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San Mateo County files brief to protect immigrants’ rights

San Mateo County files brief to protect immigrants’ rights

Alexander Derhacobian, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under News

Rarely do local governments intervene in the federal courts, but a controversial case being considered by the Supreme Court regarding immigrants’ rights has prompted San Mateo County to take a stance. On Feb. 10, San Mateo County filed a “friend of the court” brief on the case Jennings v. Rodrig...

Carlmont club advocates for animal rights

Carlmont club advocates for animal rights

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer
September 17
Filed under Bios, Campus

Over 100 people piled into room A-3 on Sept. 15 to support Carlmont's new and upcoming P.A.W Club. The club was expecting 50 people to attend their first meeting, however those expectations were exceeded with the tons of eager students ready to advocate for their passion for animals. "We were all...

Experience the Civil Rights Movement

Experience the Civil Rights Movement

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer
February 16
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
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
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...

Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Remembering Dr. King

Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Remembering Dr. King

January 17
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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