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Staff Profile
Anita Beroza

Anita Beroza

2019-2020, 2020-2021, 2021-2022

Anita Beroza is a senior who is in her third year of the journalism program at Carlmont. She enjoys politics, current events, and staying involved with Carlmont through many clubs and activities.

Nov 27, 2021
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One true love (Story/Photo)
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Amatonormativity can be understood as the pressure to couple up in romantic relationships.

One true love

Anita Beroza, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

One mom, one dad, two kids-- that’s the nuclear family, the perceived ideal way for households to be organized. The glue that binds this ideal together is the love of the parents, the sexual...

Linguistic diversity is threatened by the lack of support for minority languages.

Editorial: Linguistic minorities deserve more recognition

Editorial Staff, Editorial Staff January 25, 2021

People speak over 7,000 distinct languages globally, but at least a third of these are considered endangered because of their decreasing numbers of native speakers. A minority language is any language...

Rioting protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol while members of Congress were counting electoral votes.

Breaking News: Rioters storm US Capitol Building

Anita Beroza, Jessica Conley, Elise Hsu, and Anika Marino January 6, 2021

Supporters of President Donald Trump breached the U.S. Capitol shortly after he held a rally in front of the White House, according to multiple sources. "We will never give up, we will never concede....

The wardrobe of many American consumers is composed of clothes made in blatantly unjust conditions.

Editorial: Fast fashion fuels consumerism

Editorial Staff, Editorial Staff November 5, 2020

Adidas, Victoria’s Secret, Disney, UNIQLO, Forever 21, GAP, H&M, Urban Outfitters, Ralph Lauren, Target, Billabong, Lorna Jane, Top Shop. If you wear clothes from any of these brands, there’s...

Downtown Belmont may begin to see more activity as restrictions ease up.

San Mateo County loosens restrictions as COVID-19 conditions improve

Anita Beroza, Staff Writer September 24, 2020

On Sept. 23, San Mateo County made important progress against COVID-19: the county's risk level decreased from widespread to substantial. “Great news for San Mateo County, we’ve moved into the red,”...

Queer coding villains is often used to create fear by playing off unconscious bias.

Editorial: Diversity isn’t what queer people should want

Editorial Staff, Editorial Staff September 20, 2020

Villains can be some of the most memorable characters in the media that we consume. Done right, they can evoke a blend of fear, anger, and awe from an audience member. But too often, writers and producers...

COVID-19 caused deaths in the U.S. before what was previously thought to be the first coronavirus death. Situations are even worse in some other countries, like France, where COVID-19 deaths occurred as early as late December.

COVID-19 spread undetected for weeks in Bay Area

Anita Beroza, Staff Writer May 6, 2020

French doctors report they had a novel coronavirus case in December, long before France’s first official case, according to the Wall Street Journal. This is the earliest known case of COVID-19 outside...

The World Health Organization (WHO) is an international group belonging to the United Nations dedicated to promoting worldwide health.

Trump defunds the World Health Organization

Anita Beroza, Staff Writer April 16, 2020

President Donald Trump has cut U.S. fundings to the World Health Organization (WHO), according to the New York Times. In response to questions raised over the credibility of the WHO, Trump threatened...

The idea behind social distancing is flattening the curve of the outbreak. This means not reducing the number of people infected but rather the rate at which they become infected. This is critical to ensure the healthcare system is not overwhelmed.

ScotSkim: To flatten the curve

Anita Beroza, Staff Writer March 26, 2020

COVID-19 cases almost doubled in just three days in San Mateo County, according to data from John Hopkins CSSE, and the death rate is now 3%, according to With a state-wide shelter...

Local doctors offices encourage patients with any cold-like symptoms to wear masks.

Nine cases of COVID-19 in San Mateo County

Anita Beroza, Staff Writer March 10, 2020

San Mateo County has nine cases of COVID-19. There were only two last week. As of March 9, San Mateo County has four confirmed cases of COVID-19 and five presumptive positives, according to the San...

Panic over coronavirus contributes to xenophobia

Panic over coronavirus contributes to xenophobia

Brianna Cheng, Scot Scoop Editor February 18, 2020

A couple of days ago, I was studying with friends at their house. We were exhausted after trying to dissect a reading for the past hour, and I was ready to head home. Their mom came in to help...

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