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Opinion: My culture is most-likely your prom dress

March 31, 2019

Joseph Gomez chortles out another hot and spicy video on a topic that was relevant about a year ago ... CULTURAL APPROPRIATION. Everybody have a safe prom, don't smoke the Devil's...

Indian Club adds to Carlmont’s cultural diversity

Indian Club adds to Carlmont’s cultural diversity

February 8, 2018

Clubs at Carlmont have a wide variety of subjects. Indian club helps focus in embracing the culture of India. The club has activities varying from practicing different aspect...

Students’ cultural celebrations ring in the new year

Students’ cultural celebrations ring in the new year

January 17, 2018

In Denmark, it is a tradition to smash old dishes on the front doors of neighbors to celebrate New Year's Eve, according to The Independent. Traditional New Year’s celebrations from across the world offer a look into unique aspects of different cultural celebrations.  Tilden Pointer, a sophomore, said, “In Thailand, they have a d...

Taiwanese Cultural Festival celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Taiwanese Cultural Festival celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May 14, 2017

Every year since 1992, the month of May has been lined with festivals and fairs celebrating both Asian and Pacific Islander cultures. Seven years after May was declared Asian/Pacific...

Heritage Fair displays cultural diversity

February 25, 2017

Whoops and cheers filled the gym as hula dancers rhythmically swung their hips to the rat-ti-tat-tats of the beating drums, along with many other performers. On Feb. 24, the...

Women face cultural beauty standards

Women face cultural beauty standards

March 25, 2016

“I am not beautiful.” This is a thought that haunts women across the world. Regardless of background, women hold themselves to different beauty standards according to...

Leonard Nimoy’s death: the passing of a cultural icon

Leonard Nimoy’s death: the passing of a cultural icon

March 1, 2015

Leonard Nimoy, loved by many for his role as Spock in "Star Trek," died February 27 at the age of 83. Sophomore Kyle Jung said, "I think that it's really unfortunate that such an i...

Cultural appropriation isn’t appropriate

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor/Columnist

April 22, 2014

"I'm appreciating your cultural dresses! You should be proud!" This exact phrase can be heard from the mouths of those who partake in cultural appropriation. What is that one might ask, well the most common definition of cultural appropriation is the adoption of some specific elements of one culture by a different cultural group. It describes acculturation or assimilation, but can imply a negative ...

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