Scot Scoop News

Differing personalities types define the formation of relationships

Differing personalities types define the formation of relationships

January 27, 2020

The world is made up of billions of people, each different from the next, built up of two alternative personality types: the introvert and the extrovert. While people with intro...

Man versus machine

Man versus machine

January 22, 2020

In the bottom of the ninth inning, your favorite team has the winning run on second base, with the best player on the team up to bat. As you refocus your eyes onto the TV screen, t...

From havoc to healing: The story of a young refugee

From havoc to healing: The story of a young refugee

January 22, 2020

Life is hard enough as a high school student. Everything seems like a competition, from trying to get the best grades to facing the pressure from universities to show your ...

Mind before matter

Mind before matter

January 21, 2020

Relief beyond measure.  All the pain, gone. All the worries, evaporated.  But what could have caused this kind of change? What new science was at work inside the body, spreading...

Alice Muir paints her own future

Alice Muir paints her own future

January 20, 2020

After moving away from home, she had no friends, no belongings, and no passion.  She tried to distract herself with the few art supplies she was able to keep. And before ...

Mercy Beyond Borders provides impoverished women with more than an education

Mercy Beyond Borders provides impoverished women with more than an education

January 16, 2020

A young girl. She has been told her whole life she is something worth less than a cow. By the time she is a teenager, her father and uncles have already picked an older m...

Bras uplift the spirits of some but not all

Bras uplift the spirits of some but not all

January 16, 2020

Breasts. Breasts are typically covered by bras, which are then covered by shirts. However, many have different opinions on which of these layers should go into their daily outfits....

How politics flood social media

How politics flood social media

January 14, 2020

You scroll through your timeline. Dog video. Funny meme. Political post. A friend’s birthday party. Political ad. Rinse and repeat. If you agreed with the political post, you might have liked it. Maybe you even shared it with a friend. But if you disagreed with it, did you discuss that? Did you leave a comment explaining your views and raising questions about the part you found dubious? Did you leave a comment at all? In recent years, politicians have taken to broadening their reach over social media, and platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have become n...

Overcoming obstacles in foster care

Overcoming obstacles in foster care

January 13, 2020

Every morning at 7 a.m., Ariana Diller* begins her two-hour journey to school. However, it’s not the anticipation of a test or build-up of homework that occupies her mind on the w...

Service academies: Risk vs. Reward

Service academies: Risk vs. Reward

January 9, 2020

It's Shuaib Khan's senior year. Khan is sitting in his counselor's office, flipping through a U.S. News and World Report college edition magazine. Colleges such as Berkeley, ...

Training life vs. Teenage life

Training life vs. Teenage life

January 8, 2020

Junior year can be stressful. College looms in the near future, SAT and ACT tests seem to happen every other weekend, and extracurriculars repeat day after day. Being an athlete...

Carlmont Smash tournament is a ‘smashing’ success

Carlmont Smash tournament is a ‘smashing’ success

January 1, 2020

Bystanders watch eagerly as the two characters onscreen exchange blows back and forth. The players sit hunched, eyes alert, entirely focused on the battle. Their fingers fly across their controllers with practiced ease. Murmurs fill the air as one character takes a direct hit and is launched off the stage, but is able to recover. The battle continues, anticipation heavy in the air as all eyes are on the same screen. This is no friendly challenge. This is the Carlmont Super Smash Bros. tournament. The game Super Smash Bros., also known as Smash Bros. or Smash, is a fi...

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.
Features