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ScotSkim: convictions

ScotSkim: convictions

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018


Filed under ScotSkim - quick news briefs

Charlottesville neo-Nazi convicted on all counts “Unite the Right"rioter James Alex Fields Jr., was convicted of first-degree murder in a Virginia court on Dec. 7 for plowing his car into, and killing, counter-protestor and civil rights advocate Heather Heyer on Aug. 12, 2017. Besides one coun...

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 ...

Opinion: Identity Politics is a Mess

Opinion: Identity Politics is a Mess

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

October 15, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

Joseph Gomez analyzes the confusing uselessness of identity politics.

ScotSkim: tension

ScotSkim: tension

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under News, ScotSkim - quick news briefs

White House expands Kavanaugh’s FBI investigation The Senate postponed Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation vote into the Supreme Court to allow time for an FBI investigation. Several members of the committee from both parties cited a lack of evidence in the Senate hearings regarding allegations of...

‘Fear’ illustrates the frightening reality of Trump in office

‘Fear’ illustrates the frightening reality of Trump in office

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Reviews, Top News

"Fear" is quite possibly one of the most terrifying things I have ever read.  I’m not versed in politics, nor do I know very much about what goes on behind the scenes. I live in a democratic bubble that has shaped my opinions and thoughts on our political landscape. And yet, when I read "Fear" ...

Republican lies come out during GOP debate

Republican lies come out during GOP debate

Justin Som, Staff Writer

February 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top News

In 2016, the GOP debates have achieved the highest ratings throughout history. According to CBS, who hosted the most recent debate, over 13.5 million Americans tuned in. Viewers are attracted to these debates because they believe that they will gain knowledge of these presidential candidates' policies...

Striving for sustenance through politics and science

Striving for sustenance through politics and science

Arianna Bayangos, News Editor

August 29, 2014


Filed under Campus

While many at Carlmont are passionate about spreading environmental awareness, senior James Xie intends to pursue a career in which he can further research the field of sustainable energy. Xie said, "Somebody has to do the [research] and I find it fun and exciting. It's a cold field so there's a...

A new perspective on politics

A new perspective on politics

November 11, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Politically Correct

Over the summer, I worked on a Cameron Johnson’s San Carlos City Council campaign and I discovered that the only obstacle blocking us from changing the world is us. It all started in March when Cameron Johnson, a San Carlos city council candidate, announced his candidacy over Facebook. I saw t...

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