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Students react to the Scotlight

Students react to the Scotlight

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


Filed under Campus

On May 2, Carlmont released its very first magazine, the Scotlight. Once stacks were brought to classrooms, students were curious to take a look at the new addition. The buzz about the magazine was all throughout the halls, and some students loved the new addition to Carlmont journalism. "I...

Feminist Club reaches out with feminine product drive

Feminist Club reaches out with feminine product drive

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont's Feminist Club is running a feminine hygiene product drive from March 14 to March 28 for donation to needful communities of women as well as to fight the social stigma of discussing menstruation. The idea behind the drive was created by junior Sydney Pon, the co-president of the feminist...

Sam Pepper’s latest prank spikes negative reactions

Sam Pepper’s latest prank spikes negative reactions

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under News

Twenty-six year old Youtuber, Sam Pepper is known for his outrageous pranks on YouTube, but his latest video has the world on edge. Last week Pepper uploaded a new video to his YouTube channel showing him and Colby Brock pranking Brock's best friend Sam Golbach. In the video Golbach and Brock get...

Science lecture introduces students to Impossible Foods

Science lecture introduces students to Impossible Foods

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

November 22, 2015


Filed under Campus

To eat meat or not to eat meat? That is the question that began to plague biotechnologist Chris Davis as his team at Impossible Foods researched the world's most destructive industry: animal farming. "People like meat because it tastes good. It's a part of our lives," said Davis. "There's even a social connotation with meat and good living nowadays." Unfortunately, more than 30 percent of...

Students react to Schneider’s book talk

Students react to Schneider’s book talk

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

September 21, 2015


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On Sept. 17, author Robyn Schneider, who wrote Carlmont's all-school summer reading book, visited the school to speak about her writing experience and autograph students' copies of her novel. The idea for "The Beginning of Everything" began in the mind of Schneider while she attended medical school...

Students react to minimum wage increase in California

Students react to minimum wage increase in California

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

October 14, 2014


Filed under News

The increase in minimum wage in California has affected the working students at Carlmont. This past summer, California voted to increase minimum wage from $8 per hour to $9 per hour. However, living costs are also increasing simultaneously. Gasoline prices are nearly $4 now, a huge concern for student...

Carlmont students react to Emma Watson’s HeForShe speech

Carlmont students react to Emma Watson’s HeForShe speech

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014


Filed under News

Many Carlmont students reacted positively towards Emma Watson's formal invitation for men to take part in the campaign for gender equality. In her HeForShe speech delivered on Sept. 20 to the UN, Watson asked men and women alike to take part in her campaign to achieve global gender equality and end...

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