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‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ uses humor to compensate for lack of substance

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ uses humor to compensate for lack of substance

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

What do Gal Gadot, Disney princesses, and eBay all have in common? They're all prime examples of how Disney uses pop culture icons to captivate the audience in its latest animated flick, "Ralph Breaks the Internet." While creating the widely anticipated sequel to "Wreck-it Ralph," filmmakers capitalized...

‘Black Panther’ breaks barriers and sets records

‘Black Panther’ breaks barriers and sets records

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018

'Black Panther' brought, for the first time, a strong black superhero to the spotlight, and did so in a record-breaking fashion. So far, 'Black Panther' has already pulled in $1.2 billion and has replaced other titles as the top-grossing movie for an opening weekend in February, an opening weekend in winte...

Feminist Club discusses sexual harassment

Feminist Club discusses sexual harassment

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

Walking into D-8 on Friday, Dec. 8, chairs are arranged in a large circle as Feminist Club gathers to discuss one of the most controversial topics of 2017: sexual harassment. At the beginning of the meeting, Isabel Harnett, a senior and the president of Feminist Club, played Time Magazine's video about The Silence Breakers, who are...

Jefferson wipes varsity football’s clean record away

Jefferson wipes varsity football’s clean record away

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Emotions were definitely felt on the field on Friday, Oct. 27. Jefferson High School defeated the Scots 40-28 at the Homecoming game. Not only did this game end Carlmont's 7-0 streak, it the guaranteed Jefferson one game in the Central Coast Section playoffs of the Peninsula Athletic League Lake...

Fire breaks out in San Francisco’s Chinatown

Fire breaks out in San Francisco’s Chinatown

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer

February 5, 2017

On Friday, Feb. 3, a two-alarm fire broke out in Chinatown in San Francisco. At 7:47 a.m., the San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) received reports that a fire had started in a two-story building, located at the corner of Pacific, near the Stockton Street Tunnel. Four fire trucks were sent to the sce...

Journalism breaks through in Carlmont Cup

Journalism breaks through in Carlmont Cup

Celine Yang, Scot Scoop Editor

September 29, 2015

It was a showdown. In a round of capture the flag, two opponents circled each other, eyes on the prize. Everyone else had been eliminated, and now the game entered sudden death. Suddenly, senior Taran Sun reached out and snatched the flag and just like that, it was over. After breaking an intense...

Baseball player breaks foot

Baseball player breaks foot

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

April 30, 2014

Starting shortstop Aaron Pleschner is out for the season due to a broken foot. “I hit a ball off my foot about three months ago against Riordan,” said Pleschner. Normally considered as a non contact sport baseball can still cause many injuries due to contact with equipment, and sometimes players. ...

‘Escape Plan’ breaks away from status quo

‘Escape Plan’ breaks away from status quo

Alex Wildman, Staff Writer

February 11, 2014

Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger shine in the 2013 prison thriller "Escape Plan." Stallone plays Ray Breslin, a former prosecutor who now spends his days testing maximum security prisons. Breslin is described as the Houdini of prison breaks because he uses his expansive knowledge of, well ...

Tennis breaks the streak

Tennis breaks the streak

Angelina Castillo, ScotCenter News

October 3, 2013

The game against Hillsdale High was tied 3 to 3 until the last match where Carlmont suffered their first loss. Coach Amina Halsey knew going into the game that it will be a difficult match up, probably the hardest of the season, and she also expected it to be a close game. Coach Halsey said, “It is going to...

Lionel Messi breaks 40-year record

Lionel Messi breaks 40-year record

December 11, 2012

Barcelona's Lionel Messi had an astounding performance on Sunday that proved why his team is first place in the Spanish league. Barcelona's two goals both came from Messi as they prevailed over Real Betis with a score of 2-1. His second goal in the 25th minute overtook the record of 85 goals in...

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