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Scotskim: announcements

Scotskim: announcements

Julia Rhodie

November 16, 2018


Filed under ScotSkim - quick news briefs

Questions arise surrounding leadership as the 'blue wave' crashes The ‘blue wave,’ crashed, as many predicted it would. But for American politics, another dramatic event on its horizon as members of the House of Representatives question who their future majority and minority leaders will be. Former...

Scotskim: fire

Scotskim: fire

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under ScotSkim - quick news briefs

California burns up from fires in north and south Infamous for its sunny days and sandy beaches, the Golden State is gaining a new meaning, as fire rages through both its northern and southern ends. With Camp Fire blazing in the north and the Woolsey Fire burning through the south, the entire state is crippled by tragedy and debilitating air quality. According to ...

ScotSkim: remembering icons

ScotSkim: remembering icons

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under News, ScotSkim - quick news briefs

John McCain’s funerals bring together Democrats and Republicans The memorial services honoring the late Senator John McCain brought together more than 2,000 people, Republicans and Democrats alike. In the front row, sat former presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama, along with ...

ScotSkim: Mollie Tibbits

ScotSkim: Mollie Tibbits

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


Filed under News, ScotSkim - quick news briefs

On July 18, 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts went missing after going for a jog in Brooklyn, Iowa. Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student, had been staying in Brooklyn with her boyfriend for the summer. After an extensive search that lasted over a month, her body was found on Aug. 21 in a cornfield. ...

San Carlos community debates new gun store

San Carlos community debates new gun store

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under News

The potential opening of a new gun store in San Carlos has become a point of controversy within the community. Turner’s Outdoorsman, a hunting and fishing chain store, was set to open in November of 2017 in eastern San Carlos. However, the opening of the store has been delayed due to concerned f...

Satirical shows strive only for entertainment

Satirical shows strive only for entertainment

Ashley Huang, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Features

According to The Huffington Post, “Satire news is increasingly overtaking mainstream news as a source of voter information, especially for younger and left-leaning voters.” Satire, which is defined as the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidit...

Confronting refugee crisis in the presidential debate

Confronting refugee crisis in the presidential debate

Justin Som, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under News

In the second presidential debate, the topic of foreign and domestic terrorism has reemerged in the political scene as a disputed conflict. In light of the stark contrasts between the ideologies of this year’s candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the amount of undecided voters who have...

Viceland: A revolutionary reporting channel on the rise

Viceland: A revolutionary reporting channel on the rise

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The same news over and over again. Politicians doing this, politicians doing that. The economy doing this, the economy doing that. The same materials are being regurgitated and sold to the people of this country as "breaking news." This no longer has to be the case, as a new reporting television...

Americans reconsider Syrian refugees in light of attacks

Americans reconsider Syrian refugees in light of attacks

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under News

In the aftermath of terrorist attacks on Paris, France and Beirut, Lebanon in mid-November, the debate surrounding Syrian refugees has been loaded with demands for the United States to close U.S. borders to Syrian refugees. Donald Trump, a high-profile presidential candidate, has been vocal in connecting...

World News and Campus Events

World News and Campus Events

Becca Fradkin, Staff Writer

January 14, 2015


Filed under Podcasts

On this week's podcast students discuss the recent tragedy in Paris and, on a lighter note, Carlmont's upcoming Winter Formal.

Students ignorant about world news

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

April 2, 2013


Filed under Features

Although students are required to learn about World history, American politics and current events throughout their high school classes and have instant access to news through social media platforms, some students are still ignorant what is happening beyond the boundaries of their everyday lives. “I...

Today’s social networking will be old news by tomorrow

March 19, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

Why did MySpace disappear and will Facebook do the same? Five years ago, people were still using MySpace, while Facebook and Twitter were barely heard of. These days, mostly everyone has a Facebook and MySpace is barely used. Facebook is making major changes to their website. They have adapted...

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