

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


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On July 18, 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts went missing after going for a jog in Brooklyn, Iowa. Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student, had been staying in Brooklyn with her boyfriend for the summer. After an extensive search that lasted over a month, her body was found on Aug. 21 in a cornfield. ...

Fare evaders pose a significant problem for BART

Fare evaders pose a significant problem for BART

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


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It’s time to go home from work, and the BART station is chaotic. People are running from the ticket station to catch their train. To some, this may seem like the perfect time to skip the ticket line. It might sound like no big deal, but according to BART Media Relations manager James Allison, “We [BART] est...

Landfill is adding up in the Bay Area

Landfill is adding up in the Bay Area

Lily Bakour, Staff Writer

June 15, 2018


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At the end of the week, every homeowner piles up their trash and puts it in a black bin on their sidewalk to be collected. That next morning, a truck arrives and makes it all disappear, within seconds. However, does the average individual actually know where all of this trash is being taken? As the Bay Area ...

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