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Day of Silence speaks volumes for LGBTQ students

Day of Silence speaks volumes for LGBTQ students

Cath Lei, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Every year, students from thousands of schools take a vow of silence for one day to commemorate the LGBTQ lives affected by bullying and harassment. This year, Day of Silence will be on April 21. “LGBTQ students are pushed into silence by not always being in the right environment, not having someb...

Gender Sexuality Alliance speaks up for Day of Silence

Gender Sexuality Alliance speaks up for Day of Silence

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Campus

On Friday, April 21, Day of Silence will take place and Carlmont's Gender-Sexuality Alliance is will help the rest of the student body participate. The club presidents include senior Alyssa Feigelson and junior Eli Melmon, and the club has been working to promote this event. Melmon said, "Da...

Asian culture silences discussion of mental illnesses

Asian culture silences discussion of mental illnesses

Cath Lei, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Features

There may not be a greater threat to Asian American youth than unacknowledged mental illness. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Asian American females from ages 15 to 24 have the highest suicide rate at 14 percent. Asian American males rank second highest at 13 percent, but less...

Day of Silence speaks for those who cannot

Day of Silence speaks for those who cannot

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer
April 10, 2015
Filed under Campus, Top News

“Strength in numbers. Solidarity in silence.” For one day each year, high school students take a silent stand against anti-LGBT+ bullying. This year, Carlmont celebrated Day of Silence on April 10. Sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), the Day of Silence illus...

Stop the silence

Stop the silence

April 29, 2013
Filed under Campus

To be censored is to be silenced. Censorship of high school student media is a widespread and serious problem today in the world of journalism. In many states across this nation, principals, superintendents, and other education officials step in to ensure that anything their students publish ...

Silence for the unheard

Silence for the unheard

April 25, 2013
Filed under Campus

Carlmont's Gay Straight Alliance club encouraged students to participate in the National Day of Silence on April 19 to protest against the bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)  students. The GSA  handed out name tags and ribbons and organized a dance performance by Sierra...

‘Looper’ stuns audiences to silence

‘Looper’ stuns audiences to silence

October 10, 2012
Filed under Campus

Inception alumnus Joseph Gordon-Levitt appeared in another psychological thriller and action movie alongside action movie veteran Bruce Willis, but this time, Gordon-Levitt was the star. Looper opened on Sept. 28 in theaters and was well-received by audiences. The plot is definitely interesting to sa...

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