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Changing Lives Club strives to encourage education

Changing Lives Club strives to encourage education

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

November 25, 2018

Most students in privileged areas would not give a second thought about having an education, and some even take it for granted. For some children, this is not the case. Basic education aid has raised 13 percent between 2015 and 2016, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cul...

Changing Lives Club works towards helping others

Changing Lives Club works towards helping others

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the volunteer rate for U.S. citizens was approximately 25 percent in 2015, thus the majority of people don’t spend their time helping others in need. Changing Lives Club aspires to challenge this statistic, as they use the resources available to them and ...

Belmont works to create a vibrant downtown

Belmont works to create a vibrant downtown

Sam Hosmer, Staff Ranter

April 6, 2017

Belmont’s unbuilt town center has been in development for 31 years. In 1986, a committee was formed to study and evaluate the feasibility of revitalizing downtown Belmont. After a four-year period of intense examination and review, the city council ratified the Downtown Specific Plan, a 162-pag...

Changing running surface can cause pain

Changing running surface can cause pain

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2013

Shin splints are one of the most common injuries for runners and other athletes. This separation of the muscle from the shin bone leads to inflammation, resulting in a sharp pain with each step. Head Coach of the Girls Frosh-Soph Basketball team Eric Caslow said, "Shin splints come from two main sources:...

Changing the world, one stride at a time

Changing the world, one stride at a time

March 17, 2013

Track is much more than a group of people running in pointless ovals. The history of track dates back to ancient Greece, when in 776 BC the only race run was the stadion. The stadion consisted of a 200 yard sprint, and in the case of a tie the race would be re-run. In later years, track and...

Technology changing the lives of people with disabilities

Technology changing the lives of people with disabilities

Gabriela d'Souza, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2012

Many people view technology as a way in which society is able to accomplish more feats such as multitasking, being entertained, and learning. “Technology has made great progress in the educational field and has come a long way in a short amount of time,” stated Franklin Rice. Now more than...

Times are changing

Times are changing

December 2, 2010

"Two roads diverged in a yellow wood," is a quote from a famous poem by Robert Frost. I believe this statement stands more true today then ever before. Perhaps the metaphor he intended for is not what I am referring to, however, the situation that the human race has gotten itself into is one that ma...

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