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Students join the fight for gender equality

Students join the fight for gender equality

Izzy Bruguera, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under Campus

For over 150 years, women have fought for equal rights. This past week, that fight was brought to Carlmont. Run by the Human Relations Commission of ASB, Gender Equality Week featured a new theme and activity each day, from March 6 to March 10, that supported equal rights for all. Monday encour...

When Batman fights Superman, no one wins

When Batman fights Superman, no one wins

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer
March 27
Filed under A&E

Hero versus villain. Good versus evil. It's a classic altercation and it's easy to understand. When the good guys start fighting each other though, it gets a little more complicated. That is exactly the moral dilemma brought up in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice." The two classic heroes...

Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: more than just a fight

Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: more than just a fight

Bijan Khalili, Sports Columnist
April 29
Filed under Sports Talk

The highly publicized Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao fight is finally happening on Saturday, May 2. People have been wanting to see this fight since 2009, and now it is becoming a reality. Of course, this fight will require a lot of media attention. It is billed as "The Fight of the Centu...

Carlmont helps fight poverty

Carlmont helps fight poverty

Andrew Cross, Staff Writer
November 23
Filed under Campus

The holidays are just around the corner and everybody is getting excited. People get to spend time with their families and receive gifts. The thing that a lot of people don't realize is that not everybody gets to have these same experiences. Every year, parents struggle to afford clothes for their...

JV Lady Scots fight off competition to remain undefeated

JV Lady Scots fight off competition to remain undefeated

Becca Garner, Staff Writer
October 18
Filed under Sports

It was a battle. And the junior varsity (JV) Lady Scots won the fight. JV volleyball took home a win against the Woodside Wildcats on Thursday, Oct. 16, and added to their undefeated streak. So far this season, the Scots are 9-0. The game started with a set that initially appeared as though it...

Relay supports all who fight against cancer

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer
May 8
Filed under Volunteering

Walk, skip, jog, or run. Everyone is there for the same reason, to find a cure for cancer. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society [ACS], Relay for Life is an annual community fundraiser for those affected by cancer. Funds raised directly benefit cancer patients and is used for research. Relay for Life is a 24 hour event that honors those who ...

A fight against tardies

A fight against tardies

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer
April 9
Filed under Campus

Students are concerned about a new policy to combat tradies at school. As of April 4, Carlmont Parents will receive phone calls home not only when their student has cut class, but when they are marked tardy during attendance at the beginning of each period. Depending on the way a parent has set up their Infinite Campus portal they will receive both cal...

Continuing to fight for equality

Continuing to fight for equality

Claire Porter, Staff Writer
April 8
Filed under Campus, Student Bios, Top News

Carlmont’s well-known social activist will be moving on to larger-scale issues in college. Senior Kalila Kirk has always been passionate about the education and advocacy of equality. She’s currently the co-President of Carlmont’s Gay Straight Alliance, the Vice President of Feminist Club, and a clin...

A fight to the finish for varsity soccer

A fight to the finish for varsity soccer

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor
January 30
Filed under Sports, Top News

There's no need to doubt the Boys Varsity Soccer team's ability to come out on top. Not after the win they pulled out against Sequoia on Wednesday night. With the ever present nerves that occur when facing Sequoia, the team came out victorious with a tight 1-0 win. "We did what we had to do," said...

The fight against human trafficking

The fight against human trafficking

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer
November 20
Filed under Campus

Human trafficking is an issue that is continually growing around the world that forces people to complete laborious tasks. Carlmont’s Freedom Fighters Club was formed this school year in order to bring awareness of human trafficking to the school and community. The Freedom Fighters Club associate ...

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