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Food for student thought

Food for student thought

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Features, Top News

When seeking to improve their grades, students seldom think about heading towards the fridge. However, numerous studies done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and various universities have shown that teenagers’ eating habits strongly affect academic performance. Factors that promote this correlation i...

Reach out hangout unites students

Reach out hangout unites students

Rachel Hunter, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under Campus

Bringing people of different backgrounds together helps many people come out of their comfort zones and make new friends. On Feb. 3, the monthly meeting of the reach out hangout took place. This group was developed to make people feel more comfortable and social at school.  The students e...

Food drive instills spirit of giving back

Food drive instills spirit of giving back

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
November 1
Filed under Campus

Donating food can mean the world to someone in need. From Nov. 1 to Nov. 18, students can donate to Second Harvest Food Bank by bringing canned food or non-perishables to their second-period classroom. The class with the most donations will not only help their community but will also be rewarded...

Student Union reopens with improved facilities

Student Union reopens with improved facilities

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Campus, Top News

As students travel across campus to get to class, many of them encounter construction detours restricting their paths. One of these construction sites was the remodeling of the Student Union. On Oct. 27, Carlmont reopened the Student Union after 18 weeks of construction. Project Manager Allan F...

Say ‘Aloha’ to flavor

Say ‘Aloha’ to flavor

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer
August 25
Filed under A&E, Opinion

Out of all the cuisine in America, from Californian to Creole, Pacific Islander cuisine seems oddly void from our memory. Pacific Islander food, from my perspective, blends the sweetness of St. Louis-style barbecue with the added spiciness of dishes like Mexican adobo. Off the Grid, a collection...

Sushi Monster offers great sushi close to Carlmont

Sushi Monster offers great sushi close to Carlmont

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer
May 2
Filed under A&E, Opinion

The quest for killer sushi near Carlmont is over. Sushi Monster, located just a five minute drive and a 20 minute walk from Carlmont, will satisfy all sushi cravings. Proximity is not the only perk though, this small Japanese restaurant offers outstanding options that upstage all other Belmont Ja...

Bacon, it’s what’s for dinner

Bacon, it’s what’s for dinner

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer
October 14
Filed under A&E

If you are a vegetarian, stop reading this now. Every Monday at 5 p.m. food trucks come and park in the Belmont Cal Train parking lot. There is a weekly rotation between them so there is even more diversity between the many choices offered there: Vietnamese food, barbecue, sushi, and Korean food (to...

Students endure long waits for food

Students endure long waits for food

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer
October 6
Filed under Campus

The first few minutes after the lunch bell rings feature a common sight: people running out of their classrooms toward the lunch line. If they don’t get there in time, they know they’ll be stuck in the daily lunch crowd. The amount of students at Carlmont has gone up, and so has wait time to b...

Fast food done right

Fast food done right

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer
September 29
Filed under A&E

You all know Five Guys, In-N-Out Burger, The Counter and Godfather's, but what about Fare PDQ? Fare PDQ or Fare Pretty Darn Quick is one of a new class of burger joints serving what I call chic fast food. Ironic, isn't it? Fare resides right across the street from one of its main competitors, Godfather's. Fare stands out as special because of the variety it provides. Not ...

Vegetarians give omnivores food for thought

Vegetarians give omnivores food for thought

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist
May 9
Filed under A Dash of Sass, Opinion

Rumor has it that a common side effect of a vegetarian diet is the oozing moral superiority from of every pore on their body. Based on the interactions that I have observed between myself, a vegetarian, and the rest of the world, vegetarians are perceived as pretentious monsters. Ceilings seem...

Spicy food lovers’ new favorite restaurant

Spicy food lovers’ new favorite restaurant

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer
May 5
Filed under A&E

Curry Up Now is an Indian street-style restaurant chain that brings a modern twist to its venues. It closest locations to Carlmont are in San Mateo and Palo Alto, California. In addition, Curry Up Now also has food trucks that often appear at the parking lot of the Aviation Museum in San Carlos, Ca...

A delicious variety of food at Salt Box

A delicious variety of food at Salt Box

Colley Loum, Staff Writer
April 27
Filed under A&E

Salt Box is a local all organic sit down restaurant located at the end of Laurel Street. All of the ingredients of the food served at Salt Box are either bought from local organic farmers or grown in its own garden located on the roof. Therefore, the food offered at Salt Box is seasonal and always...

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