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PERIOD chapter brings the menstrual movement to Carlmont

PERIOD chapter brings the menstrual movement to Carlmont

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus

A new club is bringing the menstrual movement to Carlmont, and they are here to stay. Period. PERIOD is a non-profit organization with over 150 chapters worldwide. The group seeks to bring awareness to the fact that pads and tampons are not necessarily “feminine products,” but rather simply menstr...

‘Art at Play’ helps to beautify the Belmont community

‘Art at Play’ helps to beautify the Belmont community

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

A scene of children playing a the playground would not be complete without the bright colors of the play structure. In an effort to help add more color to playgrounds, Art at Play is coming to help make the Belameda Park brighter. Art at Play is dedicated to helping beautify Belmont by adding art ar...

Experience the Civil Rights Movement

Experience the Civil Rights Movement

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer

February 16, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

Sojourn to the Past is "a seven day trip through Georgia and Alabama to see the sights of the Civil Rights Movement of the 50's and 60's,” said Carlmont’s Sojourn to the Past adviser and history teacher Karen Ramroth. Ramroth experienced this program in her junior year in high school. Students...

Civil Rights Movement advocate travels from history books to the Carlmont stage

Civil Rights Movement advocate travels from history books to the Carlmont stage

Kelly Song, Staff Writer

November 1, 2014


Filed under Features

She walked with her head held high up the broad steps of her school, surrounded by one thousand troops from the U.S. Army for protection, amidst screams of racist remarks and violent threats. It was her first exposure to racism, and she could feel the hatred pouring in from every direction. Minniejean...

Learning about the Civil Rights Movement from the Civil Rights Movement

Learning about the Civil Rights Movement from the Civil Rights Movement

Dominic Gialdini, Highlander Features Editor

September 9, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

There is not a more direct and personal way of learning about history than experiencing it through the people who made it at the locations where it occurred. Carlmont students have the opportunity to do this very thing by participating in Sojourn to the Past, which takes students on a seven day journey...

The Movember movement

The Movember movement

Tara Ebrahimpour, Staff Writer

November 10, 2013


Filed under Multimedia

The roots of the Kony Movement

April 18, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

Joseph Kony is the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army, a militant group operating in parts of Africa, and has been accused of crimes against humanity. The situation was made famous by the viral video Kony 2012, and stems from conflicting ethnic groups in Uganda. Since as early as the fourth century...

The money behind the movement

April 18, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

The Kony 2012 campaign was created to spread awareness of the charity Invisible Children, who asks for donations alongside promotional items, such as buttons and signs, geared towards spreading their message. But where exactly does the money go? According to their website and Charity Navigator (a...

Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Remembering Dr. King

Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Remembering Dr. King

January 17, 2011


Filed under A&E

[media-credit name="Steven Tsujisaka" align="alignleft" width="246"][/media-credit] On Jan. 17, students and teachers took the day off to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. King is well known for being an iconic figure in the evolution of civil rights in the United States and around the world, using non...

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