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There is no upside to alcohol

There is no upside to alcohol

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

My dad was a warm and wonderful caring person who was loved by many people from all different walks of life. There was nothing he wouldn’t do for anyone who needed help. He was a generous, loving father but he had a dark secret. After years of enjoying alcohol socially at parties and work meetings,...

Carlmont fights the flu – Joseph Gomez

Carlmont fights the flu – Joseph Gomez

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

January 22, 2018

Joseph Gomez reports on the 2018 flu.

Teen’s life cut short in fatal crash

Teen’s life cut short in fatal crash

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

On Nov. 11, Justin Quintos, a 16-year-old at Saint Francis High School, died in a fatal car crash in Saratoga, CA. Quintos was driving with two other friends on Friday afternoon when he lost control of the vehicle and flew into a 50-foot embankment off of Highway 9. The vehicle then proceeded to hit...

Tourist interference causes death of bison

Tourist interference causes death of bison

Brooke Chang, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2016

From the creation of civilization to the creation of the iPhone, human interaction has caused the world to change in drastic ways. However, an interaction between two tourists and a bison in Yellowstone National Park left a bison calf cut off from his herd, which led to his forced death by euthanization. On...

Carlmont student presents original play: ‘The Diner on Washington Street’

Carlmont student presents original play: ‘The Diner on Washington Street’

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016

Second semester of senior year is often spent relaxing and anticipating college acceptance letters. For Denis Yudin, however, second semester has been spent directing his original play, “The Diner on Washington Street.” The inspiration for “The Diner on Washington Street” came to Yudin at...

With scientific advancements, death is no longer an end

With scientific advancements, death is no longer an end

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

Many humans live their lives fearing the day of their passing, the uncertainty of what will happen after the end being a daunting truth to face. But what if there was no reason to be afraid? What if death did not have to mean the end of one's life, but rather the beginning of another? As it turns out, that is exactly what it means to some in 2016, as science has made it possible to be reborn back into beauty and amongst the living once more.

Death of Freddie Gray causes protests in Baltimore

Death of Freddie Gray causes protests in Baltimore

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer

May 6, 2015

Since early April, the city of Baltimore, Maryland has been home to several protests and riots. The Baltimore protests are in response to the death of Freddie Gray, who was illegally arrested after running from the police. According to CBS News, Gray’s death was a result of a spine injury sustained after being improperly secured i...

Sodomite Suppression Act calls for gays to be put to death

Sodomite Suppression Act calls for gays to be put to death

Becca Garner, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015

“It gives me nightmares,” said English teacher Joseph Hill. What Hill was referring to is the Sodomite Suppression Act, a bill proposed by California lawyer Matthew McLaughlin. The bill demands that any homosexual act not only be criminalized, but also that any such act be made punishable by death. “This...

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

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

Taran Sun, Managing Editor

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

Pregnant woman sentenced to death for Christian faith

Pregnant woman sentenced to death for Christian faith

Tracy Chu, Staff Writer

May 19, 2014

The Sudanese court sentenced a pregnant woman to death after she refused to renounce her Christian faith. According to ABC news, the Islamic court found Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, 27, guilty of apostasy, or the renunciation of faith. Ibrahim was eight months pregnant and had been “shackled in prison...

Los Angeles TSA officer shot to death

Los Angeles TSA officer shot to death

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer Gerardo Hernandez was shot to death by 23-year-old gunman Paul Anthony Ciancia at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) around 9:20 a.m. on Friday. According to U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte, Ciancia walked up to a TSA checkpoint in Terminal Three ...

The death of Bin Laden from the eyes of a SEAL

The death of Bin Laden from the eyes of a SEAL

January 23, 2013

If you are excited about the recent release of the film Zero Dark Thirty then this is the novel companion you are looking for. "No Easy Day: The Autobiography of a Navy SEAL" is written by a former U.S. Navy SEAL. That SEAL was a team leader in the operation in which the terrorist Osama Bin Laden me...

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