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Queer Time Episode Five: Controversy and a New Global Campaign

Queer Time Episode Five: Controversy and a New Global Campaign

Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Mikayla Nguyen

February 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Podcasts

Maddy and Zach discuss events surrounding controversy in the LGBTQ community and a new global campaign run by the Trump Administration regarding the decriminalization of homosexuality. Edited by Maddy Ting....

Despite controversy, the gender wage gap continues to narrow

Despite controversy, the gender wage gap continues to narrow

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Features

You wake up to the sound of Alec Baldwin’s voice playing on your Echo Dot, signaling the start of your day. You get out of bed and perform your usual morning routine. You get into your sleek Molten Lava Honda Civic Sedan and drive off to work like you do every single weekend. But this day is different....

Acquittal in Kate Steinle case reignites controversy

Acquittal in Kate Steinle case reignites controversy

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under News

San Francisco residents were left with mixed feelings when the man who killed a woman on Pier 14 was found innocent by a grand jury. On July 1, 2015, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate shot and killed Kate Steinle with a gun, which the defense argued Zarate found and shot by accident. The bullet ricocheted off of...

Film ‘Last Tango’ faces rape controversy

Film ‘Last Tango’ faces rape controversy

Armon Mahdavi, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under News

Film buffs around the world were shocked this past weekend when news arose that the infamous rape scene from Bernardo Bertolucci’s film “Last Tango In Paris” was non-consensual. The film is about an American businessman, played by Marlon Brando, who begins an affair with a young Parisian woman, played by Maria Schneider. In an intervie...

‘The Forest’ faces controversy

‘The Forest’ faces controversy

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

January 19, 2016


Filed under A&E

Natalie Dormer's new movie, "The Forest," came into box offices Jan. 8. "The Forest" is a supernatural horror movie that follows Sarah Price, a young American woman, on a quest to find her twin sister who has disappeared into the Aokigahara "suicide" Forest in Japan. The forest she entered is ...

Possible tax on soda brings controversy

Sarah Adams, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013


Filed under News

Carlmont students do not agree on whether or not San Francisco's proposed tax on all soda drinks is truly a necessity. San Francisco supervisor Scott Weiner developed this new tax measure, which will increase the price of all soda sales in San Francisco by two cents per ounce of beverage, if passed...

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.
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