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Some see Chapel Hill shooting as a hate crime

Some see Chapel Hill shooting as a hate crime

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2015

On Tuesday, February 10, three young Muslim students were murdered in Chapel Hill, N.C. over what police have characterized as a “neighborhood parking dispute.” However, many are calling for the shooting to be investigated as a hate crime. Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23; his wife Yusor Mohammad Abu-...

Senior year: take some time for yourself

Senior year: take some time for yourself

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

October 2, 2014

Senior year is the best year of high school. It's when you get to relax, hang out with your friends, make fun of the freshmen, and fantasize about moving far, far away. Right? Wrong. Senior year is stress overload, and according to the American Psychological Association, the percentage of high school...

Track team starts the season with some troubles

Track team starts the season with some troubles

Tara Shahrvini, Staff Writer

March 6, 2014

As  the track and field season begins, the team has experienced some troubles organizing their first meet. The first Carlmont track meet took place on March 6 against Sequoia High School. For many teams, complications early in a season are to be expected. Before the meet, the team experienced...

Newspapers are becoming increasingly irrelevant to teenagers: Why some students don’t read “The Highlander”

Newspapers are becoming increasingly irrelevant to teenagers: Why some students don’t read “The Highlander”

Angela Perez de Tagle, Staff Writer

December 2, 2013

Read this. Are you still reading? Is this even relevant to you? Let’s be honest. Teenagers just don’t care, and it’s astonishing for students to bother reading beyond the news headline. Though newspapers have been an abiding tradition dating back to the early 18th century, the fact...

Paul’s Diner: America with some spice

Paul’s Diner: America with some spice

October 24, 2013

When is the last time you sat down in a restaurant and just relaxed? At Paul's Diner, that seems just about every day, although at  price. I was instantly surprised by the amazingly soft and poofy seats, which I spotted as soon as I walked in the door. They looked stylish and sleek, topped off with...

Formosa spreads some holiday cheer

Formosa spreads some holiday cheer

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

December 7, 2011

[media-credit id=43 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] Formosa, a newly formed club by Michelle Guan and Jenny Chen, is planning to spread some Christmas cheer around the neighborhood. “We formed Formosa together to raise awareness of poverty in Asia and other countries. Although Asia is on the ris...

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