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Taiwanese Cultural Festival celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Taiwanese Cultural Festival celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Cath Lei, Staff Writer
May 14, 2017
Filed under News, Top News

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 American Heritage Month, Bill Clinton designated the second week of May to be Taiwanese American Heritage Week. This ...

Heritage Fair displays cultural diversity

Heritage Fair displays cultural diversity

Kaylee George, Staff Writer
February 25, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

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 annual Heritage Fair assembly featured many different heritages embodied at Carlmont. The event, held by ASB, showcased various...

Women face cultural beauty standards

Women face cultural beauty standards

Lily Bakour, Staff Writer
March 25, 2016
Filed under Features, Top News

“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 their culture and the society that surrounds them. Many may ask themselves, “What is the definition of beauty?” This...

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

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

Taran Sun, Scot Scoop Editor
March 1, 2015
Filed under News, Top News

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 influential, talented, and iconic actor has passed away. He was really a defining character as Spock in "Star Trek." T...

Cultural appropriation isn’t appropriate

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor
April 22, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Original Opinions

"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...

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