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The Olympic pool at SMAC is available for those who make an appointment ahead of time. According to the SMAC website, members using the pool may experience higher chlorine levels in alignment with U.S. swimming recommendations.

SMAC is back: San Mateo Athletic Center opens outdoor fitness space

September 11, 2020

In an effort to adjust to the new normal, San Mateo Athletic Center (SMAC) had the solution of creating an outdoor fitness center to allow members to continue their workouts while s...

Manufacturing companies are shifting focus to produce supplies and aid front line workers for COVID-19.

Companies strive to help victims of COVID-19

May 4, 2020

As people struggle to adjust with the confinements of quarantine, hospitals are increasingly overwhelmed and undersupplied, while small businesses scrambled to keep afloat. Ultimate...

Distance teaching: Educators adapt to a new work and home dynamic

April 23, 2020

As teachers change their lesson plans to best accommodate their students during distance learning, many of them also have to adjust to other challenges and responsibilities that...

The Tennessee Titans make their selection as fans await the announcement in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the 2020 draft will be held virtually to keep people safe and healthy.

NFL stays afloat amidst COVID-19 crisis

April 21, 2020

The months of March and April are some of the most exciting months for sports fans everywhere. Between March Madness, the start of the MLB season, the NBA playoffs, the NFL offseason,...

How COVID-19 affects upcoming 2020 Presidential Elections

How COVID-19 affects upcoming 2020 Presidential Elections

April 19, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the lives of people worldwide. The pandemic's effects have extended to many aspects of life and changing the way everything is done. As federal, state, and local governments enact social distancing measures and shelter-in-place orders, events are being postponed and canceled. It is essential to stay informed and do as much as possible to decrease the spread of COVID-19. 2020 Election Voter Guide by Hanna Kryhina 2020 Election Important Dates by Hanna Kryhina 2020 Election Recent Events by Hanna Kryhina ...

Although Lake Tahoe has been a popular tourist attraction, people are now flocking to the vacation communities to escape the dense urban population, causing anxiety among permanent residents.

Vacation communities are anxious amidst pandemic

April 18, 2020

A short ferry ride away from Rhode Island lies an island home to 1,051 residents, with an average age of 50 years old. Its isolation has lead to limited resources for residents...

Libraries, amongst other public areas, are closed due to COVID-19, leaving its workers with compromised or nonexistent hours for an indefinite period.

Low-wage earners suffer the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic

April 10, 2020

In the past few weeks, Americans from 41 states have been asked to do the unthinkable — stay inside their homes. These extreme measures are due to the fast-growing COVID-19 contagion. According...

Nurses at the Sutter Health Hospital, in San Jose, wear face shields made by Dr. Ahn-Quan Thinh Nguyen.

Inside the mind of a first responder

April 10, 2020

A petite, middle-aged woman hustles into the hospital. She wiggles her dry, cracked hands into her sticky latex gloves, and throws a gown onto her sore, aching body. The same N95 mask that she used yesterday gets slipped onto her face. She pulls on her goggles and wraps her long brown hair into a hairnet while taking a deep breath. She does this all while wiping away her tears and walking into the waiting room.  Fear now envelopes almost the entire world, and it’s not only the general public that is feeling it. First responders, the brave and selfless, men and wom...

How does COVID-19 spread?

April 8, 2020

With lockdown orders in place in many states across the country, it's reasonable to wonder why we need to stay inside when we haven't had to for other diseases. Here's a breakdown...

Many students plan out their work by checking Canvas and writing a schedule in their planners.

The advantages and hardships of distance learning

March 29, 2020

On March 16, the first day of distance learning, Carlmont students opened their eyes to rooms full of sunlight, likely feeling refreshed from a good night's rest and the option...

Delta Airlines is one of many airlines who have been severely impacted by travel bans enacted in response to the outbreak of COVID-19.

COVID-19 causes airline industry to face disastrous consequences

March 25, 2020

COVID-19 swept the world by a storm, quickly establishing itself as one of the most fearsome diseases when the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the coronavirus...

Having a schedule, planner, and the necessary class materials will ensure that students are successful with distance learning.

Keep calm and check Canvas

March 18, 2020

Students are facing a time of uncertainty. With the loss of in-person classes, students worry about not seeing their teachers and not being able to succeed in online learning....

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