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A Straight (half-white) male explains the gender pay gap

A Straight (half-white) male explains the gender pay gap

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

April 6, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

Joseph Gomez explains the many problems of the common gender pay gap.

Declining FOMF awaits revival

Declining FOMF awaits revival

March 31, 2018


Filed under Campus

Friends of Millard Filmore (FOMF) is an organization that Carlmont students may have heard of, or maybe even looked down upon. As a research-based competition, its popularity has decreased — yet this hasn't stopped some of its leaders to push for more. Beginning in 1968 as an event only held at ...

Social Justice Sewing Academy pieces together the future

Social Justice Sewing Academy pieces together the future

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under News

People are angry. People are demanding social and political change. The Social Justice Sewing Academy (SJSA) provides a platform for people to express their emotions through art. According to its website, “By using textile art as a vehicle for personal transformation and community cohesion, SJSA...

SAT scores do not predict future success

SAT scores do not predict future success

Parker English, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features

One test determines a student’s future success. Many want to do well on the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), but some struggle to understand what the score truly means. While these scores are important, they may not matter as much as one might think. “In some ways, I would say one’s S...

Students’ environment determines their future

Students’ environment determines their future

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Go to college. Get a job. Make money. Live a happy life. Contrary to what it may seem, the path towards a successful future has never been a simple one. However, time and time again, students have navigated its rocky slope. The impact of the student’s environment and their pursuit of happiness creates a ...

Victory signals a bright future for boys’ tennis

Victory signals a bright future for boys’ tennis

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer

April 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Following a 6-1 victory over Hillsdale High School, the boys' tennis team extended their winning streak to four games with a commanding 7-0 win against San Mateo High School on March 30. Carlmont was expecting to come out on top even before the game began. Jerry Liu, a sophomore and varsity dou...

Freshman leaders look toward the future

Freshman leaders look toward the future

Ashley Huang, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Campus

Although it may not seem like it, the end of the school year is fast-approaching. For freshmen in the Carlmont leadership class, this meant making the choice of whether or not they should pursue a spot in ASB for the 2017-2018 school year. In March, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors hoping to join...

Gender stigma plays a role in sports

Gender stigma plays a role in sports

Adriana Kurtovich, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017


Filed under Features

Today's society often portrays men as more superior in sports compared to women. However, this is not always the case. The number of female athletes at NCAA schools has increased from about 30,000 to over 193,000 since 1972, but women still have many fewer participation opportunities than men do according...

Women’s March fuels future protests

Women’s March fuels future protests

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

A sea of pink-eared hats stretched down the endless blocks of the nation’s capital, representing the desperation for equality. A roar erupted from the crowd as they charged forward, pouring down every street of D.C., marching and chanting in sync as one unit. On Jan 21, over 5 million people aroun...

‘Ready Player One’ is a look into the future

‘Ready Player One’ is a look into the future

Talia Fine, Staff Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Top News

In the sea of dystopian novels starring moody teenagers, “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline bobs uniquely above the surface. Cline illustrates the near future through the eyes of average teenager Wade Watts, portraying a destitute world where citizens’ only salvation is an alternate reality accesse...

Future has yet another big surprise

Future has yet another big surprise

Josef Gonzalez, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016


Filed under A&E

On Feb. 5, Future dropped his fourth studio album. The name of this album is EVOL. This album is a strong follow up to his previous album, DS2, with 11 great songs that will make you get up and dance. What makes this album so great is that Future shows off many of his emotions in his songs, includin...

Drake and Future take the number one spot

Drake and Future take the number one spot

Josef Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 13, 2015


Filed under A&E

Rappers Drake and Future take the number one spot on Billboard's top 200 albums with their new hit mixtape "What a Time to be Alive." The surprise mixtape was released on Sept. 20 and quickly made its way up through Billboard's top 200 albums chart based on its streaming time and the number of mix tapes...

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