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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...

Feminism Club speaks out at Women’s March rally

Feminism Club speaks out at Women’s March rally

Olivia Chow, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under Campus, Student Voices

Following the inauguration, millions of people across the world joined together in what was known as the Women's March in order to "grab back" at President Donald Trump and the policies he has promised to bring to America. His plans to defund Planned Parenthood and ban Muslims from entering the U.S. have angered people of all races, genders, and religions. ...

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...

Obama speaks about new immigration policies

Obama speaks about new immigration policies

Hannah Young, Staff Writer
December 16, 2014
Filed under News

In an age where immigration laws are frequently changing, up to date knowledge on legal policies is important, especially to Californians. On Nov. 20, 2014, President Obama delivered a speech explaining the steps he plans to take in his executive order to fix immigration issues. It is estimated that...

Snowden speaks about privacy concerns

Snowden speaks about privacy concerns

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer
January 28, 2014
Filed under News

Edward Snowden, the infamous NSA whistleblower, held a live chat Jan. 23 on the freesnowden website in which he answered questions and restated his concerns about mass surveillance in America. It was Snowden’s first live chat since June 2013. “Not all spying is bad,” said Snowden in a reply to ...

Jerry Hill speaks in JSA meeting

Jerry Hill speaks in JSA meeting

Taran Sun, Staff Writer
October 18, 2013
Filed under Campus, Top News

The Carlmont Junior State of America (JSA) hosted Jerry Hill, California State Senator, on Oct. 16 to speak to students about how the world of politics presents an effective route for making a difference in their community. Hill has an extensive background as a politician, having served as the mayor of ...

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