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Realities of unkept roads are driven over by society

Realities of unkept roads are driven over by society

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under News

There is no doubt that driving is dangerous, however, that danger stems not only from the act of driving but from the road itself. And for some, this danger could affect the rest of their lives. Cracks, potholes, and tree roots in roads are quite hazardous for vehicles to maneuver around. Such an...

The downside of living in a heteronormative society

The downside of living in a heteronormative society

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

"Your son is going to grow up and get all the ladies." "Just look at them! They will be such a cute couple when they will be older." "Come on! I know you have a boyfriend. Tell me about him! You don't have to be embarrassed!" And my personal favorite, "He was a boy and she was a girl. Could I make it more obvious?" While not all people notice, heteronormativity is all around us.

Dead Poets’ Society brings poetry to life

Dead Poets’ Society brings poetry to life

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer

May 14, 2015


Filed under Campus

Enter Carlmont's Black Box, otherwise known as the drama classroom, and experience for yourself the flow of creativity that streams from the students who give poetry a voice. This is the place to go if one wants to be inspired, as well as improve one's social skills. Poetry, a "literary work in...

French culture comes alive in the French Honor Society

French culture comes alive in the French Honor Society

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015


Filed under Campus

The French Honor Society Club is the place to go to if one is interested in French culture and language. “It’s a really great experience if you want to immerse yourself in the language without actually going to France,” said junior Max Liberman. “It’s a club where all the higher level...

Society needs to stop supporting gender inequality

Society needs to stop supporting gender inequality

Megan Tao, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Stabs at Society, Top News

"I really want to help people, so I want to become a nurse," he said. "I want to keep our communities safe, so I want to be a police officer," she said. "Wait, you can't be a nurse that's a women's job and you can't be a police officer, you're not strong enough," said society. According to the...

The Vexillological Society is Carlmont’s Flag Club

The Vexillological Society is Carlmont’s Flag Club

Ethan Wong, Staff Writer

January 24, 2015


Filed under Campus

"Flag club? What is that?" said sophomore Chris Ding. Clubs are a huge part of student involvement in Carlmont's campus, but some clubs like Flag Club are lesser known and are under-appreciated. "I don't really know what the club is, but I think flag club is a very interesting club where they...

Slavery still prevalent in modern-day society

Slavery still prevalent in modern-day society

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

November 17, 2014


Filed under News

Slavery did not end with abolition in the 19th century. The second annual Global Slavery Index (GSI) showed that 35.8 million people are currently suffering under some sort of slavery. According to the International Slavery Association, practices of slavery in existence range from women forced into...

Food insecurity: an overlooked issue in our society

Food insecurity: an overlooked issue in our society

Arianna Bayangos, Scot Scoop News Editor

October 14, 2014


Filed under News, Top News

America, we have a problem. Something that most of us love but take for granted is becoming scarce. Forty-nine million Americans, which make up around 16 percent of the population, suffer from food insecurity, the lack of access to enough food for a healthy lifestyle. In addition, along with these...

French Honors Society

French Honors Society

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist

September 3, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios, Top News

Striped shirts, berets, baguettes, and the Eiffel tower: all typical things that come to mind on the subject of French culture. In recent years, the French language and culture have captured the interest of people throughout the globe, including many Carlmont students. Senior Brian Palma is one...

Staged Reading Society talks it out

Staged Reading Society talks it out

Danielle Schneider, Staff Writer

February 25, 2014


Filed under Campus

Carlmont's drama department has been on the upswing. With recent shows such as The Laramie Project and Annie Get Your Gun, there has been plenty to see and do. These productions are only supplemented by the many after school and at lunch drama clubs, one of which is Staged Reading Society, or SRS for s...

Lovelife explores the true values of society

Lovelife explores the true values of society

Alex Lay, Staff Writer

January 14, 2014


Filed under Campus

"Everybody Wants To Be Someone Else" was released onto SoundCloud by the band Lovelife on Dec. 20, 2013. The electronic gospel song easily relates to the listener and provides new ways to view life and its different aspects. According to tweets from the band, Lovelife took one year to write this so...

A once forbidden language has become a part of our society

Reg Chatman Jr., Staff Writer and ScotCenter Editor

May 3, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

Swearing, which at one point was a forbidden thing, has become a common part of peoples lives.  Why has it become such a common occurrence for people to swear? In a poll of 133 Carlmont students, 111 people responded yes to a question asking if they partake in swearing. “People are starting to...

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