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Girls’ varsity volleyball wins first league game

Girls’ varsity volleyball wins first league game

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

Four thrilling matches were all it took for the Carlmont girls' varsity volleyball team to take the win over Aragon High School. The first match got off to a great start for the Scots. Led by Elizabeth Prozell, a senior, they took a 6-0 lead. The Aragon Dons battled back, however, eventually bringin...

‘Spectrum Talks’ meeting discusses how to be a good ally to the LGBT community

‘Spectrum Talks’ meeting discusses how to be a good ally to the LGBT community

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

The LGBT community has faced a lot of controversy in years past, but there is an increasing number of people who want to be LGBT allies (straight or cisgendered supporters of the LGBT community), especially in the Bay Area today. However, some people may not know how to be an ally or what to do as one. On...

Pay-to-play sports both help and harm athletics programs

Pay-to-play sports both help and harm athletics programs

Max Lee, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Features

The devastation of having a sport cut from an athletic program is a dilemma that many schools encounter. Lack of funding and profit are some of the major causes that have led schools to cut certain sports. According to CNBC, from 2009 to 2011, $3.5 billion was cut from schools' sports budgets.  ...

Fall Out Boy’s ‘M A N I A’ proves that mainstream music is ruining good artists

Fall Out Boy’s ‘M A N I A’ proves that mainstream music is ruining good artists

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Reviews

Fall Out Boy identifies as being an American rock band. After their latest album, that’s questionable. Their seventh studio album, “M A N I A,” was released just last week as a follow up to their last album released in 2015, “American Beauty/American Psycho.” This album is their biggest...

Good Food Awards brings together fans of sustainable food

Good Food Awards brings together fans of sustainable food

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under News

The eighth annual Good Food Awards, held at Fort Mason (in San Francisco), collected a large crowd to celebrate sustainable food from around the country. The Good Food Awards assemble American producers and judge their products based primarily on taste and sustainability. They host a series of three c...

The Belmont community gathers to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

The Belmont community gathers to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." Dan DeSmidt, Belmont's chief of police, said, quoting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have A Dream" speech. Many lesser-known Dr. King speeches and excerpt...

‘The Good Doctor’ saves ABC’s ratings

‘The Good Doctor’ saves ABC’s ratings

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Reviews

ABC’s new medical drama, “The Good Doctor,” aims to clear misconceptions about autism. Ever since the show was released in September, it has been doing just that. “The Good Doctor” follows Dr. Shaun Murphy, played by Freddie Highmore (from A&E's twist on the show Psycho, Bates Motel). ...

‘The Good Dinosaur’ is better than it sounds

‘The Good Dinosaur’ is better than it sounds

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under A&E

Pixar's "The Good Dinosaur," released Nov. 25, was released in time for Thanksgiving. It delivers a good story on family and trust. Set in an alternate timeline in which the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs missed, the movie tells the story of Arlo (voiced by Raymond Ochoa), a fearful young Apatosaurus...

A bleatin’ good story from a Claymation sheep

A bleatin’ good story from a Claymation sheep

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor

August 23, 2015


Filed under A&E, Top News

A mobile home is on the loose. Adults look on, appalled. The perpetrators gasp with guilt. Teenagers capture the event on smartphones. Disregard the target audience of "Shaun the Sheep" (PG) for a moment, and consider the following. A tragic turn of events leads to living life as fugitives, forgo...

The battle of good versus evil is won by perspective

The battle of good versus evil is won by perspective

Megan Tao, Highlander Junior Editor/Columnist

April 12, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Stabs at Society

The hero, the villain, and the epic battle between good versus evil are all universal aspects of stories that we take a little too seriously. Everybody strives to achieve the characteristics of the the hero because that ultimately means you're a good person. Nobody wants to have the characteristics...

Sexual offenders reach settlement on Good Friday and commemorate Audrie Pott’s death

Sexual offenders reach settlement on Good Friday and commemorate Audrie Pott’s death

Victor Li, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015


Filed under News

After two and a half years, Larry and Lisa Pott were able to forgive the teenage boys who sexually assaulted their daughter. It happened on Sept. 12, 2012, when 15-year-old Audrie Pott from Saratoga High School hanged herself a week after being sexually assaulted by three male classmates whom she...

Good sushi, but bad prices

Good sushi, but bad prices

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

December 11, 2014


Filed under A&E

There are many stories of people eating raw sushi, only to find tapeworms in their body. At Shiki Bistro, set that fear aside and enjoy some creative flavors of sushi. And if you are over 21, enjoy their innovative cocktails, which take an Asian spin on typical drinks. The delicious sushi is on...

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