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Bedlam in Brussels: the world responds to another terror attack

Bedlam in Brussels: the world responds to another terror attack

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer

March 26, 2016


Filed under News, Top News

On March 22, more than four months after a series of terrorist attacks shocked Paris, France, terror struck Europe again as suicide bombers attacked the Brussels Airport and Metro in Belgium. This attack came only days after Belgian police had reported the capture of Salah Abdeslam, a known suspect in...

Obama asks Congress to declare the first true war on terror

Obama asks Congress to declare the first true war on terror

Becca Garner, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015


Filed under News, Top News

Imagine walking into Disneyland on a sunny May afternoon. While you may be prepared for the half hour line waits, one thing you were not expecting is that the number of people you would see, about 30,000, is the same number of people who have been killed or wounded by the actions of the Al-Qaeda splinter...

Obama speaks about new immigration policies

Obama speaks about new immigration policies

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014


Filed under News

In an age where immigration laws are frequently changing, up to date knowledge on legal policies is important, especially to Californians. On Nov. 20, 2014, President Obama delivered a speech explaining the steps he plans to take in his executive order to fix immigration issues. It is estimated that...

Michelle Obama fights junk food in schools

Michelle Obama fights junk food in schools

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014


Filed under News

Michelle Obama plans to eliminate advertisements for "junk" food in schools in hopes of creating healthier eating habits. The First Lady wants to get rid of sugary drinks and unhealthy food advertisements on vending machines and banners found throughout campuses, with the goal of promoting healthier foods...

Obama lies about Obamacare

Obama lies about Obamacare

Matt DeGraff, Staff Writer

December 12, 2013


Filed under Student Voices

President Barack Obama has said many things, but not many of those things are true. One of Obama’s many inaccurate statements is that his Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, will, in his words, “cover every American.”  However, according to a Congressional Budget Office projection, Obamacare,...

Obama sworn in for second term

Obama sworn in for second term

January 21, 2013


Filed under News

[media-credit name="Glyn Lowe Photoworks" align="alignnone" width="640"][/media-credit]Hundreds of thousands gathered in Washington, D.C. to watch President Barack Obama's second inauguration, which fell on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this year. The Presidential Inaugural Committee reported that around one million people a...

President Obama re-elected

President Obama re-elected

November 8, 2012


Filed under News

Carlmont students had mixed feelings over President Obama’s re-election over Republican challenger, Governor Mitt Romney on Nov. 6. While Carlmont Democrats were celebrating, Carlmont Republicans were grumbling at their loss. According to the Huffington Post, Obama won 50.5 percent of the po...

Jay Z, Springsteen perform in support of Obama

Jay Z, Springsteen perform in support of Obama

November 6, 2012


Filed under A&E

The exciting finish to the presidential race may very well overshadow the pop culture landmark that occurred on Nov 5. Jay Z and Bruce Springsteen performed in Ohio to Obama supporters in what was undoubtedly the most exciting end to a presidential campaign in the history of presidential campaigns....

Obama announces opinion on gay marriage

Obama announces opinion on gay marriage

Gabriela d'Souza, Staff Writer

May 29, 2012


Filed under News

Last week, President Barack Obama openly announced that he is pro-gay marriage. A few years ago, when Obama was first running for president, he mentioned that he felt that the gay community had the right to marry, but did not want to make an official statement about it. Newsweek Magazine has stated...

President Obama visits Mountain View for Town Hall meeting

President Obama visits Mountain View for Town Hall meeting

September 28, 2011


Filed under Campus

With the 2012 campaign starting to heat up, President Barack Obama began his tour of California in Mountain View to accept donations to bankroll his reelection campaign as he arrived at Moffet Field early Sunday morning. Obama was greeted by supporters and protesters alike as he was quickly whiske...

President Obama confirms Bin Laden’s death

President Obama confirms Bin Laden’s death

May 1, 2011


Filed under News

(UPDATED, 12:30AM PST) - Osama bin Laden's body has been buried at sea. WASHINGTON (8:45PM PST) - President Obama made an unscheduled announcement to the US late Sunday night. Osama Bin Laden's death was first reported by CNN's John King late Sunday night. He also reported that he has been ki...

President Obama expected to address nation shortly about Osama Bin Laden’s death.

President Obama expected to address nation shortly about Osama Bin Laden’s death.

May 1, 2011


Filed under News

(UPDATE, 8:44PM PST): Obama concludes his announcement. (UPDATE, 8:40PM PST): President Obama confirms Osama Bin Laden's death to the nation. Obama said Bin Laden was killed by US agents in Pakistan. "Justice has been done," Obama said. (UPDATE, 8:36PM PST) - President Obama's speech began an hou...

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