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Economy shrinks as recession nears

Economy shrinks as recession nears

Ethan Hsu, Staff Writer

March 14, 2020

Ever since the Great Recession of U.S. financial markets in 2008, businesses have been looking out for a potential event similar to it. The recent stock decreases due to COVID-19 have been impacting large companies and may be a possible precursor to a second recession. On March 9th, the Dow Jones In...

COVID-19 results in a cataclysm of basketball cancellations

Rudy Gobert (27) shoots a free throw; Gobert was diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 11, resulting in a suspension of the NBA season.

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

Shortly after 6:30 p.m., on March 11, the National Basketball Association (NBA) issued an announcement in which they are "suspending gameplay following the conclusion of tonight's schedule of games until further notice." The decision to postpone the season came after Utah Jazz all-star center Rudy...

Local stores run out of supplies due to COVID-19

Local stores run out of supplies due to COVID-19

Phoebe Gulsen, Segment Producer

March 12, 2020

In the past couple of weeks, the outbreak of COVID-19 has been causing many civilians to worry. This has lead to a shortage of sanitizing products in local stores and has been spreading panic among the public.

COVID-19 threatens to shut down schools across the U.S.

Face masks can help prevent the spread of the virus by limiting the amount of exposure.

Erwan Pal, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

COVID-19 is becoming more of a threat to schools in California, and, with the increasing numbers of people contracting the virus, most schools have officially closed until further notice. As of March 10, several schools in the Bay Area have all shut down due to COVID-19. To learn more about correctl...

Nine cases of COVID-19 in San Mateo County

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

Anita Beroza, Scot Scoop Editor

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 Mateo County Health Department.  A “presumptive positive” case means there is a substance present that is likely to be ...

Cartoon: COVID-19 Sells Out

According to The Washington Post, stores are failing to meet the demands of personal care items due to the precautions being taken against Coronavirus.

Aleyda Contreras, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020


COVID-19 spreads to the Bay Area

COVID-19 spreads through droplets in the air.

Adila Azizali, Staff Writer

March 7, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has made its way to counties in the Bay Area. With constant updates on the epidemic, individuals have decided to take the matter into their own hands. They have raced to the grocery store to buy hand sanitizers and face masks. "COVID-19 is setting people on edge all around the world. The virus is mildly contagious; however, it's easily prevented from spread...

Breaking News: Carlmont choir concert canceled due to COVID-19 precautions

Carlmont’s choirs perform together at the first and final night of the Spring Concert.

Clarisse Bell and Ruya Yaman

March 7, 2020

Carlmont’s Spring choir performance was canceled on March 7 due to concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19). On March 7, at 12:39 p.m., Carlmont’s choir director, Genevieve Tep, sent out an email to the parents of the choral program, informing them that the second night of Carlmont Choirs’ Spring Conc...

Coronavirus endangers medical professionals

Various nations across the globe have declared states of emergency, making it easier for more medical resources and professionals to be dispatched to those areas.

Aylin Salahifar, Staff Writer

March 7, 2020

After battling to save his patients from the coronavirus, Dr. Peng Yinhua was fighting for his own life at the center of the disease's outbreak in Wuhan, China. After making the selfless decision to postpone his wedding to join the doctors on the front line against the deadly virus, and saving co...

Cartoon: Flight COVID-19

Free mask with every plane ticket purchase.

Andreas Cintron, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020


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 me pack up. I offhandedly mentioned that one of my other friends, who is Asian, couldn't come to study with us because they were sick. The mom suddenly grabbed my arm and jokingly said, "I hope it's not the coronavirus!" She laughed, and I chuckled along awkwardly. She left the room and I was alone, still slightly shocked by the "joke...

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