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STEM Club facilitates the passions of science, engineering, technology, and math

STEM Club facilitates the passions of science, engineering, technology, and math

Talia Fine, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under Campus

Cancer research, 3D printing, and self-driving cars are only a few mysteries being tackled in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) world, and the Carlmont STEM Club strives to help students discover their passions within those subjects. STEM Club co-president Jason Liu, a junior...

Christian Club emphasizes forgiveness

Christian Club emphasizes forgiveness

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under Campus

The Christian Club spent their last meeting talking about a topic that many people have trouble with. “Forgiveness is a strange concept in that your debts are cleared simply by someone saying you’re forgiven, yet it is so freeing to know that you are no longer held accountable for the hurt you...

Girl Up Club fosters women empowerment

Girl Up Club fosters women empowerment

Kaylee George, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under Campus, Top News

75 percent of HIV-infected youth between the ages of 15-24 are girls. One in seven girls in developing countries is married before the age of 15. 50 percent of all sexual assaults worldwide are against girls 15 or younger. These are among the many harsh realities faced by many girls in developing...

Super Smash Bros Club gets ready to battle

Super Smash Bros Club gets ready to battle

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer
March 18
Filed under Campus

The Super Smash Bros Club is gearing up for their next crew battle. In the club, members play the video game Super Smash Bros on the Wii U. The game is made by Nintendo and is widely popular among wide varieties of people from adults to children. The game consists of many Nintendo characters even ...

Baking Club whips up sweet treats

Baking Club whips up sweet treats

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer
March 15
Filed under Campus

Baking Club is on a mission to rise and gain new members. On Thursday, March 16, Baking Club will have a bake sale during the Open House Clubs Fair to promote and make money for the club. They will be selling various baked goods baked by club members, and the funds raised will go to the club’s fu...

Heritage Fair: each bite giving a taste of home

Heritage Fair: each bite giving a taste of home

Nastasja Stahl, Staff Writer
March 13
Filed under Campus

Tables are set across the pavement, each of them holding signs with food prices and labels proudly decorated in colorful designs. Students clamor around each booth, waving money in the air as club members take each order. The quad, like most days, is full. On February 23, however, it's different from...

Animation Club sparks creativity

Animation Club sparks creativity

Maxwell Jung, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Campus

Anyone who loves to animate, or just art in general, was pleased to find the new club that was created this year. The Animation Club was introduced to Carlmont this year under Club Presidents Jonathan Yip and Kyle Dimick. The club meets every Friday in F10, and students can learn how to animate with...

Jewish Club plans to bring awareness of religion

Jewish Club plans to bring awareness of religion

Madison Wong, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Campus

On March 2, Principal Ralph Crame received reports of vandalism against the Jewish community at Carlmont. He responded with an email to parents regarding the incident. There was a star of David drawn with anti-Semitic words in chalk by the Scots gym and a swastika, a symbol most commonly related to...

Feminist Club collaborates with ASB

Feminist Club collaborates with ASB

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Campus

Feminism: the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. Feminism is gender equality.  Although it is often lost in translation, intersectional feminism is the idea that everyone is equal, not that women are superior. The notion that all genders should have equa...

Filmmaking and Animation Clubs reel in the action to merge

Filmmaking and Animation Clubs reel in the action to merge

Cath Lei, Staff Writer
March 1
Filed under Campus

The path to perfection for any live-action or animation film requires more than lights, camera, and action. This is a truth that filmmakers know all too well, but the finished product is always worth the effort. Animation Club meets Fridays at lunch in F10, while Filmmaking Club meets on the first...

Publicity Commission informs student body

Publicity Commission informs student body

Izzy Lunderman, Staff Writer
March 1
Filed under Campus

While roaming through Carlmont's hallways, students notice vibrant posters adorned on lockers and walls publicizing sports events and other activities. The posters depict hand-drawn images of events such as the upcoming UNO tournament in March, a Just Dance tournament in the quad, school sports games,...

Key Club holds opportunities to give back

Key Club holds opportunities to give back

Madison Wong, Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under Campus

Carlmont offers a wide variety of different clubs and activities that students can participate in, from whether it be gaming or learning about different cultures. Key Club, however, has a focus on acts of community service to benefit people around the Bay Area. It is the oldest and largest service...

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