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An English teacher with a voice

An English teacher with a voice

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist
October 7, 2013
Filed under Campus, Staff Bios, Top News

An educator by day and a songstress by night, Sarah Cane is more than just a regular English teacher. When she was just 19 years old, Cane sang with the San Francisco Bay Area Chamber Choir in the Europa Cantat, a prestigious choir festival designed to celebrate unity and the joy of singing. The Bay...

Stanford student responsible for fatal DUI accident

Stanford student responsible for fatal DUI accident

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer
October 7, 2013
Filed under News, Top News

One person was pronounced dead at the scene, and two are in critical condition after a fatal accident on Highway 101 in South San Francisco. Zachary Katz, a 24-year-old Stanford student was reported driving under the influence when he was involved in a head on collision at 3:48 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5...

A little dumpling house on big Broadway

A little dumpling house on big Broadway

Tracy Chu, Staff Writer
October 4, 2013
Filed under A&E, Top News

The Shanghai Dumpling Shop was an affordable yet delicious experience, with great menu options and fairly good service. The Shanghai Dumpling Shop is a classic Chinese dumpling house located on Broadway Avenue in Millbrae, Calif. The restaurant offers traditional Shanghai-style items, including steamed...

Fans go ape over Arctic Monkeys

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer
October 1, 2013
Filed under A&E, Top News

Indie rock band Arctic Monkeys did not disappoint last Friday, Sept. 27, during their second sold-out show at the Fox Theater in Oakland, Calif. Amid a crowd of nearly 3,000 fans, the Sheffield four piece owned the stage and left guests in awe. The group began an international tour on May 22 to debut their...

Vandals strike at Fox Elementary School

Vandals strike at Fox Elementary School

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer
September 30, 2013
Filed under News, Top News

Vandals spray painted on various areas of Fox Elementary School’s newly remodeled campus, raising new questions regarding expenses and security. On late Sept. 18, vandals struck at Fox Elementary School, marking the campus with various drawings and phrases. The school was remodeled during the summer,...

Kenyan mall siege leaves over 60 casualties

Kenyan mall siege leaves over 60 casualties

Shayan Mandegarian, Staff Writer
September 30, 2013
Filed under News, Top News

The Westgate Mall, a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, was attacked by an Islamic extremist group called al-Shabab on Sept. 21 to Sept. 24. By the time Kenyan military and police forces had finally eliminated the attackers, more than 60 people were dead and hundreds more wounded, including some Americans. The...

An evening of injury, Scots go down 19-10 against Bearcats

An evening of injury, Scots go down 19-10 against Bearcats

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor
September 28, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont broke a two-game winning streak with a 19-10 loss against San Mateo at Carlmont on Friday night. Running back Dominic Blanks was injured at the beginning of the second quarter, and was taken out of the game with an ankle injury. It is unknown what exactly happened. Coach Marcus Farhad...

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 ...

Tough battle results in victory for varsity volleyball

Tough battle results in victory for varsity volleyball

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer
September 26, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top News

The energy from late-arriving fans from both schools and the consistent support of energetic parents pushed the Lady Scots' to victory in an evenly matched four sets versus the Hillsdale Knights Thursday night.  Just before the last set, herds of Carlmont and Hillsdale fans poured into the bleache...

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